Natural Therapies for a Good Night’s Sleep

Before your head sinks into the pillow at bedtime, there are some very simple things you can do to prepare your mind and body for a night of deeply restful sleep. The evening hours are a time when the busyness of your day should begin to wind down. It’s important to create a bedtime ritual [...]

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Calcium Essential for Strong Bones & Sound Sleep

Did you know that Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the human body, is not only essential for strong bones, it also supports healthy functioning of the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems? Research shows a relationship between Calcium intake and risk for heart disease, colorectal cancer, kidney stones, PMS, and managing a healthy weight. When [...]

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Good Old Fashioned Baked Sweet Potatoes

These Sweet Potatoes are sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your appetite. Ingredients 4 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed Coconut oil for brushing Kosher salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste Butter to taste Preparation Instructions Heat oven to 450 degrees Brush potatoes with coconut oil and place potatoes in a glass cooking [...]

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Soothing Herbs for Restful Sleep

Lavender (Lavendula spp.), Chamomile (Matricaria recutita), Oats (Avena sativa) Three herbs well known for calming effects are Lavender, Chamomile and Oats. Perhaps, not quite as well known as the first two herbs, Avena sativa (Oats Milky Seed or Oatstraw) is the grain source of oatmeal. The entire plant is abundant in minerals and trace nutrients, [...]

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The Power of Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato is a powerhouse of nutrition. This vibrant orange tuber is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and blood sugar-regulating nutrients. The antioxidant Beta-carotene, which gives Sweet Potato its orange flesh, is necessary for your body to produce Vitamin A. We need vitamin A for eye health, for a strong immune system, and for [...]

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Sleep: Essential for Mind-Body Health

Adults and children alike are spending more time awake late at night to study, work, or have fun. All those late nights may be slowly killing us. More than 20 years of research shows us that sleep is vitally important to physical and mental health. Most of what we know about sleep and health comes [...]

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