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7 foods to help you sleep

How to Get More Restful Sleep and Lose Weight

Restful sleep is the foundation of your mental and physical health. Without it we tend to be forgetful, take longer to do tasks, lose patience with our peers, and consume more calories trying to attain more energy. That cyclical feeling of always “needing to catch up on sleep” can be avoided. Here are some simple steps. 7 Foods to Help You Sleep The less heavy foods you eat at night, the less energy your body needs to spend digesting the food while you sleep and the more energy you will have in the morning as a result. So have a...

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The Benefits of Eating Avocado Seeds

Did you know the avocado seed is the most nutritious part of this superfood? 70% of the antioxidants found in an avocado are in the seed. Avocado seeds contain more soluble fiber than most vegetables!  Reduces food cravings and helps drop weight. Increases collagen in the body and makes skin smooth and tight. Boosts your immune system. Reduces inflammatory and relieves joint stiffness and pain. Eating the seed helps prevent cardiovascular disease, lower cholesterol and prevent strokes.  We know what you are thinking… how on earth do you break down that massive seed? Here is how to do it: Cut...

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7 Surprising Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar

First Use: Teeth Whitener Commercial teeth whiteners can be very abrasive and damage the enamel on the teeth, but apple cider vinegar provides a safe, gentle alternative. Just use your finger to rub some on your teeth for about a minute, then rinse with water. The pH of the apple cider vinegar will help to gently remove stains. Second Use: Removes Dandruff Dandruff is more than just a nuisance - it's embarrassing! Salon sprays are costly, but with apple cider vinegar, your dandruff destroyer will cost only pennies per spray. Just mix equal parts (about 1/4 cup each) apple cider...

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DIY Coconut Hair Mask

Wishing you could bring your hair back to life and luster? Blow dryers, weather, and products all take a toll on our locks. Not to worry! We have great news- you don’t have to spend a fortune on reviving your hair. Hair masks with natural, home made ingredients are a great and cheap way to work wonders on damaged lockers and rejuvenating sleeping hair follicles! Coconut has extremely powerful, penetrative oils that unblock clogged hair follicles and strengthen them, while honey nourishes by watering dry follicles that are prone to breaking off. These two powerful ingredients bring hair back to...

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