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7 Foods Knocks 7 Years Off in 7 Days on Daytime

Recently, Dr. Kellyann Petrucci was on Daytime to talk about 7 great foods to eat in order to look younger. The way to “look younger and fresher with glowing cells and glistening eyes is to get the toxins out of the cells and nutrients into the cells. Creating these healthy cells and the fluids around them through seven essential foods is the true ticket to helping Mom turn back the hands of time, and, as a bonus, she’ll probably lose weight (over time) and begin to reverse any health conditions she may have.” This isn’t just for Mom though. Try incorporating these 7 […]

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Coconut Oil Nutrition—A Different Kind of Fat

Coconut oil is a fat, just like butter, olive oil and canola oil are fats. But not all fats are nutritionally equal. Far from it. And that’s where the real coconut oil nutrition story begins. Coconut oil contains small amounts of iron and vitamins E and K, is rich in antioxidant compounds, provides 117 calories per tablespoon, the same as most other oils, and 13.6 grams of total fat—87% of that is saturated. That’s when eyebrows might be raised. But it’s the type of saturated fat that makes virgin coconut oil stand out from the rest. All fats and oils […]

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DIY Razor Burn Relief

Let’s just start by saying, I hate shaving. My skin is so sensitive and I almost always get razor burn. The problem was made worse when I, by VERY last resort, had to use a single blade razor. (I blame Dave for buying them because they were on sale) I immediately regretted that decision. Thankfully, my jar of coconut oil was right next to my vanity and I started lathering it on my legs. The lauric acid in coconut oil is anti-bacterial, which means it can prevent any of those annoying bumps from becoming infected. Unfortunately, even the best razors […]

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