wool dryer sheets

An easy one but one worth repeating. It’s time to make the swap from dryer sheets to wool dryer balls! Here’s why: Dryer Sheets are toxic for you, the environment & your pets! You & Your Family’s Health – Dryer sheets can contain harmful chemicals that stick to clothes, vents into the air, and rub…

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rosemary

Rosemary smells and tastes delicious, but who knew it offers healing properties too? Rosemary’s unique blend of antioxidants – specifically carnosic acid, carnosol, and rosmarinic acid – protect against the cancer-causing heterocyclic amines (HCAs) that form on meat when cooked at high temperatures. BBQ lovers beware! (And I used to be one of you too)……

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nuts about nuts

So many puns about nuts that I could share, but I’ll refrain 😊 One thing I continue to come across in my discoveries about food-as-medicine, is the incredible power of nuts in our diets. Every natural health practitioner boosts about the healing benefits of nuts – from Omegas to ‘good fats’ and everything in between.…

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ingredient labels

I’m not here to debate a particular type of vitamin, or which supplements are best for you. But I do want to raise an issue of quality when it comes to both. And to encourage you to read your supplement labels and consider their source, BEFORE you just buy and consume the next pretty label…

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coffee

And I’m not just talking about the coffee that you drink! The coffee bean, in its purest sense, has numerous health benefits. And while these have been debated, it really has much more to offer than harm.  And that’s just if you drink it! Reduced Risk of Type 2 Diabetes – thanks to antioxidants like CGA…

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tips for chemo

I’ve certainly learned so much during my whirlwind summer of chemo. I heard a friend call it “COVID-Chemo Crazy Summer” and that felt fitting. It’s been a wild ride, but I’ve learned, I grew, I changed through it all. Cancer affects so many of us, so if you or someone you know is going through…

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apple a day

It’s true! In addition to delivering so many other health benefits, apples can help alleviate stress and anxiety. It’s an ancient food and one that has long represented comfort and a connection to a sense of sanctuary. Apples help open up a part of you and change the energy around you. So, if you’re feeling…

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vitamin C benefits

No doubt, we know the power of vitamin C when we are sick or need to give our immune system a boost. But how many of you know about its amazing benefits as skin care? *Product Alert* My new favorite facial serum has me falling in love with this vitamin all over again. And it…

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raise your vibration

I’ve been enjoying experimenting with some new essential oils lately. Idaho Blue Spruce from Young Living. Elevation from DoTerra. And it got me thinking…. what do you do to raise your vibration? Those moments when you feel you could use a little nudge, or to dig yourself out of a funk, or maybe just to…

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kiwi

It’s no wonder Kiwis are the gems of the fruit world. They are packed with Vitamin C and loads of healing antioxidants. Did you know that kiwis also help regulate blood sugar (up or down) and helps bring you back to center (an amazing stress companion).  Kiwis also help strengthen the digestive system, and keep…

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