April 2015

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Seasonal Allergies

  For many of us, seasonal allergies are a nuisance we would like to avoid. The mere thought of pollen makes me want to sneeze and claw my eyes out. My view on seasonal allergies…


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6 Unique Veggies to Add to Your Garden

Unique Veggies If you’re thinking about what vegetables to plant to liven up your garden this year, it may be best to skip the predictable choices. This doesn’t mean that tomatoes and carrots aren’t great…


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Workout Your Brain for Better Health

Neurogenesis is the growth and development of nervous tissue. Here are some brain exercises or Neurobonics, a term coined by Lawrence Katz and Manning Rubin.  It refers to the physiological effects of unique and non-routine ways of…



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Natural Ways to Overcome Depression

Depression is one of the most chronic conditions faced by teens, adults and even children. While many people take medications to deal with their mild, moderate or severe depression, others want to find all-natural alternatives…


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The True Colors of Greenwashing

Green, bio, eco, natural—we hear these words all the time, but what do they really mean? We all want the best for our families; marketing companies know this and are willing to pay big bucks…


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All Natural Remedies for Your Dog

Dogs and Essential Oils Safety Tips Always dilute the oils with a carrier oil like coconut oil or almond oil. Avoid placing oils near or in eyes, nose, anal area, and genital areas. Use cautiously with puppies…


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Hair Brushing for Health Benefits

Do you remember in the old movies where the beautiful girl is sitting in her satin robe in front of a vanity mirror brushing her hair and counting to 100? Did you know that this…



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Pesiticide Free Lawn Care

Having a beautifully landscaped yard with green-carpeted turf and colorful seasonal flowers has always been important to my husband and me. When our natural doctor first suggested that some of our son’s health problems could…