Rae0587 | BeeBucks:148

""At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us" ~ Albert Schweitzer"

Display Name: Rae0587, Member
First Name: Rae
Last Name: Veillette
Location: Portland, ME, US

 
 


 

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featuregmo

What Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert Told Me About The Politics of Health

 

I can't wait to see it!

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Carrageenan

The Carrageenan Controversy

 

Carrageenan has been shown to give ulcerative colitis to lab rats in a Chicago University trial... I have UC. I ain't touchin that stuff.

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A Fight For Clean Water

 

I just got done readin about plutonium mining in "The World W/out Us" by Alan Wiesman. A REAL eye opener and a damn shame that it still goes on

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Surviving Whole Foods

 

It's not like the old days when you could just CARE. Now, apparently, it has to be shoved down other people's throats! :) REALLY enjoyed this!

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Petroleum Jelly—The Rub Behind The Goop

 

Good stuff to know! So crazy how we grow up with stuff we don't really think twice about, and come to find out it's crap. Yikes!!

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10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Bee Pollen

 

Hooray for Bees!

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honey

20 Unusual Uses For Honey

 

YAY! I love honey!

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diet

I Reversed My Diabetes In Just 11 Days - By Going On A Starvation Diet

 

WOW! That's really incredible. So funny that so many of these things make sense and yet none of us really stop and THINK about it ha! Thanks for making us think!!

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wheat-tree2

Bulletproof: Monsanto Not Worried About Illegal GM Wheat

 

We can blame Monsanto for many a horrible things they are doing right now, but how about putting blame where it is needed: our US government protecting big corporation instead of it's own people. I think that's a more important view point.

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Wild Pacific Alaskan King Salmon

 

Vital Choice is a wonderful company. I used to work in a call center that sold their products. They are very legitimate in their practices and they are honest in their statements of the products. Good stuff!!

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Screwed By Climate Change: 10 Cities That Will Be Hit Hardest

 

I live in ME and we do not have winters like we used to, that's for sure. They're warmer and more sleet, sometimes even rain, than beautiful snow. This past winter was more ike a typical one than we've had for about 5 or 6 yrs!

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tea-bag

Dangerously High Pesticide Levels In Celestial Seasonings Teas

 

Good to know!

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angelina

The Angelina Effect

 

I admire what she did

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Food Industry Lies: Fake Honey, Soy Sauce, And Spices

 

Thank you for this one whoa!

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A Scary Look Inside Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos

 

That's awesome to hear, "theyoungretiree"! My husband said it isn't even flavorful in any sense of the word. This is just.. gross

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Lose Weight By Eating And Repeating

 

This article is like a DUH moment for my brain... Thank you! And it helps to eat as slowly as possible, btw.

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dustbuster3

Myth Buster: Can Your Dustbuster Really Make You Buff And Sexy?

 

Of course, NOTHING is that easy! Though when we consider how sedentary most Americans are, at least this is doing something... And I think cleaning is kind of fun :)

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yoga

The Benefits Of Yoga

 

Almost everyone knows yoga is great for your overall well-being; I like how this article gets down to the nitty gritty and actually tells you HOW it is good for you.

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fat-fam

Moving To America Will Kill You

 

HAHA! It made me giggle! Um... the writing style... not the subject... It's very disturbing and makes me want to move.

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chlorella

Use This Superfood To Help Remove Mercury From Your Tissues In Weeks

 

May be something new to try out... Thanks :)

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teatulia

Teatulia: How Organic Tea Transformed A Bangladesh Community

 

It's so nice to hear some GOOD things happening in the world :)

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green-tea

The Truth About Green Tea

 

Who doesn't want to look and feel healthy while sipping on something tasty? It's just that easy!

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dead-fish

The Little Known Toxic Travesty Of Anniston Alabama

 

Yet another case of big corps. taking over America and destroying our health in the meantime. Thank you so much Homey Colony for keeping us informed!

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cheese

8 Foods People Think Are Healthy (But Aren't)

 

I agree with the reader above, it's a little surprising about olive oil. Thanks!

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back-from-the-brink

Back From The Brink: My Summer Of Irritable Bowel

 

AWESOME! I thank goodness there is more info on IBS and other gastric disorders these days. It is becoming less "taboo" and more of a household name. IBS is very real!

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A Scary Look Inside The McRib

 

Let alone the fact that it's BBQ and pickles... I dunnoooo

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cairo

Walking Backward In Cairo

 

How fun!

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toads

Two Dead Toads: Reclaiming Childhood Wonder

 

YES! Wonderful!

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endocrinology

My Adventures In Endocrinology, Part I: Getting To A Diagnosis

 

Thank you for sharing this! It's so important for pl to understand everything in the body is connected. I'll be looking for Part II!

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Cat And Cannabis:
How Far Would You Go For Your Pet?

 

I would do anything for my kitty kat! I also agree with Old Hippie that if Guardians do not smoke or are uneasy about giving their pets the traditional ingestion of marijuana, then oils and salves are the way to go.

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change-of-heart

A Change Of Heart: How A Heart Condition Led To Health

 

What a wonderful story you have! Thank you so much for sharing your journey!

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EcoSex

Ecosex: How Green Is Your Love Life?

 

This sounds like something really fun to try out :)

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Natural Ways To Get Out Of Libido Limbo

 

This was very interesting. The idea of the toxins in our household affecting our libido makes sense,a s we know now, they effect our hormones. Nice one!

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Beauty

Ayurvedic Skin Care From The Outside In

 

A nice little article. Ayurvedic Practices are definitely the way to go for overall wellness. I would suggest to pl who are interested to find a local practitioner as there is a lot of information out there and they may be able to narrow down a routine fit just for you!

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inflammation

Inflammation: Can It Kill?

 

WOW great tips!

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lemon-water

Why You Should Drink Warm Water And Lemon

 

Hip Hop Hooray! I read about this in Deepak Chopra's "Perfect Digestion" awhile back . I started drinking this every morning and after dinner. It's easy AND effective.

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