Category : Health

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Every organ in the body — especially the heart, muscles, and kidneys — needs the mineral magnesium. It also contributes to the makeup of teeth and bones. Yet, many people are deficient in this important mineral.  I have been reading about the benefits of using a magnesium spray.  I purchased a bottle to use on …
So, after my 3rd round of pink eye, I finally wised up and realized I needed to throw out all of my makeup! Apparently I continued to reinfect myself with my makeup! I had previously only replaced my eyeliner and mascara, but figured I should throw it ALL out, just to be safe.  Since I …
There is something about the warmer weather that makes me crave juice.  I will eventually get my real juicer out of storage, but in the meantime, I love this little citrus juicer that I have!   My husband suggested we buy this juicer in order to process all the citrus that we get from our …
May is Lyme Disease Awareness month.  Since May is almost over, felt pulled to talk a wee bit about Lyme.  A couple weeks ago I was notified by my doctor that I have Lyme.  Even though this stinks BIG time and I’ve had quite a few break downs (you know, poor me stuff), I am …
It is hard to find food products that don’t contain nasty preservatives and stabilizers.  If you like coconut milk, I’ve found a couple brands that don’t contain the ingredients guar gum & carageenan.  Find out more about these ingredients and why I choose to avoid food products that contain them here. The coconut milk that …
I heard the other day that the air quality indoors can actually be worse then that outdoors.  It makes since with all the chemical releasing furniture, flooring, air fresheners, paint, cleaning products that we use that contribute to the pollution.  That is in addition to having poor ventilation, dirty filters, pets…  Any chance I get, …
I’ve been working hard towards healing the inflammation in my gut w/ the hope that it will put my Grave’s disease in remission!  If not that, at least reduce some of my symptoms.  I’ve been following the AIP diet which is a more restrictive form of Paleo. So many easy choices for my meals are …
This was my fruit bowl! There was no fruit to be found! It was filled with chocolate bunnies, chocolate coins, and jelly beans (natural coloring, of course).  I had to laugh when I walked past the fruit bowl yesterday.  We have just returned from a week long vacation where we all indulged in the things …
Earth Day is celebrating it’s 45th anniversary this year on April 22nd.  That is just a couple weeks from today.  In what ways do you observe this holiday?  Starting this year, I want to have this day really stand out with my kids through the “green” activities we do. I’ve found that there are Earth …
My family just returned from a week long Disney cruise.   2 weeks before we left we discovered that my daughter has a dairy allergy.  We were concerned that it would be difficult to avoid dairy on the cruise.  We wanted her to feel like she was able to enjoy the same treats that the …
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