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Brazil Nut Milk Recipe

If you want to start a healthy diet but you don’t know where to start, nut milk is a great way. You can use for your smoothie, oatmeal, coffee, tea, and off course just as it is. So lets get started! Brazil Nut Milk A lovely recipe for home made Nut Milk. This recipe contains […]

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Healthy Foods

February or September? That means Fashion Weeks are happening! If you’ve ever been in New York City around this time – you would have noticed a lot of models in the streets running around in high heels with their portfolios in their hands. I remember first time I came to New York – which was […]

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plastic vs. glass straw

I went to one of my favorite raw restaurants to grab some lunch, and I noticed that they are selling Glass Straws. And I thought ‘WOW! A glass straw is an amazing solution for our plastic waste problem!’ it is very small but still a big help! Think about how much garbage already exists on […]

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Never say Never! Or What’s up with Lavender Tea?

If 3 years ago someone came to me and said that I would be making lavender tea and drying orange peels on my kitchen counter, I would say “not me!” And here I am, 3 years later drinking tea with dried orange peels that were left from my morning juice, mixing it with local Lavender […]

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Feng Shui Your Desk

I just came a cross this article about Feng Shui – How to organize your desk so Feng Shui can start to work its magic. It is quite simple to understand, so stay with me and read on! Imagine you are looking at your working desk from the above. Now divide it in 3×3 board […]

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How to store your greens in the fridge

Quick tip how to store your greens in the fridge. I have just learned it, and I wish I knew this trick long time ago, cause I love my greens, but they go bad really fast if I don’t consume it in the first couple of days. So, here it is: Cut your greens (it […]

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Moisturizing mask for dry hands

My hands get so dry in winter, especially this season! I have tried many creams, and many of them does work, but what really made a difference on my skin is this “formula”:   I use a Lavender Hand Cream by natural skin care line  “Jurlique” plus one more secret ingredient, which is  a Vitamin […]

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Food that will make you glow

“Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food“ – as Hippocrates quoted. And I strongly believe in this! I believe that nature has all the answers. You can find better solution for your acne or dull skin at farmers market and fresh produce stand in supermarket, then at you doctor office […]

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Canola Oil. To eat or not to eat?

I was recently researching the health benefits of Canola Oil, since it is very popular among us. And here is what I have found. I advise you to read it, and decide for yourself. At first I thought that name came from some kind of wonderful seed named “CANOLA”.But actually it stands for “Canada oil, low acid”. Where […]

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Organic vs non-organic

Organic vs non-organic

Quick tip that I want to share with everyone, that I just find out. When you buy your fruits and veggies at supermarket, they always have this little sticker with numbers on it. Do you know what it means? Produce that comes from organic farms, have a sticker with five numbers long and always starts […]

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How to really start your morning

We should think of our body as a miracle machine that does everything to keep us healthy and happy. While you sleeping at night, your body is going thru detox process – it is getting rid of old toxins and waste that you receive thru polluted air, unclean water, unhealthy food … You name it. […]

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Interview with Gui Valente: Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu.

I had a chance to interview a black-belt in brazilian jiu jitsu – Gui Valente. He is well known jiu jitsu teacher in Florida. At “Valente Brothers Jiu Jitsu” he teaches  law enforcements and military among other students. I personally, never tried jiu jitsu before, but after interviewing Gui, I think I might want to […]

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