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Vitamin D, the Powerful “Sunshine” Nutrient

Send to Kindle Most of us are familiar with the basic benefits of vitamin D, such as healthy bones and good overall health. But vitamin D also helps with some processes of the body, including muscle function, the respiratory system, cardiovascular function, brain development and the immune system. What’s more exciting is that scientists are […]

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Do You Know Your Cardiac Risk Factor?

Send to Kindle Do you know the important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and what you can do about them? While there are a few that you can’t do anything about like your age or gender, there are several factors that are modifiable by making healthy choices and managing health conditions. And don’t let the […]

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Vegetarians & Vegans: Who they are and how to become one

Send to Kindle Human herbivores are enigmas. Vegetarians. Vegans. We’re all crazy. Seriously, what kind of person wouldn’t want to eat bacon on everything possible? We come in two categories: 1)hippies who don’t shower and are essentially the Amish but instead of working hard, we smoke homegrown weed, or 2) entitled snobs with huge egos […]

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Supplements that Could Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes

Send to Kindle As we get closer to the end of the year, many of us will be thinking about resolutions. Personal goals regarding our health and wellness are by far the most common. And sure to be on the top of many New Year’s resolution lists will be quitting smoking. It’s a good promise […]

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It’s a Lyme Life: Living with Lyme Disease

Send to Kindle  As a Lyme survivor myself, I was very grateful to Lisa for sharing her family’s struggles with Lyme disease. People all over the world are being told they have every chronic health condition but the one they really have – Lyme disease. They’re told they’re mentally ill, have ALS, Lupus, and a […]

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Thanksgiving with Diabetes – 7 Healthy Ways to Handle the Holiday

Send to Kindle This time of year, we all gather with friends and family to celebrate the holidays, and pack on the pounds before we make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But for diabetics, extra weight gain isn’t the only issue. We also have to think about managing our blood sugar levels during […]

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Varicose Veins – Why You Get Them & What Can Help

Send to Kindle When you have varicose veins, summer is not your friend. I have varicose veins. I’m always glad to see fall arrive. Not only because I love autumn, but because I hate my legs. Yeah, I know all the psycho-babble about loving my body, but seriously, do my legs have to look like […]

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PANDAS: Unbearable Strep Infections

Send to Kindle Every day people are misdiagnosed with psychiatric disorders and often placed on risky medications. Today, more and more of them are children. Natural Healthy Concepts is passionate about your families health. We care deeply about getting to the root problem when someone’s health (and behavior) is compromised. Our goal is to help […]

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15 Natural Home Remedies for Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac

Send to Kindle Leaves of three, let it be. That old saying is worth remembering when trying to identify plants that might be poison ivy, oak or sumac. I have to admit, I have seen plants that I thought were poison ivy or poison oak , and other people said they were not. If you’re […]

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What’s Your Beef With Raw Milk Anyway?

Send to Kindle Years ago I spent time with friends in North Dakota who grew up on a farm. Raw milk was a staple in their home. I remember gagging at the sight of them pouring warmed cream over their peas. I wouldn’t touch it! I was ill-informed then – and today, I love raw milk. […]

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