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Naturally Calming Remedies

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adult Americans, making anxiety the most common mental health problem in the United States, according to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. You may have experienced this yourself– your palms are clammy, you become shaky,  you break into a cold sweat and your brain fogs over. When you’re anxious or […]

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Smoothie vs Juice

What’s better? … Juice? or Smoothies? The answer is … They are equally nutritious, but the difference is how your body and digestive system processes it. Check out the chart below:

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Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

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The Incredible Benefits of Blueberries

Boost Immune System – Antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, anthocyanin, copper, iron, selenium, and zinc contained in blueberries, help boost the body’s immune system to enable the body to fight against viral and bacterial infections. Neutralize Free Radicals – Blueberries are packed with Anthocyanin, a pigment responsible for the dark […]

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The Lunchbox Challenge

Picky eater? Nut free school? Variety challenged? If you send your kids to school with a homemade lunch each day, you may be dealing with at least one of these issues … or worse!  When it comes to putting together your children’s lunch menu for the week, think outside of the sandwich. Just because you […]

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Life’s a Peach

Peaches are in season now and although most of us know how delicious a ripe and juicy peach is, we may not know of the many health benefits they have. Here are some Healthy Benefits of Peaches Contribute to eye health Beta carotene is responsible for eye health. Many people around the world have eyesight […]

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How to Care for a Bruise – Part 2

In Part 1 of “Do you bruise easily”, I addressed what bruises are, the symptoms, and what can cause them. As promised, today I’m giving you a variety of treatments that are sure to help ease the discomfort that comes with a bruise and to help prevent them from happening as often. Folk Remedies: Butter […]

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Liver and Onions? Yes!

Here’s a question from days gone by……Did your Mama ever make a meal of Liver and Onions?  Well, growing up in the farmland of Ohio, it was certainly part of our diet and I never minded the liver taste.  Of course, I’m pretty sure you can smother anything with sautéed onions and it would come […]

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Sweet, Juicy Peaches Now in Season

At its ripest and best the peach is a food that forces you to adopt a special eating position – bowing forwards at an angle of 30° and with arm raised above the horizontal – to avoid being bathed in peach juice (now there’s an idea…). HISTORY:  Native toChina, peaches were taken along the Silk […]

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Are You Salt-Smart?

Sodium and chloride are two substances in the composition of salt. They are usually referred to as “sodium chloride” as if they are one single element. Under normal circumstances, sodium chloride is not risky. In fact, it is a nutrient that regulates blood pressure and the volume that flows through your veins. However, quantity and […]

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