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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.

Is TV Shortening Your Life?

Is TV Shortening Your Life?

Who doesn’t like to settle in to a Friday night movie with a bowl of popcorn after a long, hard workweek? If that’s your idea of heaven, consider this: A recent study by the University of Queensland and published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine in August claims that for every 60 minutes...

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The Link Between Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Diabetes Risk

September 30, 2011
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The Link Between Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Diabetes Risk

Diabetes, which affects more than 23 million Americans, is the most common disorder of the endocrine system and occurs when blood sugar levels in the body are consistently higher than they should be. Approximately 3.4 million people die from diabetes each year; the World Health Organization (WHO) predicts diabetes-related deaths will double between 2005...

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Controlling Inflammation: The Secret to Aging?

September 28, 2011
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Controlling Inflammation: The Secret to Aging?

Want to learn more about the link between aging and inflammation? We found this fascinating article from Discover Magazine about how inflammation may be the most controllable element in the aging process. “When you start to think about aging as a consequence of inflammation…you start to see old age in a different, much more...

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Manuka Honey: Nature’s Antibiotic

September 21, 2011
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Manuka Honey: Nature’s Antibiotic

All of the sudden everyone’s talking about Manuka honey–or “nature’s antibiotic.” It’s not just a good-for-you way to sweeten tea, it’s also great for boosting digestive health or even dressing a wound for faster healing. We learned awhile ago that the manuka bush, native to Australia and New Zealand, is a close relative of...

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Cloud B Products and Better Sleep for Baby

September 20, 2011
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Cloud B Products and Better Sleep for Baby

Proper sleep is essential for a healthy, developing child. Discover Cloud B’s soothing products, which are specially designed to help children sleep better. Created in conjunction with a certified board of pediatricians, Cloud B’s products help soothe the senses by creating a peaceful environment and ease a child’s fear of the dark—perfect companions for...

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Superfruit: The Health Benefits of Lemon

September 5, 2011
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Superfruit: The Health Benefits of Lemon

Want an easy superfood to incorporate into your diet? Here are a few fabulous ways lemons can be a wonderful overall health aid. Lemons have been used for centuries for their therapeutic benefits, and have even been used as a “cure” for a number of ailments. Lemon not only helps fight infection, but is...

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Good Women’s Health at Any Age

September 3, 2011
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Good Women’s Health at Any Age

Our health concerns change with each passing decade. The fact is, the older we get the more important it is to pay attention to our health. To address some of women’s most common issues, we turned to China Rose Reid, nutritional therapist and herbalist at our Napa, Calif. store. Age: 20s; Concern: Good skin...

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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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