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Watermelon

Watermelon helps hydrate and nourish the body Watermelon has been around for at least several thousand years. Today, over four billion pounds of watermelon are produced each year in the U.S. alone. All watermelon varieties, when ripe, contain an extremely high water content of roughly 92%, as well as a variety of different phytonutrients, key vitamins and minerals, and even […]

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July14Recipe WatermelonCake

No Bake Watermelon Cake

Healthy, light and tasty watermelon cake Summer is a prime time for outdoor get-togethers, picnics, and cook-outs, but desserts are often heavy on the stomach, making them less than ideal for consumption in the summer heat. Soothe everyone’s sweet tooth and nourish bodies after a meal of grilled meats and veggies with this light and healthy dessert option that not […]

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Summer Health & Safety

Summer Health & Safety

5 Tips for Summer Health & Safety Each season brings its own kind of fun and enjoyment, but with these pluses also come a special set of challenges. The arrival of summer is no exception. As the sun beats down and the air heats up, remember these 5 important tricks to help you fully enjoy summer health, safety and rejuvenation. […]

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Grounding

Grounding confers health In the overall span of human evolution, people have had continuous contact with the Earth, allowing our bodies to ground their electric energies. However, the advent and abundant use of asphalt, wood, carpeting, rubbers and plastics over the last century has greatly reduced our direct contact with the ground. Earth’s energy transfer The Earth maintains a negative […]

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Not all salt is created equal

Rock salt, sea salt, table salt – what’s the difference It’s true that salt is vital to life, but it is also true that not all salt is created equal. Rock salts and sea salts are unrefined and contain many important trace elements that encourage healthy cellular metabolism. Table salt, on the other hand, is refined and stripped of all […]

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Herbed Salt

Herbed salt simply spices up any food Herbed salts are a fantastic way to spice up pretty much any food. They are simple, relatively quick to prepare, can keep for months and, when used moderately, they can also be beneficial to your health. Not only does your body need unprocessed salt to survive, salt acts as a carrier of flavor […]

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Limiting Electromagnetic Field Exposure

How does artificial electromagnetic field exposure affect health? Possibly the most important environmental health question – and problem – of the 21st century is, “How quickly can we adapt our biology to new exposures such as electromagnetic fields (EMF)?” The earth naturally produces an electromagnetic field, as do human bodies, both of which are considered natural EMFs and do not […]

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May14Lycopene North Coast Natural Health

Lycopene

Lycopene is a carotenoid pigment that gives fruits like tomatoes, watermelon, pink grapefruit and guava their red color. Unlike some common carotenoids, lycopene cannot be converted to vitamin A, but many of the foods that contain a good source of ┬álycopene do in fact contain vitamin A outright, providing additional health benefits. Lycopene Potential for Cancer Prevention Diets high in […]

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Gardening Therapy

Gardening therapy helps memory, as well as physical, social and work-related rehabilitation Recent years have seen gardens popping up in some of the most unexpected places – retirement homes, after-school programs, and even prisons – where, it turns out, they have proven to be a very beneficial form of therapy and rehabilitation on multiple levels. Horticultural therapy is a centuries-old […]

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Tomatoes

Native to the western regions of South America, but first cultivated in Mexico, it wasn’t until the 1500’s that Spanish explorers introduced tomatoes to European populations, and even then, they were often seen as unfit to eat. TOMATOES: FRUIT OR VEGGIE? Today tomatoes are enjoyed worldwide at roughly 130 million tons per year. Botanically speaking, the tomato is both fruit […]

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