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Is Plastic Surgery Going Organic?

Organics |  | The following article was written by my good friend, Dr. Richard DeAndrea, MD, ND. He’s the Medical Information Director at LifeSci Center and Medical Director at The Good Life. His work places him at the forefront of the exciting advances described. Is it possible to get a breast augmentation without an implant? Is it possible ...Read More »

Amazon Takes Over Whole Foods Market

Organics |  | Story at-a-glance Amazon recently announced its intention to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion Just as Amazon changed the book industry by forcing the entire supply chain to cut costs, the organic food industry may now face the same challenges, thereby ensuring the deterioration of organic food quality The convenience of online shopping has ...Read More »

Where To Find Natural Building Materials

Organics |  | Whether you’re looking into building your dream home or simply want to renovate a specific area of your home or office, using natural building materials is the best way to create an environment that isn’t detrimental to your health. Organic, natural, and eco-friendly building materials from reputable, trusted suppliers is a must for protecting your ...Read More »

How to Make a $12 DIY Compost Bin (and 50 Things You Can Compost In It)

Organics |  | Have you ever priced out those compost bins that you can buy? They have all sorts of bells and whistles, like cranks that turn the contents for you and fancy slide-out trays at the bottom. They can also cost hundreds of dollars. Since that was totally out of my budget, I decided to make a ...Read More »

Health Benefits of Organic Greater Celandine

Organics |  | Chelidonium majus, or greater celandine, has a long history of use in many European countries. Ancient Greeks, Pliny the Elder and Dioscorides all called celandine an effective detoxifying agent. The Romans used celandine as a blood cleanser. The French herbalist Maurice Mességué cited celandine tea for help with liver problems. Its use also extends to ...Read More »

Buying Local Honey: What You Need To Know

Organics |  | One of my favorite long-term food choices in our pantry is honey. Storing honey is a popular choice amongst preppers. After all, its versatility coupled with the capacity to last a lifetime is a perfect investment for your long-term food stores. Many are aware of the additives put into honey and ultra-filtering that inevitably removes all of the health ...Read More »

The Benefits Of Organic Shampoo

Organics |  | Shampoo seems like a harmless enough item. But in reality, many shampoos contain chemicals that your body absorbs. Chemicals, like parabens and sulfates, interfere with the endocrine system and can up your chances for serious diseases. [1] With this reality staring us right in the face, it only makes sense that we seek out healthier, ...Read More »

Small Space Gardening

Organics |  | We don’t always have the option of moving out into the sprawling countryside to live off of the land. Our jobs dictate that we live near a city and, as a result, our yards are smaller and may not provide adequate space for a large garden. As well, those that are renting homes may also be ...Read More »

Organic Food Benefits Human Health

Organics |  | A Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA)  report published in December 2016 suggests what organic food consumers have known all along. A diet consisting of these foods contributes to human health. Studies of their use show a lower risk of childhood allergies. Adult consumers are less likely to be overweight. At the same time, it’s ...Read More »

Study Finds Organic Food Is Higher In Antioxidants

Organics |  | Chalk up another win for organic whole foods. Research has found that organic food contains more antioxidants than conventionally-grown food and may be one of the most potent ways to fight aging, reduce oxidative stress, and support energy. Organic Food Contains More Antioxidants A comprehensive review that’s set to be published in the British Journal ...Read More »

7 Reasons Why You Should Have a Medicinal Garden

Organics |  | Growing medicinal plants are a great way to ensure garden sustainability and more notably, have access to natural medicine when you need it most. When I introduced more herbs in my garden, I noticed it had a profound impact on the vegetables and fruits I was growing. It also encouraged beneficial insects and birds to visit ...Read More »

7 Laws Of Gardening: Time-Tested Tips For Growing A Successful Garden

Organics |  | We all have the best of intentions in the beginning of summer. We plan on spending the season growing a beautiful lush garden. As the summer drags on, avoiding the heat becomes the top priority. From the neglect, your garden suffers. The plants may not be thriving, there may be bug infestations, or root rot. Inevitably, ...Read More »

DIY: 10 Herbal Tea Blends You Can Grow In Your Garden

Organics |  | From a sustainability standpoint, herbs are one of the easiest plants to produce. Many of the herbs we grow are perennials and will produce for many years. Drying herbs is a great way to save money and use for cooking or to enjoy for aromatherapy needs. That said, we haven’t completely put these perennials to their full potential. Harvesting Your Tea Growing ...Read More »

7 Reasons Why Sunflowers Are A Multi-Purpose Prep

Organics |  | Thomas Bulfinch was once quoted as saying, “The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.”  How right he was. This faithful flower is as useful as it is lovely, and should be a must in your personal seed libraries. Sunflower seeds are often overlooked for long-term preparedness goals. It’s a small seed, so it’s understandable. ...Read More »

6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body

Organics |  | What’s going on with your fitness routine? Where are you at with it? If you’re on the up swing- that’s awesome, stick with it. If you’re not, why not? What happened to hitting the gym this week? Did Monday quickly turn into Friday and the evenings faded away under a glow from the television set? ...Read More »

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