Healthy Quinoa Fruit Salad – A Must Make Recipe!

Healthy Quinoa Fruit Salad – A Must Make Recipe!

Blueberries, strawberries and mango are some of the most healthy fruit one can eat and provide high levels of antioxidants. This recipe is light and refreshing and especially satisfying for warm spring days and hot summer days.  Not only will you find the recipe great tasting, but the presentation of Quinoa Fruit Salad is simply […]

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20 DIY Tips For A Naturally Clean Smelling Home

As a result of doing a month of chemo in 2001 for stage 3 colon cancer, I became susceptible to certain perfumes/smells/odors. For example, I used to wear a lightly fragranced perfume that I adored — now there are not many perfumes that I can wear or stand to smell. My husband has had to […]

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Allergies? Check Your Household Cleaning Products

Sneezing? Coughing? Sinus drainage? Unexplained rash? Itchy skin?  Believe it or not but these symptoms can be traced back to chemical allergies found in everyday household cleaning products.  Unfortunately, most people and even medical professionals associate these symptoms with seasonal changes in plants, trees, pollen, etc. instead of household cleaning products in the home. Every […]

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Vegan Split Pea Soup Recipe

Do you ever have “one of those days” when nothing seems to come together like you envision? So many things on your “to do list” and yet not much actually gets done. On top of that, the last thing you want to do is spend the remainder of your day in the kitchen preparing supper. […]

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16 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Immune System Health

When discussing how to improve immune system health, I always like to begin with the following excellent quote from Dr. Lawrence Wilson: “Factors that impair the immune system include nutrient deficiencies, contaminated air, water and food, unhealthy lifestyles, and too much exposure to harmful microbes. Other factors that weaken the immune system are negative attitudes […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Importance of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

Swedish researchers have discovered that the lower your brain levels of tocopherols and tocotrienols (the entire family of vitamin E) the higher the chance that you will experience mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. The study led by Mangialasche, F. and colleagues from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden discovered that among study participants, high serum levels […]

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B-12 Deficiency – Know the Symptoms

It is a well-known fact that a B-12 deficiency if left unchecked can damage your brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and nerves of the eye. It can also cause concerns with energy production, blood sugar, digestion, and hormones. One of the 13 must-have vitamins in our body, Vitamin B-12 (cobalamin) is needed for good physical […]

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Aromatherapy Therapy for Children

Aromatherapy for children has been used historically to heal, soothe and lighten a child’s mood. Imagine having the ability to help reduce stress, improve sleep, reduce anxiety, calm a fretful, teething child or soothe cuts by simply using a few of nature’s essential oils correctly. Aromatherapy – essential oils – provides a highly effective and […]

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Health Benefits of Bananas

The many health benefits of bananas are nothing short of amazing. Bananas are gloriously sweet and come prepackaged with an easy-open pull down. Bananas are a favorite of just about everyone, young and old. The fact that they contain a vibrant punch of potassium (a whopping 467 mg of potassium per banana) makes them not […]

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Cherries for Inflammation and Pain

Eating cherries for inflammation and pain may seem a bit “out there” for most people who actually suffer from chronic pain on a daily basis. However, research continues to show that cherries, especially tart cherries, can give some of the same beneficial type of relief that anti-inflammatory drugs provide without having to be concerned about […]

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