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3 Seriously Deceiving “Healthy Foods”...
3 Seriously Deceiving “Healthy Foods”

Today’s seriously deceptive food marketing means that reading front labels and nutritional labels isn’t enough. To avoid choosing seriously deceiving

4 Reasons Why Farmers’ Markets Boost Health, Body and Soul...
4 Reasons Why Farmers’ Markets Boost Health, Body and Soul

In the last decade or so, hundreds if not thousands of farmers’ markets have opened their gates, creating a thriving alternative to industrially produced

4 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Flame Retardants...
4 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Flame Retardants

Are you worried about flame retardants in your home? Unfortunately, you should be. These chemicals are found in our furniture, electronics, household dust,

Beware of Chemicals in Your Feminine Care Products...
Beware of Chemicals in Your Feminine Care Products

Some products have a sort of “halo” around them. We just expect they’ll be made in such a way that we can feel comfortable using them on a daily basis

10 Foods You May Think Are Healthy, But Aren’t (Part 2)...
10 Foods You May Think Are Healthy, But Aren’t (Part 2)

In my earlier post, we looked at the first five so-called health foods that are often mistaken as good for you, but in actuality are anything but. As even t

Be Well Kitchen:
Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe...
Be Well Kitchen: <br/>Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe

By Be Well Health Coach Jackie Damboragian I’ve been using a lot of coconut milk lately – in smoothies, as a creamer in tea and coffee, in curry dis

Organic Fashion:
Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?...
Organic Fashion: <br/>Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?

If you eat a mostly organic diet and increasingly use organic skincare and cleaning products, it probably feels like a logical next step to buy organic clot

4 Reasons Never to Drink Soda Again...
4 Reasons Never to Drink Soda Again

In 1946, there was a famous ad that read “more doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” In 1976, Coke’s slogan was “Coke adds Life!” Fast f

Putting It On Your Skin Does Let It In – What’s In Skin Care
Putting It On Your Skin Does Let It In –  What’s In Skin Care And How It Affects Your Health

You might have heard that sure, parabens and other chemicals in your skin care are bad if ingested, but they can’t penetrate your skin so you don’t have

3 Reasons Your Nail Polish Isn’t Safe...
3 Reasons Your Nail Polish Isn’t Safe

Nail polish is a luxury that some women can’t live without. While some choose to glam it up in today’s world, it’s a kind of tribal decora