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Spring detox with some easy tips

Spring detox with some easy tips

Spring has officially sprung. For many, it is a favorite season – full of beautiful colors and new life. For others it can be a dreaded season of allergies, stuffy noses, and sneezing. Thankfully there are ways you can build up your immune system to get ready for the challenges […]

by April 20, 2014
Living Tree Community Foods launches the Alive, Organic Dark Chocolate Bar

Living Tree Community Foods launches the Alive, Organic Dark Chocolate Bar

We are delighted to report that our friends at Living Tree Community Foods have  just lunched yet another product called the Alive, Organic Dark Chocolate Bar ($8.99). This bar is f 81% organic cacao from cacao beans from Bali and is packed with antioxidants and nutrients. “We produced this this […]

by April 19, 2014
Study shows that vitamin A may help reverse breast cancer

Study shows that vitamin A may help reverse breast cancer

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women. According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in every 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 232,340 new cases […]

by April 18, 2014
Key antioxidants in dark chocolate could help prevent obesity and diabetes

Key antioxidants in dark chocolate could help prevent obesity and diabetes

We have seen how dark chocolate may reduce the risk of stroke . We have also heard Dr. William Sears recommend three squares of organic dark chocolate per day. Many health experts call it a super food. Eating organic extra dark chocolate is a delicious way to satisfy sweet cravings […]

by April 17, 2014
Too many diet drinks may cause heart risks in older women

Too many diet drinks may cause heart risks in older women

Diet sodas have been marketed as a better drink choice than regular soda. New ads from major soda companies have promoted their efforts to reduce obesity, help with diabetes by releasing a product that has much fewer calories and less or no sugar compared to regular soda. But there is […]

by April 15, 2014
Study shows that eating watermelon could lower blood pressure

Study shows that eating watermelon could lower blood pressure

Watermelon is a favorite amongst kids and adults alike. This organic food is sweet, juicy and packed with health benefits. It is also a great source of vitamin C, which strengthens the immune system and lycopene, which may help prevent heart disease. A new study may add to this already […]

by April 14, 2014
Eating beans, chickpeas, lentils or peas daily can reduce bad cholesterol

Eating beans, chickpeas, lentils or peas daily can reduce bad cholesterol

Legumes are a group of vegetables that include beans, peas, lentils, and many more. They are very versatile foods, and provide a lot of nutrition. Legumes can be a healthy substitute for meat, which has more fat and cholesterol. Now a new study from a team at the St. Michael’s […]

by April 13, 2014
FDA changes prescription regulations for acetaminophen products

FDA changes prescription regulations for acetaminophen products

Acetaminophen is sold under the brand name Tylenol, and is found in virtually every household and supermarket. When not taken with caution, it can cause serious damage to health and a trip to the emergency room. According to a report published in the journal Hepatology: Acetaminophen overdose is the leading […]

by April 12, 2014