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Your Brand Of Sea Salt May Be Contaminated With Plastic

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Sea Salt Contaminated With Plastic - Is Yours?
(WellnessPursuits.com) The bottom line is that there is a very high likelihood there are micro plastic particles in your fancy sea salt. Considered a healthier alternative to table salt, sea salt is derived through evaporative means. Producers collect seawater and evaporate it until only the salt is left (at least that’s what is supposed to happen). The source of the sea...

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others?

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Why Do Mosquitos Bite Some People and Not Others?
(WellnessPursuits.com) - I don't like sharing my blood with mosquitoes. Totally not fun being an involuntary donor for them, and the vicious little things carry some very nasty diseases. I seem to be a target for them, so wanted to find out why I'm so attractive to the little beasties. I hunted around the Web and found lots of information that explains...

Medications That Increase Suicide Risk

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Everyone feels down now and then. When the funk persists, however, depression can lead to suicidal ideation and thoughts of self-harm. Sometimes the thoughts are circumstantial, sprouting from grief or feelings of unhappiness. Sometimes they are symptoms of a mental health disorder. Surprisingly, they can even be a side effect of your medication. As much as 37% of...

Why You Want a Gemini in Your Life

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(WellnessPursuits) - Geminis are known for keeping everyone on their toes. A Gemini might love chocolate today and then decide vanilla is the best flavor tomorrow, or he or she may change their college major from biology to English halfway through the degree. It’s difficult to predict what a Gemini might say or do in any situation — in...

How Old Do You THINK You Are?

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Time keeps marching on, which means we continue to grow older one day at a time. Despite the inevitability of aging, how adults feel about their age may not align with how they once felt. In fact, it might not even align with reality! Research has found that perception changes with time. What may have once seemed true...

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders

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Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Everyone has some type of cookware in their homes. Some of it can actually harm you. Yikes! I remember my Mom using her cast iron skillet that cooked absolutely everything that wasn't baked in the oven. When I grew up and started my own home and stocked my kitchen, imagine my delight at discovering the latest in non-stick,...

Do You Have Parasites? – How To Rid Them From Your Body

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Which Foods Can Rid Parasites from Your Body?
(WellnessPursuits.com) Do you have Parasites? There are a number of ways to tell if your body has parasites. More often than not, if you have parasites, you’re going to experience numerous symptoms. Symptoms that you are hosting Parasites: Feeling of apathy, depression or constant fatigue Diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome Dry skin Unexplained weight gain as well as weight loss Iron deficiency...

4 Food Cravings That Are Symptoms of Something Else

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4 Cravings That Have Hidden Health Meanings
(WellnessPursuits.com) - As if it’s not tricky enough to eat right and exercise regularly, food cravings always seem to get in the way. You know what I’m talking about. Cravings are those hankerings for a specific thing to eat that simply will not go away until you cave. You feel better as soon as you eat it, but moments later you...

Cancer-Causing Airborne Toxins Removed by These Amazing Houseplants

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - How clean is the air in your home? It might be more contaminated than you think. Even if you don’t smoke indoors or use a fireplace or wood stove, your air could be riddled with poisons. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside your home is likely to be filled with toxic matter from...

5 Amazing Reasons You Need to Eat Pumpkin

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Many of us only think about pumpkins on Halloween and Thanksgiving, but what if I told you that adding pumpkin to your daily diet could help improve your overall health? This superfood can help your body fight disease and maintain a normal blood pressure. Check out these 5 amazing reasons you need to eat pumpkin: Pumpkin helps protect...