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Digestive Enzymes

Digestive Enzymes

Digestive Enzymes The human body, like virtually all living things, naturally contains enzymes. Research shows that the body not only will conserve its own digestive enzymes, but it will also absorb those from the foods and supplements you take in. Digestive enzymes...

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CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy The human body is naturally equipped with the ability to heal itself but environmental stressors like the daily grind can wreak havoc on your body, resulting in pain and other health issues. Craniosacral therapy is one way of boosting your body's...

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Cranberry and Fresh Pear Cobbler Recipe

Cranberry and Fresh Pear Cobbler Recipe

Cranberry and Fresh Pear Cobbler From its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to its high levels of vitamins C, E and K, this crust-free cranberry and fresh pear cobbler offers an array of health benefits. It's also an excellent source of dietary fiber,...

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Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) A staple of both Eastern and Western medicine, licorice acts as a demulcent, a soothing and coating agent, and as an expectorant, making it an excellent natural alternative to drug-store remedies during the height of cold and flu season....

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Cranberries

Cranberries

Cranberries Native to America, cranberries are one of the richest health-promoting foods around. Cranberries have numerous health benefits including: providing anti-inflammatory benefits for the digestive tract and cardiovascular system, preventing the growth of...

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Holidays The Healthy Homemade Way

Holidays The Healthy Homemade Way

Holidays The Healthy Homemade Way - You've heard the saying, "it's the thought that counts." This year, make your thoughts count and show your loved ones how much you care about their well-being by giving healthy, homemade gifts. Do-it-yourself (DIY) gift making not...

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Irvingia (African Mango)

Irvingia (African Mango)

Irvingia (African Mango) Irvingia is a supplement made from the seeds of the African Mango. It is high in dietary fiber and used as a weight loss supplement. It has been studied in connection with obesity and has been shown to decrease body weight, body composition,...

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Pumpkin Puree Soup – Perfect for Fall!

Pumpkin Puree Soup – Perfect for Fall!

Pumpkin Puree Soup This high fiber pumpkin puree soup is loaded with antioxidants, vitamin A, beta-carotene, mixed carotenoids, and minerals such as magnesium. Top with roasted pumpkin seeds to add a boost of immune enhancing zinc. Serve warm or chilled throughout the...

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Green Tea – Phytonutrients Galore!

Green Tea – Phytonutrients Galore!

Green Tea Of all the many kinds of tea, green tea contains the greatest concentration of phytonutrients. In fact, those who drink 5 cups of green tea a day have a significantly lower risk of dying from any cause including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes....

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Pumpkin – Vitamin A, Fiber, and more!

Pumpkin – Vitamin A, Fiber, and more!

Pumpkin From pie to scary Halloween jack o'lanterns, pumpkins are a staple this time of year. Adding it into your family meals can bring some great health benefits. The bright orange color of a pumpkin is an indication that it is full of Vitamin A, beta-carotene, and...

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Indulge Without the Bulge

Indulge Without the Bulge

Indulge Without the Bulge Oven roasted turkey, corn bread stuffing, green bean casserole, and sweet potato pie. November is a very delicious time of year. With Thanksgiving, Thanksmas, Christmas, and a lot of holiday parties to look forward to, it can be easy to gain...

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Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)

Essential Fatty Acids Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are an excellent addition to your diet, especially during the holiday season when foods high in sugars, carbohydrates, cholesterol, and food allergens can tempt us. Essential fatty acids help support your system...

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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy Fall is filled with wonderful aromas: cinnamon, peppermint, nutmeg. Some aromas have a healing affect on our bodies from stimulating mood enhancing chemicals to balancing hormones, and even signaling muscle relaxation. Aromatherapy is the use of essential...

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Molasses Gingerbread

Molasses Gingerbread

Molasses Gingerbread This old fashioned gingerbread recipe is lightly sweetened with nutrient rich molasses. The ginger can be very soothing to the stomach and aids in digestion. Ginger is a warming food and combined with the nutritive molasses, makes a great fall...

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Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana)

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana)

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) Sweeten up this holiday season with Stevia, a South American native plant that can be used as a sweetener that does not cause a rise in blood sugar or suppress the immune system. Because there are many different varieties of Stevia plants...

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Blackstrap Molasses

Blackstrap Molasses

Blackstrap Molasses Blackstrap Molasses is made from sugar cane by crushing or mashing the plant to extract its sugar. Then it is boiled three times to help crystallize the sugars so they may be extracted. What is left is a sweet black syrup filled with a high...

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Sweeten Up Without Ruining Your Health

Sweeten Up Without Ruining Your Health

Sweeten Up Without Ruining Your Health Along with the cooler days and longer nights of fall comes the season of sweet temptation: Halloween goodies, apple cider, hot chocolate, candy canes and peanut brittle. It is easy to overindulge. That's why it is important to...

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Zinc – The Immune Booster

Zinc – The Immune Booster

Zinc Zinc is an immune-boosting nutrient. In fact, over two hundred enzymes in our body require this mineral to function, which is far more than any other nutrient in our diet. A deficiency of Zinc can lead to impaired wound healing, increased susceptibility to colds...

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Constitutional Hydrotherapy

Constitutional Hydrotherapy

Constitutional Hydrotherapy Hydrotherapy (or "water cure") refers to the therapeutic use of water to stimulate the body's healing force. The process involves applying hot wet towels to the chest and abdomen and wrapping the person in warm blankets. After the skin has...

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Amaranth Bread Recipe

Amaranth Bread Recipe

Amaranth Bread This recipe for Amaranth Bread is a wonderful gluten-free option to increase fiber and protein in the diet. It holds up well to slicing and is very tasty! Ingredients: 3 large eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 1/2 cups Amaranth flour 1...

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Ashwagandha is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine for its rejuvenating properties. It is an immune-boosting herb that increases red and white blood cell counts, making it a very effective treatment for colds and flu, autoimmune...

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Amaranth – Ancient Aztec and Mayan Grain

Amaranth – Ancient Aztec and Mayan Grain

Amaranth One of the ancient grains of the Aztecs and Mayans, Amaranth is technically not a grain. It's a seed, making it both gluten-free and non-allergenic. One of its most unique characteristics is its high protein content, providing over 14 grams of protein in a...

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The Flu Vaccine and Your Family

The Flu Vaccine and Your Family

The Flu Vaccine And Your Family In preparation for flu season, conventional methods of dealing with the virus are beginning to hit the market. The most notable and one of the most controversial is the flu vaccine. Every year, a new vaccine is formulated with 3 strains...

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Bone Healthy Supplements

Bone Healthy Supplements

Bone Healthy Supplements When looking for Bone Healthy Supplements, it is important to know that bone health is most positively affected by a synergistic blend of many types of nutrients. In other words, there isn't just one supplement that adequately addresses bone...

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Therapy – Resistance Exercise

Therapy – Resistance Exercise

Resistance Exercise Resistance exercise is using the resistance of an object or environment during exercise. Studies have shown that resistance exercise helps improve bone density. There are several forms of resistance training. Lifting weight help provides resistance...

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Recipe: Herb Crusted Salmon

Recipe: Herb Crusted Salmon

Herb Crusted Salmon This light herb crusted salmon recipe has bone-healthy Vitamin D, calcium, and essential fatty acids. Even the fresh dill adds additional calcium while the olive oil provides additional omega oils for joint, bone, and muscle health. Ingredients: 1...

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Herb – Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

Herb – Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) Recent studies have shown the great promise of Horsetail to help with bone loss. It is a rich source of bioavailable calcium and silicon, as well as the synergistic blend of other phytonutrients that make the plant highly effective....

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Salmon – Superfood for General Health

Salmon – Superfood for General Health

Salmon Salmon has many special properties that make it a great superfood for general health, but especially good for bone and joint health. It has extremely high levels of Vitamin D, an essential nutrient the body needs for healthy, strong bones. It has high levels of...

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Summer Sun – Block or Bathe

Summer Sun – Block or Bathe

Summer Sun - Block or Bathe Summer Sun - Summer is here, as we can easily witness by the lengthening days, rising temperatures and row upon row of sunscreen products adorning store shelves. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (2010), these products are...

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Why You Should be Eating More Onion

Why You Should be Eating More Onion

From French to Italian cuisine, onion's varied flavor profile makes it a popular ingredient in many dishes. Beyond taste, onion is an important vegetable for health and nutrition. Onions are high in vitamin C, a good source of dietary fiber; they also contain...

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Meditate: It Does a Brain Good!

Meditate: It Does a Brain Good!

Amazing changes happen to mind and body when you meditate. During meditation, there is a physiological shift called ‘the relaxation response’ (RR). This response is exactly opposite the stress response that so many of us have a hard time avoiding in our daily lives....

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Vegan Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Vegan Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Vegan Stuffed Poblano Peppers This easy, 9-ingredient plant-based meal is packed with flavor and delicious nutrition in every bite! Aromatic brown rice and pinto beans are embellished with onion and salsa. Prep time: 15 minutes; Cook time: 1 hour 15 minutes Serves: 4...

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Pistachio Date Granola

Pistachio Date Granola

Pistachio Date Granola This is a simple, delicious, and versatile recipe. While we love the pistachio-date combination, you can shake up this recipe with your favorite nuts and seeds and dried fruit (such as Goji or Acai Berry). Also, if you prefer, you can use maple...

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Covid-19, Homeopathy and Epidemic Diseases

Covid-19, Homeopathy and Epidemic Diseases

Many people have asked me to comment on the "Coronavirus"  I will admit that for the first few weeks of this epidemic I was highly annoyed by the entire topic.  However, epidemic diseases have shaped our world for centuries and Covid-19 will be no different.  So as I...

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Herbed Pea Fritters

Herbed Pea Fritters

Fun facts about PEAS! Did you know that PEAS assist in weight management, promote increased energy and boosts the immune system? PEAS help with blood sugar regulation, arthritis, osteoporosis, bronchitis, and candida. PEAS are healthy for the environment, assist in...

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BEET AND BLACK BEAN BURGER

BEET AND BLACK BEAN BURGER

 Try a new take on...Burgers!There's so much to enjoy about summer—particularly summer nights-dining out on the deck or a picnic at the park! Get to chopping and enjoy this innovative dish!  INGREDIENTSBEET AND BLACK BEAN BURGERS1 large red...

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Homeopathy & Sunburns

Homeopathy & Sunburns

What can homeopathy do for sunburns? Of course it is best to avoid a sun burn in the first place but if you are at all like me sometimes that does not happen…so of course homeopathy can come to the rescue.  The right homeopathic remedy can stop the pain of...

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Where Life Meets Quiet

Where Life Meets Quiet

   Recover.  Renew.  Rebuild.   Shouldn't you be your best You? Have you ever wondered if your physical and mental emotional symptoms are related? Have you wondered if there is a physical explanation for why you don’t...

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Why Beets?

Why Beets?

 Did you know that in many ancient cultures Beets were used as Medicine?They originally used the beet leaves due to their nutritional and therapeutic value.   Later it was discovered that beetroots themselves included powerful antioxidants as well as...

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Modern Lifestyles

Modern Lifestyles

  Heart disease is the leading cause of death, disability, and health care costs in the US. More than 150 million Americans suffer from heart disease or one of its risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, or diabetes....

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Pure Superbowl Recipe

Pure Superbowl Recipe

This week, we're sharing a recipe for the Pure Superbowl. This meal is chockfull of super nutrients that keep you satiated and nourished all day long. How can you improve your blood pressure and prevent hypertension with diet?*Eat a variety of fruits, veggies,...

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