Green Apple Smoothie Recipe Plus Giveaway!

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The green apples on our tree have matured early this year due to the global-warming trend that only seems to be affecting California.  I'm loving that … [Read more...]

Who Knew? Six International Folk Remedies for Common Ailments

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See how different cultures tackle the most common ailments, naturally. Sore throats In the Ukraine, many people relive sore throats by gargling … [Read more...]

Health Trivia: Why Every Cook Should Be Growing Tomatoes

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Yesterday I was cooking my famous honey-lavender chicken, which calls for searing fat-filled chicken thighs in a cast iron skillet, and got a hot … [Read more...]

Pre-Workout ‘Beauty’ Smoothie Also Helps with Hair, Nail Growth

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I've had a love/hate relationship with carbohydrates for the last couple of years, trying to figure out the "magic combination" that will give me the … [Read more...]

The Secret to My Bodacious ‘Fro Is…

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Well, it's probably a combination of things. I've been taking a slew of hair vitamins that actually work, but I've recently added another to the … [Read more...]

Namaste Your Way to Sexy: September is National Yoga Month!

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September is National Yoga Month, and now's the time to jump on the bandwagon, because yoga studios all over the country are offering FREE YOGA … [Read more...]

Tried and True: Hair Vitamins that REALLY Work.

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We've all been there, walking down the vitamin aisle looking for vitamins that will transform our hair from this...   To this... In … [Read more...]

Day Twelve of 28 Days of Heart Health: New Studies Say Fish Oil Not Effective Protection Against Heart Disease

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Well this is disappointing news. Looks like all the promotion about fish oil lending protection against heart disease might have been more gimmick … [Read more...]

Buh-Bye Achy Joint Mornings: My New, Greatly Improved Beauty, Strength, and Vitality Shake

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Mornings can be really tough on me. Sometimes I wake up with shoulder pain, lower back aches and knee pain. Since I've not had any injuries, I'm … [Read more...]

Got a Sweet Tooth? Fish Oil: A Unlikely Alternative for Sugary Syrup On Ice Cream

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This is Year Two of me giving up refined carbohydrates and dramatically reducing my overall sugar intake to 15-20 grams per day. It sounds like very … [Read more...]