How Many Fruits and Vegetables Should I Be Eating Daily?

How many fruits and vegetables should I be eating daily

Many people are confused about how many servings of fruits and vegetables they should be eating, and what constitutes a serving size. It’s no wonder that people are baffled since recommended daily fruit and vegetable intake varies they are typically based on an average, not an individual requirement. According to the United States Department of … Read More

The Best Supplement for your Child

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If there was a simple solution that could help fight infections, improve build bones and teeth, contribute to your child’s eye health and stimulate muscle growth, would you buy it for your child? Parents give supplements to their children for these benefits, and more. It’s no secret that children often do not eat enough vegetables … Read More

8 Easy Ways to Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

8 easy ways to get kids to eat vegetables

Moms have seen it all. Kids who will only eat pizza, kids who will eat chicken and fries in a restaurant but not at home, and kids who only eat pasta. Many of these same kids proclaim green vegetables “yucky.” Childhood is the best time to establish good health and nutritional habits, so how can … Read More

Vaccination: What We Know and What We Don’t Know

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There has been a great deal of fear based commentary in the news papers, radio and TV as of late. In this article we hope to provide you with some facts, statistics and truths that will reduce any fears and help to answer some of your questions and concerns. Rather than making hasty fear based … Read More

The Microwave: Convenience with a Price

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By now, you probably know that what you eat has a profound impact on your health. The saying “What you eat, digest and absorb” is really true. It is important to consider not only WHAT you buy, but HOW you cook it. Smart food preparation starts with high quality foods and food preparation and that … Read More

Kale Salad – So good you won’t want to stop eating it!

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1 bunch kale 1-2 green onions finely sliced 1 cup grated carrots ¼  red cabbage thinly sliced ½ cup flax or hemp oil 3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup Bragg’s Liquid Aminos 2 tbsp tamari sauce (wheat free) 1 tsp dried oregano pinch of sea salt Chop and thoroughly rinse kale, dry in a salad … Read More

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY FOR BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT

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Massage therapy is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body including skin, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints.  Registered massage therapy is a clinically oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate discomfort caused by everyday and occupational stresses, muscular overuse and many chronic pain conditions.  Many people are discovering the benefits, both short … Read More

Try something new this season!

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Cauliflower rice: 1 large head of cauliflower Sea salt and pepper to taste 1/8  – 1/4 cup of coconut oil Cilantro 1/4 – 1/3 cup finely chopped Shred head of cauliflower in food processor.  Melt coconut oil in a large frying pan on medium low heat; add shredded cauliflower and salt and pepper. Keep turning … Read More

The Benefits Of A Dairy Free Diet

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The dairy free diet is just that; no cheese, milk, yogurt, ice cream, butter (although mostly good fat if organic), or any product that has dairy hidden in it.  Breast milk is meant for the initial survival and development of babies but is not needed past this stage of life. Humans are the only mammals … Read More

Why Do So Many Skin Care Products Use These Potentially Hazardous Ingredients?

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Simple answer: because they’re cheap, readily available, and easy to dilute. Are they in the products you currently use? It’s time to check. Go grab your containers of skin care products and check them against the following … Ingredient Use Dangers Parabens Heavily used preservatives in the cosmetic industry; used in an estimated 13,200 cosmetic … Read More