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    • Raw Chocolate-Coated Caramel Yolo Balls (Recipe)

      It's the season of chocolate! Now, before you panic and attempt to commando roll past the easter eggs in the supermarket, try making these super simple and delicious raw chocolate caramel balls at home. They're so good, you'll be thinking twice about sharing them with the family!

      15-Apr-2014

      How To Find Good Quality Chocolate

      Recently there has been a lot of hype about the health benefits of dark chocolate. Why's this? Recent studies have been showing that it has rich concentrations of antioxidants and polyphenols and holds a whole myriad of health benefits. Discover exactly what scientists have discovered and why you might want to indulge in a little chocolate treat every now and then.

      11-Apr-2014

      How To Avoid Toxic Cleaning Chemicals!

      Did you know the average American home contains between 3-10 gallons of toxic household cleaning products in their home? That's a whole lot of harmful substances and environmentally damaging material! Discover what the worst offenders are, and what the best natural DIY items are to use for your annual spring-clean.

      07-Apr-2014

      What The Dairy Industry Is Not Telling you...

      Strategic marketing campaigns try to convince us that dairy is the best source of calcium and will keep your bones healthy and strong, but are they really telling the truth? Discover what the dairy industry is not telling us, and why cows' milk should be kept for the calves.

      07-Apr-2014

      Crazy Sexy Bean Chili

      It's time to heat things up around here and beat the cool weather! This Crazy Sexy Bean Chili recipe by our dear friend Kris Carr ticks all the right boxes! It's nutritious, super simple to make, comforting and tastes sensational! Get a little adventurous in the kitchen and try this saucy delight!

      03-Apr-2014

      5 Herbs To Calm Anxiety (Without Being Drowsy)

      Anxiety is a condition that disrupts so many people's daily lives (approx. 18% of the US population). If you're tired of running on adrenalin and feeling like a ball of tension, try these 5 natural herbs; they are known to be effective for calming the body and most importantly they're drug-free. The solutions are here, we just need to find them!

      31-Mar-2014

      Top 8 Foods & Herbs For Preventing Cancer

      The number one prescription for cancer is PREVENTION! Preventing and calming cancer could be as easy as adding a sprinkle of turmeric to your cooking, ordering a wakame salad with your sushi or maybe you are feeling a little more ambitious and want to try some medicinal mushrooms? Discover the top 8 potent cancer calming foods and herbs.

      31-Mar-2014

      10 Surprising Statistics About Honeybees

      Honeybees are one of the most amazing and beneficial insects that we have on this earth. They are at the centre of our food supply, and we rely on their existence. What you might not know about honeybees is that they can fly up to 8.7 miles (14 kms) in search of food! Discover some other surprising and fun facts about honeybees!

      24-Mar-2014

      Blenders At The Ready

      Do you feel tired lately and uninspired for healthy breakfast ideas? Discover why blending your vegetables for breakfast might be just what you need for a morning pick-me-up and two delicious smoothie recipes that will have you wondering if there are even veggies in them, because they taste so darn good!

      24-Mar-2014

      The Dangers Of Air Fresheners (Plus 10 Natural Options)

      Air fresheners... the ads on TV tell us that with just one quick squirt your home, kids and dog can smell like the tropics! However, they fail to mention the serious health repercussions that these sweet smelling products actually cause. Discover the dangers, plus 10 healthier choices to sweeten your home naturally!

      11-Mar-2014

      2 Ingredient DIY Deodorant That Works!

      So you've heard that mainstream deodorants can be harmful for your health, but you don't want to sit in a corner with your arms by your side, afraid of suspicious smells to escape your pits? Learn how to make your own deodorant with just two ingredients that actually works!

      10-Mar-2014

      7 Foods For A Healthy Belly!

      Do you suffer from bloating, constipation or have discomfort in your gut? Don't spend money on laxatives, fiber fillers and antacids, all you need is a healthy diet to regulate things. Discover 7 foods that will work wonders for your digestive system and promote a happy belly.

      10-Mar-2014

      11 Foods Made With A Yoga Mat Chemical!

      Does a yoga mat sandwich sound appealing to you? 6 inch sub with a side of rubber? Chances are if you've eaten fast-food bread, you've been munching down on the chemical that's used in shoe soles and has been already banned in Europe, due to cancer-causing risk. Discover which 11 fast food chains have been adding a side of flip flop into their breads.

      05-Mar-2014

      What If A Spice Could Safely Destroy Nearly Every Type Of Cancer?

      The "C" word is something no one ever wants to deal with in life; it is one of the leading causes of death in society today. What if there was a safe and natural spice that could destroy nearly every type of cancer? Discover what research is showing, and how it could truly be the "spice of life".

      05-Mar-2014

      Fresh, Natural, Organic - What Do All These Labels Really Mean?

      Understanding food labels is an incredibly daunting task and can sometimes feel like you're trying to crack a Mensa riddle. Discover which terms are "empty" of meaning and are just pure marketing hype, and which ones are actually sanctioned by the USDA or FDA.

      25-Feb-2014

      People Said We Were Crazy...

      When we wanted to make a film with no experience. When we wanted to heal my dad with food. When we wanted to quit our jobs and share this message with the world. Wait until you hear what's next! It’s the most crazy and daring thing we’ve done yet and we think you’ll love it… All will be revealed next week on March 3, 2014.

      20-Feb-2014

      Must Share Comical Video: ‘The Natural Effect’

      Thought you were safe when buying “natural” food? Think again! Watch this hilarious (yet scary) parody video that exposes the secrets of food label marketing, and why more than ever you need to read the ingredient panel on anything you buy.

      19-Feb-2014

      Fish Oil Saved This Boy's Life!

      You probably have heard before that fish oil is great for your brain health and anti-inflammatory benefits, but to what extent? Read this story of how fish oils saved the life of a boy who was in a critical car accident and who's parents were told to "let him go". It's an incredible story!

      17-Feb-2014

      Top 4 Herbs To Fuel The Bedroom Fire (His & Hers)

      Do you suffer from a low sex drive and want to ignite your libido again? Try these 4 natural herbs that can awaken your inner sex kitten and have you purring with bliss.

      07-Feb-2014

      A State Has Banned GM Crop Indefinitely!

      This is a big win for the global organic farming industry! A state in Australia has indefinitely banned the use of GM crop for farming and is paving the way for other states and countries across the world. Discover which state it is and the positive effects it is having.

      31-Jan-2014

      Looking For Strength, Endurance And Libido?

      This Peruvian superfood does all of the above, plus much more! It's packed with nutrients and can help balance hormones. Discover which super food we're talking about and why the ancient Incan tribes consumed it before battle, believing it would make them fiercely strong!

      31-Jan-2014

      Mainstream Media Has Got It Wrong When It Comes To The Power Of Vitamins

      Recently there have been many reports from the media saying that vitamins are worthless and don't prevent health issues from arising. However, they couldn't be further from the truth! Discover how these findings were falsified and the types of vitamins that hold more healing power than pharmaceutical drugs.

      28-Jan-2014

      What's Really In A Big Mac?

      Inside this article we lift the bun on the Big Mac, revealing what's really inside. You would think there are 10 or so ingredients, so why are there 72?

      22-Jan-2014

      Exercise Found to Be EQUAL to Drugs for Heart Disease & Diabetes

      If you thought drugs were the only option for preventing heart disease and diabetes, think again! Research is now showing that exercise can give drugs a run for their money! Discover why exercise is the best medicine!

      13-Jan-2014

      Good Fats For Successful Aging

      Aging is an inevitable part of life, but that doesn't mean it can't be enjoyable. Discover why good fats are essential for aging with grace and comfort and which fats are particularly good to keep yourself beautiful and on top of your game.

      13-Jan-2014

      Top 6 Supplements To Boost Your Pineal Gland Function

      Did you know that the pineal gland is said to be the seat of the soul? It’s a gland in your brain that promotes spirituality. Discover 6 supplements that boost your pineal gland function and detox your body at the same time!

      07-Jan-2014

      16 Health Benefits Of Drinking Warm Lemon Water

      Ditch the coffee first thing in the morning and start your day with some warm lemon water. Discover the long list of health benefits you can get from drinking this zesty tonic.

      03-Jan-2014

      7 Reasons To Love Beets

      Beets are a storehouse of antioxidants and nutrients and offer an incredible amount of healing potential. Discover 7 healthful reasons to eat more of them, cooked or raw!

      03-Jan-2014

      A "Magic" Mushroom That Fights Cancer & Diabetes

      For over 2,000 years this mystical mushroom has been used to treat countless ailments. In fact, it holds so many healing properties, it has been nicknamed "The Mushroom of Immortality." Discover which powerful fungi may hold the answer to healing cancer and diabetes.

      03-Jan-2014

      5 Natural Remedies To Beat The Holiday Bloat

      If you know you'll be tempted over the holidays by foods that cause your digestive system issues, then you'll want to listen up! Discover 5 natural remedies to help beat the holiday bloat and save your gut some serious pain.

      13-Dec-2013

      5 Natural Detoxifiers Every Home Should Have

      Naturally anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiseptic, we share 5 natural resources that are a must-have for any home farmacy. This beginner's list contains 5 staple, go-to detoxifiers that are perfect to fight against toxins, cancer and disease.

      03-Dec-2013

      Great News: Gluten-Free Goes Mainstream!

      It's time to celebrate!! Soon you'll find more gluten-free products in the supermarket. Discover which large food companies are finally listening and why gluten can be dangerous for your health. Plus a mind-opening short video from Dr Davis, the author of 'Wheat Belly'.

      02-Dec-2013

      We Visit A Blind Osteopath! (True Story)

      Laurentine and I know the importance of body work to restore balance in the body. Every month or two we make an effort to visit with a chiropractor, osteopath or craniosacral therapist. Here's the story of our local osteopath and tips on how you can keep your spine aligned.

      28-Nov-2013

      Help Us Reach 100,000 Kids With Essential Nutrients

      Vitamins may be small in size but the impact they have on children's health is huge! Sadly, millions of children around the world suffer from vitamin deficiency, known as "hidden hunger". Discover the amazing work that Vitamin Angels is doing and how together we can help reach 100,000 kids with essential nutrients.

      27-Nov-2013

      Give Your Body Thanks This Thanksgiving (Cranberry Sauce Recipe)

      Whether you're having a vegetarian no-kill thanksgiving or an organic, wild turkey; this side dish is a natural, digestive stimulant that will make your body feel energized and content. No food comas for you this Thanksgiving!

      26-Nov-2013

      Are You Eating Beaver Butt Without Even Knowing It? (Shocking Truth!)

      You might be wondering why on earth would people eat secretion from a beaver's anal gland?! Chances are you've probably eaten it yourself! It's yet another reason we need to read labels and have transparency from the FDA. Discover what to look out for to stop eating this fragrant brown slime.

      19-Nov-2013

      Good News: FDA Bans Trans Fats (Plus Top 5 Trans Fat Offenders)

      It's a new "win" for us health conscious people! Trans fats have finally been acknowledged as dangerous by the FDA and they are declaring a ban on these deadly oils. Plus discover the top 5 food offenders that will soon be history!

      12-Nov-2013

      Warming Minestrone Soup With Quinoa & Kale (Free Recipe)

      The days are starting to get colder, and what better way to keep warm, than with a healthy minestrone soup. Discover how to make this beautiful recipe at home today.

      12-Nov-2013

      Spring Water: The Healthiest Water For Life (3 Min Video)

      We all know that white bread is highly processed and empty of nutrients, but did you know the same goes for processed water? Watch this short video, where Daniel Vitalis (expert in Hungry For Change) tells us the amazing qualities of natural spring water.

      05-Nov-2013

      FINALLY! A Whole Nation Rejects McDonalds

      It's something we never thought was possible. A whole nation has banded together and after years of resistance from the golden arches, they have finally closed down the final store within the country. Discover why a whole nation has rejected the idea of "fast food".

      04-Nov-2013

      Horrifyingly Healthy Raw Pumpkin Patch Recipe

      Looking for something healthy to make for the family this Halloween? Our friends at Joe Cross' Reboot Kitchen have whipped up an amazing sweet raw pumpkin treat that is sure to be a hit with everyone! You'll want to keep this recipe for years to come!

      28-Oct-2013

      Trick or Treat: Healthy Halloween Survival Guide (Plus 9 Fun Photos Of Snacks!)

      Do you dread the Halloween hangover that kids have the day after this candy filled day? Discover how your family can survive Halloween the healthy way and some fun and nutritious snack ideas the kids (and big kids) will love!

      28-Oct-2013

      Vitamin C: Nature's Most Powerful Vitamin For Healing

      As far as experts are concerned, this vitamin is one of the world's best sources of antibiotics, antibiotic, antiviral and antihistamine. It even cured 60 out of 60 cases of polio back in the 1940s, now that's mighty powerful! Discover how it can help cure over 30 major diseases.

      28-Oct-2013

      It's Time To Rethink Pink! (Plus 6 Products That Stink!)

      Have you ever heard the term "greenwashing"? Well now the new "it" color for companies to increase their profits with is pink! Discover why pinkwashing is actually stopping us from finding a cure and why we need to start creating real awareness campaigns that don't feed the big corporations' pockets.

      21-Oct-2013

      Mammograms- A Preventative Or A Cause?

      Do you dread getting a mammogram? Let's be honest, it's uncomfortable, sometimes quite painful and recent research shows, possibly dangerous. Discover what research is showing about mammograms and why it could be wise to stay away from this routine procedure

      18-Oct-2013

      Laurentine's Unique Post-Pregnancy Workout (Video)

      Watch this fun little clip of Laurentine and baby Hugo hitting Santa Monica Beach for a mother son bonding exercise session. It's a little bit different to most post-pregnancy workouts you will see.

      04-Oct-2013

      4 Impressive Reasons To Eat More Plant-Based Foods!

      With the flu season around the corner it's important to make sure your immunity is in full strength. They're not just great for boosting your immune system. We've got 4 awesome reasons that you're going to want to eat more plant-based foods in your diet!

      23-Sep-2013

      11 Natural Remedies To Relieve Headaches (Drug-Free!)

      Do you wish there was a natural solution to relieve your headache without harmful drugs? There is! Next time you get a headache, try one of these 10 awesome remedies before you opt for the medicine cabinet.

      17-Sep-2013

      5 Common Chewing Gum Ingredients That May Cause Cancer

      You might think chewing gum is harmless because you don't swallow it. The reality is your body actually absorbs the ingredients directly through your mouth without being able to filter toxins. Discover the 5 toxic ingredients in gum that you'll find hard to chew.

      17-Sep-2013

      10 Hot Tips for Preserving Fresh Produce! (And Retaining Nutrients)

      Are you sick of your fruit and veg spoiling and getting tossed in the trash? Discover 10 hot tips from buying, to storage, to preparation and cooking, that will keep your produce fresh and full of nutrients.

      11-Sep-2013



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