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20 Home Remedies for a Chest Cold

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I woke up this morning with a chest cold thanks to my 18-year-old and 7-year-old children and decided to do a quick Google search for home remedies before heading to the airport. If you have a chest cold, you likely would welcome some relief, as would I. Many of these …

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How ‘Healthy’ Food Labels May be Contributing to Obesity Epidemic

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In the Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, investigators found that we are likely to consume more of a certain food if we perceive it to be healthy. Researchers conducted three experiments on three groups of people to reach their findings. They enrolled 50 undergraduate students to complete the Implicit Association …

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125 Amazing Uses For Coconut Oil

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(Editor’s Note: This list is LONG. I mean it’s incredibly comprehensive so stay with it. Maybe forward it along to your family. Keep it as a reference! There is good stuff here.) While traveling through Thailand, by partner and I joked about buying a coconut plantation because it seems that …

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10 Ways Your Parents Lied to You About Your Body

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Did you ever hear any of these commonly told myths when you were growing up? Or do you say them now to your own children? I’m guilty of repeating a few of these to my own children over the years. But hey, we can now have peace knowing there isn’t …

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The Dangers of Fluoride Exposure and How to Avoid It

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People are not as accepting as they used to be of the mandated fluoridation of our water supplies. Many in the medical, dental, and toxicology fields are warning against the addition of fluoride in our food and water. In addition, fluoride is not FDA approved. What is Fluoride? There are …

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I’m Struggling in a Hospital Bed & God Allowed it on Purpose

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I’m laying in a hospital bed—miserable, bored, depressed, and confused. I’ll spare you the details, but to make a long story short I’ve had a heart defect since birth. At thirty-one years of age it has caused two major heart surgeries and five less serious procedures, the last of which unsuccessfully took …

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The Effects of Dehydration and Overhydration on Your Body and Brain

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As the mother of seven children, I find myself regularly ensuring my children are drinking enough water. I very rarely ever buy drinks at the store and I would say 99% of our beverage consumption in our home is water. The other 1% is non-dairy milk over cereal. But even …

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Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist Equates Being Transgender to Being Anorexic

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It’s hard to imagine that the transgender and gender identity movement isn’t anything more than a moral revolution that seeks to defy the created order established by God.  A national debate is raging over the topic, all for a group of people who make up 0.3% of the U.S. population. …

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