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Addressing Childhood Diseases

Addressing Childhood Diseases

Chicken Pox, Measles, Mumps and Whooping Cough are all waiting to encumber little kids. Before turning to Big pHarma to encumber them further, let’s take a look at what they are, how they come about and alternative therapies. Chicken Pox… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Fitness, Health, Lifestyle
Chamomile tea – An evening drink to our health

Chamomile tea – An evening drink to our health

Herbal teas have often been suggested for their health benefits and as a substitute for coffee. Chamomile tea is on this list and is caffeine free compared to coffee and green tea options. Chamomile is a herb that comes from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Potassium – Valuable mineral for the body

Potassium – Valuable mineral for the body

We have heard about making sure we get enough potassium to help our bodies. We might hear someone tell us this if we are having muscle cramps or seem to be experience fatigue more than normal. There are a number… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition
Gimmie dem beans!

Gimmie dem beans!

The more you eat, the more you lower your risk of certain cancers. Beans have more servings of fiber than any other vegetable. One single serving will give you 20 percent of your daily recommended fiber. Researchers in Japan did… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Is it safe to eat apple cider vinegar?

Is it safe to eat apple cider vinegar?

For ACV to be really beneficial it is essential that it is organic, unfiltered and the apples used, fully ripened. If the ACV is distilled, enzymes are destroyed as is the potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, iron, copper, silicon, trace minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine
White vinegar – So many uses & purposes

White vinegar – So many uses & purposes

We hear a lot about apple cider vinegar and the various health benefits it has for us, but what about plain white vinegar? Some people call this type distilled or spirit vinegar. It doesn’t get the same attention. It is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Home, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Bulking – Eating for muscle mass

Bulking – Eating for muscle mass

Bulking is a diet term used in the bodybuilding community to eat to gain muscle mass. It has different interpretations in terms of how it works and what you can eat for the “bulk”. Some call it an excuse to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Strength Training
My blessing from Hawaii

My blessing from Hawaii

Learning the Aloha Spirit? Every time we pick up a newspaper or watch the news, the lead story is always about some person-to- person horror with the foundation being centered around race, culture or religion always resulting in bloodshed, mayhem,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, News, Politics & Government, World
IBS – Irritating foods to avoid

IBS – Irritating foods to avoid

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects somewhere between 5-10% of the population. This digestive condition is uncomfortable and intrusive upon daily living. Those who suffer from IBS must be careful of certain foods that trigger disruption to digestion. Although having a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
The Energizing Power of Community at Summer Festivals

The Energizing Power of Community at Summer Festivals

In an era where our interactions are increasingly digitized and our social circles can feel cramped by the walls of our own minds, the vibrancy and pulse of a summer festival can be a great antidote. The Pull of Shared… 0 Shares | | Posted in Mental Health, Yoga