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Juice Beauty’s Eco-Values

September 3, 2011
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Juice Beauty’s Eco-Values

If you think about the fact that more than 60 percent of what you place on your skin is absorbed into your body, doesn’t it make sense to use the most pure, organic ingredients on your skin? And why wouldn’t you use organic skincare if you knew it worked better than conventional products? Juice...

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Boost Your Exercise Potential with Nature

September 2, 2011
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Boost Your Exercise Potential with Nature

We came across an interesting story from Berkeley Wellness about how “green exercise”—as in exercising in nature—can boost the restorative effects of working out. We’re lucky here in Boulder, Colo., to be surrounded by easy (and beautiful!) places to get into nature and take a breather, and we love that doing so can help...

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Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth

September 1, 2011
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Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth

As you know, maintaining good dental health is important for good overall health (especially cardiovascular health)  And a white smile shows you take pride in your appearance–the American Dental Association has even published studies that show that people with a white, bright smile exude confidence, success and even wealth. But you need not spend...

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Back to School Days

September 1, 2011
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Get your little one prepared to head to school with the right nutrition, brain-boosting supplements and eco-friendly gear. 8am: Breakfast For complete nutrition, send them off with a spoonful of ChildLife Essentials’ delicious orange/mango-flavored multivitamin. While you’re at it, jump-start their immunity with a dropperful of WishGarden Herbs Kick-It Immune Kids in their morning...

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Selenium May Ward Off Cancer

Selenium May Ward Off Cancer

Is there a link between the mineral selenium and cancer prevention? It seems this naturally occurring substance may be an effective weapon in the war against cancer. Multiple studies have shown that selenium may be helpful in warding off breast, stomach, prostate, liver, bladder and esophageal cancers. Since many Americans do not get the...

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“Meatless Monday” in Full Swing to Promote Health and Wellness

“Meatless Monday” in Full Swing to Promote Health and Wellness

Back in June, we wrote about something called “Meatless Monday,” a new movement gaining popularity. In an effort to bring awareness to over-consuming animal products (45% more than the USDA recommends), people are going meatless once a week hoping to reduce the risk of preventable conditions such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity....

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Looking for a Natural Acne Remedy? Try a Green Smoothie

Looking for a Natural Acne Remedy? Try a Green Smoothie

If you or someone you love has struggled with acne, you know how frustrating this skin condition can be. What’s more, some of the prescription medications prescribed to treat acne come with dangerous side effects. Remember Accutane? Introduced in the early 1980s and pulled from the market in 2009, Accutane, a then highly-popular medication...

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What Does the “SPF” Number Really Mean?

What Does the “SPF” Number Really Mean?

With summer in full swing and ski season fast approaching, you’ll still find piles of sunscreen available at most pharmacies and grocery stores. Experts have been talking about the danger of sun exposure for decades now, and there certainly is an abundance of sun protection products on the market, all claiming to give you...

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Brain Health Questions: How does stress affect brain health?

Brain Health Questions: How does stress affect brain health?

Our webinar with Dr. Bruce Price on July 27 sparked some interesting questions on brain health from our participants. Since Dr. Price wasn’t able to answer all of them during the webinar, we thought we’d tackle some common ones here. These answers come from Dr. Haythum Tayeb, a behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry fellow in...

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Brain health questions: Is there a connection between ADHD & Alzheimer’s?

Brain health questions: Is there a connection between ADHD & Alzheimer’s?

Our webinar with Dr. Bruce Price on July 27 sparked some interesting questions on brain health from our participants. Since Dr. Price wasn’t able to answer all of them during the webinar, we thought we’d tackle some common ones here. These answers come from Dr. Haythum Tayeb, a behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry fellow in...

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