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Chiropractic – More Than Cracking Bones

“The nervous system controls and coordinates all organs and structures of the human body.” (Grays Anatomy, 29th Ed, page 4) The decision to use a chiropractor for one’s primary care doctor as well as chiropractic care continues to soar in popularity. Why? Because most chiropractors now promote more than just spinal manipulation. Whole body health […]

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12 Ways To Green-Up Your Diet

Greening-up your diet to a healthy level is imperative if you want your body to be able to effectively fight disease, illness and support a healthy weight. A healthy diet should always be foundational for any type of health and wellness protocol. Unfortunately the definition of “healthy” is often ridiculous such as pre-packaged foods and […]

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Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the best loved and most consumed fruits around the world. The many health benefits of tomatoes are second to none. Tomatoes are fairy easy to grow and do well in backyard gardens as well as container gardening. The taste of home-grown heirloom tomatoes is unparalleled especially when compared to the tasteless grocery […]

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Health Benefits of Figs

Figs, which are a relative of the mulberry (Moraceae), are among the sweetest of fruits and provide a wide array of nutritional and health benefits for the body. Although considered a fruit, the fig is actually an inverted flower, and the seeds are the fruit, according to the California Fig Advisory Board. There are four […]

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50 Ways to Stress Less

Stress is really a funny thing, because when it is working well it helps make us better able to handle our responsibilities and solve concerns or confront issues as we travel through life. In fact, we would be in trouble without useful and properly operating stress responses. But stress can, and often does, become a […]

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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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26 Benefits of Organic Beets

Organic beets, beet juice and beat leaves provide many health benefits to the body. Beets belong to the chenopod family which also include chard, spinach and quinoa. This food family continues to show an increasing number of health benefits not readily available from other food families. Mikhail Tombak, Ph.D., a Russian longevity researcher, found that […]

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Secrets to Beating Sugar Addiction

Sugar addiction is likely the most prevalent type of addiction on our planet today. With the acceptance of the Standard American Diet consisting of junk food, pre-packaged foods, restaurant foods, sugary drinks and high-sugar desserts, sugar addiction easily affects children, babies through teenagers, as well as adults. Sugar addiction usually begins at a young age […]

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Stress-Free Christmas Gifts

Finding those perfect Christmas presents can be the most stressful part of the holiday season. However, I have found that focusing on gifts that “give” throughout the year can be some of the most thoughtful and most appreciative presents that a person will receive. Gifts that introduce the recipient to something “new” end up being […]

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12 Suggestions for a Stress-Free Stay-Healthy Christmas

First let me say that I love and always have loved the season of Christmas. However, I must admit there have been Christmases where I found myself becoming more and more irritated and/or feeling so much so that I couldn’t wait until January. And often, a healthy Christmas just doesn’t happen if we don’t take […]

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