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What is Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)?

Apple cider vinegar — a low-acidity, slightly-sweet vinegar made from fermenting crushed apples — traces its historic roots all the way back to 5,0000 BCE. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, the ancient Babylonians used apple cider vinegar as potent medicine and a drinkable tonic that they believed would increase their health and wellness.

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What is Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)?

Be Present: The Benefits of Gratitude

I’ve always been a glass-half-empty person. Gratitude was just not me.

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Be Present: The Benefits of Gratitude

Easy DIY Body Wash with Essential Oils

How to Make Easy DIY Body Wash with Essential Oils & Unscented Liquid Soap You can avoid the questionable ingredients in commercial body cleansers, shaving soap and hand soap and still get clean. There’s simply no need to hassle with all of the individual products when one bottle of unscented liquid soap works just as well.

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Easy DIY Body Wash with Essential Oils

What is Castile Soap?

Castile soap is a highly versatile, eco-friendly cleaning product that offers a number of potential benefits to its users. Castile soap, which many people believe may have originated in Castile, Spain, around the 16th century, is a vegan, gentle cleaning product.

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What is Castile Soap?

What are Indian Simmer Sauces?

Simmer sauces are a worry-free way to make your meal tasty and healthy. These pre-made sauces are made with fresh ingredients and savory spices to give your food an easy, and convenient jolt of flavor.

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What are Indian Simmer Sauces?

How to Sprout Seeds Indoors

A Guide on How to Grow Sprouting Seeds The deal is that with Sprouting Seeds, you grow your own edible sprouts at home. Besides their great taste and wholesomeness, growing your own sprouts — whether they be alfalfa, radish, bean or broccoli — has the advantage of giving you fresh, green produce, in the form of sprouts all year long.

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How to Sprout Seeds Indoors

Benefits of Mineral Sunscreen

Does Mineral Sunscreen Really Work? A Guide to Mineral Sunscreen and Finding the Right SPF If you’re looking for the most effective form of sun protection, you may think any old mineral sunscreen will do, but there is more to a safe sunscreen than minerals and the SPF number. Broad-spectrum sun protection means blocking not only the dangerous UVB and UVA rays, but also choosing a product that doesn’t feature a slew of yucky chemicals.

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Benefits of Mineral Sunscreen

What is a Community Garden?

What is a Community Garden? 5 Things to Know It’s the time of year that you’re thinking about planting your garden, dreaming of the first sweet sugar snap peas and plump tomatoes. Maybe you have the space for a sprawling garden, but, if not, growing your own food isn’t out of reach.

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What is a Community Garden?

My journey: road to organic farming

I am fortunate to have grown up eating meals that were prepared using fresh ingredients, rather than canned and frozen foods. I served, in a way, as sous chef to my mother in the kitchen as I became old enough to do so.

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My journey: road to organic farming

7 Ingredients to Avoid in Toothpaste

7 Toothpaste Ingredients to Avoid Most of us use toothpaste daily to clean our teeth and freshen our breath. While toothpaste can help to prevent cavities or gum disease, some types of toothpaste may include ingredients that can be potentially harmful.

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7 Ingredients to Avoid in Toothpaste

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