Entries by Danna Norek

Danna is an occasional blogger in the health and beauty arena, works in the insurance industry as a day job, and also owns AuraSensory.com, a natural body, skin and hair care company that offers highly effective alternatives to traditional chemical-heavy products. Her product line includes a natural deodorant, natural sulfate free shampoo and silk conditioner, facial skincare and more.

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“Bullet Proof” Coffee – Have You Tried It?

I first read about the concept of “bullet proof” coffee over a year ago. It is a term used for the special way to make coffee, as well as a special mycotoxin-reduced brand of coffee that was coined by Dave…

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Ellagic acid tempers fat storage, protects skin and more

If you haven’t yet heard much about the polyphenol nutrient called ellagic acid (also called EA), that may soon change. Some promising new studies are showing that it may benefit not only your overall cell health through its antioxidant and…

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The Aesthetic, Psychological and Therapeutic Benefits of Light Therapy

Natural light, supplied by the sun to our planet for thousands if not millions of years, is an integral part of our well-being. It supplies the plant life we heavily rely on for our food supply with vital nutrients to…

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Need help with appetite control? Try this highly effective spice & mineral combo

Who doesn’t need a little help in the Appetite Department after the holidays? After all, the nearly involuntary splurging on high fat, sugary, savory indulgences that are inevitably plentiful during this time, cause our appetites go into overdrive. And it’s…

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4 Reasons You Should Keep Witch Hazel in Your Cupboard

Witch hazel is one of those age old multipurpose remedies that tend to go forgotten as newer, more enticing (and often more expensive) natural folk remedies come into vogue. The witch hazel shrub is native to North America, and its…

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3 reasons processed foods are so addictive

Even the most well-meaning health nuts occasionally get sucked into the junk food vortex. We’ve all been there. You take a few bites of a flavorful processed snack food, and suddenly you’ve consumed 1,000 calories that are devoid of any…

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Mangos alkalize the body, improve brain function and vastly improve irregularity and digestion

Mangos have risen from relative obscurity as a novel tropical fruit a mere decade or so ago to a well-loved addition to a popular health fad here in the US, smoothies and other types of pure juices and natural drinks.…

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Want to avoid petroleum and its byproducts? Look out for these ingredients

Most people don’t know it, but petroleum by-products can be found in a lot of the products we use in our daily lives. While you might be thinking these types of ingredients are mostly found in topical beauty and personal…

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Depressed, Tired or Anxious? Scientific Reasons Why Getting Outdoors Can Save You

“All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.”
– Marie Curie
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be an “outdoorsy” type, you undoubtedly have witnessed and experienced the healing effects on both…

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How bananas improve gut health, aid in weight loss and improve mood

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits here in the US. You will always see them readily available in your produce aisle, and like apples which are the second most popular fruit, you may even see them in places…

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