Health Benefits of Okra

Health Benefits of Okra

The health benefits of okra are many, but first let’s focus on the background of okra. Okra is actually a member of the cotton and hibiscus family and is indigenous to regions around the Nile in North Africa as well as the Middle East. Okra was discovered about 3500 years ago in Ethiopia. Okra later […]

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Arthritis – What You Need to Know

As of 2012, about half of all adults—117 million people—have one or more chronic health conditions. One of four adults has two or more chronic health conditions. ~Centers for Disease Control and Prevention I was actually somewhat shocked to learn that the total health costs attributable to arthritis and other rheumatic conditions (AORC) in the […]

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Health Benefits of Organic Grapes

Cold grapes rank as one of the healthiest snacks that one can eat. Grapes are naturally sweet, juicy and refreshing. An interesting fact that many may not know is that grapes that are consumed as is or used in recipes are called table grapes as opposed to wine grapes (used in viniculture) or raisin grapes […]

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DIY Healthy Raw V8 Juice Recipe

Most know that the health benefits of raw juicing are many. One of my favorites is my DIY Raw V8 Juice Recipe. This Raw V8 Juice Recipe is not only delicious, but a recipe you will want to keep in your files for a nutritious snack or for the cold and flu season. Did You […]

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Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

When the temperatures and humidity start to climb during the summer months, we naturally seem to drift toward great-tasting cold beverages. It’s very important to give our bodies plenty of fluids and nutrients, especially during this time of year. The trick is to choose quality, nutritional drinks that don’t subject our body to harmful substances […]

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MegaHydrate – Antioxidant, Anti-Aging & Hydration Benefits

Did you know that Researchers estimate that half of the world’s population is chronically dehydrated? And in America that level rises to 75 percent of the population? These are very eye-opening statistics when we consider that so many people are sipping on sodas, tea and coffee almost all day long. Even though most people know […]

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Gluten-Free Peach Crisp

At the peak of peach season in Texas (which is now), many of us turn our hearts and appetite to fresh and delicious peaches. For those times that we want to indulge in a delicious dessert, healthy crisps are a great way to enjoy seasonal fruit. I was so excited to come across this recipe […]

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Children Get Constipated, Too

Do you notice your child putting off going to the bathroom because he/she is busy doing more important things? Do you notice avoidance of the bathroom for fear of a painful bowel movement? Is your child not experiencing daily bowel movements? All of these situation may be signals that your child is experiencing childhood constipation. […]

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