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  • Taking the Mystery Out of Menopause

    Taking the Mystery Out of MenopauseIt’s not unusual for a woman to be confused about the stage of menopause she is in.  Because menopause is a process and not an event, it is possible to be regularly menstruating, but suffering from hot flashes, memory lapses, and weight gain ― problems we associate with menopause and irregular periods. Read More

  • What the Heck is Mucoid Plaque?

    What the Heck is Mucoid Plaque

    When reading about digestive health, you’ll frequently hear about “mucoid plaque,” a substance in the intestines that prevents optimal digestion and may even contribute to serious health conditions.  But what exactly is mucoid plaque, and why is it so harmful? Read More

  • 5 Reasons Diets Don’t Work

    5 Reasons Diets Don’t Work

    Are you frustrated with dieting? Does it seem like you go on one diet after another, only to regain the weight you lost and even add a few more pounds for your trouble?  If so, you’re not alone.  The truth is, the vast majority of people regain the weight once their weeks or months of dieting is over.  That’s because diets just don’t work for long-term weight loss. Read More

  • Top 5 Things To Look For In A Cleanse

    Top 5 Things To Look For In A Cleanse

    There are hundreds of cleanses, detox options, diets and other products on the market today. Now, more than ever, we as consumers are bombarded with the next hottest option. Some of us simply want to detox, some of us want a full body cleanse, some of us are looking to lose weight and some of us are simply curious about cleansing and don’t know where to start. Read More

  • Top 6 High-Fiber, Nutrient-Rich Foods

    High Fiber FoodsDoctors have been telling us for years to add more fiber to our diets. The benefits are many, including healthier digestion, regular bowel movements and more essential nutrients that are best consumed from a fresh, whole foods diet. Read More

  • Herbs for Anxiety

    Sweet BasilSweet Basil (Ocimum Basilicum)

    The key ingredient in Italian pesto, sweet basil is native to India, China, Southeast Asia and New Guinea. This herb promotes relaxation because it contains phytochemicals Read More

  • Top 7 Uses for Lavender

    LavenderLavender Facts:

    • Feature: Gray-green foliage, lovely fragrance
    • Light: Full sun
    • Soil: Needs good drainage, drier soil
    • Spacing: 12-18 inches apart
    • Plant Size: 20 to 24 inches tall
    • Garden Use: Containers; herb, vegetable and flower beds
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  • Detoxing Your Home

    When it comes to detoxing, we're quick to eliminate the culprits with our diets but how many of us look to our homes as a starting place? This handy Read More

  • 15 Foods That Can Help Naturally Detox and Cleanse The Body

    Detox and Cleanse Your Body

    15 Foods That Can Help Naturally Detox and Cleanse The Body

    Citrus Crush – high vitamin C (turns toxins into digestible material)

    Turnip Greens – antioxidants & sulfur-containing nutrients; activate and regulate detoxification enzymes Read More

  • DIY: Lavender Pillow

    Lavender Pillow

    Are you tired of waking up after 8 hours of sleep still feeling tired and groggy? We did a little research for you and here is Read More

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