Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Natural Support with Kids’ Cough Gold from Natural Wellbeing: http://bit.ly/Kids-Cough-Gold Amidst reports of ongoing outbreaks around the U.S., suggestions from a leading authority, Dr. Aviva Romm – medical doctor, midwife, and herbalist – on what you can do, including natural syrups, immune-supporting teas and more:
10 Tips for Building Healthy Bones (exercise is one of ‘em!): Read all 10 tips here: http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/09/10-ways-to-build-healthy-bones-and-keep-them-strong/?xid=newsletter-healthland
What do broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale and kohlrabi have in common? – photo credit David Cavagnaro – poster Van Dusen Botanical Garden
Great little video clip from a happy Natural Wellbeing Customer (which makes us happy!)
Food Packaging Labels – Low Fat, Reduced Fat, Natural, Light, Low Sodium, Good Source of… What do they all mean? Low Fat: This is an FDA-regulated term that means three or fewer grams of fat per serving. Zero Trans Fat: Fewer than half a gram of trans fat per serving. The concern is that people may still be (unknowingly) eating a substantial amount of trans fat on a daily basis. 13 More Food Labels Demystified: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/03/food-packaging-labels_n_1934157.html?utm_hp_ref=healthy-living#slide=1591955
5 Safe Herbs for Pregnancy 1. Ginger (Zingiber officinalis) for morning sickness 2. Red raspberry leaf (Rubus idaeus) for an easier labor 3. Echinacea (Echinacea spp) for colds 4. Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) for better sleep 5. Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) for UTI prevention
Both the amount and the timing of your water intake, are important: Drink a glass 30 minutes before exercise, too, as well as afterwards!