Archive for August, 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 07:08 PM Sunwarrior
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Sunwarrior ranks in the top 500 fastest-growing entrepreneurial companies of 2012 according to the 31st annual Inc. 500|5000 list created by the esteemed Inc. magazine.

Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Healthy Living Editors - Care2 An international team of scientists has discovered a key mechanism that causes opioid addiction  — and there’s a drug that can selectively block that addiction response, without damaging the brain or interfering with pain relief. According to a study by the University of Adelaide and the University of Colorado, published in
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Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin

by Kristján Miles The largest hurdle people face while starting a weight loss nutrition plan is there are way too many weight loss options. It’s hard to sift through the garbage to get to the core nutritional component of FOOD. Most people don’t have the drive or the desire to put in the time and
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Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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by Aimee Dansereau - Care2 Grown in India, Tibet, and China, goji berries have been given the title of superfood because they are one of the world’s most nutritionally rich foods. These small fruits, no bigger than the size of raisins, contain ample amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and phytonutrients. With 18 amino acids, they are considered
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Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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by Jordan & Kyla Miller - Wake Up World Lilium spp. or commonly known as lily, can be described as a hairless perennial herb with single, erect stems from whitish, scaly bulbs. Many of these species are native to Canada, and can be found mainly in cultivated gardens and sometimes along wet roadsides and railroads. The flowers
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Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 06:08 AM Sunwarrior
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Sunwarrior breaks into new areas and is now available in Whole Foods Markets throughout the Western United States, including Hawaii.

Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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by Dr. Michael Greger - Care2 Nuts are packed with nutrition, but they are also packed with calories. Why, then, don’t nuts seem to make people fat?  In my NutritionFacts.org video pick above, I profile a review published back in 2007 looking at about 20 clinical trials that had been done on nuts and weight. Not a
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Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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by Jordan & Kyla Miller - Wake Up World More and more people are realizing that the world cannot sustain itself with the current food system. With all these “convenience” foods available today, it is by no mistake that the majority of the “Western” civilization is morbidly sick. “Disease” is increasingly problematic. We can’t sit back and
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Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Becky Striepe - Care2 Does giving up (or even cutting back on) the meat in your diet mean you have to eat lots of soy-based fake meat? Honestly, I find it kind of confusing that so often when you talk about eating less meat, people so often bring up fake meats made from genetically modified soy
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Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Diana Herrington - Care2 Eating organic is something we can do both for ourselves and the planet. It makes you feel safe, healthy, and ‘green.’  It is a subject near and dear to my heart. For the 12 foods listed below, eating organic is much more than a ‘feeling.’ They have been proven to be often drenched
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Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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by Katie Waldeck - Care2 It’s often said that the famed ancient beauty Cleopatra would soak in honey and milk baths. Well, whether or not that’s true, it’s certainly not surprising that the story has persisted for so long — honey has a tremendous effect on the skin. And that’s not all — honey is a powerful
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Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 06:08 AM Dylan Falduto
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Balancing healthy eating habits with a hectic schedule can appear difficult at best and seemingly impossible at worst. Many people become overwhelmed by their schedule and settle for fast-food and pre-made meals. Stress induced binge eating is another common dietary pitfall brought on by such a schedule. On the flipside, some people become so overly
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Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Research has shown that massages can reduce pain and stiffness, relieve stress and lessen symptoms of anxiety and depression. Plus, you just feel great afterwards. Even if you don’t have the time or the money to hire a professional massage therapist, there are ways to tap into benefits of this healthful form of
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Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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Growing edibles that are also ornamental is not a new idea but takes some thought and planning when it comes to choosing plants that not only are easy on the eyes but offer tasty fruits or foliage as part of their repertoire.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 08:08 AM admin
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by Dr. Mache Seibel - Care2 There is a lot of controversy about whether or not to take estrogen. You already know that women with low estrogen in or near menopause deal with hot flashes, poor sleep, lower libido, and other commonly associated symptoms of the menopause transition. Now a new review article in the journal Menopause shows that low estrogen
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Amy Ahlers - Care2 This morning I woke up feeling emptier than I have in a long time. Like an empty vessel ready to be filled up with pure goodness. I’m in the midst of a 21-Day Green Juice Cleanse to spiritually, emotionally, and physically cleanse myself of things I no longer want. I’m cleansing away everything from
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Judi Gerber - Care2 If you are like me, the amount of waste you put in your trash has decreased significantly over the past decade. This is due to a number of factors, including the recycling bin that I fill up every week and that has increased in size in the city I live in. And,
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 07:08 AM Thomas Nastasi
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My name is Thomas Nastasi. I am a 30-year-old husband and father and I reside in Westfield, NJ. I am an Obstacle Course Race (OCR) fanatic. Let me explain why this addiction might infect you as well after reading this article.  I have always been very active. I have been playing basketball three days a
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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by Lo Lankford - Care2 Floral arrangements are a nice touch to any abode. Whether sitting on your kitchen table or sprinkled in small vases throughout your home, the splash of bright colors looks nice and gives your place a homey vibe. The only problem is the wastefulness that might leave you feeling guilty. If you don’t
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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Sunwarrior celebrates as Croix Sather blows away a 13 year-old world record in a demanding race that only 2 others have ever completed.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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Whether you’re an avid exerciser or just getting started, maintaining an exercise routine can be tough. These tips can help you get over the slump and make those workouts part of your life rather than something you dread.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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by Lisa Turner - Care2 Famed actress and octogenarian Bette Davis said getting older isn’t for sissies. Those of us over 50 know that, while the second half of our lives can be a time of emotional stability, mental acuity, wisdom, and power, the physical fact of aging is undeniable. And the risk of age-related disease increases
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Shelley Stonebrook - Care2 Crops that keep for more than just a few weeks are referred to as “storage crops.” Such fruits and veggies are often staples of those interested in sustainable, local eating, as they allow you to stock up when they’re in season (either via your own garden harvests or at the farmers market), and
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 07:08 AM Kibby Miller
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By Kibby of Kibby’s Blended Life Ever since I decided to change my eating and dietary habits several years ago due to health issues, my health has improved immensely. It is amazing that given the chance to heal, the body will. Along this journey, several other factors have come up for me and my body to address for further
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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by Michelle Schoffro Cook - Care2 Some of the best healing remedies to overcome inflammation also taste fabulous (I can’t say that about any prescription medications). Plus, foods won’t cause the nasty side effects common to most pain medications. 1. Blueberries: Blueberries are also excellent anti-inflammatory foods. They increase the amounts of compounds called heat-shock proteins that decrease
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 06:08 AM admin
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by Kevin Stevens - Networx I just returned home from a 3000 mile road trip. Part of the preparation for this trip included clearing many tools out of the back of my truck to allow us to use the space for camping gear or sleeping.  Not having all my tools close at hand left me feeling a
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 06:08 AM Jill Ettinger
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America was founded on small town ideals.  Over the last century though, as industry drew us to the larger towns for work in factories and offices, we traded in large plots of gorgeous nowhere, for tiny, stacked urban dwellings of someplace else. And now, as cities get even denser, urban farming is all the rage.
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 05:08 AM admin
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by Katie Waldeck - Care2 Eating healthy on a budget isn’t difficult… as long as you know the best stuff to buy! The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently published a first-of-its-kind guide to eating healthy on a budget. And that’s not all — they’ve also factored in food safety concerns, like the levels of pollutants, pesticides and artificial
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Monday, August 27, 2012 @ 07:08 AM admin
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by Jennifer Viegas - Discovery News News headlines over the past few years have linked cat ownership to everything from cancer to craziness, but new studies suggest that cats are actually beneficial to human health, and may even reduce our risk for cancer and other diseases. Reports in this week’s issue of Biology Letters, for example, counter
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Monday, August 27, 2012 @ 07:08 AM Charlie Pulsipher
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Plastic has inserted itself into just about every part of modern day living. Take a moment to glance around you and notice the plastic that surrounds you. I’m sitting in chair made mostly of the stuff, ticking away at a keyboard, and staring at a shiny screen that wouldn’t exist without the plastics that have
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