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Breakfast Bombshell: Vitamin Overload in Cereals May Be Making Kids Sick

By Liz Dwyer – Takepart.org A new report from the Environmental Working Group shows that added sugar isn’t the only thing to watch out for… The manufacturers of sugary cereals marketed to children sure know how American parents think. Although many of their products have as much sugar as a candy bar, somewhere along the

Honey Naturally Speeds Up Wound Healing

By Dr. Mercola – Mercola.com Honey was a conventional therapy in fighting infection up until the early 20th century, at which time its use slowly vanished with the advent of penicillin. Now the use of honey in wound care is regaining popularity again, as researchers are determining exactly how honey can help fight serious skin

Natural Hair Color Recipes

by Katie – Wellness Mama Since I posted by recipes for homemade shampoo and DIY dry shampoo I’ve gotten several emails asking about natural/herbal options for hair color. I’ve experimented with natural hair lightening in the past, but hadn’t tried dark or red shades. Many wasted herbs and a bunch of randomly colored streaks on

Kratom’s Legal Future

Will kratom remain legal in the U.S.? Here are some speculative thoughts on the subject of kratom legality. Times have changed since the obvious failure of the marijuana prohibition. There are some new economic calculations that have come into play, making it more costly to continue arresting and jailing people, when there is now a

Fibromyalgia Symptoms and What They Feel Like From Someone Who Has First Hand Experience 

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome compiled of a group of symptoms that existing together with no other probable cause. As per WebMD, “more than 12 million Americans have fibromyalgia. Most of them are women ranging in age from 25 to 60.” Although men can get fibromyalgia it is believed that women are 10 times more likely

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Trial is Underway

A deadly salmonella outbreak trial is underway. Three people from the Peanut Corporation of America, were indicted in February 2013, on charges of causing the deadly salmonella outbreak that occurred in 2008 and 2009. Nine people died and 714 people across the United States became ill due to salmonella-tainted food products that the U.S. Food

He wasn’t prepared for what was to follow

Yesterday was a beautiful warm starry night and just before falling asleep I felt a deep connection to an incredible sense of expanded peacefulness. In such a state of happiness, one is inspired to ponder on those gifts that just seem to be appreciated in a subtle yet profound way. This morning in a conversation

Health and Sex Benefits of Onions

Most people prefer to make use of onions when cooking, mainly due to the extra taste that it gives food, whether fried, boiled or even in salads. However, few know that onions possess potent properties which would help in improving the overall health and sex experience. In as much as onions will make you cry,

7 Medically Proven Foods that Help Lower the Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is a far more widespread health condition than many people realize. It has been called the “silent killer” because, although it often come with no warning signs or symptoms, it can cause deadly incidents of heart attacks and strokes. However, the following foods, in combination with a healthy lifestyle can help to lower

49% of Shoppers Touch this after Raw Chicken

Next time you are at the grocery store you might want to use sanitizing wipes on your dry goods and everything else for good measure based on a new study sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 49% of shoppers touched a dry good without cleaning their hands after directly handling packed raw chicken. The