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5 Fun Benefits of Lemon Water You may Not Know

5 Fun Benefits of Lemon Water You may Not Know

May 11, 2014 | by

More than simple water, drinking lemon water offers a wide array of benefits. Here are 5 fun benefits of lemon water you may not know about.

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How a Single Night of Lost Sleep can Age Your Brain Significantly, Plus 6 Ways To Sleep Better

How a Single Night of Lost Sleep can Age Your Brain Significantly, Plus 6 Ways To Sleep Better

May 11, 2014 | by

A new study found that just three years of poor sleep can cause someone to lose significant cognitive functioning, leading to brain disease like dementia.

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Prison Inmates Grow and Donate 163 Tons of Produce

Prison Inmates Grow and Donate 163 Tons of Produce

May 11, 2014 | by

Inmates in one Missouri prison donated a whopping 163 tons of produce to local food pantries, shelters, churches, nursing homes and schools this year.

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New Study: Just One Week of Organic Eating can Lower Pesticide Levels by 89%

New Study: Just One Week of Organic Eating can Lower Pesticide Levels by 89%

May 10, 2014 | by

Worried about pesticide exposure? Eating organic, pesticide-free fruit and veggies for 1 week can reduce pesticide residue in urine by 89 percent.

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3 Pepper Plants to Grow Easily Now for Summer Harvest

3 Pepper Plants to Grow Easily Now for Summer Harvest

May 10, 2014 | by

Even if you don’t have a green thumb, peppers are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Here are 3 varieties of peppers you can easily start growing today.

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Gel Nail Polish may be Pretty, But it isn’t Risk-Free

Gel Nail Polish may be Pretty, But it isn’t Risk-Free

May 10, 2014 | by

A recent study revealed that the UV lamps used to “set” your nails before you walk out the door could put you at a greater risk for cancer, albeit slight.

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Florida Lawmakers Approve ‘CBD’, a Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Florida Lawmakers Approve ‘CBD’, a Limited Medical Marijuana Law

May 10, 2014 | by

Last week, lawmakers in Florida approved a cannabis-based treatment using cannabidiol (CBD) for seizures. CBD is a non-psychoactive derivative of marijuana.

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Breaking: Vermont Officially Passes GMO Lableing Bill, Monsanto Announces Lawsuit

Breaking: Vermont Officially Passes GMO Lableing Bill, Monsanto Announces Lawsuit

May 9, 2014 | by

Vermont’s governor has now signed a bill into law that will require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Vermont. But lawsuits are to come.

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What Is ‘Organic’? Groups Hash it out over Synethetic Ingredients in Organics

What Is ‘Organic’? Groups Hash it out over Synethetic Ingredients in Organics

May 9, 2014 | by

Did you know that there are exceptions as to what is and isn’t allowed in USDA certified organic produce? Check out how the rules recently changed.

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Petitions Cause Soda Makers to Remove Banned Ingredient from Soft Drinks

Petitions Cause Soda Makers to Remove Banned Ingredient from Soft Drinks

May 9, 2014 | by

Thanks to online petitions, soft drink makers are removing a controversial “flame retardant chemical” known as brominated vegetable oil from soft drinks.

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