Lifestyle

Five Beauty Products You Can Replace with Foods

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Over the last few years I've removed as many harmful chemicals as possible from my life. I started by changing my diet to remove processed foods and to make many things at home, such as kombucha, dried fruits & vegetables, and beef jerky to avoid unnatural ingredients, preservatives, and other fillers. After I overhauled the
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Why I Changed My Mind About The Gym

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I’ve always hated gyms. Hoards of people running in place for hours on end never seemed healthy to me and people who could bench press three of me were intimidating. So, up until last month I did all of my weight training workouts in a 3 x 5 foot area in our bedroom with a set
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Primal Pastures Tour and Chipotle Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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Last weekend Primal Pastures invited their customers to come to their farm and see first hand how the chickens live and we jumped at the chance. The event was a potluck for which everyone was asked to bring a gluten-free dish to share.
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How Does Stress Cause Weight Gain?

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When our bodies are under chronic or excessive stress, we tend to maintain or gain weight rather than losing it due to disruption of the many mechanisms responsible for weight homeostasis.
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March Madness: Breaking Up With My Scale

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"I don't know what I weigh" is something that I have not truthfully been able to say for at least 18 years.
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Underground Wellness Free Paleo Summit

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The Paleo Summit is a series of video presentations from some of the best, most progressive minds in health and nutrition.
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Why is Chicken Soup Good for Colds?

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Most cultures have some version of soup that has the same lore about it's curative properties including Vietnamese pho, Brazil's canja, and Korea's baeksuk.
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The Straight Poop: Paleo Bowel Movements for Women

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If the frequency of your bowels movements really has decreased since going paleo, there are a few things to consider.
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Getting Over My Lip Balm Addiction

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I thought that I'd broken all of my addictions until I realized that I can't do anything without lip balm within reach.
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