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Eating more probiotics may lower your blood pressure

Eating organic foods is key to optimal health. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that can keep your immune system in top shape. The nutrients in these organic foods can also help prevent and treat disease. Probiotics are good bacteria that are famous for being a healthy ingredient in yogurt. These good bacteria are essential to our digestive health, and more. “When gut bacteria is out of balance not only is your digestion and feeling of well-being compromised, so is your immune system — and therefore your ability to defend against serious illness and disease,” says Dr. Joseph Mercola, a leading physician and nutrition expert. Eating probiotics regularly may significantly improve blood pressure, according to American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. “The small collection of studies we looked at suggest regular consumption of probiotics can be part of a healthy lifestyle to...

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Organic olive oil flavored with crimson oranges giveaway

Our giveaway this month is the organic olive oil flavored with crimson oranges from Living Tree Community Foods. The oil has a unique summery, citrusy and refreshing flavor. The olives and the oranges are co-milled to bring you an exceptional product. Co-milling results in a higher quality product and is very different from plain infusing. This oil is ideal and will be and ideal addition to summer salads, fish and vegetable dishes. It can also be used for baking and desserts. You need to take 2 healthy steps in order to win: 1. Email: alice@stepin2mygreenworld.com and enter this code: STEPin2LTCFooc.  2. Comment here and tell us why YOU should win. For more on the Organic olive oil flavored with crimson oranges. This item can be shipped in the US only. Giveaway ends August 30th, 2014....

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Aquasana Powered Water Filtration System giveaway and only pitcher filter on the market to remove 96% of chlorine

Aquasana Powered Water Filtration System is the only pitcher filter on the market to remove 96% of chlorine.  In 2010, the Presidents Cancer Council recommended to filter water as one of the top three recommendations to reduce environmentally caused cancers. Please keep in mind that only 91 contaminants are regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act, yet more than 60,000 chemicals are used within the U.S. Aquasana offers a full line of water filter products for the home, from countertop and under counter drinking water filters, shower filters to whole house filtration systems for city or well water. Win the Powered Water Filtration System.            The Aquasana Powered Water Filtration System is designed to give you clean, delicious, filtered water fast. It is the only pitcher filter on the market to remove 96% of chlorine and chloramines! It is independently tested and proved to reduce heavy metals including...

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The top 6 mosquito repelling plants for your home and garden

Healthy living is a life style. It is about the organic foods you eat, the hair and skin care you use and last but not least the natural solutions you select to clean and take care of your home and garden. If you have kids and pets this is one more reason why should opt for healthier options and avoid commercial pest control products. Using plants to repel mosquitos serves many purposes. It not only keeps flies away, but also adds beauty to your garden. We have narrowed the list down to six easy plants to take care of. Let’s take a look at the top 6 mosquito repelling plants. Ageratum: This plant is also called Flossflowers, and it releases a smell that mosquitos hate. Ageratum secretes coumarin, which is often used in mosquito repellents. Catnip: It is well known not only as an effective...

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Rosemary and oregano may help fight diabetes

Eating organic foods is key to optimal health. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that can keep your immune system in top shape. The nutrients in these organic foods can also help prevent and treat disease. Herbs have always been known for their potent healing compounds. They provide unique, complex flavor to dishes and make a refreshing addition to tea and soups. Rosemary and oregano are two popular herbs that are often used in Italian cooking such as pasta and sauces. Lab tests are now showing that potent compounds in rosemary and oregano could work similar to prescribed anti-diabetic medications. In the study published by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in their publication Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the researchers point out why the way the herbs are grown matters, and which compounds specifically have anti-diabetic effects. Elvira Gonzalez de...

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