5 Natural Remedies for Common Cold Symptoms

5 Natural Remedies for Common Cold Symptoms

With the onset of fall (soon to be winter) comes cold and flu season. Flu season can start as early as October. It is important to get a jump start on amping up your immune system before you catch a nasty week long cold. You can start by getting enough sleep, drinking less alcohol, eating plenty of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, garlic and trying immune supportive herbs (great immune boosting recipe here). If you do happen to catch a nasty...

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5 Ways to Get Creative With Fall Foliage

5 Ways to Get Creative With Fall Foliage

The first day of fall is September 23rd. Soon the leaves will be changing into colorful shades of red, yellow and orange. Fall foliage creates an opportunity to get up, take a healthy walk, and use nature’s gifts for some creative art projects. Creativity is important for health and well-being. Incorporating it into some aspect of your life can be quite rewarding. Developing our creative potential allows for us to support certain areas of...

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It’s Baby Safety Month! 4 Ways to Keep Your Baby’s Body Safe

It’s Baby Safety Month! 4 Ways to Keep Your Baby’s Body Safe

September is National Baby Safety month. Not only is it important to prevent accidents and injuries in the home, but you should also be taking a closer look at the products you are using on your baby. Scientists are beginning to verify just how dangerous some synthetic chemicals are to human health – especially children. Babies in general will get a heftier dose of pollutants due to their small sizes, hence the need to be extra careful...

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5 Healthy Recipes Using Fall Fruits & Vegetables

5 Healthy Recipes Using Fall Fruits & Vegetables

Fall is approaching fast which means new fruits and vegetables will be in season. There are many benefits to eating produce that is in season (especially local/organic). Eating local organic produce is not only easy on your wallet but it is also much more supportive of your health and the planet’s. The fruits & veggies that are not in season generally travel between 1500-2500 miles before they get to you (doesn’t sound so fresh...

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