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From the common cold to the flu, we all deal with viruses, those small infectious bugs that can enter the body and spread. The immune system, how our bodies fight off infection, will generally…

Category: Wellness

While back to school is a common time to bolster your kids’ immune defenses, it’s clear right now that good immune defense is needed year ‘round!  After all, if they get sick, odds are you will…

Category: Nutrition

These are just a few examples of Fruit Infused Waters. The possibilities are endless!

Mango, Raspberry, and Ginger Water

INGREDIENTS
1 mango peeled and cubed
1/2 pint…

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As the summer sun and the temperature heat up, hydration becomes critical. 
People spend more time outside in the hot sun doing various activities. A lot of people like to hang out at the…

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The hibiscus plant is a favorite among gardeners and landscapers because it produces large showy flowers that enhance the beauty of any garden. As a bonus, the hibiscus flowers attract butterflies…

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Note: This post is sponsored by Host Defense Mushrooms. 

Wait a minute, why do we need to save the bees?

My daughter…

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Does smelling something good calm you down? According to Aromatherapy, the answer is yes! Aromatherapy uses the sense of smell to affect the mind and mood, and to cause physiological changes such…

Category: Wellness

Itchy eyes, sneezing and sniffles – oh my! Spring is in full bloom…and so are allergies! Pollen counts are soaring, so allergy symptoms are what everyone is talking about! You can get relief…

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Stress is a normal part of life, something we all deal with in varying levels. And right now, stress is prevalent in our world. Our body is equipped to handle stress for short periods of time, but…

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Between diets, lifestyle choices, body types, and personal convictions, the health landscape continues to change and grow. There is simply not one diet that works for everyone. But there are some…

Category: Vitamins

As people age, they are becoming more and more interested in increasing their health, endurance and vitality, and this includes sexual health. Sexual dysfunction is a problem experienced by both…

Category: Wellness

Several common spices have received a lot of attention as their therapeutic uses add to their culinary tradition. Here we take a closer look 3 golden spices and their benefits that go beyond the…

Category: Herbs

We’ve all heard that foods like spinach, kale and broccoli are loaded with antioxidants and phytochemicals that can protect our bodies and improve our health.

Why are green foods important…

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Maybe you indulged a little too much over the holidays…or maybe you just want a fresh start for the new year! Whatever the reason, periodic detoxification is a good idea. While our bodies have…

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We all have stress from time to time. But when it goes on for weeks, or months, chronic stress can impact all the body’s systems—especially the adrenal glands, small organs that rest on top of the…

Category: Nutrition