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Alternative Therapies

Botanicals: A Whole New Way to Detox

by Anna Soref
natural detoxifying plants

Cleanse, cleanse, cleanse—it’s everywhere you look and not just during January. But guess what—you don’t have to live on juice alone or just fruits and vegetables to detox.

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Natural Remedy for Restless Leg Syndrome

by Brad
natural remedy for restless leg syndrome

If you are someone who struggles with restless leg syndrome or know someone who does, you’re well aware of the havoc RLS can have on sleep and the cascading negative effects that follow. RLS impacts both those struggling with it and their partners.

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Will You Get Sick This Flu Season? 6 Steps to Build Your Immune System

by Donna Gates
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Each year, millions come down with the seasonal flu. And each year, millions get their annual flu shot. We now have some strains of infectious bacteria that are resistant to all antibiotics. Depending on which bug you find yourself infected with, the flu vaccine may or may not protect you.

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Meditation Yields Lasting Calm

by Craig Weatherby
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A new study shows that eight weeks of daily meditation moderated people’s responses to emotion-eliciting images … even after they stopped meditating.

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Detox Made Safe and Simple

by Brad
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With the holiday season right around the corner, there is no better time than the present to fortify our diet and cement healthy eating. Ironically, while healthy eating is our birthright, for many of us it seems like taking the plunge into eating a whole foods-based diet is the equivalent to traveling to some distant land. But it doesn’t have to be such a scary or foreign experience.

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12 Steps to Control Your Genes and Your Destiny

by Donna Gates
your genes don't control your health

The long held belief that your genes control your destiny is erroneous. They do not. YOU DO! This emerging field called Epigenetics is changing everything we believed about disease. For example, if you have inherited a gene for diabetes, Alzheimer’s or breast cancer, you control whether or not you will suffer from these conditions. Your cells are responding to the stimuli from their surroundings.

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The Rainbow Connection to Reducing Inflammation

by Maura Knowles
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At the root of all disease, including heart disease, all cancers, and all auto-immune disorders, is inflammation. The closer we eat to nature, the happier and better our bodies will respond, thus treating us better.

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Intro to Complementary Alternative Medicine

by Kelli
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Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is becoming a more and more common source of treatment, but the vocabulary and distinctions between therapies can be confusing. The following is a list of some common CAM therapies and a brief description of each.

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Prescriptions: Not real

by Brad
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So many of the issues that plague Americans could be cured – cured, not patched over – if they would stop to look at what is the root cause of the issue. And guess what…it almost always points back diet and nutrition. That’s why I want my food real.

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