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Why Women Need To Detox More Often Than Men?

By: Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Chavi Morawiec Ever wonder why infertility is on the rise?  Why more and more women have difficulty losing weight? Did you know toxin accumulation is now related to a plethora of health conditions like infertility, fatigue, hormone imbalances, obesity, problem skin, depression, and menstrual disorders, to name a few? The constant need to look presentable has become commonplace among women, to the point where if we go out in public without adequate makeup, we are considered to have “just rolled out of bed”. Many women don’t dare leave their home without “proper” makeup. Though it may be beautiful to look at, it’s not without a hefty health cost. Over 10,000 different ingredients are used in personal care...

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All About Organic Labels

By: Chavi Morawiec, Registered Holistic Nutritionist. ORGANIC—a label so widely used and wildly searched, is seen as a new fad in today’s health world. Although health enthusiasts all over the world already know the value of organic produce and nutrition, recently the remarkable news story about Mr. Johnson’s winning case against Monsanto, proving that Glyphosate caused his cancer, has more and more people looking into whole organic foods. But what does organic mean? Does the label “Organic” guarantee a 100% pesticide free product? What does it take to get Organic Certified? Are all organic standards the same?   I used to listen to my parents when they said, “Oh don’t worry, everything is the same. There is no such thing as ’organic’”. Further...

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What is Antibiotic Resistance?

DID YOU KNOW The antibiotic resistant bacteria are able to continue to divide and grow producing even more bacteria that are not affected by the antibiotic. Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria develop the ability to survive exposure to antibiotics designed to kill them or stop their growth.   Antibiotic resistant bacteria are free to grow, multiply and cause infection within the host even when exposed to antibiotics. The result is that certain antibiotics can no longer be used to successfully treat certain infections. This significantly affects our ability to prevent and treat these diseases, increasing recovery time, the length of time people stay in hospital and death rates. Antibiotic resistance is not only caused by the overuse of antibiotics but research...

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Women Power India All the Way to the Moon

  As India’s most ambitious moon mission, named, Chandrayan 2, lifted off from its launch pad in Sriharikota, on July 22, loud congratulations were heard all over the world. But there were two women who were tense and will wait to start celebrating till the mission is successfully completed. Because, the most demanding phase of their work has just begun! Meet the two women of immense talent and drive on whose shoulders rests the most complex technological challenge India’s space establishment has ever undertaken. Muthayya Vanitha, a long-term scientist with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization), is the Project Director, overall in charge of the Chandrayan 2 mission that will for the first time ever, attempt to land a rover on...

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Are Hair Colours Safe?

There are only two types of people in the world. Those who dye their hair and those who don’t! Or won’t for whatever reason. Those who don’t might have a logical reason other than the fact they like the shade of hair that god gave them – they maybe worried, rightly so, about its health implications, not just on their hair health, but on their overall health, resulting from long term use of synthetic hair colours. The health impact of some of the chemicals used in synthetic hair dyes has not been fully understood or studied. There are plenty of products out there in the market that are not thoroughly vetted. Naturally, they cannot be marked as ‘Completely Safe’.   ...

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