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Give Your Valentine a Healing Bouquet of Flowers

For Valentine’s Day, I know most of us ladies want some chocolate. I love chocolate myself, and the darker the better. You don’t need me to tell you about the health benefits of dark chocolate, there are probably 100 posts about it being uploaded as I write this. So this year, I am thinking outside […]

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You Pay the Price if Your Doctor Misdiagnoses You

I bet you’ve been told some pretty awful stuff by your doctors over the years. Maybe they’ve told you that you’re crazy, or that you have depression or bipolar.  Maybe they’ve written off your symptoms to normal aging or menopause, or that your anxiety, fatigue or brain fog are all in your head. I felt […]

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8 Incredible Medicinal Plants from the Bible

Before the advent of synthetic compounds, injections, and expensive medications, the human body was accustomed to natural herbs and spices. Our planet Earth has thousands of healing plants that grew during biblical times. Even though I am a pharmacist, I believe that we can use what grows on Earth to heal. Today I’m listing 8 incredible plants, […]

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How To Make Your Immune System Fight for You

It’s around this time of the year, when the nights draw in and I pull out my woolen sweaters and snow boots, that I usually notice a flurry of articles in the mainstream media about the importance of keeping our vitamin D levels topped off. Vitamin D is your immune system’s best, but most little-known […]

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Mouth-watering Pesto Squash with Aloe

Today I’m sharing my favorite recipe for a healthy pesto-inspired spaghetti dish. This colorful, fabulous dish is loaded with healthy nutrients and includes the supplement ‘aloe vera juice’ which you can’t even taste. As for health benefits, spaghetti squash has a fair amount of beta carotenoids as well as soluble fiber. It only has 40 […]

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We All Have Some Degree of Autoimmune Disease

It’s a scary thought isn’t it that you could have autoimmune dysfunction even though you may not have been diagnosed with a disorder yet.  If you take my article to your physician today, they’ll tell you autoimmune disease is “rare” and here I’m saying I think all of us have some degree.  I’m not crazy. […]

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9 Amazing Natural Cough Suppressants to Shut You Up

Wintertime is one of my favorite times of the year.  Ahh… snowy days, crackling fires, fluffy sweaters. Right up until… cough, cough!  Haaaaack!  With all there is to enjoy during this season, the winter months are commonly known as “cold and flu” season or “sniffle and sneeze” season because of all the nasty little viruses […]

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7 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Protect Yourself from Cold & Flu 
- And 4 No-No’s

I think I am a real germaphobe because I get very conscious when someone sitting next to me starts coughing, especially when they don’t cover their mouth. I’ll let the first one slide but if it happens again, I am apt to leave or hand them a Kleenex. Cover it! Is it just me or […]

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Why Salt is Not Enough- Clearing the Iodine Confusion

There’s mass confusion and paranoia about iodine, and that’s what prompted me to write today’s article. It actually dawned on me last night (while talking to a person with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) that iodine is used all over your body. She thought it was just used by your thyroid and read someone’s blog about it, and […]

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The Green Tea Pee Connection: Bladder Control and Cancer

There is always some kind of tea in my house, including green tea which millions of people drink every day. Known botanically as Camellia sinensis, green tea contains epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) which provides powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-fibrosis and cell protective benefits. It is well-known for it’s anti-cancer effects. Practitioners frequently use green tea as a diuretic […]

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