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Natural Gardening Tips – How to Grow a Healthier Vegetable Garden

Send to Kindle Starting your own vegetable garden is more than just a hobby. It’s a fantastic idea for anyone who wants to eat more fresh, nutritious food while also saving money on groceries. If organic, healthy food is your goal, there are some things gardeners like you can do to make sure those vegetables […]

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17 Nutritious Treats & Fun Ideas For Easter

Send to Kindle For those of use who celebrate Easter and who want to fill our kids’ baskets with fun and nutritious things, these ideas should help you do just that. While you may not have enough time to order and receive all of the items on this list, you could probably find somewhere to […]

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Fight Seasonal Allergies With Nasal Irrigation

Send to Kindle According to Pollen.com, if you live in the central US, you’re in the “medium-high to high pollen zones” and if you’re not taking measures to manage your allergies, you may be pretty miserable right now. Years ago, my sister lived in very rural country and her allergies would get so bad, she gave up on the Kleenex® and just […]

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The Good & Bad of Caffeine Consumption

Send to Kindle Caffeine. That magical substance in your morning coffee, your afternoon espresso, and your evening cup of tea. It’s available in energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster, and 5-Hour Energy, chewing gum brands such as Jolt and Java Gum, cola and non-cola soft drinks, including some root beer brands, green coffee bean and […]

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Your Health, Artificial Sweeteners & Healthy Alternatives

Send to Kindle It’s pretty difficult to look around your local grocery store and not find a product that contains at least one artificial sweetener in it. Originally designed as less fattening alternatives to regular sugar, artificial sweeteners—especially aspartame—are regularly used (and sometimes even marketed) as the “healthier choices,” but are they really? According to […]

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12 Things You Can Do to Help Yourself Fall Asleep

Send to Kindle Getting to sleep has always been an issue for me. I’m one of those kinds of people and have been ever since I was a kid. It would be so nice if I was one of the “as soon as my head hits the pillow” kind of people. But I’m not. I […]

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7 Nutrients to Keep an Eye on if You Don’t Eat Meat – or Even if You Do

Send to Kindle A vegetarian or vegan diet can have a lot of benefits for your health. When meat isn’t part of your diet, you consume less saturated fat and cholesterol that could affect your health. It’s also great for increasing your intake of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables – when steak’s not on the plate, […]

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6 Recipes to Help you Survive Cold & Flu Season

Send to Kindle It’s nearly March, but for much of the country, winter is still going strong – and so are all the colds and flu. To avoid getting sick there are the obvious things like washing your hands and trying to limit your contact with sick individuals, but a major part of your ability […]

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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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