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Blog: Ladies, Are You Keeping Your Bones Strong?

I received a question recently from one of our wonderful fans, Elyse. Like many women concerned about their health, she was wondering what foods will help keep her bones strong as she gets older. Bone density is dependent upon a number of nutrients, most notably calcium. Women between the ages of 19 – 50 need […]

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Blog: Maca Root – for Energy, Vitality, Libido

Every area on our planet seems to offer at least one regional plant that stands out in its ability to enhance vitality and energy: From the Orient, we have Ginseng; from India, there is Ashwagandha; and from Siberia, we have Rhodiola (“Arctic Rose”)… And from the high Andes of South America, there is Maca. Maca […]

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Blog: Bad Breath?

If you’ve ever had a bout of bad breath, or “halitosis” as it’s called in the medical community, you know how distressing it can be… trying to talk without getting too near to anyone, or avoiding breathing directly towards them. Perhaps even worse is not knowing you’ve got it ‘till it’s too late… hmm, why […]

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Blog: Licorice – The Great Harmonizer

As a child, were you ever given a slice of raw Licorice root to chew on, instead of candy? This is because Licorice root contains a compound that is about 50 times sweeter than sugar – a property which comes in very handy for helping to ‘disguise’ other less favorable flavors in a given remedy! […]

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Blog: Vaccinations: Flu Shot Causing Seizures in Infants?

Vaccinations are a hot topic of debate, with many people divided over the benefit they may offer, vs the risk that they may also impose – especially when it comes to young infants and children. The increase in number of vaccinations recommended and the concurrent controversies about whether vaccinations are safe or even effective, have […]

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Blog: NEEM – 5000 Years and Going Strong

Neem is often called the “Village Pharmacy” for its usefulness in treating a wide variety of ailments, from skin conditions to blood sugar imbalances. All parts of the Neem tree, including its seeds, leaves, flower, and bark, have therapeutic value. Neem is one of the most important herbs of Ayurveda, the ancient healing tradition of […]

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Blog: Kids’ Earaches – Natural Alternatives

Next to colds, earaches are the most commonly diagnosed childhood condition – as many a mom will attest! In fact, 3 out of 4 kids will have otitis media (middle ear infection or inflammation) by the time they’re 3 years old. It’s the #1 reason for visits to the children’s emergency department. There are several […]

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Blog: SILVER THROUGH THE AGES

Since before the time of Hippocrates (370 BC – 460 BC), the “Father of Medicine,” silver has been used in medicine for its antiseptic and disinfectant properties. Water casks lined with silver were used to purify drinking water during the wars of Napoleon, a practice continued even up through WWII by the Soviet Army. Water […]

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Blog: PCOS, BPA, and Hair Loss – What’s the Link?

What’s the link between bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical that is prevalent in food and drink packaging and plastic products, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and hair loss? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder of women of reproductive age, and it increases the risk of infertility, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart […]

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Blog: Essentials for Natural Wellbeing – Cleansing Part 2

In yesterday’s post on Cleansing (Part 1), we took a look at why cleansing can be so beneficial and restorative. (Btw, if you missed Part 1, just scroll down our Wall here a bit to read it. ) In it, we covered off the first of several points to keep in mind if you’re considering […]

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