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3 Reasons You Should Be Eating Tomatoes This Summer

This post was originally published on this siteTry tomatoes in the Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho, a recipe from the True Food Kitchen restaurants! This fruit, which many consider to be a vegetable due to its lack of sweetness, is a seasonal staple…. Continue Reading →

Want To Manage Inflammation In Your Body? Try These 4 Ways

This post was originally published on this siteInflammation, which appears to be an underlying cause of age-related health conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, heart conditions and certain cancers, can be tamed through diet and lifestyle – eating my Anti-Inflammatory Diet is… Continue Reading →

Getting In Touch With And Speaking The Truth

This post was originally published on this siteThe following is the second excerpt from Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison’s Amazon best-selling book, Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up. Informed by more than three decades of formal Zen and psychotherapeutic training… Continue Reading →

Want To Help Minimize Puffy-Looking Eyes in 5 Minutes? Try This!

This post was originally published on this sitePuffy eyes can be caused by fluid retention, allergies, lack of sleep, smoking, hormones, and (of course) crying. A simple way to minimize swollen, inflamed tissue around the eyes is to cool it…. Continue Reading →

Are Mud Baths Safe Or Unhealthy?

This post was originally published on this siteMud baths are an acquired taste, but they can be healthy and therapeutic. Researchers have found that the application of warm mud – as opposed to cosmetic mud that often contains alcohol, a… Continue Reading →

Need A Mental Break? Working Out Can Help

This post was originally published on this siteFor many people, exercise is a main method of reducing stress and promoting relaxation. One of the benefits of regular aerobic exercise is its moderating effect on emotions, both long-term and short-term. If… Continue Reading →

Canned Or Dried Beans? 5 Ideas When Buying Beans

This post was originally published on this siteThe health benefits of beans are numerous: they are an excellent source of protein and fiber, are high in the B vitamin folic acid, and are a low-glycemic-index food meaning a more stable… Continue Reading →

4 Tips For A Naturally Clean Home

This post was originally published on this siteLooking for a cost-effective, safe way to keep your home clean, naturally? Ditch the overpriced, artificially scented cleaners and try these four common household items: Olive oil: Use it to lubricate and polish wood… Continue Reading →

A Very Important Legacy Letter

This post was originally published on this siteMaybe Your Most Important So Far Reflection: Legacy begins in Genesis, Chapter 49. The dying Jacob blessed his sons and asked them to return his bones from Egypt to the family burial plot… Continue Reading →

The Perfect Summertime Snack: Frozen Chocolate Bananas!

This post was originally published on this siteThe flavors in this simple dessert remind me of classic beach fare – frozen bananas on a stick coated with chocolate. This is a healthier version that you can whip up in no… Continue Reading →

Feeling Unstable? Try These 4 Suggestions

This post was originally published on this siteIt is estimated that one in three Americans over the age of 65 falls each year, and two-thirds of those will fall again within six months. Falling has the potential to cause serious… Continue Reading →

The Legacy Of Future Dreams

This post was originally published on this siteReflection: As I think about us being the link between past and future generations, I wonder about our ancestors, how they had the courage, held on to their dreams, and often risked everything… Continue Reading →

Aching Feet? 4 Simple Steps To A DIY Foot Massage

This post was originally published on this siteGive your feet a break with this four-step foot massage recommended by the American Massage Therapy Association. You can do it by yourself or with the help of a partner. Using your thumb or… Continue Reading →

Worried About Iodine Deficiency?

This post was originally published on this siteIodine, a non-metallic mineral, is required by humans in trace amounts for proper development and growth. An iodine deficiency can lead to an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter), slowed metabolism and weight gain, as… Continue Reading →

Summer Sinus Issues Bugging You? Try These 5 Tips

This post was originally published on this siteIf you are experiencing sinus drainage, congestion or pain, consider the following: Acupuncture. It can be remarkably effective for relieving acute sinusitis. Acupuncture can ease pain and promote sinus drainage within minutes of… Continue Reading →

4 Secrets To Living A Longer Life

This post was originally published on this siteIf living a long life is important to you, you may want to adopt some of the habits that supercentenarians have in common. Most supercentenarians – people who live to be 110 or… Continue Reading →

4 Waistline-Friendly Snack Ideas?

This post was originally published on this siteEating small, healthful meals throughout the day not only helps keep blood sugar levels stable and energy levels high but can also help prevent overeating and promote a healthy weight. Start by making… Continue Reading →

5 Veggies To Have On Hand

This post was originally published on this siteIncreasing your intake of fruit and vegetables to as many as 10 servings a day could cut your risk of many diseases, including all types of cancer. I recommend keeping your kitchen stocked with… Continue Reading →

Two Refreshing Drinks For Summertime Activities

This post was originally published on this siteCapture the essence of the summer sun and the natural goodness it brings in these two invigorating beverages. I like to combine fresh honey my neighbor gives me with fresh-squeezed lemon juice and… Continue Reading →

Inviting Freshness Through Not Knowing

This post was originally published on this siteThe following is an excerpt from Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison’s Amazon best-selling book, Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up. Informed by more than three decades of formal Zen and psychotherapeutic training and… Continue Reading →

How To Use Aloe To Treat Burns And Bites

This post was originally published on this siteThe gel extracted from the inside of aloe (Aloe vera) leaves is a cost-effective, natural way to treat a variety of summer ailments: it can be used topically for the treatment of sunburn,… Continue Reading →

10 Things That Can Trigger Rosacea

This post was originally published on this siteRosacea – a chronic condition in which a person’s cheeks, nose, chin, eyelids or forehead become inflamed and red – tends to be more common in women, people between the ages of 30 and… Continue Reading →

Watermelon: Why Men (And Women) Should Eat More Of It!

This post was originally published on this siteA summertime favorite, watermelon is more than just a refreshing afternoon snack – it has health benefits, too. Watermelon is: Low in calories Rich in antioxidants A good source of vitamins C, A,… Continue Reading →

Feeling Drowsy? 5 Reasons To Take A Nap

This post was originally published on this siteStudies on sleep and the opinions of sleep experts are convincing: napping has value. People who nap generally enjoy better mental health and mental efficiency than people who do not. The quality of… Continue Reading →

Liven Up Your Summer Meals With These 3 Herbs

This post was originally published on this siteSummer is an ideal time to try fresh, seasonal herbs in your meals. Take advantage of these three classics and their unique flavors to liven up any dish! Basil: A culinary staple that… Continue Reading →

Interested In Breathwalking? Learn More About This Crossover Exercise

This post was originally published on this siteIf you are crunched for time and want to get the physical benefits of walking and the mental benefits of breathing exercises, consider breathwalking. It is based on a Kundalini yoga technique, and… Continue Reading →

Can You Safely Use Plastic In The Microwave?

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s not uncommon to see people microwaving leftovers in plastic dishes, heating up meals in the plastic containers they come in, or placing plastic wrap over foods to protect the inside of a… Continue Reading →

4 Frozen Foods To Add To Your Grocery List

This post was originally published on this siteIf you are grocery shopping on a tight budget, spend some extra time in the frozen food section. While fresh foods are generally a better choice, frozen foods can fit the bill when… Continue Reading →

5 Reasons To Consider Fasting

This post was originally published on this siteIntermittent fasting (IF) refers to repeatedly going without solid food for longer periods than is typical on a daily breakfast-lunch-dinner schedule. Variations are endless. Some proponents skip breakfast; others dinner. Others fast all… Continue Reading →

Is Licorice A Healthy Food? Find Out

This post was originally published on this siteBelieve it or not, much of the licorice sold in the United States does not contain the herb licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) at all. Most “licorice” candy sold in the US is flavored with… Continue Reading →

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