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      Homemade Coconut Oil Deodorant Recipe with Essential Oils

      Deodorants can be among the most toxic skin care products on the market. Commercial deodorants often contain toxic ingredients such as aluminum and parabens. Parabens are found in 99 percent of breast cancer tissues, for example. You can make your own non-toxic deodorant with virgin coconut oil and essential oils...
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      Women Put an Average of 168 Chemicals on Their Bodies Daily

      By Dr. Mercola Almost 13,000 chemicals are used in cosmetics, and only about 10 percent have been evaluated for safety. Although the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the authority to regulate harmful ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products, they doesn’t often exercise it… Further, cosmetics can come...
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      Conventional Tampons Are Toxic and Not Sustainable

      By Dr. Mercola The fact that personal care products like lotion, deodorant, and cosmetics often contain toxic ingredients is becoming more common knowledge. As a result, many men and women alike have chosen to opt for natural alternatives and some companies have even removed questionable ingredients. The same cannot be...
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      Antiperspirants Can Make You Smell Worse by Altering Armpit Bacteria

      By Dr. Mercola Sometimes “the cure” leads to a worsening of the very problem you’re trying to solve. Such may be the case when it comes to antiperspirants. As reported by Real Clear Science,1 antiperspirants affect the bacterial balance in your armpits, leading to an even more foul-smelling sweat problem....
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      The Power of Your Mind

      By Dr. Mercola Asthma has been on the rise for decades and now impacts nearly 20 million Americans, or 8 percent of the population.1 If you have asthma, the airways in your lungs may narrow and swell, triggering coughing fits and wheezing and making breathing difficult. Asthma may produce symptoms...
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      What's in a Toxic Tampon?

      By Dr. Mercola Up to 85 percent of menstruating women use tampons, but very little research has been done to confirm, or refute, their safety. What could be dangerous about a tampon? As noted by Alexandra Scranton, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) director of science and research, tampons “are...
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      Is Your Perfume Poison?

      By Dr. Mercola Spritzing on perfume or cologne is a daily ritual for many, not to mention that the vast majority of personal care products – shampoo, lotion, deodorant – contain fragrances of their own. There’s a dirty little secret the fragrance industry would rather you not know about, however,...
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      Common Household Chemicals Linked to Human Disease in Landmark UN Study

      By Dr. Mercola Air pollution and chemicals found in common household and personal care goods are major sources of exposure that can lead to an accumulation of toxins in your body. Forbes Magazine1 recently listed the 20 most polluted cities in the US. Topping the list is Fresno, California, where...
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      What Vitamins Should I Take? Is There A Natural Remedy For My Condition? What Condition Is My Condition In? If you find yourself lost on how to start a health program it would be a good idea to educate yourself on how vitamins, supplements and remedies can help you or...
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      A Natural Alternative to Toxic Insect Repellent Deet

      Isolongifolenone is a natural compound found in the Tauroniro tree (Humiria balsamifera) of South America. Research has found that the compound effectively deters biting of mosquitoes and repels ticks. Both spread diseases such as malaria, West Nile virus, and Lyme disease. Derivatives of isolongifolenone have been widely and safely used...
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      Common Household Soap Chemical Danger Found

      A new study adds to the increasing number of studies ? of both lab animals and humans ? showing that some synthetic chemicals in household products can cause health problems by interfering with normal hormone action. The study study from UC Davis has found a previously unreported mechanism through which...