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Are there carcinogens in your beauty products?

Are there carcinogens in your beauty products?

Most our community of friends at Healthy Harvest are healthy eaters. We read nutrition labels and are cautious of what ingredients we’re putting in our bodies. We choose organic and avoid GMOs and hormones whenever possible. But how often do we pay attention to what we’re putting on our skin? Our skin is our biggest organ … Continue reading "Are there carcinogens in your beauty products?"

6 Ways Oregano Oil Can Help you Stay Well During Cold &Flu Season

6 Ways Oregano Oil Can Help you Stay Well During Cold &Flu Season

Doctors, naturopaths, and a number of other health professionals have long touted Oregano Oil as one of nature’s most potent medicinal plants. Oregano oil also has antiseptic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. According to natural health expert Dr. Mercola, “The most therapeutically beneficial is the oil produced from wild oregano or Origanum vulgare that’s …

Why Healthy Fats Don’t Make You Fat, Part 2

Why Healthy Fats Don’t Make You Fat, Part 2

We’ve been told for years that fat is our enemy, but researchers of the ketogenic diet are proving otherwise. After reading lots of sources, Authority Nutrition has the most thorough, yet simple explanation. Visit here for the full article or read the recap below. What is the Ketogenic diet? It’s a low-carb, high-fat diet that …

Why Healthy Fats Don’t Make You Fat

Why Healthy Fats Don’t Make You Fat

If you’re like me, you might have grown up with the repeated message that a key to health is to avoid or limit all fats. Based on that reasoning, I cooked for years with as little butter and oil as possible thinking I was preventing weight gain or heart disease. When I first met the …

Phenols in EVOO May Protect Bone Mass

Phenols in EVOO May Protect Bone Mass

A recent article based on review of 37 scientific studies reports that the phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent loss of bone mass. Another study that evaluated three groups of elderly men over a two-year period. Only the group with extra intake of olive oil had increased levels of serum osteocalcin and procollagen …

Healthy Benefits of Olive Oil

Healthy Benefits of Olive Oil

So you probably knew olive oil was healthy, but did you know it could do all this?!

Ingredient in Olive Oil Kills Cancer Cells

Ingredient in Olive Oil Kills Cancer Cells

Hippocrates said, “Let thy food by thy medicine.” Looks like he was right. By now, most people think of the Mediterranean diet and pure extra virgin olive oil as part of a healthy lifestyle. We know that antioxidants are supposed to be good for us. But did you know that an antioxidant in EVOO  …

5 Reasons You Should Be Snacking on Olives

5 Reasons You Should Be Snacking on Olives

When you’re craving a salty snack, olives might not be on the top of your list, but they should be…Here’s why 1. Healthy Harvest olives are unpasteurized, traditionally fermented, and full of probiotic bacteria to improve digestive health. 2. Olives are packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals and eliminate other toxins. 3. Olives contain …