Baking Soda

Tips to Banish Bad Breath

…in this country every year on products promising to get rid of this condition. Yet most of these products, which include alcohol-, peroxide- and baking soda-based mouthwashes, toothpastes and sprays, mask the odor at best and in some cases actually make the problem worse. But don’t worry. If…

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Little-Known Uses for Lemons

…When it comes to beauty and health, there are many uses for lemons. Lemons contain citric acid, and when you combine lemon juice with a little baking soda, it creates an inexpensive at-home teeth whitener. Mix the two together in a small bowl until it bubbles and use a cotton swab to apply to teeth.…

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Household Uses for Alka-Seltzer

…it’s your turn: Which of these “outside of the box” uses for Alka-Seltzer surprised you most? Do you know of other uses for Alka-Seltzer you would like to share with us? You May Also Be Interested In: * 7 Baking Soda Health Benefits * 10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

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Clean Up Indoor Air Quality, Improve Your Health

…supermarkets and health food stores. You can also make your own cleaning products using ingredients such as baking soda, Alka-Seltzer, distilled white vinegar, or hydrogen peroxide. Baking soda can be used for scrubbing counters, deodorizing the refrigerator, and cleaning drains. Alka-Seltzer can be…

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Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

…melatonin’s efficacy. Other safe, natural, and effective heartburn remedies include deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL), chamomile, and baking soda. Flatulence Remedies Although we don’t like to talk about it, everybody passes gas. In fact, the average person has 10 to 14…

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7 Summer Survival Tips

…effective, natural ways to reduce the discomfort of an insect bite or sting is to dab the affected area with toothpaste. The alkalinity of the baking soda in most brands of toothpaste relieves itching, and the antibacterial components prevent infection. Just spread a thick layer of toothpaste over…

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10 Easy Prevention Tips That Can Keep You Healthy

…changes you make in your daily life that have the real power to keep you healthy. * Eliminate sugar and white flour from your diet. Sodas, most breads, baked goods, snack foods, and other refined carbohydrates wreak havoc with blood sugar levels and contribute to weight gain. * Avoid saturated…

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Dietary Sugar Intake: How to Manage It

…and prepared foods. In fact, most of our excess sugar intake comes from beverages and processed foods. So the next time you have a hankering for a soda or some convenience food or snack, think again. And don’t believe that HFCS-free products sweetened with “natural” sugars or fruit…

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