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Is Your Food Killing You?

Is Your Food Killing You?

Why in the world would I ask something like that? Food is something that we consume on a day-to-day basis and it’s supposed to be good and healthy for us.  Unfortunately, the majority of Americans are on what is known as the SAD (Standard American Diet) diet.  According to Elisha McFarland, N.D. in her article “Standard American Diet:  Proof That the SAD Diet is Killing America” posted on February 15, 2018 on theheartysoul.com,   “Our food has...

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What’s Brushing Got to Do With It?

What’s Brushing Got to Do With It?

7 Benefits of Body Brushing   Ok.  I know. I know.  You must have the song, “What’s Love Got to do With It?” running through your head.  I know because it’s been running through mine since I started researching for this blog post.   Seriously, what does body brushing have to do with love and with detoxing? On the love side of the question, dry brushing your body is an act of self-care.  We all need moments to nourish our selves and...

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3 Simple Ways to Detox Your Home and Life

3 Simple Ways to Detox Your Home and Life

How toxic are you?  Did you know that it’s almost a guarantee that you and your family have measurable levels of toxic substances in your body? And it’s no wonder! Our bodies are placed under an enormous burden to deal with all of the toxins in our world today – in the air we breathe, water we drink, and food we eat, just to name a few. I believe that things like food allergies, cancer, autoimmune diseases and more are caused in part by...

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Do You Have Toxic Overload?

Do You Have Toxic Overload?

Is this you?

You struggle to get out of bed in the morning because you still feel fatigued even though you just had 8 hours of sleep.  You move lethargically through the day feeling like your brain is in a fog and it’s beginning to effect your work and/or relationships.  People don’t stand close to you because you suffer from embarrassing strong body odor or bad breath.  You have skin issues or acne that just won’t clear up.  You alternate between chronic constipation and diarrhea.

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