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Make it yourself! Homemade tea to improve your skin and hair

By: Dayna Copeland Schaef Health food stores are popping up all over the country, becoming worthy contenders to the mega watt superstores that have been dominating the market for so long. With all of the attention Americans are beginning to aim towards natural living, these stores are even expanding their shelves to support the growth […]

Phosphorus deficiency could make you feel older

By: Dayna Copeland Schaef There’s no way of getting around it, everyday we get a little bit older, and everyday, it seems that we get a little bit achier. Joint pain and stiffness creep up on us as we roll out of bed in the morning, a loss of energy starts to become routine in […]

Win a trio of popular non-toxic beauty and wellness products from the Organic and Natural Collective!

Thanks for all those who entered on Facebook and the Web site! The winner is Amanda Crowe! You go girl! Many more natural product giveaways coming up!!!! We love the O&N Collective and you will too! The O&N Collective Sustainable Beauty Apothecary retails certified organic and natural skin care and personal care products for women, […]

Natural tools to combat radiation

by: Dayna Copeland Schaef and Natural Products Network After what happened in Japan, many people have been concerned about the effects of radiation and how to protect themselves and their loved ones with natural and healing remedies.  It has been reported that radiation from the disaster is spreading over the oceans and could continue to […]

Are Retroviruses a Main Cause of Breast Cancer?

While many think that genetics are the main cause of breast cancer, only about 1 in 10 cases are caused by a genetic link. So if genetics aren’t the prevalent cause of breast cancer, what is? Since the 1930s, there has been a stream of studies surrounding retroviruses and their link to human cancers.  Simply […]

What a 11,500-old child can teach us about natural living

An amazing archaeological dig near the Tanana River in Central Alaska has revealed the cremated skeleton of a 3-year-old – the oldest human remains ever found in North America. This find is significant in many ways, but one of the most interesting is what it can teach us about living in ancient times.  Particularly it […]

Top 11 natural targeted supplements named. Which is number one?

New Hope just released their list of the most effective targeted combination supplements. Their picks include options for everything from bone health and vision to digestion and heart health. Not surprisingly, their top choices are big names in the natural wellness world. One of our faves on their list – Advanced Enzyme Optima with Prebiotics […]

Easy Summer Cleansing Tips

OK, this time you swore that you weren’t going to do it, but between the weekend parties and restaurant outings you ate, ate and ate some more. No worries! Even if you’re feeling as heavy as a bowling ball, here are some easy cleansing recipes and tips to make you feel light on your feet […]

Win healthy products for summer

Congratulations to Tita from Texas for winning the prize package! Please stay tuned for more awesome giveaways! Ready to get summer off to a healthy start? We are and that’s why we are giving away some of our favorite fresh finds for all your warm weather fun. There’s everything from delicious beverages and healthy supplements […]

Use Positive Thinking to Heal

When it comes to illness, sometimes people equate positive thinking to “praying to be healed,” but using positive thinking to feel better doesn’t have to be a religious experience. We were inspired to write this post after reading a comment from a reader who claimed that prayer and positive thinking does not contribute to healing. […]

One in Seven Starting Puberty at AGE SEVEN!

Recently, a report hit online stating that as many as 15% of American girls are going through puberty as early as seven years of age. Now, parents are scrambling to figure out what they can do to prevent this growing trend. Studies have found a number of risks associated with early puberty including an increase […]

Sustainable Urban Development: Addressing Hunger in Philadelphia

By: Sydney Fiorentino Believe it or not, hunger exists in America. Yes, in 2011 there are Americans who unsure of their next meal. Who lose sleep over not being able to feed their families. And hunger doesn’t look like rail-thin men and women searching desperately for scraps of food; hunger in America can look like […]

Only 13 Percent of Kids Get Enough Veggies!

Boil, steam, sauté and salad. That’s pretty much summarizes how most of us prepare and consume our veggies. So it’s really no wonder that often times veggies are thought of as a little bit of a bore. Probably that’s why lots of us don’t get nearly enough. Surveys from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

Vitamin D3 Key to Fighting Cancer?

A landmark study conducted by Creighton University School of Medicine found that one singular vitamin may be a key to preventing cancer. The four-year study, conducted between 2000 and 2005, followed 1,179 healthy postmenopausal women from rural eastern Nebraska. The study found that participants who took calcium and a large dose of vitamin D3—nearly three […]