Category Archive for: ‘Your Health’

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Salsa Fresca

Adding more vitamin-rich vegetables to your diet this summer is easier than you might think. This quick and easy salsa fresca can be served make-your-own-taco-bar style for Cinco de Mayo, with GMO-free tortilla chips for a healthy and festive addition to your Memorial Day cookout, and as a topping for grilled lean meats throughout the rest of the summer. This […]

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Guide to Smart Shopping at Farmers Markets

8 Tips to Getting the Most from the Farmers Market It pays to be a smart shopper, but even more so when it comes to farmers markets. You want to get the most bang for your buck, but do you know what farmers market “bang” looks like? From finding the farmers market and convenience methods that works best for you, […]

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Air Therapy

Cleaning the air in your home is a way to relieve and heal disorders such as seasonal allergies. Natural Options While some plants cause seasonal allergies, other plants help filter the air of various allergens as well as harmful chemicals that invade the home. – Aloe vera and spider plant naturally filter the air of formaldehyde and benzene which are […]

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BeanSoup North Coast Natural Health

Pasta Fagioli Soup

Kick allergies to the curb in style with this tasty, vitamin packed dish. Pasta fagioli is a traditional Italian dish that hails from Italy’s countryside. Recipes for this tasty dish come in many variations, often based on region and family tradition. For a truly well-rounded meal, pair pasta fagioli with garlic bread and a tossed salad, and enjoy! Ingredients: 4 […]

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Home Detox North Coast Natural Health Apr14Feature Zpsffbd0870

8 Ways to Detox Your Home

Poison centers in America report, on average, they handle one poison exposure case every 14 seconds – that’s more than two million people each year. Most often, in-home poisonings involve everyday household items including cleaning supplies, drugs (both legal and illegal), and even cosmetics and personal care products. But other poisons can creep into your home as well, including gases, industrial chemicals and […]

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Organics 101

Recent years have seen a significant rise in “organic” produce – defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as food that is grown and processed without using synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. Is organic produce really a healthier choice? A meta-analysis of 240 reports comparing organically and conventionally grown food, found that organic foods, due to lower chemical contamination, are […]

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Castor Oil Pack

Popularized by Edgar Cayce in the early twentieth century, castor oil is a traditional natural remedy that dates back to Ancient Egypt, China, Persia, Africa, Greece and Rome. Castor oil comes from the castor seed of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis), a large shrub. Castor oil packs can be applied almost anywhere on the body, including the abdomen and […]

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Super Green Soup

You spring clean your house, and maybe even your life – so why not your body? This tasty super green soup is healthy, quick and easy. Packed with leafy greens and fiber-loaded beans, it provides plenty of nutritional benefits without weighing you down – a perfect preparation tool for the return of warmer weather. Remember to use organic ingredients! Ingredients: […]

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Positive Affirmations

Positive affirmations are an excellent mind conditioning exercise that will help you to develop and maintain a positive attitude about yourself and the world around you. Begin by making small changes in your thinking. 1. Become aware of your thoughts and make an effort to notice at least three things per day which bring you joy; a sunset, the feel […]

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Roasted Garlic Northcoast Natural Health

Roasted Garlic

The next time you have the urge for a snack, try turning to an easy-to-prepare, health-boosting treat like roasted garlic. This bite-size dish helps regulate blood pressure, has anti-viral, anti-septic, anti-parasitic, anti-fungal and anti-cancer properties. It may even help regulate iron metabolism and fat production. For the well-being of your heart and total body, give garlic a chance. Ingredients & […]

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