Amazing Azomite. What it is and How to Use for Home and Garden

azomiteAzomite is one of those beneficial substances that is useful for many things around the home. It belongs in the same category as apple cider vinegar, diatomaceous earth and baking soda.

For this reason, it’s best to have some on hand especially during springtime!

What is Azomite?

While many people have heard about azomite,

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Dried Fruit. Yes, It Is Healthy If You Avoid These 4 Things

best dried fruitWhen people make the commitment to eliminate processed food and sugar from the diet, dried fruit frequently becomes one of the more popular alternate snacks of choice.

While there is some perplexing discussion online about whether dried fruit is healthy or not (seriously?), from an ancestral perspective, it is certainly fine. This is especially true if you take the time to dehydrate fresh fruit slices yourself.

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Light vs Dark Roast Espresso. Which is Better?

light vs dark roast coffee

In our stressed out/sleep deprived culture, daily caffeine consumption can be a risky practice. The potential for developing an addictive habit is very real.

Visual symptoms such as deep lines/creases in the cheeks, balding lower legs, or lines in the fingertips may eventually appear. Fatigue and sensitivity to bright sunlight are other common adrenal fatigue symptoms from caffeine overconsumption.

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Glycerin. When it’s Safe and When it’s Toxic

glycerin benefits, uses and dangers

Glycerin is one of the most common ingredients in the world. Industry loves this sticky, thick liquid because it is colorless, odorless and above all …. SWEET.

Hence its wide and varied use in processed foods, personal care products, and medicines. In fact, there is almost no industry where you won’t find it –

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Soaked Coconut Rice Recipe (no added sugar)

coconut rice recipeThis traditionally inspired recipe for coconut rice is perfect to pair with your favorite homemade Asian cuisine! It contains no sugar, unlike most conventional recipes. Coconut adds enough sweetness on its own after all! There is absolutely no need to add sugar.

In keeping with the wisdom of healthy ancestral cultures, this recipe also soaks the rice first before cooking.

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Is Sustainable Salmon Safe? How Does it Compare to Wild?

wild vs sustainable salmonOver the last 10 years or so, the public became aware of the enormous difference in the nutrition of wild salmon compared with farmed varieties.

Since up to 90% of the salmon consumed in the United States is farmed, the viability of a very profitable industry was threatened by this newly educated,

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Do Tiger Nuts Deserve “Superfood” Status? Should You Eat Them?

tiger nut health benefits

For almost 3000 years, much of the world ate (and many parts still eat) a wild plant that is now a domesticated food – the tiger nut.  

One of the the earliest records of this tuberous plant came from Theophrastus, a botanist living on the Greek island of Lesbos. Around 300 BC,

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Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water. Created by Chlorine, Harder to Remove

trihalomethanes

To protect drinking water from disease-causing organisms, municipal authorities routinely add disinfectant to public water supplies. Chlorine is by far the the most widely used chemical for this purpose.

This important and very necessary process of disinfection has significantly reduced the incidence of waterborne illness by killing disease carrying microbes.

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