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Fun facts about natural grass lawns

The month of April is designated as National Lawn Care Month and The Lawn Institute and the National Association of Landscape Professionals want to heighten public awareness regarding the many environmental and health benefits of natural grass.

http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/ll-041715-Natural-grass-lawns.aspx

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5 Best Herbs for Energy (Infographic)

Everyone has those days when they just can’t seem to find enough energy. There are a lot of caffeinated drinks that may do the job, but they aren’t usually known as the healthiest ways to increase your energy. These five herbs don’t just give you a quick energy boost, they have a number of other health benefits that naturally make you feel more energized throughout the day. Learn how each herb can help boost your energy below.

http://www.herbaffair.com/blog/5-best-herbs-for-energy


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7 Essential Oils For Survival

Essential oils have been used for centuries to enhance physical, emotional, spiritual and mental wellness. In fact, during the plagues of the Middle Ages, perfumers and tanners were noted to be less susceptible to the disease. This was due to their use of essential oils in their work.

www.offthegridnews.com/2014/02/24/7-essential-oils-for-survival


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Living Happier and Healthier: What a Green Lifestyle Can Do for You

Many people believe that making the switch to green living involves giving something up. However, that is not the case. Living an eco-friendly lifestyle benefits you and your family tremendously.

http://www.greenerideal.com/lifestyle/0602-living-happier-healthier-green-lifestyle-can/


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Health Benefits of Butter

Butter has been enjoyed for thousands of years by traditional cultures. These cultures were people like those in Olde England, those in the primitive Swiss villages and even the Mongolians whose staple diet was milk products and meat. It is a natural healthy fat and when consumed as raw butter has several health benefits. It is not the bad fat it has been made out to be. In fact, those that eat margarine have twice the heart disease as those that eat butter. So how can butter make us healthier?

http://pioneerthinking.com/health/health-benefits-of-butter#more-9089


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Oregano: Zest for Your Dinner and Your Herbal Medicine Chest

The smell is one of familiar culinary delight. Ah! Oregano! It’s pungent aroma lends zest to sauces, Italian dishes, and tomato products of all kinds. But what of the medicinal qualities of this oft forgotten aromatic?

http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural-health/oregano-herbal-medicine-chest-zbcz1409.aspx#ixzz3DQcSY7JW