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Anna Soref

Tapping our Way Out of Our Addiction to Plastic Bottles

by Anna Soref
plastic water bottle dangers

When many of us were kids, there was no such term as tap water; it was simply known as water. We drank it when we were thirsty, we drank it with meals, we used it to make ice, we cooked our food with it, we made other drinks (such as iced tea) with it, and much more, without a second thought.

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Got Magnesium? Why Kids Need This Key Mineral

by Anna Soref
benefits of magnesium in children thumbnail

A deeper look into bone development is revealing that the mineral magnesium may be just as important, and quite possible more so, than calcium.

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Bug Sprays and Repellents the Natural Way

by Anna Soref
natural mosquito repellant

Along with the joys of being outdoors during these warmer summer months comes the downside of mosquito bites. While citronella lamps and candles help deter mosquitos from hanging around, bug repellent is usually mandatory in high-mosquito populations and for children.

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Not So Nuts about Raw Food after All

by Anna Soref
is the raw diet a bit nutty?

After eating raw for three days I didn’t feel energized; I didn’t feel clean and light. I felt like I had been on a nut binge.

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Botanicals: A Whole New Way to Detox

by Anna Soref
natural detoxifying plants

Cleanse, cleanse, cleanse—it’s everywhere you look and not just during January. But guess what—you don’t have to live on juice alone or just fruits and vegetables to detox.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Honey

by Anna Soref
3 things to know about honey

Farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture provide increasing sources for locally grown, raw (unpasteurized) honey for many of us. But before you buy your next pot of honey (or maybe your first), consider the following information.

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Don’t Let Cartoons Ruin Grocery Shopping with the Kids

by Anna Soref
cartoon food marketing to kids

In grocery aisles all over America, battles are taking place. Well-loved friends like Dora and SpongeBob have children nagging, demanding, and crying for products adorned with their images. With a simple no, parents become the enemy and battle ensues.

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Your Daily Diet: Finding the Healthy Balance, from the Heart

by Anna Soref
healthy happy confident women

For so many of us the diet rollercoaster is just that, up and down, up and down. We’re bombarded daily with the latest healthy foods, diets, fasts and cleanses. How can one possibly find the right path to healthy?

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Bison: Healthier Meat, Healthier for the Environment

by Anna Soref
bison health facts

Bison’s health advantages over beef are relatively well known. Bison meat contains about half the fat content of corn-fed beef and is rich in omega 3 essential fatty acids. Carnivorous foodies increasingly appreciate the meat whose flavor depends on where it was grown. There’s another advantage of bison that’s less familiar.

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