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Acupuncture for Migraines

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Migraines

December 29, 2018

Did you know acupuncture can help migraines?              Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe,…

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10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

December 2, 2018

How You Can Lower Your Cholesterol the Natural Way   High cholesterol can make you more likely to get heart disease so it’s definitely something you want to keep a handle on and take some steps to lower, if needs be. Even if your cholesterol is already on the high side, there’s quite a bit…

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Top reasons to add-in Walnuts to your diet

November 13, 2018

Walnuts and Your Brain Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s…

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Top 5 things you did not know about celiac disease

February 1, 2018

What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of the protein gluten. Gluten causes chronic inflammation and damage to the intestinal cells lining the small intestine. The inflammation and damage to the intestinal cells prohibit nutrient and vitamin absorption leading to malabsorption. People with celiac disease may have symptoms…

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Acupuncture for cancer care

Natural Ways to Help Stay in Cancer Remission

June 16, 2016

Lifestyle changes Diet can be a huge factor for staying healthy during cancer remission. You want to treat your body as best you can to prevent cancer from coming back. Boosting your immunity is essential for keeping your body’s defense working as it should. Berries are a no-brainer. Filled with cancer-fighting antioxidants, make sure you’re…

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Nutrition Food Label

Changes to the food label: What you should know

May 31, 2016

  Did you know that the current food label is 20 years old?!l Click To Tweet Yep, so it is about time the FDA made some changes. On May 20th, 2016 the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, released the new and updated version of the food nutrition label. They made changes to ensure consumers have accurate…

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Energy on a gluten-free diet

Maximizing Energy on a Gluten-Free Diet: Four Key Elements

April 11, 2016

Nutrition Food is medicine. To maintain energy with a gluten-free lifestyle, eat organic when possible, stay hydrated, and eat regular meals. Gluten-free diets got some flack a few years ago because the majority of gluten-free products lacked key nutrients and were highly processed. Much has changed over the years: gluten-free products taste better, and the…

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Gluten-free recipe

{New Recipe}: ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA

February 18, 2016

ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA Cooking with food allergies can be quite a challenge sometimes. Especially with not knowing what to eat and not being prepared. That is why I am a huge advocate for setting routines and preparing bulk meals one day a week. This recipe is dairy, gluten, and egg-free and provides 4-6 meals…

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Gluten-free coconut curry

{Gluten-free Recipe}: Coconut Chicken Curry

February 15, 2016

Eating gluten-free has never been easier! Try this Coconut Curry Chicken recipe that is free of gluten, dairy, soy, and eggs! There are only 4 main ingredients involved: chicken, asian stir-fry veggies, 1 can of coconut milk, and brown rice…and spices.  Trader Joe’s is a great place to get these simple ingredients. Cooking with food allergies…

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Heart health, tips to reduce blood pressure

6 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure

February 12, 2016

6 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure Affecting one in three adults, high blood pressure is one of the most common health issues in America and most often the result of busy schedules and high-stress jobs. Sometimes it can be hard to slow down, however, addressing high blood pressure is very important to improving overall…

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