Spring Cleaning a.k.a. Detoxing

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Four ingredients for “cleaning house” Spring is less than a month away, and with the unusually warm weather we’ve been having it’s almost believable. Usually with spring you hear about things like “spring cleaning”. If you are familiar with the wholistic crowd you may also hear about doing spring cleanses, fasting, or “detoxifying”. After all,

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Autoimmune diseases

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Not that long ago, you didn’t hear the term “autoimmune disease”. Now it seems to be a term that you hear frequently, but what does it mean? What is an autoimmune disease? Autoimmune disease occurs when the body has started to see some part of “self” as being foreign and needing to be eliminated. “Auto”

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Fighting Colds & Flus

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While Cold FX is still popular it isn’t a replacement for eating right. Besides, mother nature didn’t stop at American Ginseng (which Cold FX is derived from). Many herbs that live in the typical kitchen cupboard have their uses in fighting colds and flus. Of course they work best if they are of high quality

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Herbal Help for Headaches

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For many people, headaches, especially chronic or reoccurring headaches, seem to be just another part of life, but it shouldn’t have to be. There are a myriad of things that can contribute to the occurrence of headaches. Some of these include stress, side-effects of medications, lack of sleep, food intolerances, allergies, eyestrain, poor digestion, PMS,

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