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Why Intermittent Fasting Is Good

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Why Intermittent Fasting Is Good
Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. Numerous studies show that it can have powerful benefits for your body and brain. Here are 10 evidence-based health benefits of intermittent fasting. 1. Intermittent Fasting Changes The Function of Cells, Genes and Hormones When you don’t eat for a […]
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DIY – Beat the Winter Blues – Mood Boosting Room Scents

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DIY – Beat the Winter Blues – Mood Boosting Room Scents
Although I say this a lot (and this time I really mean it), these room sprays are incredibly simple to make. You only need four things–water, alcohol, essential oils and several little spritz bottles–to get started. While bergamot, lavender and chamomile are popular choices when it comes to mood-boosting fragrances, feel free to mix and […]
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COLLAGEN BENEFITS AND RECIPES

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COLLAGEN BENEFITS AND RECIPES
Collagen is gel-like, colorless, and odorless. Like all proteins, collagen is comprised of amino acids. The main amino acids are glycine and proline. Collagen hydrolysate has been heated to high temperatures and treated with enzymes. The bonds between the amino acids are broken, although the amino acids themselves are left intact. Read more HERE
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MOISTURIZING GREEN TEA BODY WASH

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MOISTURIZING GREEN TEA BODY WASH
Since green tea is chock full of healing antioxidants, flavonoids and catechins, it can help soothe skin and counteract the effects of free radical damage from sun exposure and environmental toxins. Studies even show that green tea may help soothe inflammation and protect skin from cancer caused by sunlight. When combined with extra moisturizing ingredients […]
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DIY – Cracked Foot Salve

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DIY – Cracked Foot Salve
Ready to make it? Follow this easy recipe and your feet and heels will be in spring & summer condition ASAP! DIY HERE
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12 Week Strenght Training Routine

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12 Week Strenght Training Routine
After months and months of asking, I have finally decided to post on a weightlifting routine that you can do in the gym. Now, most of you know that since having my son, I stopped going to a gym altogether, but I instead workout from home. A common questions that I get is, “Can you get […]
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Secrets to Aging Gracefully

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Secrets to Aging Gracefully
We all want to look great as we age. And we all know that woman: She’s on point from head to toe and carries herself like she means it, defying aging with every step. So what’s she doing? Here’s how to take care of your skin, hair, and body, and drum up youth-boosting confidence no matter how […]
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Moringa – Newest Superfood

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Moringa – Newest Superfood
It’s got a snappy name – Moringa – and nutritionists are crediting it with just about every health benefit under the sun, so it’s a mystery that we haven’t woken up to it previously. But wellness fanatics are finally starting to catch on. Here’s what you need to know about it. Moringa is a tree […]
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DIY Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

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DIY Brown Sugar Lip Scrub
The sugar scrub will exfoliate all of the dead, flaky skin off of your lips, while the coconut oil moisturizes.  The honey gives the scrub a nice texture and scent and the cinnamon will increase blood flow to your lips causing them to be plumper after using the scrub!  The vanilla is optional along with […]
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Detox Water Recipes

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Detox Water Recipes
Fruit-infused water is a great alternative to plain water. It is still calorie free but rich in flavor. Moreover, you can try different flavors and their combinations. Fruit-infused water is an ideal diet drink. It provides hydration without unwanted calories. Why water is good for weight loss Helps you burn more calories Makes you feel […]
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DIY Bathroom Steam

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DIY Bathroom Steam
Before trying steaming, make sure you drink plenty of water before and after. You’re going to sweat a lot and you don’t want to completely dehydrate yourself. The point is to substitute the bad substances in your body with good, clean substances. A waterbottle both before and after your steam is plenty. NOW. ON TO […]
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Helpful Weight Loss Graph

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Helpful Weight Loss Graph
There is one thing everyone wants from a diet. To lose pounds, but not starve themselves out. Well, what if I tell you there is a way to do just that? Now, I’ve tried my fair share of diets, and some work, some do not work. It is worth noting that some diets are just […]
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Cold Kicking Shower Melts

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Cold Kicking Shower Melts
This cold and flu season seems to be determined to kick my ass! I’m fighting another round and I am so SICK AND TIRED of being sick and tired! I’m taking matters into my own hands and getting all kinds of essential-oiled-up around here! I’ve got my diffuser going non stop and I whipped up […]
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Detox Face Mask

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Detox Face Mask
Bentonite clay is a “superfood” I often use in my home. It has cleansing and detoxifying effects that are beneficial to our bodies internally and externally. When used on the skin, bentonite clay will help draw out and absorb impurities. This makes it a wonderful ingredient to use in homemade skin care products like this […]
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2 Week Weight Loss Diet

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2 Week Weight Loss Diet
If you are ready to begin this fight-belly-fat journey, then consider berries as your newest secret weapon in winning the battle over excess body fat in a completely natural way. Suggested Menu 1.Pre-Breakfast: Every day starts with a glass of warm water with 1 lemon juice, that should be consumed at least 30 minutes before […]
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