If you’re anything like me, you likely ate way too much lasagna, ham, mashed potatoes and sweets over the past few days months and probably have a New Year’s resolution that has something to do with a healthier diet and more exercise. At the start of every new year, many people vow to eat healthier, […]
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Vitamin C – Cheapest is Not Always the Best Option
Many of us who like to supplement our diets now and again with vitamins and minerals may be tempted to reach for whatever is on special or clearance in our local store of choice. Especially for something as simple as, say, vitamin C. This immune booster also helps support the healthy growth and repair of […]
How to Save Money at the Dentist (Hint: Oil Pulling Works!)
I have literally been waiting months to write this blog! No kidding. Do you like going to the dentist? Most of us don’t. I have a greatÂ mercury free dentist:Â he’sÂ open minded to natural approaches to dentistry and some of his hygienists are knowledgeable about natural health, too, …but I’d rather only visit them for my routine […]
Macular Degeneration – How to Save Your Vision!
Not long ago, I wrote a post titledÂ Do You Know How to Save Your Vision?Â which gave a brief overview of Â five vision problems. The last one on the list was macular degeneration. Not exactly an exciting topic, but it’s important to me because my father had it and now one of my siblings does, too. […]
Is Gluten Intolerance the same as Celiac Disease?
Celiac.Â Gluten-free.Â G-free. You’ve probably heard these terms in the media recently. Gluten-free foods are popping up everywhere and more and more stars are starting to live a gluten free lifestyle. It seems as though the media has glamorized gluten-free living as the latest trend when, in reality, those who have gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease have […]
Could You Have Hyperthyroidism?
Are you experiencing unexplained weight loss? An irregular heartbeat? Nervousness or irritability?Â If you answered “yes” to these symptoms you may be part of the 1% of Americans who suffer from hyperthyroidism, a condition characterized by an overactive thyroid gland.Â The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck that is responsible for producing two hormones: […]
Do You Know How to Save Your Vision?
Have you ever wondered what you’d do if you couldn’t see? Â How’s your vision now? Can you see okay? Do you expect to get cataracts or macular degeneration because your parents did? Â More importantly, do you even know what to do to save your vision? March was Save Your Vision month, did you give it […]
How to Spot Signs of an Eating Disorder
With 30m Americans expected to struggle with an eating disorder over their lifetime, many of us will experience the tragedy of watching someone we care about battle such conditions as anorexia and bulimia. Many affected by these disorders will begin to experience complex mental and physical illnesses related to eating disorders during young adulthood. But […]
The Biggest Health Problem Facing Our Children is Tooth Decay
Few can be unaware of the importance of proper dental and oral health, yet tooth decay is the number one chronic health problem in American children, according to the American Dental Association. More than 16 million American children suffer from untreated tooth decay! Poor diet and nutrition, improper hygiene, and the pressure to use fluoride […]
New Year’s Eve: The Do’s & Don’ts of the Morning After
Thereâs no greater day of celebration than New Yearâs Eve, and perhaps no rougher morning than New Yearâs Day. Iâm sure weâve all been there at some pointâYour head is pounding;Â youâre dizzy, nauseous, fatigued, and dehydrated. Â If you havenât thrown-up already, you probably feel like it or you want to. And now youâre probably […]