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Why Everyone Is Suddenly Using Crystal Deodorant (& You Should, Too!)

Back in the 1980s, before the term “natural” was cool, a pioneering company known as Crystal developed a natural deodorant from a hunk of French-sourced mineral salt that looks like a crystal and deodorizes without harmful chemicals. While it’s...

6 sugar smart swaps to make for a naturally sweeter you

Is your sugar intake sickeningly sweet? A surprising amount of us exceed our recommended daily allowance and are completely unaware of doing so. The National Sugar Smart Campaign Sugar Smart is a campaign run by Jamie Oliver and Sustain. They work to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive...

4 Materials to Avoid in an Eco-Friendly Home

Knowing what to look for in an eco-friendly home isn’t very complicated: You want energy efficient systems, well-insulated windows and walls, maybe a small indoor herb garden, and other common upgrades. But do you know what to avoid? The...

Healthy Living: 8 Steps to Take Today

Healthy living starts right now. Experts tell you how. Healthy living is within your reach, starting today. Sure, healthy living is a long-term commitment, not a flash-in-the-pan fad. But there are steps you can take right now that will make...

10 natural ways to de-stress that will make you feel amazingly calm

Jobs, kids, social commitments – life can soon get on top of us. With so much to fit in, it’s no wonder we get a little stressed from time to time. So, what’s the answer? If you’re struggling to find a way...

Food and drinks to help bolster your immune system for cold and flu season

Aaah, fall: the leaves are turning, pumpkin spice everything is here (insert happy dance!), and sweater weather is around the corner. Oh, and everyone has a cold. Talk about a buzzkill. With cold and flu season upon us, most...

Healthy foods you should be eating this fall

With fall upon us, you might be seeing some seasonal favorite foods popping up at restaurants and on grocery shelves. Sometimes it seems like every food is pumpkin flavored this time of year. Although pumpkin is great, it isn't...

5 Surprising Ways to Save Energy

If you’re trying to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, then you probably know some of the first changes to make – like switching your lightbulbs, giving up bottled water, and walking or biking instead of driving whenever possible. But...

10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain

The holidays are quickly upon us with Halloween just around the corner, then it's just a few weeks to Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year. This time of year seems like it is full of food temptations paired with...

Great Yoga postures for healthy kidneys

Kidneys have a very important function in our body, they regulate the amount of water and help us to be free of impurities and it is therefore their health is important. There are yoga positions that help us to maintain...

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The Advantages of Clothes Line Drying

Unlike most of our city cousins, many of us country-minded folk still practice the art of hanging our just-washed laundry on clothes lines to...

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