Health

9 Ways to Get Thicker Hair and Stronger Nails

People often comment on my long thick hair and strong nails and often say they wish they had one or the other. Some people may have a genetic disposition to have thick hair and strong nails, but sometimes that’s not always the case. There are at least 9 natural ways to get thicker hair and…

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My Cupping Experience

If you’re watching the news lately or the Olympics, there’s a lot of attention on Michael Phelps and other olympians and their “purple spots”. If you didn’t know by now, it’s due to an ancient Chinese medicine procedure called Cupping. I wrote an entire post on cupping and the benefits of it, the downside of…

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What You Should Know About Cupping

There’s a lot going on in the media right now about Michael Phelps and his “purple spots” or circles. If you haven’t seen it, heard it, or read by now than (like me who just found out yesterday evening) he received a procedure called “Cupping”. We can read about cupping and the benefits anywhere on…

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Health Benefits of Yoga

For the longest time I didn’t want to be part of the Yoga trend. I was more into running, cycling, lifting, cross fit, and P90x type workouts. I thought yoga just wouldn’t be my thing… that is until I learned the health benefits of yoga and started actually doing it. My first time at some…

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Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathy began from Hippocrates and from the teachings and concepts of Benedict Lust. Naturopathic medicine focuses on the mind, body, and soul. Naturopathic doctors work to find the cause of illness and treat the patient as a whole using the safest, most natural, methods possible. Whereas most traditional M.D’s (medical doctors) treat the symptoms instead…

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Histamines in Food

Many food intolerances are confused with food allergies that are caused by elevated levels of histamines in food. These elevated histamine levels can make eating foods, such as strawberries and many other foods, a miserable experience. Effects of the sensitivity can vary from common digestive problems,  abdominal pain and spasms, diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, headaches, to skin…

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Herbal Tea Benefits

Although I enjoy blending fruits and vegetables, and they are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle; through research, trial, and personal experience I believe herbal tea benefits health and healing. I drink at least 2-4 cups a day along with my usual water consumption of approximately 60-90 ounces of water a day. Depending of…

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Help with Poop Smoothie Recipes

Need a little help with poop? Are you smelly, stocked up, or too loose? Either way I’ve got just the right smoothie and the juice. Relieve Constipation with the Loose Juice Recipe: 1 Stalk of Kale 1 Lemon 1 Apple 2 Carrots 1-2 TBS Flax oil 1 TBS Aloe Juice Juice all ingredients (except the…

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Juice Detox Cleanse

I’m really feeling the need to cleanse. My body is signaling me! So I saw this as an opportunity to really show people how to do a juice detox cleanse properly and how easily it can be done. I will be updating small posts daily on Facebook and Twitter during the detox journey. I may…

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Banana Melon Smoothie Recipe

Feeling down lately? Perk up with this banana melon smoothie recipe that I like to call it the “Melancholy Cure.” This smoothie is great for stress, depression, lowering blood pressure, muscle cramps, weight loss, and boosting energy. Hydrate, be happy, and be healthy with this delicious smoothie. The sweet smooth combination of banana and melon…

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