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Pumpkin brownies, a new workout snack?

Itโ€™s no secret that pumpkin (or Cucurbita moschata) is a super food, with a resume that boasts a rich source of vitamins A, C and K, and bioactive compounds that have been linked with anti-cancer, -obesity and -diabetic properties. Recently, a Japanese research group set out to test whether this spectacular squash also contributes to… Continue reading Pumpkin brownies, a new workout snack?

Article Review · Beauty · Beauty/Cosmetics · Science

Lead in lipstick, a continued controversy…should we worry?

Iโ€™m sure that by now you are all familiar with the dangers surrounding lead-based paint, especially for families with small children. But did you know that some very unexpected household items, like your favorite lipstick, are also likely to have measurable amounts of lead, as well as other harmful metal contaminants? Deborah Blum of New… Continue reading Lead in lipstick, a continued controversy…should we worry?

Anti-microbial · Awareness · Beauty/Cosmetics · Science · Skin

3 creative ways to use coconut oil outside of cooking

Hi all. Here is where I start off by saying I’m sorry it’s been so long since I’ve last blogged, but I was super busy with life, exercising and eating clean, yada, yada, yada….but now i’m back!๐Ÿ™‚ Is it just me or has coconut oil become the most popular girl at school lately? It seems… Continue reading 3 creative ways to use coconut oil outside of cooking