The way we think about medicine is broken

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Are you an individual? Is your DNA the same as everyone else’s? Then why are we continuing to expect that one cure will fit all? Start to think differently about our medical profession and see what you can change by becoming an informed consumer.

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So your kid doesn’t have allergies? Please hug a mom who’s family does

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Allergies – I’m sure you’ve heard about them Have you heard from other moms who’s kids have allergies?  Sometimes the list can seem unending and the ability to accommodate other kids’ with allergies at school or even on a play date is just too much!  I mean – who has …

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What is Canola Oil and why it might not help with your allergies

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What is Canola Oil? I thought Canola oil was made from Canolas and perhaps looked vaguely corn-like.  Honestly, until yesterday I had no idea.  When you look up Canola oil on the internet, the first thing you find out is that Canola oil comes from the seeds of the canola …

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British food vs American Food – lack of GMOs?

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Recent visit to the UK – and no reactions – is it the lack of GMOs? During June and July I had the good fortune to make a long-awaited visit to my home country, the United Kingdom, aka Britain and aka England, since I am from the South and English! …

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Aspartame and your kidneys – are you aware?

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Aspartame and your kidneys – are you ‘on it’? Recently met another online blogger…@quitospare on Twitter who had tweeted this article about the latest diet Coke ad campaign, inferring that young people will be ‘on’ e.g. energized and ready to go if they drink the diet coke product. Seriously? It …

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Adrenal Fatigue and 5 simple ways to change the game | Some signs that you are drained and what to do about it

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Adrenal Fatigue – the sneaky energy drainer I recently came across an article about Adrenal Fatigue when on a road trip. My family and I were relaxing in a great hotel on Memorial Day weekend, we had unwittingly stumbled upon the biggest free Memorial Day party in the mid-West (Kansas …

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I cooked an organic turkey this year – differences noted | Anyone else shift to organic for Christmas Dinner 2012

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Organic turkey – my first year cooking an organic turkey for Christmas I’ve been buying organic veggies for quite a while and this year for the first time decided to cook an organic turkey. I chose a 13lb organic turkey from Simple Truth – it’s the first year I’ve seen …

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Juicing for health and to raise your vibration | Learning more about my relationship with food and what my body likes best

Juicing for health

Juicing for health – one woman’s take on how to start juicing from Sarah at Mom On A Spiritual Journey Juicing for health IS actually easier than I thought.  When it came to giving up caffeine a while back, I thought that was going to be difficult too, but it …

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Coffee? I’ve got that coffee feeling…. | Some comments on a coffee habit, coffee for health and a little homeopathic help when you’ve had too much!

Coffee – nothing like a cup of joe in the morning? Coffee – many of us like to drink it (sometimes I think many adults are fueled by it!). I remember reading an article on an airplane once that described caffeine as ‘the largest uncontrolled drug on the planet’.  That …

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Eat More Kale vs Chick-Fil-A | How about a right-brained solution instead of overlawyering it?

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Eat More Kale vs Chick-Fil-A – and new restaurant opens in Wichita If you have ever eaten at Chick-Fil-A or seen their advertisements, you’ll know that they use cows saving themselves from being eaten to suggest we buy more chicken with their ‘Eat More Chikin’ campaign. But have you heard …

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Do You Take Dietary Supplements?| Do you value your health freedom? | FDA attempt to ‘reclassify’ them as New Dietary Ingredients

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Do you take dietary supplements – do they help you? Do you take dietary supplements – anything from multi-vitamins to fish oils? Do they help you? Do you know anyone who has been poisoned by them? Well, the FDA thinks you could be at risk for poisoning, and after 17 …

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Why holistic practitioners and integrative medicine should have a place in our lives

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What are Holistic Practitioners? The term Holistic Practitioner has been coined to describe what seems like a new phenomenon, practitioners who offer health and wellness practices relating to the complete person in the treatment of a disease. Examples of holistic practitioners can be anything from some forms of chiropractic adjustment …

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Organic food is becoming more affordable…let’s keep voting with our wallets when we can!

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Organic food more affordable in this part of the ‘Heartland’ – apples have made it! Doing a quick shop in my local Dillons last week, I was pleased and surprised to notice this price match.  (See photos below). Pink Lady Apples (non-organic) $1.99 a pound   Organic apples (Fuji), also …

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