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Spirulina – Tiny Bacteria, Huge Benefits

By | June 2nd, 2016|Health & Wellness, Nutrition, Superfood|

As I continue with my superfood obsession, I've decided to write an article on one of my favorite health supplements - Spirulina.  I've personally been taking spirulina for the past three years.  Although I haven't been as consistent as I'd like with this supplement, I have experienced increased stamina and overall sustained energy throughout the day (probably from the [...]

Moringa – One Superfood You’re NOT Eating

By | May 28th, 2016|Health & Wellness, Nutrition, Superfood|

Native to India is the Malungay (Moringa) tree; often called the drumstick tree, miracle tree, or ben oil tree.  This tree is pound-for-pound one of the most nutritional things on this planet, so much so that it is being referred to as a superfood.  It's leaves are often used in salads, soups, and stews, while it's flowers can also be used [...]

Best Pregnancy Foods

By | May 24th, 2016|Health & Wellness, Nutrition, Pregnancy|

An overall healthy diet is always the best option for anyone, but especially for moms to be. Although much of the nutrient content can be achieved through taking a prenatal vitamin, it is still important for mothers to keep a high quality diet.  Eating the best pregnancy foods can help ensure a healthy development of the [...]

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

By | May 22nd, 2016|Health & Wellness, Pregnancy|

A pregnancy is supposed to be a wonderful time where couples get to create lists of baby names and decorate baby's room with just the right shade of paint.  However, for 60,000 women per year (in the U.S) the truth couldn't be further.  Sure the usual bouts of morning sickness come and go but for women living [...]

10 Best Medicinal Plants To Garden

By | May 1st, 2016|Garden Thoughts, Health & Wellness, Natural Medicine|

Let me first begin by saying that I am not a medical expert and the information provided in this article is from my personal use and research.  Before using any of the information in this article please seek a professional medical opinion.   In ancient times medicine consisted of a variety of herbs and natural concoctions. [...]

Garden as Therapy

By | April 16th, 2016|Garden Thoughts, Health & Wellness|

Although exercise is known world over to be one of the best pressure-relieving activities with many positive effects, gardening is regularly ignored even though it has many positive effects on the mind (and body) overall. As a kind of treatment, gardening could be quite rewarding in several various ways. Gardening is a kind of physical action [...]

Essential Oil Garden Recipes

By | April 16th, 2016|Essential Oils, Garden 101, Garden Thoughts|

Essential oils (EO) have been used for centuries for personal care and overall health and wellness.  Today, essential oils are rather abundant and can be found at many local supermarkets and health food stores.  Although many claim wonderful health benefits from the use of essential oils, little know of the amazing wonders it can do for your [...]

Essential Oils In The Garden

By | April 16th, 2016|Essential Oils, Garden 101, Garden Thoughts|

A Less Harmful Approach.. If you are looking for a way to keep your garden relatively insect and weed free without using nasty chemicals, then perhaps consider using some essential oils in your garden. There are many different types of essential oils, all of which can play a big part in up keeping your garden and [...]

The Healthiest Leafy Greens

By | April 8th, 2016|Garden Thoughts, Health & Wellness, Nutrition|

One of the easiest, low-maintenance types of plants to grow in your garden are leafy greens.  Leafy greens thrive when nitrogen in the soil is high but can do jut as well in average soil.  These types of plants do best when watered regularly and receive around 4 hours of sunlight per day. Besides coming in different [...]

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