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Are You Overweight, Wish You Had a Waistline And Unable to Flatten Your Belly?

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Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Author:
Tracy

This is not a pretty picture. But there are many people who have this exact combination of physical traits. It’s called ” an Apple”. But it’s not the “apple of one’s eye”. There may be other imperfections in the way you look or feel, but these particular ones stand out and are immediately noticeable whenever […]

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How to Recover From a Sugar Hangover

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Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Author:
Katie Manry

I’ve loved sugar my whole life and thought it was normal to constantly eat sugar even though it threw my body off balance. A normal day for me growing up involved eating chocolate-covered croissants for breakfast, a soda and cookies for lunch and sugar-covered cereal for a snack before a dinner of frozen chicken nuggets […]

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The Enchanting Echinaceas Comic

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Friday, October 19th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry
The Elegant Echinaceas Comic

Recommended Products with Echinacea from Southern Botanicals: Echinacea Extra Concentrate Oral Remedy Concentrate Echinacea Original Concentrate Echinacea Syrup    

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What is Cayenne Pepper

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

The use of cayenne pepper to spice up a dish or boost circulation has a long history in many cultures around the world. There is sometimes confusion from the fact that a cayenne pepper is always a chili pepper, but a hot chili is not always a cayenne. So what is it? According to the […]

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New York Times Brings Up Childhood Constipation Controversy

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Friday, July 27th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

An interesting article was in the New York Times recently on the controversy of a popular drug for adults being used to treat chronic constipation in children. According to the article, doctors have pointed parents to Miralax for years to help children who suffer from chronic constipation. The problem is the label itself says the […]

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Are You Dumping Your Food Down the Toilet? Why You Need Good Bacteria for Healthy Digestion

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Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Author:
Ron Radstrom with L. D Sledge

So many people walk around tired and exhausted. Everything from super-caffeine drinks to taking more vitamin B-12 are tried just so they can function. Even if you eat well, there are other factors that can keep you from getting the most nutrition from your food. A less well-known way to boost your energy is to […]

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Sugar-The Sweet Toxin

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Monday, July 2nd, 2012
Author:
Ron Radstrom with L. D Sledge

Dr. Mercola recently posted a great article on the affects of sugar on health. Below are excerpts from his article with key points on how sugar, particularly high fructose corn syrup, have led to damaging consequences. Note: All emphasis is from the editor 60 Minutes recently reported on the scientific findings that sugar is a […]

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Keep Chocolate Raw for Heart Healthy Benefits!

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

According to recent studies, raw chocolate can help prevent heart disease and cancer. In their article Cocoa nutrient for ‘lethal ills’, Michelle Roberts points out that epicatechin, a flavonoid in chocolate, seems to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. This nutrient is believed to relax blood vessels and improve blood flow, […]

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Lobelia-The Intelligent Herb

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Thursday, June 21st, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

Lobelia inflata (also known as Indian Tobacco) is a well-known traditional remedy to help open and clear the lungs while relaxing the nervous system. Historically Lobelia is called the “intelligent herb” because it goes to the area of the body that most needs the affects it gives. Originally used by Eastern United States tribes like […]

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Natural Ways to Balance Your Body’s pH

Posted on:
Thursday, June 14th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

In this article we’ll provide some tips on how you can naturally bring your body’s pH into balance whether you are more acidic or alkaline. There’s even a common household spice you can use to test a food or drink to see if it’s too alkaline or acidic!   But first, to find out if […]

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