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What's in your Tea? Truth about Toxic pesticides in Tea.

What's in your Tea? Truth about Toxic pesticides in Tea.

      Pesticides are toxic substances that are widely used on our fruits and vegetables in order to kill off any “pests”. These pests include insects, plants and fungi. Pesticides that are used in conventional and factory farming are synthetically manufactured and hazardous to our health. They are sprayed not only on crops, but as well as public and school parks. However, fruits and vegetables aren’t the only foods that you should be worried about being contaminated with pesticides and toxins.   Unfortunately, many of our favorite and popular tea brands contain high levels of pesticides. Why should we be concerned about pesticides in tea? Because they...

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4 ways to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

4 ways to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

    For decades, we’ve learned we should limit our sun exposure and if we must be outdoors to slather on sunscreen before meeting with the sun to decrease our risk of skin cancer. But despite the fact that we are spending less time outdoors and using sunscreen why does skin cancer rates continue to rise? Maybe nutrition, diet, environmental factors and even sunscreen may all be the culprits behind the rising number of skin cancer diagnoses. Contrary to what sunscreens promote, majority of sunscreens contain harmful toxic ingredients such as, parabens, which increase your risk of cancer and disrupt...

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Turmeric, Mint and Pineapple smoothie

Turmeric, Mint and Pineapple smoothie

With summer in full effect, it’s the perfect time to introduce smoothies into your diet. Smoothies are an excellent way to nourish your body with vitamins and minerals. It can be challenging consuming your recommended intake of 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables daily. However, smoothies are so quick and easy to make that blending a few vegetables and fruits help ensure you are reaching your daily nutritional intake. You can take your smoothies to the next level by using chilled tea as a base for additional health benefits. The smoothie recipe below is so refreshing on a hot summer...

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The Truth Behind “Detox” Tea

The Truth Behind “Detox” Tea

Your favorite celebrities are endorsing it, it’s all over your social media feed, fitness bloggers are praising it, so how can you not be tempted in trying the new “detox” tea phenomenon? Especially when these tea companies are promising you slim bodies, good health, increased energy levels etc. Even I wanted to jump on the bandwagon of “detox” teas after all the alluring social media photos of abs! But as we all know when something seems too good to be true it sadly means it probably is.  These “detox” teas all include the same ingredients senna leaf, ginseng, chrysanthemum, cinnamon...

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