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Health and Wellness

Prevent disease, treat ailments and live a naturally healthy lifestyle with our health tips, natural remedies, recipes for homemade beauty products and more.
More people than ever are eating a whole-food, plant-based diet. Studies show that it is better for our bodies and better for the planet—but it isn't always easy.

The Optimal Diet: A Conversation About the Right Eating Plan for You
The optimal diet is a mixture of a low-fat diet and a plant-based diet, and is based on finding the right eating plan for you.

Eat Your Way to Health
Food is the most powerful medicine. Discover 12 healthful foods that can help prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease and much more.

Meaty Truth: How Chronic Diseases May Be Fueled by an Animal-Based Diet
According to the authors of a recent book, meat and dairy may promote inflammation, the root of many chronic diseases. Read their case for why we’re not designed for an animal-based diet and how the typical American diet may be corrupting our health.


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Summer Health Concerns

Herbal Remedies for 3 Summer Health Concerns
Don't miss out on any summertime fun when you employ these herbal remedies to treat three common summer health concerns.

Natural Tips on How to Avoid Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes can carry illnesses. Avoid mosquitoes this summer with these natural tips.

Best Products for a Healthy Summer
Stay healthy during the dog days of summer with this roundup of useful ideas and products.


DIY Essential Oil Perfume

Create your own natural perfumes with only three simple ingredients: essential oils, natural alcohol and distilled (or boiled) water.

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