Tag: immunity

Is raw cane sugar better than white sugar?

Is raw cane sugar better than white sugar?

My son, a newly minted college graduate, walked into our local Whole Foods, and walked out with a bottle of a well-known brand of iced tea/refreshing juice/flavored water/whatever it was — and proudly announced that it only had 24 grams of organic raw cane sugar! […]

The best greens for smoothies

The best greens for smoothies

When I’m short on time in the kitchen, and who isn’t, I rely on delicious, fiber-filled smoothies that are a satisfying meal, balancing my blood sugar and providing me with long-lasting energy.  These green smoothies save the day for me, and so easy to prepare […]

Safe essential oils for pets

Safe essential oils for pets

Whether your fur family barks, purrs, or chirps, they could all benefit from essential oils, just like their human parents. Essential oils may be natural and organically sourced, but the wrong oil can trigger an unwanted reaction. Every animal is different and may have different […]

Benefits of warm lemon water

Benefits of warm lemon water

When life gives you lemons, drink warm lemon water! There’s nothing as refreshing or cleansing, and if you make it part of your morning ritual, it will set the tone for the rest of your day.  Some of us take a brisk walk, meditate, do […]

Nature’s Gift of Essential Oils

Nature’s Gift of Essential Oils

All plants, seeds, roots, trees, leaves, and flowers contain aromatic and wellness properties, and those properties are considered “essential” because they make up the essence of the plant.  So, essential oils are liquid plant extracts. They are naturally occurring, and we know that nature’s gift […]

How to Use Essential Oils

How to Use Essential Oils

Essential oils are used to encourage and maintain physical wellness and health. Sounds great, but what does that mean…? Essential Oils contain the essence of a plant, including its aromatic and wellness properties. They are concentrated, liquid plant extracts which come from plant sources, including […]

The naturally healthy home

The naturally healthy home

Time for spring-cleaning!  We clean our kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, playrooms – but what kind of supplies are we using to clean those areas? Take a look at the bottles of cleanser you’re using, and I challenge you to pronounce all the ingredients! Maybe now’s the […]

Edible wild plants guide

Edible wild plants guide

Anyone who has a lawn or garden can tell you: weeds are inevitable. No matter what you carefully plant or how often you mow, weeds will prevail unless you keep on top of them daily. They’re annoying and unsightly, but guess what? Some of them […]

Help for Caffeine Withdrawal

Help for Caffeine Withdrawal

Getting off of caffeine means to eliminate your addiction. Yes, really. It doesn’t mean that you can never have caffeine again. It means that you are your own best advocate by seizing control of your health. After a period of time off caffeine, where you no longer crave […]

Reasons for a Weakened Immune System

Reasons for a Weakened Immune System

Flip through any health magazine and you’re bound to notice numerous ads claiming you can boost, enhance, increase, stimulate, strengthen, and activate immune function with clinically proven, innovative, cutting-edge technology, and revolutionary supplements, or herbs. The primary question we should really be asking is: “What are the reasons for […]


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