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Improving Sleep with Valerian Root

Improving Sleep with Valerian Root

Many of us suffer from sleep difficulties. Whether it be from insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, or simply too much stimulant consumption during the day. Sleep is of great importance to our physical and mental health. Chances are that you, or someone you are close...

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Benefits of Peppermint

Benefits of Peppermint

Peppermint is a smell that often reminds us of dental hygiene products or holiday candy. Peppermint isn’t limited to just freshening breath. Peppermint can be used in multiple other ways and provide many health benefits as well. Peppermint is recognized for soothing...

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Cold & Flu Season Tips

Cold & Flu Season Tips

It’s the much-dreaded cold and flu season. Many of us will contract some form of illness during this time of year. Here are a few simple things that can be done to help combat cold and flu season: Wash your hands. When washing your hands be sure that you do so...

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Benefits of Lavender

Benefits of Lavender

Lavender not only smells nice, but it can also have beneficial effects on the body. Lavender is typically used as a fragrance in hygiene products such as soap, perfume, and lotions. Lavender is also commonly used in room sprays and plant-based household cleaning...

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Health Improvements

Health Improvements

To improve your health, you don’t have to make a bunch of changes at one time. Start with small improvements that are sustainable. If you do not normally exercise, try going for a walk around the block once a week. Once you have established that routine, you will find...

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Dates

Dates

Dates are a nice refined sugar alternative to seek out over the holidays. Dates can be used in many baking recipes as a more healthful sugar alternative. They can also be used as a natural sweetener for smoothies and topper for salads. Dates can be purchased fresh or...

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Health Benefits of Natto

Health Benefits of Natto

Natto is made of fermented soybeans. It is a high protein and fiber food that contains probiotics. Natto is also high in calcium, potassium, vitamin C, and iron.  Natto has a strong scent and flavor. It has a stringy and slimy type texture. Natto is best to...

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Holiday Blues

Holiday Blues

The holiday blues can really put a damper on a seemingly happy time of year. Some people have trouble because they are unable to see their family, while others struggle from the stress of entertaining and having unrealistic expectations for the events to come. ...

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Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a healthful dish to have during the holidays. Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A,C, potassium and beta carotene. This can help lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation. Pumpkin can also boost your immune system. We certainly could use that during the holiday...

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