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Jan 11, 2017

Homemade Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

Homemade bone broth is easier than you think. Try this recipe for chicken bone broth using things you already have in the fridge.

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Jan 06, 2017

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Sep 09, 2015

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan: • 2 eggplants (about 1 pound each), cut into 12 slices each • 1½ tsp. kosher salt, divided • ¾ cup whole-wheat flour • ¾ cup liquid

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Feb 19, 2015

Alternative Medicine: Who Uses Complementary and Alternative Medicine?

The use of complementary and alternative medicine has been increasing steadily over the past decades since it's decline in the early and mid-decades of the 1900's. Who's using it may surprise you.

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Feb 08, 2015

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

These breakfast cookies pack flavor and nutrients. Start the day off right!

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Feb 03, 2015

Yoga Health Benefits Validated

Scientific studies have reveled yoga health benefits for ailments ranging from heart failure to cancer. Yoga helps women at all ages, especially doing yoga during pregnancy.

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Mar 25, 2013

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups (or Bars, or Eggs) Recipe

You can't go wrong with peanut butter cups or chocolate covered peanut butter bars, especially if they're healthy peanut butter cups!

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Mar 24, 2013

Natural Cancer Therapies: A Pilot study - What the Science Shows

The latest science is showing that some natural cancer therapies may show promise for improving quality of life and immune function.

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Mar 18, 2013

Yummy Granola!

This recipe is Vegetarian Vegan (sub agave for honey) Whole Foods It is gluten-free dairy-free soy-free egg-free corn-free nut-free (includes coconut)

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Mar 06, 2013

Fermented Food 101

Fermented food is coming back into fashion, and so is good health!

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Mar 02, 2013

Chinese Herbs for Treating Alzheimers - Sharing the Science

Compounds from a common Chinese herb blend show promise for treating Alzheimers Disease by reducing cognitive deficits in a rat model of the disease.

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Feb 01, 2013

Healthy Chili Recipe

This loaded chili offers all of the warm comfort of a classic chili, with the added goodness of hidden vegetables for a healthy chili recipe..

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Dec 01, 2012

Current Science News: Research Round-Up Nov 2012

Current Science News November 2012 on Natural Health Topics.

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Nov 14, 2012

No Evidence that Tamiflu Works

The British Medical Journal is calling on the manufacturer of Tamiflu to provide evidence that the drug works. Since the government stockpiled the medication in case of a pandemic flu outbreak, they go on further to say the government should sue for money needlessly spent.

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Nov 07, 2012

The Effects of Home Pesticides on Children

Researchers evaluated whether the use of home pesticides is linked with respiratory symptoms in children, like asthma, chronic cough, and wheezing.

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Nov 06, 2012

Healthy Dessert Recipes: Peanut Butter Mousse

Healthy dessert recipes should all include a good dose of healthy fats, tons of protein, and delicious flavor. Peanut Butter Mousse coming right up! Dig in!

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Oct 29, 2012

Healthy Dessert Recipes: Cookie Dough Blizzard

Oh yes we did! This blizzard-like concoction is actually one of our HEALTHY dessert recipes.

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Oct 29, 2012

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: Peach Smoothie with Chia Seeds

Add a peach smoothie with chia seeds to your arsenal of healthy breakfast recipes!

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Oct 26, 2012

Easy Healthy Recipes: Chia Pudding and 5 Things You Can Do With It

Easy healthy recipes that begin with chia pudding. These treats are packed with nutrients and yumminess.

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Oct 24, 2012

Dealing with Chronic Illness: The 5 Pillars of Chronic Illness

If you're dealing with chronic illness, and thinking you'll just have to cope, the good news is that science is showing that chronic illness can be both avoided, and reversed!

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Oct 18, 2012

The Association Between Teenage Mental Health and B-Vitamins

Teenage mental health is a hot topic, not only because of horrifying headlines, but also because 75% of adult mental illness will begin during youth. See what part nutrition plays.

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Oct 11, 2012

Pumpkin Soup

serves 10-12 Soup: olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 2 lbs tomatoes, canned with juice or fresh seeded & peeled 6 cups chicken broth ~4 cups

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Oct 05, 2012

The Influenza Vaccine Controversy - Fetal Loss in Pregnant Women

The 2009/2010 flu season featured a double-vaccine for both seasonal flu and the H1N1 virus, which were routinely recommended to pregnant women. Now the vaccine controversy has more fuel.

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Oct 03, 2012

Easy Peach Cobbler

This is the easiest, quickest, yummiest dessert recipe ever! This recipe is RAW VEGETARIAN VEGAN WHOLE FOODS This recipe is also gluten-free dairy-free

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Sep 28, 2012

Natural Remedies for Children: What I Use

I am often asked, as mother and naturopath, what I personally prefer as natural remedies for children. Here's a list of what's in our medicine cabinet.

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Sep 26, 2012

Healthy Halloween Ideas

If you think Halloween is the last holiday that could possibly get a healthy makeover, think again. 5 healthy Halloween ideas here.

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Sep 21, 2012

Choosing a Multivitamin: How to Navigate Multivitamin Ingredients

Choosing a multivitamin may seem like a exercise in fultility, but when you understand how to navigate multivitamin ingredients, you'll get a bigger bang for your buck.

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Aug 31, 2012

Varicella Vaccine Controversy: Are Chickenpox Good for the Herd?

The vaccine controversy is reignited with reports that the chickenpox vaccine increases the risks for a more dangerous disease.

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Aug 27, 2012

Healthy Snack Recipes: Chocolate Bars

If you're looking for healthy snack recipes that are healthy, easy, and tasty, then try out these chocolate-y treats now!

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Aug 23, 2012

Increase Energy Naturally.Hope for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Sufferers.

The latest science suggests that those suffering from fibromyalgia and/or chronic fatigue syndrome may be able to increase energy naturally, and improve other symptoms with this simple sugar.

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Aug 07, 2012

Swiss Chard Breakfast Wrap

10 minutes preparation time Ingredients: 1 Red-Stemmed Swiss Chard leaf 1 hard boiled egg 1 ounce medium cheddar cheese, diced 1 thin apple slice, diced

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Aug 03, 2012

Healthy Crockpot Recipes: Warm Buckwheat and Apples

Healthy crockpot recipes can start in the morning. Make this warm treat overnight for a delicious morning breakfast. Start the day the easy, healthy, satisfying and yummy way.

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Aug 01, 2012

Chocolate Oatmeal for Pregnancy Nutrition

When you're pregnant, you tend to think a lot more about pregnancy nutrition... and chocolate. Find out how I get it all!

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Aug 01, 2012

Good Cholesterol Levels with a High Fat Diet? Portion Control Is the Key.

Research shows that a diet with up to 45% of calories from fat can still support good cholesterol levels, weight loss, and improved markers of good health. Find out how.

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Aug 01, 2012

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally with Tongkat Ali

The latest science research looks at an aphrodisiac commonly used in Asia as a potential way to increase testosterone naturally. Is Malaysian Ginseng (eurycoma longifolia, tongkat ali) the answer?

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Jul 15, 2012

Do Low Testosterone Levels in Men Explain Their Decline in Physical Fitness?

Can low testosterone levels in men be blamed for age-related decline in physical fitness? Is testosterone man's fountain of youth?

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Jun 23, 2012

Does a Detoxification Foot Spa Really Work?

An Ionic Detoxification Foot Spa may sound like the stuff of late-night infomercials and health crazes. The real money question is whether they really work.

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Jun 20, 2012

Kale Chips

This recipe is gluten-free dairy-free soy-free corn-free nut-free VEGAN VEGETARIAN WHOLE FOODS Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp rice or apple cider

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Jun 20, 2012

Petotskey Cookies

This Recipe is gluten-free dairy-free soy-free corn-free nut-free VEGAN *see egg substitution Ingredients FLOUR MIX: 2 Cups Brown Rice Flour 2/3

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May 24, 2012

Low Testosterone Symptoms - ED and Reduced Libido

The classic low testosterone symptoms are reduced libido and erectile dysfunction. However, these symptoms can be indicative of bigger health issues. Find out more about testosterone supplements.

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May 17, 2012

Supersweet Superfood Recipe

This is the supersweet superfood recipe that you can eat for dessert without guilt. Check out these nutritional stats.

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May 10, 2012

Good Fat versus Bad Fat. What really causes cardiovascular disease?

The battle is on between "good fat" and "bad fat" and cardiovascular disease - it's time to re-define our good fats and bad fats. Have you changed your definition yet? Has your physician?

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May 09, 2012

Another Cardiologist Objects to Cholesterol "Standards"

I do believe it's only a matter of time before cholesterol is viewed as an indicator of an underlying health problem, not THE problem. And the solution? Antioxidants, antioxidants, fewer carbs, and antioxidants.

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May 08, 2012

Is Testosterone Replacement Safe?

The latest craze of using testostreone to combat signs of aging may not be as well established as you think. We review the science to assess is testoterone replacement safe?

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Apr 25, 2012

What Causes Autism? Is it Our Food Supply?

Researchers postulate that our diet could be what causes autism. Find out more about one of the latest theories, and what food children should avoid.

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Apr 19, 2012

Beginner Steps for removing GMOs from your Home

This is a nice little article with tips on how to approach removing GMOs from your home. From very basic, to proactive, hopefully you will find some ideas to remove or reduce your family's GMO consumption.

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Apr 18, 2012

"Why you should care that 70% of antibiotics go into livestock"

A nice (and brief) editorial that sums up the controversy over antibiotic use in livestock.

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Apr 02, 2012

60 Minutes Reviews the Latest Science on Sugar

If you missed the April 1, 2012, 60 Minutes show, check out this excerpt on what the latest science says about the adverse effects of sugar.

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Mar 24, 2012

Menstrual Cramps Relieved by Essential Oils

Newly published research shows that specific essential oils are an effective natural remedy for painful menstrual cramps, often diagnosed as dysmenorrhea.

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