0Why Coconut Oil is So Good

September 2, 2014 Weight Management, Cooking & Baking, Food Benefits

Natural health physician and founder Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses the truth about the many health benefits of coconut oil and why it is better than vegetable oil or any other cooking oil.  

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0Back to School Armed and Ready with these Immune Supplements

September 1, 2014 Immune Support

by Lachelle SevreOrganic Roots’ Vitamin Deptartment Team Member With summertime now at an end, kids and parents have geared up for the new school year.  As parents we make sure our kiddos have all the necessary school supplies to help them succeed, but often we overlook a key component for keeping them IN school: a healthy and happy immune system.  The minute our kids step onto their school campus they are at risk and susceptible to flu and other air-borne…

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0Intermittent Fasting Infographic

August 28, 2014 Weight Management

LOVE THIS! Intermittent fasting is not a form of starvation but a way for you to time your meals to maximize your body’s ability to burn fat.

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0Chemical found in Colgate Total Toothpaste has been linked to Cancer

August 27, 2014 In The News

A chemical found in Colgate Total toothpaste has been linked to cancer. The FDA knew about the chemical triclosan, which is used to fight plaque and gingivitis, before approving the toothpaste, but did they realize the dangers associated with it? An investigation by Bloomberg found that the FDA was in fact aware of research linking the chemical to cancer in animals. We look at why the FDA approved the toothpaste knowing the safety issues of triclosan, in this Lip News…

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05-Nuts that are crazy good for your health!

August 25, 2014 Food Benefits

Raw macadamia nuts are a powerhouse of a nut, containing a wide variety of critical nutrients including high amounts of vitamin B1, magnesium, manganese, and healthful monounsaturated fat, just to name a few. They have the highest fat and lowest protein and carb content of any nut. This is particularly helpful if you are seeking to implement intermittent fasting and treating insulin resistance. Pecans: Pecans contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals, and research has shown they may help lower…

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0Mercury in Fish

August 25, 2014 In The News

There’s No Way We’re Eating a Seafood Dinner Without Checking This Chart First Mercury’s a nasty little bugger. No, not the planet, the element. It bioaccumulates out the wazoo so that by the time we sit down to a nice dinner of fresh mackerel, we’re eating a lot more than just the fish, but the Mercury in Fish! From Upworthy

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03 Root Causes of Cravings:

August 14, 2014 Weight Management

By BY ALEXANDRA JAMIESON of MindBodyGreen   Here are the three root causes of cravings: 1. You may not be getting enough nutrients. Many cravings are your body simply asking for what it needs. Ever feel hungry? That’s a craving for food when you need nourishment. Is that bad? Of course not. Being hungry is wonderful! It means you need sustenance to survive. A craving for salty food could be a nutritional need for more minerals. Adding sea salt, which is richer in a…

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0Better health with beets [infographic]

August 14, 2014 Food Benefits, SuperFoods

 From purifying to energizing, explore the benefits of beets (plus delicious ways to use them!) in this infographic from Delicious Living and Megafood. 

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0Top 20 Foods to Balance Your Hormones and Give You Glowing Skin

August 13, 2014 Organic Eating, Food Benefits

Who doesn’t want to have a great glowing skin? Our facial skin is especially exposed and prone to damage that is quickly evident on the way we look. But not only external factors like UV radiation and pollution damage our skin. It appears to be that what we eat can affect our hormone balance, cause acne, and create or improve inflammation, which affects skin aging. We tend to spend a lot of money on expensive creams and serums, but what we…

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0Food for your Brain

August 1, 2014 Food Benefits

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