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If You’re Still Using Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder, This Might Be Enough to Make You Stop

While we would hope that there is enough human decency in this world that companies producing products that are designed for infants, would be safe enough for infants. Of course, sometimes this is not the case, as we’ve seen recently with baby food.  Johnson & Johnson, the infamous pharmaceutical, who is known for Aveeno moisturizers, […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

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This Company is 3D Printing Homes from Hemp

The ‘sober’ cousin of marijuana deserves some more time in the spotlight. While it’s not going to give you a buzz, it is capable of an even higher power.  Hemp is already known to produce vital resources such as rope, clothing, and paper, however this humble plant will likely serve an even greater purpose in […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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Why Marijuana Isn’t Right for Everyone

While we hear most of the healing benefits associated with the cannabinoid compounds in marijuana, such as THC and CBD, not everyone experiences the same side effects and benefits when using this substance.  Marijuana is thought of as having only positive benefits, however, there are many people who have experienced negative side effects and a […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

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Astaxanthin: 9 Known Benefits, Uses, Side Effects & Conditions

The ocean is full of things that are beneficial to the human body. One of them is astaxanthin, a carotenoid pigment found in many sea creatures including trout, shrimp, lobster, microalgaie, and most famously, Pacific salmon. It’s the compound that gives the fish its signature pink hue. Here are some of the potential benefits of […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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7 Vegan Foods High In Protein That Make Meat Obsolete

Throughout this list I will be exploring my top 7 plant-based proteins you can start enjoying today! Many people ponder a solution with regards to eating meat as their main source of protein. This list is mainly geared towards vegans, because this is a great way for them to get the necessary proteins they need […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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The best way to practice self care is to care less

For most people, self-care means bubble baths, a good book or show, going for a walk, or taking a nap.  Your body is aching, you’re tired, and your brain is turning to mush trying to remember everything you need to do. No matter what is happening, you are burnt out and need a break. However, […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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6 Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper has many health benefits. It is a member of the chili pepper family, and it is a spice that can be used for both cooking and as an ingredient in your favorite dishes. Cayenne pepper (Capsicum annuum) is commonly used as a seasoning or in foods that are served with a kick and […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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5 Ingredients You Do Not Want in Your Food

On April 11th, the California Assembly’s Committee on Health approved a bill to ban five chemical food ingredients: brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propylparaben, Red Dye No. 3, and titanium dioxide. In the United States, these are found in candy, cereals, and many other common foods on grocery store shelves. They’ve been banned because of […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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People on Reddit Describe The Weirdest Side Effect They’ve Ever Experienced From Medication

While medication has made some incredible contributions to people’s quality of life, sometimes it causes people to question if they’re even worth taking. They have contraindications with other prescriptions and supplements and can often have undesirable side effects. As such, a Reddit user posed an important question and got some interesting, if not terrifying, answers. […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Fragments of an Ancient Lost Continent Have Been Discovered in the Canadian Arctic

Scientists from the University of British Columbia have discovered pieces of a lost continent underneath Baffin Island, Nunavut, believed to have been buried more than 150 million years ago [1]. Nunavut is a large, remote and sparsely populated territory in northern Canada. The territory has been of particular interest for gem-mining companies seeking to study […]

Penelope Wilson

Penelope Wilson

The Hearty Soul Team