Author Archive | Angela Halderson, RD

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Immune Support: Apricot, Bee Propolis, Versus Elderberry

Three of the most common natural ingredients found in supplements for immune support are apricot, bee propolis, and elderberry. With the wide variety of products claiming to support the immune system, you may find yourself wondering, is apricot, bee propolis, or elderberry better for immune support? Let’s look at the potential benefits of each. Apricot, […]

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How to Safely Exfoliate Dry Skin

One of the best ways to treat dry skin – particularly when it’s the result of cold, dry air in the wintertime – is to exfoliate and moisturize. If you’re unfamiliar, exfoliation refers to the intentional removal of skin cells. Our bodies shed around 40,000 skin cells a day in normal circumstances, but skin can […]

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Warming Winter Herbal Tea Recipes

There’s nothing better during the winter than curling up with a warm mug of tea. And with the illnesses, headaches, and colds that are more common during cold weather, the right recipe for a warming winter herbal tea can do more than just provide warmth. Herbal teas have long been used in natural medicine to […]

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Popular Herbal Tonic Recipes for Immune Health

Herbal tonics have a long history of use in natural medicine, particularly in Traditional European Naturopathy, African Traditional Medicine, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The definition of what is considered an “herbal tonic” varies widely, but in general, a good working definition is that an herbal tonic contains “products with medicinal properties of two or more […]

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