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15 Natural Options for Depression

15 Natural Options for Depression   Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances but clinical depression goes far beyond that.  In such cases, a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of proportion with the apparent cause. The physical and psychological symptoms affect a person’s capacity to function normally in the world.   …

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Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air

Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air Indoor air quality has become a real problem.  It often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a laundry list of chemicals from fabric softeners.  While it’s always important to let some fresh air in, researchby NASA found that many houseplants are capable of …

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The Top 10 Spring Foods

Who doesn’t love spring? The longer, hotter days bring with them a cascade of vibrant superfoods.  While there are many great possible spring superfoods, here are my picks for the top 10.  Enjoy! Artichokes—A medium-sized artichoke is loaded with fiber (about 10 grams) and vitamin C. It also contains plentiful amounts of the heart- and muscle-health minerals magnesium and potassium.  …

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

12 Reasons to Love Quinoa   A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already enjoying this delicious superfood, here are 12 reasons to start:   Unlike most grains quinoa is a complete protein. …

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8 Ways Tomatoes Keep you Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger looking and feeling.  But, the tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a place in the diet of anyone interested in maintaining healthy skin, preventing age-related diseases like osteoporosis, and even preventing cancer. Lycopene found in tomatoes is one of …

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Wacka Flacka Flame’s Amazing transformation

Wacka’s Flacka Flame’s amazing tranformation for his health shines, but he also has a heart for animals as shown in this video.   Thank you Wacka Flacka Flame for being a voice for the animals and a big influence in the hip-hop community and elsewhere.  So proud of  you!  

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An Avocado a Day <3

With the boom in Avocado toast and avocado’s in everything, we must take into account all the amazing benefits of eating these little sacred gems! So much nutrition packed in this beautiful fruit.  You can find my favorite Avocado Toast on this site.  In the meantime, reap all the benefits listed!  Your daily avocado will lead to beautiful skin and …

Federal Report ~ Vegan Diet is best for the Planet/Health

A federal panel that helps set federal dietary guidelines is recommending Americans eat less meat because it’s better for the environment, sparking outrage from industry groups representing the nation’s purveyors of beef, pork and poultry. The truth is being spoken on Federal levels but we must not forget where the money lies. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a federally appointed …

Heart Disease #1 Killer

In the media there is always hype about something, but where is the real talk about what is the number one killer of people?  Heart Disease and Cancer.  We all know that eating meat and dairy have a huge impact on clogging the arteries, and have consequences for cancers. Over the years I have known many people who have died …