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How to grow tomatoes - Dr. Axe

How to Grow Tomatoes (Including My Favorite Varieties!)

Find yourself searching “how to grow tomatoes” this growing season? You aren’t alone. In fact, experts say tomatoes are the most popular home garden crop grown in America. It’s the fruit of choice for 85 percent of home gardeners in the U.S. (1) If you’re new to growing food and just caught the gardening bug, you’re in good company. Between 2008 and … Read More

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DIY Compost: Simple Steps to Make ‘Black Gold’ at Home

DIY compost may seem intimidating at first, but it’s really not much different than baking a cake when you think about it. You just need specific amounts of certain ingredients and a set of directions. For DIY compost, add browns, greens and a little moisture; follow some simple rules; and you’ve got “black gold” for all of your home landscaping … Read More

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Human sewage sludge in compost - Dr. Axe

Human Sewage Sludge in Compost? It’s Really a Thing (and BEWARE)

If you don’t want to wind up with shampoo chemicals in your garden tomatoes, this information is for you. Now, I get it. When you swing by your local home improvement store for bagged fertilizer for your lawn or garden, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is toxic compounds. But there’s something you need to know. Human sewage sludge in compost … Read More

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Chlamydia Symptoms - Dr. Axe

Chlamydia Symptoms + 5 Natural Treatments

It’s the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can be cured. Chlamydia infects both men and women across the globe. And the challenge with treatment, and keeping it from spreading, is that most people do not experience chlamydia symptoms. But, not having symptoms doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be concerned. In fact, chlamydia can cause serious and permanent damage to … Read More

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World Happiness Report: Where Does the U.S. Rank?

Can you measure happiness among a population? The World Happiness Report thinks so. The report, first published in 2012 by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranks 155 countries according to happiness and well-being levels. Each year, researchers release the report in conjunction with March 20, the International Day of Happiness. This year, the report focuses on the social foundations … Read More

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Health benefits of camping - Dr. Axe

Health Benefits of Camping Now Include Major Sleep Improvements

Often called “America’s Best Idea,” the National Park Service could also soon be known as America’s Healthiest Prescription. (Especially if you’re someone suffering from a sleep disorder.) In fact, if you’re searching for insomnia cures, it may be time to to turn to your tent. A 2017 study suggests the health benefits of camping now much healthier sleep. So what’s the … Read More

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15 Rules for How to Eat Out Healthy

When you’ve committed to revamping your health and lifestyle, one of the most important things is overhauling the way you eat. And when you’re in the kitchen, it’s a lot easier to stick to your healthy diet principles, especially when you’re trying to eat healthy on a budget. But most of us don’t eat every single meal at home. Dining … Read More

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Standing study - Dr. Axe

Standing Study Uncovers the Simple Trick for Faster Weight Loss

Everyone knows you’re supposed to stand up more throughout the course of the day, but a new standing study provides some surprising findings. First, let’s talk about the extreme risks of a sedentary lifestyle. In the past few years, we’ve learned a lot about the health effects of too much sitting. And get this — a sedentary lifestyle can be just as damaging … Read More

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Hygge: The Danish Trick for True Winter Happiness

Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. But why? Well, a concept called “hygge,” pronounced “HOO-gah,” is believed to be a big part of that. But what is it? Well, that’s a little harder to put into words. So I turned to Danish happiness expert Meik Wiking, the founder and chief executive of the Happiness Institute, … Read More

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