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The Top 5 Poisons Lurking in Your Bathroom

July 27th, 2015 | featured, Healthcare, Living, Personal

 

Toxic chemical exposure has become a major cause of hormonal disruption, skin issues, depression, chronic illness and infertility for a lot of people.

But…where are these toxins coming from in your life?

And what exactly is it we are supposed to AVOID?

And why is seeking out natural products worth your time? Keep Reading…

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Keep the Bugs Away Without Compromising Your Health!

July 20th, 2015 | featured, Living, Practical Living

 

It’s Summer in Austin, TX and the mosquitos are out and about…especially as a result of all the rain we’ve been getting!

I don’t like to get bitten by mosquitos…or ticks… or anything for that matter

AND

I don’t want to slather toxic chemicals all over my body either.

So…for these 2 reasons I choose to use a DEET-free, chemical-free bug spray.

 

Let me explain… Keep Reading…

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A Natural Remedy to Boost Immunity

June 8th, 2015 | Beverages, Living, Recipes

 

I found out about this lemon/olive oil drink years ago in a book called, The Immune Restoration Handbook, while searching for solutions to help with chronically swollen lymph nodes. Keep Reading…

MRSA natural cure

Medieval ”science’’ dumbfounds researchers, cures contagious MRSA superbug

April 15th, 2015 | featured, Healthcare, Living

Antibiotic resistant superbugs are becoming more and more prevalent all over the world. This happens when bacteria mutate in such a way that they are able to survive antibiotic treatments.  These “immune” bacteria continue to multiply, deeming the antibiotics completely ineffective in killing the bacterial infection in many cases. Keep Reading…

Control your genes

You thought your genes controlled you, but you can break free from your genetic fate

February 18th, 2015 | Eating, featured, Healthcare, Living

Most of us think that our genes control everything. We believe that if we have a genetic predisposition to a specific disease, there is really nothing we can do to change it because it’s “in our genes.” Keep Reading…

Sitting and Lifespan

Sitting less can increase your lifespan!

December 16th, 2014 | featured, Healthcare, Living, Moving, Practical Living

As a society, we tend to live very sedentary lifestyles, sitting at our office desk all day and on our couch all night.  Sure we may workout at the gym, do yoga or go for a run daily – but we spend the rest of our time on our butts. Unfortunately, various studies have shown that this sedentary way of life is correlated to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, even if you exercise regularly! Keep Reading…

Terry Wahls

Interview with Dr. Terry Wahls

November 18th, 2014 | Eating, featured, Healthcare, Living

Audio Interview with Terry Wahls

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Last week, I had the privilege of talking to Dr. Terry Wahls about nutrition and wellness.  For those of you that don’t know, Dr. Wahls,  a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and a practicing physician at the Iowa City VA Hospital, personally overcame multiple sclerosis (MS) using nutrition and lifestyle changes.  Keep Reading…

Peanuts

Gut bacteria can prevent food allergies!

November 12th, 2014 | Eating, featured, Healthcare, Living

In the United States, currently at least 15 million people have food allergies.  The prevalence of these allergies is increasing every year.  A CDC report from 2013 showed that food allergies in children have risen approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011! Keep Reading…

Curcumin

8 Shocking Benefits of Turmeric to Improve Your Health

Turmeric or Curcuma longa is a type of root commonly grown in India that is dried and ground into a fine yellow powder.  For thousands of years, it has been used as a spice to flavor Indian food; it gives curry that vibrant yellow color.  Keep Reading…

Fennel Seeds

Fennel – A secret remedy for indigestion!

When I was growing up, my mom used several Indian home remedies to cure many of our ailments.  One remedy that particularly sticks out in my mind is using fennel seeds for stomach issues.   Keep Reading…

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