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The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

It may seem obvious that sleep is beneficial. Even without fully grasping what sleep does for us, we know that going without sleep for too long makes us feel terrible, and that getting a good night's sleep can make us feel ready to take on the world.

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Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System This Fall

There are many things you can do to boost your immune system and bypass the yearly colds that usually seem to begin this time of year. From delicious warming and naturally immune-boosting soups, to taking time to rest when you feel run down, there a number of natural strategies that will have you up and running again in no time.

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How Probiotics Reduce Inflammation & Naturally Improve Health

What do diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, IBS, ulcerative colitis, food and environmental allergies all have in common? Besides being chronic conditions that can be life threatening, or at least greatly reduce your quality of life, researchers are now learning that chronic inflammation plays a large part in both the on-set, and continuation, of these and many other conditions and diseases.

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The Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle: The Natural Way To A Healthy Life

Over many years I have found that preventing or reversing inflammation is all about listening to your body. From that listening you can begin to learn first-hand what increases or reduces your body’s inflammatory response. You can cool your body’s inflammatory response and keep it healthier over time by taking one step at a time, at a pace that feels right for you.

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Juicing

The idea of making fresh vegetable juices came from Norman Wardhaugh Walker (January 4, 1886 – June 6, 1985). He was a British businessman and pioneer in the field of vegetable juicing and nutritional health. He advocated the drinking of fresh raw vegetable and fruit juices, both to regain and to maintain one's health.

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Cook Once, Eat Many Times: The Key To Better Health

There is nothing better than coming home after a long day to dinner already prepared and all you have to do is heat it up! You know what I am talking about…You had a long day at work, followed by several activities for the kids, which means you don't get home till 7:30pm, or later! It can be hard to find the motivation or desire to get into that kitchen and cook on days like this.

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Why Should We Eat Organic Foods?

In our quest to eat healthier and include more fresh fruits and vegetables in our diets, one of the first dilemmas we face in the grocery store is whether or not to buy "organic". While we know organically grown means less (or no) pesticides and chemicals in our foods, there have been numerous articles written about what "organic" really means, asking us if it is really worth paying more for organic.

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Why Weight Loss Diets Don’t Work

We have all heard for years that “diets don’t work”, yet millions of us every year are willing to try yet another diet. Many seem desperate to believe the claims that “you can lose 30 pounds in 10 days”, that “you can lose inches while you sleep”, or that “you can reverse the clock without having to move a muscle.”

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Strawberries- Delicious and Oh So Good For You!

Strawberries have grown wild for millennia in temperate regions throughout the world. While cultivation of strawberries doesn't date back this far, it still dates back hundreds and hundreds of years. It was not until the 18th century, however, when cultivation of strawberries began to be pursued in earnest.

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So What Is Your Health (and Life) Really Worth?

As a Holistic Health Coach, I constantly meet people who want to lose weight, have more energy, and overcome a variety of health challenges. These are highly intelligent, motivated people, many of whom are successful in their respective careers. Over the years, they have invested an enormous amount of time and money in their education, their careers, their homes, and their automobiles, and are rightly proud of what they’ve achieved. They knew that those achievements would not come free, cheap, or easy, and they CHOSE to INVEST both the time and money that those achievements required.

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

As the weather turns colder and we head into fall, we hear more and more about the “cold and flu season”, and signs for flu shots pop up all over town, suggesting that you won’t make it through the winter without a shot. Many now believe that if you SUPPORT your body’s natural defense system, instead of overriding its ability to keep you healthy with vaccines and drugs, you will make it through not just this winter, but many, many more to come.

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Staying Healthy Throughout the Holiday Season

Although many of us find it challenging to stay healthy during the year, the Holiday season brings with it its own set of special circumstances. Holiday parties, baking traditional Christmas goodies, traveling to see friends and family, and hosting guests in our homes all result in a higher consumption of sugary and high carb treats, and much less time to exercise.

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