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Gluten Derivatives

Do you suffer from Celiac Disease or are you gluten intolerant? (Read about the symptoms of gluten intolerance here.) For people who suffer from gluten intolerance,  avoiding gluten is crucial to your health.  Gluten is not just found in bread. The first thing you must learn...

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Grain-free, Sugar-free Pumpkin Muffins

Every once in a while I crave muffins. Since I went grain and sugar free, most muffin recipes leave me less than satisfied.  I tried a new Pumpkin Muffin recipe and they turned out wonderful!  We even served them to a friend who eats sugar and...

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Oil of Oregano

  Most people don't know about the wonderful benefits of Oil of Oregano. It is a popular alternative health remedy for many ailments. The ancient Greeks were one of the first people to recognize this oil for its health benefits and medicinal qualities. Oil of Oregano acts as nature's...

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Too Much Protein?

Considering the popularity of protein-heavy diets, I feel it is important to understand the need for balance. How much is too much? If more than 30% of your calories come from protein (complicated math), then you are possibly getting too much protein.  (You can read about...

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Protein

Proteins are essential to the human body.  They are part of every cell, tissue, and organ in our bodies.  These body proteins are constantly being broken down and replaced.  The protein in the food we eat is digested into amino acids that are later used...

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Are you Gluten Intolerant?

One of the most prevalent foods people have allergies to is gluten. Gluten is a protein found in the grains wheat, rye, barley, spelt, kamut, triticale, and some oat products.  This protein is one of the hardest for people to digest. Digestive disorders related to gluten affect more...

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Natural Ways to Get Rid of the Flu

The last two posts, we've been discussing natural ways to prevent getting sick during cold and flu season.  (If you missed these tips, you can read  them here and here.) Now for the question I get all the time.  What do you do if you've been...

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Natural Ways to Prevent Cold & Flu

Cold and Flu season is here and is worse than ever! What can you do to keep you and your family healthy?  On our last post, we discussed the value of taking Vitamin D3 instead of getting a flu shot. Here are some other tips for cold & flu...

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Cold and Flu Prevention with Vitamin D3

It continues to amaze me that the most developed nation in the world continues to turn a blind eye to the power of nature when it comes to disease prevention. According to this study, vitamin D3 given to school children at a relatively low dose (1200 IU)...

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