Eat Real Food for Optimal Health and Weight

We’re sharing this superb article by Dr. Joseph Mercola because it gets to the heart of our message regarding holistic health coaching. This is your foundation for good health, upon which everything else is built. “According to Pollan, the majority of what people eat today is not real food; it’s “edible food-like substances” that have no counterpart in nature.” Source: […]

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Migraine Triggers

Many migraines are food-related, meaning that there are food-based triggers for migraine headaches. Stress can contribute, but the effects of food on the body are generally not well appreciated. For instance, dairy products are a major trigger for many people, followed by poultry, including eggs. Other food triggers are wheat products, chocolate, beef and red wine. Obviously, the fast food […]

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Sore Throat Tea

Winter Sore Throat Tea If you end up with a cough or sore throat, especially during the winter, this remedy is easy to make, inexpensive and very effective. There are only three ingredients, and they should all be fresh. First, get some fresh-picked lemons, some local raw organic honey, and some ginger root. Next, slice the lemons (not into wedges, […]

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Natural Alternatives to Aspirin

While we’re all familiar with aspirin, many people today now turn to ibuprofen for pain relief. However, both aspirin and ibuprofen are synthetic drugs in the class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Both are readily available in either over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription forms. Side effects of ibuprofen Because these NSAIDs are synthetic, the body recognizes them as toxins; therefore, they have […]

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Healing Garlic Soup

This soup recipe incorporates many of garlic’s amazing properties and preparation methods, and it’s delicious! Serves 4. Garlic has been used worldwide as a medicine for millennia. Though typically used as a seasoning, garlic is actually a vegetable. You can have this soup any time you like, but particularly if you have a cold or flu. Chances are good that the […]

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Personal Water Filtration is Essential

We all need clean water for basic survival. Even though most people don’t drink as much water every day as they should, water is still the main ingredient in most of what they do drink, including sodas, prepared coffee beverages, fruit juices and more. And that water – which is almost always municipal tap water – is of very questionable […]

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Causes of Depression

First, a warning: Anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medications are bad news. If you’re taking one of these, it probably “takes the edge off” or helps you feel more mellow. That’s primarily what I’ve heard from my own clients. Second, some truth: Belief is the key to all healing. If you believe that something works, then it probably will, for you. This […]

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Diabetes & Folic Acid

A quick Google search with the keywords “diabetes” and “folic acid” will reveal some interesting articles. All are from major medical news sources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Diabetes journals, the National Center for Biotechnology Information and others, all praising the use of folic acid for diabetics. Here’s what you need to know: folic acid is […]

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Sugar Cravings

Some 80 million Americans are diabetic or pre-diabetic. That number increases annually. Although there are several avenues that will get you to diabetes’ door, a very popular culprit is sugar. Hard to avoid; hard to turn down. And there’s way more of it processed foods and beverages than you might suspect, so you’re probably getting a lot of it every […]

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What to do about Diabetes

We mentioned (in Diabetes Defined) that type-II diabetes is a terrible but preventable – or reversible – condition. It’s caused initially by the body’s inability to get enough insulin out to allow glucose to provide energy for nearly every cell you own. This actually causes a cascade effect that can create devastating results for the entire body – up to […]

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