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Hair colorants and the cancer connection – Protect yourself with these natural alternatives

Posted February 28, 2014

As a culture obsessed with youth and beauty, it’s easy to fall into the trap of using hair dyes to cover those telltale gray hairs. However, using these commercial products is risky since the chemical formulations are linked with a range of cancers. Even so-called ‘natural’ dyes can compromise health. Where do we turn? With a measure of creativity and knowledge, do-it-yourself hair color can give you glossy, rich locks without the drawbacks of pre-made colorants.

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Eating by color: Curb cancer risk, encourage emotional stability and support a bright outlook with red hued foods

Posted September 9, 2013

A simple yet profound approach to exceptional health and balance is found in a diet based on color. Strikingly hued fare brims with phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. The natural color of food also impacts emotions and world view. Red is associated with our sense of place and security. If you feel disconnected, impatient or ungrounded, you may need more red foods in the diet. Lower back pain, poor digestion, sciatica and immune disorders also indicate a deficiency of these foods as well.

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Eating the Rainbow: Why Eat a Variety of Colorful Fruits and Vegetables?

Posted August 18, 2013

Raise your hand if when growing up your parents were always telling you to eat our vegetables! But did they encourage a variety of colorful vegetables and not just green veggies? Now, as an adult and maybe even a parent yourself, you are no longer satisfied with just a plain green salad or green beans thoughtlessly plopped into a bowl from a can. Instead, you now pile your plate high with fresh and crisp colorful fruits and vegetables from your garden or the farmers’ market.

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Stay Healthy This Summer: 5 Top Remedies for Warm-Weather Colds and Ailments

Posted August 23, 2012

Natural remedy expert Dr Andrew Weil shares which holistic treatments and non-prescription medications will set you back on a healthy track.

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Modern science validates light and color therapies in promoting full-spectrum health

Posted July 16, 2012

The ancient practices of phototherapy and chromotherapy are gaining momentum as valid science. Researchers are now able to study how light and color not only affect psychological behavior, but also physiological systems of the body. An article in The New York Times explores how color and light influence well-being in a variety of circumstance; from prison cells to neonatal units, coal mines to classrooms.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Improves Fertility Treatment Success

Posted April 30, 2012

Women who are having a difficult time conceiving may want to include traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as part of their efforts. A new study found that combining herbal remedies and acupuncture along with the fertility treatment called intrauterine insemination (IUI) yielded a significant increase in successful conceptions and births than did IUI alone.

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