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5 Spring To-Do List and Don't Forget Air Condition Filters

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Spring is almost here, with the spring equinox being a little over a month away. This means that summertime and warm weather are right around the corner. However, there are some things that need to be done before the start of spring. Here is a short list of to-dos that everyone should take note of before the spring season begins.

What is Considered the Dirtiest Part of the Kitchen?

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Many people like to make sure that they are clean, and that all the places they encounter are clean as well. Many of us prefer to sanitize surfaces in our homes to get rid of germs as much as we can. We particularly like to sanitize surfaces in our kitchens because it ensures that the places where we put our food will be clean so that we do not get sick. However, according to a new study, all the sanitization and cleaning we do in our kitchens may not be worth it after all.

Contaminated Pet Food is Not Just a Pet Health Risk

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Many pet owners prefer to feed their canine or feline pets what nature intended for them--raw meat. However, just like handling raw meat during food preparation for our cooked meals, pet owners need to be sure to handle their pets' food just as carefully. Here is the latest pet food recall that could cause you and your pet some serious abdominal pain.

How To Prevent Norovirus Naturally On Your Next Cruise

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Next to flying, cruising is perhaps the second germiest way to travel. Not only is getting sick while cruising about being in a confined space with others for an extended period of time but with so many people cruising from different parts of the world, it is easier than ever for illness to strike. Getting sick while cruising is extremely inconvenient, but luckily, it can be avoided with some simple and natural proactive immune-boosting strategies.

This One Vegan Wild Food Can Avert Food Poisoning

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Food poisoning happens. It is a common, often mild, and possibly deadly illness, but can be averted. Food poisoning happens when food or drink is contaminated with bacteria. While The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 70 percent of food poisoning is caused by contaminated animal flesh, vegans and vegetarians are not immune. If you're wondering how to cure food poisoning fast, the strategy is to fight nature with nature. If your frequent restaurants for most of your meals, a natural and highly effective way to protect yourself and your children from food contamination, is to dose up on oregano.

The One Toxic Thing You May Have Inherited From Your Parents And Grandparents

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Genetic conditions are those that are related to our genes, at least in some part. Hereditary is what is passed from one generation to another. Genes are responsible for your hair color, eye color, height, shoe size etc., but much to your surprise, there are things that genes are not responsible for, such as the inheritance of heavy metal toxicity.

The 5 health benefits of eating oranges you never knew

The 5 health benefits of eating oranges you never knew

We often hear that orange is the best citrus fruit to boost vitamin C levels, but there are other health benefits of eating oranges, which are mostly because of a plant molecule called hesperidin, which is abundantly found in orange fruit. So, below are some scientific studies on the 5 health benefits of eating oranges you never knew.

Oranges can kill at least 3 types of cancer, according to science

Oranges can kill at least 3 types of cancer

Usually we hear that oranges are packed with vitamin C, making it a natural immune booster. But recently scientists found that the fruit orange contains a phytonutrient called hesperidin, which has anticancer properties. Below is the scientific research proving that oranges can kill at least 3 types of cancer.

Vegan Natural Remedies For Clogged Ears

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Ear infections are a painful reminder that a bacterial infection such as streptococcus is in the works. What is more, an ear infection may lead to prolonged clogging of the ears, which can last for weeks. But there are some vegan natural remedies that strep is not resistant to, which may help you or your loved ones unclog the ears and regain hearing.

3 drug free ways to treat depression

3  drug free ways to treat depression

According to the World Health organization more than 300 million people are now living with depression, and this may be caused by lack of support for people with mental disorders, coupled with a fear of stigma, prevent many from accessing the treatment they need to live healthy, productive lives. But, there are 3 drug free ways to treat depression that may help you free your mind, and be happy again.

The 3 natural approaches to treat ovarian cancer you never knew

The 3 natural approaches to treat ovarian cancer you never knew

Ovarian cancer begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries), and often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and stomach. The American cancer Society estimates that about 22,440 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2017. Usually women are advised to undergo surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other treatments that may incur lasting side effects and do not necessarily translate into surviving cancer. Though these mainstream cancer treatments are prioritized, there are other scientifically tested natural approaches to treat ovarian cancer.

List of companies that will help you eat, dress yourself up and clean up with 100% vegan products

companies that will help you eat, dress yourself up and clean up with 100% vegan products

According to a report by the Statistics Portal, China is projected to be the fastest growing market for vegan products between 2015 and 2020, with a growth rate of 17.2 percent. As of 2016, Asia Pacific held the largest share of vegan consumers globally, with approximately nine percent of people following a vegan diet in this area. So, below is a list of companies that will help you eat, dress yourself up and clean up with 100% vegan products.

Subway Employee: Wow, It's Good That Your Kids Eat Vegetables

Vegetable Meal

Many adults, even though they want to become vegans, don't like vegetables. How can someone not like vegetables if it's the healthiest food remaining in most parts of the planet. This short episode at a Subway restaurant in Georgia got me thinking, and how I taught my children to love and eat vegetables.

5 vegan recipes with foods that protect from sunrays

5 vegan recipes with foods that protect from sunrays

The photoprotective effects of certain vegan foods is established science, and the reason for that, are compounds found fruits and vegetables called phytochemicals, such as: beta carotene and other carotenoids. These phytochemicals will not only make your skin healthier, they will also protect from sun damage, and offer other health benefits. So, below are 5 vegan recipes with foods that protect from sunrays.