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Is Acai Berry a Super Food?

Dr. Perricone noted that the berry has so many outstanding benefits, that you would hard pressed to find a more impressive and nutritious food on the planet. Blueberries were once noted as one of the most nutritious foods in the world, but even it pales when compared to the acai berry which has nearly 4 times the antioxidants of the blueberry.


Quit Smoking and Save A Fortune

There are many costs associated with smoking, some are obvious such as the cost of the individual packs or cartons of cigarettes, other costs are hidden, but can still place a drain on your bank account.

The average price of a pack of cigarettes is $4.49. If you smoke just one pack a day, that would cost you $134.70 a month and $1616.40 for an entire year. If you smoke more then one pack a day, then obviously your costs will be higher.


The process of making essential oils

Essential oils are generally created through the process of distillation. There are three ways to distil the oils. They include the use of water, direct steam and water and steam. The type of distillation that is used depends on the plant and what condition it arrives in.

Plants or flowers are steamed to create essential oils. The steam suspends the essential oil from the plant. After the steam is allowed to cool, it turns to water and the essential oil sits on top of the water, as oil and water do not mix. The oil is then taken from the water.


How to make your own shampoo with essential oils

Many people are interested in natural living. This involves using products that do not contain harmful or caustic chemicals. Many of our everyday cleaning and personal beauty products contain dangerous chemicals that may cause cancer or chronic illnesses down the line. To avoid this, more and more people are looking for natural alternatives.