Monthly Archives: November 2013

Snacks for Growing Children…

…And the rest of us! Nuts and seeds make for great snacks especially when combined with a slice of raw cheese or as trail mix with a little dried fruit. Be sure to purchase raw, organic nuts and then soak and dehydrate them before eating to remove the natural plant toxins and to release all … Learn More

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Cholesterol: Is it Really Bad?

Cholesterol is an essential component of cell membranes, brain and nerve cells, and bile, which helps the body absorb fats and fat-soluble vitamins. The body uses it to make vitamin D and various hormones, such as estrogen, testosterone and cortisol. The body can produce all the cholesterol that it needs, but it also obtains cholesterol … Learn More

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Iodine

Far from the newcomer on the block of holistic remedies, iodine has been a traditional remedy used by doctors in years past as an antiseptic and natural antibiotic. As far back as 2700 B.C. records show that Emperor Shen Nung used seaweed for the treatment of goiters. Pliny, Vitruvius and Juvenal describe prevalence of goiter … Learn More

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