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Dry Skin Brushing

Our skin is one amazing organ! It is crucial to take care of your skin to keep it functioning properly so that it can: protect your insides maintain your body temperature regulate moisture being absorbed and excreted convert UV rays to vitamin D secrete sebum (the natural moisture barrier of...

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Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically Modified Foods are everywhere. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are infiltrating our  foods. It's happening without us even knowing about it. GMOs are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals. These experimental combinations of genes...

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Creamy Gazpacho Soup

Gazpacho is traditionally a tomato-based vegetable soup, usually served cold, which makes it  a wonderful summer meal.  It is quick and easy to make and very nutritious since it's made with all raw vegetables. Ingredients: 4 medium tomatoes 1/2 cucumber 1/3 red bell pepper a few baby carrots 1/8 cabbage 1-2 tsp...

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Breakfast Options

Breakfast may not be your favorite meal but it is the most important meal of the day. Today, people lead such busy lives they think grabbing a quick donut or bagel or even skipping breakfast is okay. They couldn't be more wrong.  Starting the day nutritionally...

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Choosing Safe Household Cleaners

  Our post on "Our Favorite Green Tips"  got me thinking about different ways we can create safe and healthy home environments. One commonly overlooked area is household cleaners. Just because household cleaners are on the shelf at your grocery store, doesn't mean they are safe! Of...

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! To celebrate it being Friday, we are showing our favorite pins from Pinterest this week. Have you followed K6 Wellness on Pinterest, yet? Paleo Strawberry Banana Pie via Paleo Recipe Queen Homemade Baby Wipes via The New Lighter Life via Domestic diy via pumps & iron ...

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Hidden Sources of MSG

MSG seems to be in most of our foods. (If you aren't sure what MSG is,  read our recent post.) When identifying MSG, do you know what to look for? If you see any of these ingredients on a food label, buyer beware...

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What is MSG?

I'm sure you've heard of MSG, but do you really know what it is and what the dangers are? MSG, or Monosodium Glutamate is a salt of the amino acid - Glutamic Acid (glutamate). It is a flavor enhancer added to thousands of the foods we...

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