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Our Project Wellness blog offers a wide range of natural health information, from brain health tips to weight loss help to the best all-natural products and homeopathic remedies. Our wealth of natural health information can be helpful for anyone who is interested in an integrative approach to their health, and who wants suggestions on common natural remedies for certain health conditions. We will continue to fill the blog with the latest natural health news and information about relevant medical studies. Let the experts at Pharmaca serve as your one-stop shop for the most up-to-date information in the world of natural health. Project Wellness is working hard to be the best online source for all your natural health news and information.

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

May 23, 2015
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We all know the benefits of exercise: stress relief, weight loss, more energy. But some days, you need some extra motivation to keep moving. We’ve got you covered. Make it fun! Find something you enjoy doing. Dancing, swimming, walking—it doesn’t have to be the latest workout craze. What’s important is that you keep working...

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Secrets for Super Creamy, Nutrient-Packed Smoothies

May 20, 2015
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Stuck in a smoothie-making rut? Take your usual protein shake to the next level by adding nutrient-dense superstars like chia seeds, flaxseed or coconut oil. To up the nutrition level while keeping the smooth in your smoothie, be sure to follow the blending tips below. Chia Seeds With their mild, nutty flavor chia seeds...

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Tea Up for Health

May 9, 2015
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Green, black, white, oolong or pu-erh, whatever your taste preference, these traditional teas from the Camellia sinesis plant deliver a potent brew of health benefits. Scientists have shown that tea can help our heart, reduce cancer risks and protect us against sun damage thanks to powerful compounds found in the leaves. Each tea’s characteristics...

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6 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

April 23, 2015
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For the years of wiped noses, changed diapers, cuts cleaned, bruises kissed and feelings comforted, it’s time to show mom you appreciate her. Pharmaca has you covered with an endless selection of gift options: luscious natural bath and beauty kits, aromatherapy essentials, tea time luxuries, yoga accessories and other special items. NEXT UP: TEA TIME...

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More about Medium Chain Triglycerides: The Saturated Fat With Benefits!

April 20, 2015
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Contrary to popular thought, not all saturated fats can lead to heart disease and obesity. That’s because they’re not all created equal—Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), for example, are saturated fats with many health benefits, including support for metabolism, energy and beauty. (Learn more about the beauty benefits of MCTs and coconut oil here.) What...

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The Gratitude Challenge: Simple Ways to Start a Gratitude Practice

April 7, 2015
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“What we think, we become.” — Buddha What boosts your mood, lowers your blood pressure and even strengthens your immune system? The answer may surprise you. It’s gratitude. Turns out, people who make a point of being thankful for the blessings in their lives feel better than those who do not. Studies show they...

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Parenthood 101: Our “Love-It” List

March 5, 2015
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A new baby brings so much joy and happiness—and often, a serious learning curve. With so much information awaiting new parents, we wanted to provide a few can’t-live-without necessities and tips from the new mothers among our friends and family here at Pharmaca, from helpful toys to homeopathic remedies. Safe, entertaining toys Toys need...

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Medicine Cabinet Spotlight: An Herbalist’s Supplement Essentials

February 18, 2015
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Our health care practitioners are pros at recommending natural remedies for customers. But what are the essentials they always keep on hand? We asked Hannah Miles, clinical herbalist and nutrition counselor at our store in Pacific Palisades, Calif. to give us her Pharmaca favorites. Host Defense MycoShield Spray “This product is fabulous for everyday...

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Magnesium: A Cornerstone of Health

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Magnesium is essential for so many things: the beating of our heart, a positive mood, energy production, releasing tension…in other words, we can all benefit from magnesium! Identified in more than 300 processes inside the body, magnesium is a powerful building block that contributes to overall health and wellness in a unique way. A...

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Get Inspired by our Practitioners’ Healthy Resolutions!

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Get the year started on a healthy note with these smart goals for the new year. Go green “Starting the day off with powdered greens is a great habit to get in to. It’s very simple and can help with digestion, detoxing, everything! Try adding Healthforce Nutritionals’ Vitamineral Green to your first glass of...

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