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Natural Remedies for a Healthy Thyroid

  A properly functioning thyroid is essential to your overall health. If your thyroid is working overtime it’s known as hyperthyroidism; if it’s underactive, it’s known as hypothyroidism. These two thyroid disorders can affect way more than just your metabolism: they can be the cause of...

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Teas for Change

Let’s be real, what’s better than spending a snow day curled up in bed with some sweats, a book, and a piping hot cup of tea? Well, here’s what’s better: Doing all of the above while still focusing on sustainabili-tea!   All too often we forget about...

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Natural Home Remedies to Combat Colds

Cold and flu season is here. Before you reach for any over counter medications, try these natural remedies to help you kick that cold and keep you feeling good all winter. Oregano Oil Oregano oil is often referred to as nature’s antibiotic due to its antiviral, antibacterial,...

Natural Ways to Calm Rosacea

Around a year ago I started to have some unusual breakouts. I woke up one morning, in a panic, that both of my cheeks were covered in red, irritated spots. I had no idea what happened. Was it a food allergy? Was it acne? I covered my...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month

  1 in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime.   Right now, approximately 3 million Americans and 65 million people worldwide live with epilepsy.   Each year at least 200,000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy.   In two-thirds of patients diagnosed with epilepsy, the cause is unknown.   It is estimated that...

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6 Ways to Control Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet

  What Is Type 2 Diabetes? The pancreas exists for one purpose, to release the hormone insulin so that the body’s cells can use the energy from carbohydrates. This is a balanced system. When it’s working as it should, insulin will be released in exactly the right...

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Flu shot or not

The debate of whether to vaccinate your kids or not is a longstanding and sensitive topic to touch on. But what about getting vaccinated as an adult?We're in the midst of flu season and we're wondering: do get the flu shot, or not? First off, what...

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Breast Cancer Could Increase 50% by 2030

A Forbes article in 2015 reported that researchers at the National Cancer Institute Project say the number of breast cancer cases will rise 50% to 441,000 cases a year, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Should women...

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10 Natural Ways to Cope with Insomnia

Insomnia can be the most frustrating thing in the world. If it's not for the dark circles that have permanently made their home under your eyelids, it's exhaustion day in and day out. Insomnia is classified as a sleep disorder in which an individual is...