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First Aid Naturally {Relieving Headaches and Pains}

If your medicine chest has traditionally consisted of aspirin, ibuprofen, anti-itch cream, etc., let me introduce you to some natural alternatives. Today our focus will be on relieving headaches and pains. Products such as ibuprofen, aspirin, sleeping pills, laxatives, and antacids comprise the bulk of many medicine...

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Kale Chips

Kale is one of several dark green leafy vegetables of the cabbage family, relates to collards and mustard greens. All of these greens provide calcium, iron and carotenoids in abundance, as well as many anti-caner factors. Kale and related greens should always be eaten cooked (but not...

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Different Colors Provide Different Nutrients

Different colors of vegetables provide different nutrients. Here's a breakdown to help you: Reds - beets, red cabbage, tomatoes, radishes (kind of), rhubarb, red kidney beans, red peppers, red onions Yellows/Oranges - sweet potatoes, winter squashes, carrots, yellow peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, rutabagas, yellow tomatoes White/tan - jicama, cauliflower, garlic, onion, turnips, parsnips,...

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Benefits of a Whole Body Cleanse

Have you ever thought about doing a cleanse or wondered if you need one?  Ask your self these questions: 1) Do you experience constipation? (Constipation is having less than one bowel movement per meal.) 2) Do you need to lose more than 10 or more pounds? 3) Are you sensitive to...

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Healthy Alternatives to Easter Candy

It seems every time we turn around, it's time for another holiday that promotes candy for kids.As a mom who wants her kids to eat healthy and have  a limited sugar intake, this can be so frustrating. I found some healthy alternatives to feeding kids...

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Benefits of Coconut

Coconut oil and whole coconut products that contain coconut oil are nature's best source of lauric acid. Lauric Acid is an essential saturated fatty acid that enhances the immune system and protects us against viruses, yeasts, parasites and other pathogens in the gut. Coconut can be added to your diet...

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Which Oil Should You Use for Cooking?

With all the conflicting information out there about fats, it's hard to know which fat is good for you? If you need help choosing good fats, read our last blog post here. When it comes to cooking with good fat, not all fats  are created...

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Choosing Skin Care

In today's society, it is so important to avoid adding extra toxins into your body. Most people are choosing to eat organic and drink clean water, but what you put IN your body isn't the only thing that matters.  Choosing what to put ON your body is important also. I found this...

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Fats

Throughout the 20th century and even today there has been much debate surrounding fat. At one point, we were told that all fat was bad and we should eliminate it from our diet completely. That ushered in the mass production of an array of "fat-free"...

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Protein Shake Recipes

Here are several Protein Shake Recipes that you are sure to love! Basic Recipe Blend the following ingredients with ice: 1 scoop of PurePea 1/2 cup frozen organic  1/2 cup water or coconut milk (or your favorite milk) Coconut Smoothie Blend the following ingredients with ice: 1 scoop of...

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