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The Dangers of Processed Food

The Truth About Processed FoodsI think our great-grand parents would be horrified to see how we eat these days: on the run, out of boxes, and often all alone. Gone is the 4-Square meals for many, many Americans, and lets’ be honest, most of the food is brown....

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Vitamin Pills Versus Vegetable and Fruit Juices

If you take one or vitamin pills almost every day, then this story's for you!Have you ever noticed that there's a "Vitamin Pill Aisle" at ever grocery store, pharmacy and even the giant wharehouse super-stores ... what's going on here?!Sure, your body needs vitamins...

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A Brief History of Juicing

Yes! You want to BE FIT AGAIN! But are you sure this juicing thing isn’t just a fad? Heck no! The history of juicing takes us back over 2000 years, so, what’s the controversy?  Well, one bit of evidence is this little quote (quoting verbatim) that says, “Some of the...

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Carob versus Cacao and Chocolate

While looking into learning more about cacao (you may know it as chocolate’s purer cousin), you will undoubtedly somewhere along the way run into a discussion about carob and how it is healthier for you. But when you look at the specifics, you will discover that that...

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Why You Need a Juice Plan

The Juice PlanHere you begin. Starting any new health adventure can feel a bit like almost being struck by lightning: either it’s super inspirational and freedom forming or it’s immobilizing. No worries, I got your back.It’s not surprising you’re here, either. After...

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Say It Ain’t Cilantro

Amazing Benefits Of CilantroIf you’ve read this far, you’re probably not in the small minority of people won’t touch these greens -- no matter how healthy cilantro is! That’s because there’s a DNA variant in some of us that causes cilantro to smell and taste like  . ....

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The Purifying Power of Parsley

Parsely, More Than An Herb!Parsley. Do you even think about this herb (aside from when you see it used as a garnish when you dine out)? Exactly!Heck, up to five years ago I didn’t even think it was edible. And yet it’s one of the most popular herbs in the world and...

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Praise for Papaya Juice!

MAYBE YOU MAY REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME YOUR MOM SLICED OPEN A PAPAYA WHEN YOU WERE A KID?   Probably the first thing you noticed was its deep coral color. The second was likely its unique aroma. Unfortunately, in the USA, a first experience with papaya is often...

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Astounding Astragalus

Astragalus supports all of our immune functionsWhen you wander past the health food section during the cold season, Astragalus is usually one of the key things on display to help boost immunity. It’s an amazing plant ally that has been used in traditional Chinese...

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Taking Care with Kava Kava

Kava Kava (Neuroprotective benefits)Today we’re going to talk about something very important (and perhaps controversial) in the world of traditional herbalism or plant medicinals. And that is the fact that: just because something has a history of traditional use...

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American Ginseng (A Panax Panacea)

Benefits of American GinsengWhen you’re first becoming aware of Traditional Chinese Medicine’s (TCM) pharmacopeia, one of the first things you’ll likely hear about is Ginseng. It was discovered in China more than 4,900 years ago in the mountains near Manchuria. It was...

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Blessed Boswellia

Boswelia, Gift of MagiI think the most prominent place where boswelia might be recognized in western culture is actually from the Bible, because boswelia, also known as frankincense, was one of the gifts of the Magi. For the religious, it was a foreshadowing, as...

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Digging in to Dong Quai

Dong Quai Health BenefitsThe way that the modern medical system works is to focus on the creation of drugs to cure diseases and they spend billions of dollars to study and research synthetic health potentials. And by DSHEA law, nothing but a “drug” can be said to cure...

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