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“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” – Walt Disney

Body Fat and Migraines

Studies have shown that in increase in the Body Mass Index (BMI) can have an affect on increased incidence of migraines. Now there is evidence that a decrease in BMI could be a risk factor as well. Being over-fat or under-fat can cause an increase of the same inflammatory chemicals associated with migraine headaches. It…

“Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Helpful Ways to Diffuse Stress

Stress comes in many forms: physical, chemical, nutritional, emotional, mental, etc. Since chronic stress can contribute to many undesirable health conditions, it is important to keep it in check so that it doesn’t continue to be ongoing. Here are a few tips to help: 1) Exercise: burning up excess adrenaline from stress is important. Choose…

Keeping New Mommies Happy

An NIH study says that a supplement containing tyrosine, tryptophan, and blueberry extract showed promise in combating postpartum depression and sadness. Affecting about 13% of moms between 1-4 weeks after birth, it can take a hard toll on the whole family. Adding a supplement containing those three nutrients help to counter increases in monoamine oxidase…

EXERCISE AND COGNITIVE HEALTH

A study done by the British Journal of Medicine showed that exercise in those aged 50 and above was beneficial for cognitive fitness. No matter what their cognitive status was, any form of exercise showed improvement. All forms of exercise were studied: aerobic, resistance, yoga, tai chi, etc. all helped. The longer (45-60 minute interval)…

Fatty Liver in Children

Fatty liver is a condition that used to show up in adults over 40 years of age. However, with our increasingly sedentary lifestyles as a society and our consumption of high-fructose corn syrup and other useless and damaging refined carbohydrates and non-foods, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is now being diagnosed in children who are…

2017 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen List

We all know that eating more veggies and fruits is so important for our good health. Finding clean versions of them can be a challenge depending on budget and availability. The Dirty Dozen list contains the 12 commercially grown fruits and veggies with the highest amount of pesticide and other chemical residues on them. Try…

If You Choose To Vaccinate

After doing your research, if you DO choose to vaccinate your children, there are some steps you can take to help your baby’s body better deal with the oncoming assault. First, some good resources for vaccination information are mothering.com, nvic.org, vaxtruth.org, circleofdocs.com, naturalnews.com, and thedoctorwithin.com. Delaying vaccinations is a good idea. Some countries don’t even…

The 4 R’s of a Good Body Detox Program

To effectively set up a good environment for your intestines and other body systems to cleanse, follow these 4 steps: Remove: Get rid of all junk, over-processed, and non-foods from your diet. Help your body remove toxins from its cells with cleansing foods and supplements. Young Living’s ComfortTone and ICP are great to start off…

Problems With Constipation

Nobody wants to talk about being constipated, but it is a very common and very real problem. If your body is not eliminating properly, it can cause a lot of other issues such as headaches, fatigue, moodiness, sluggish liver function, faulty hormone metabolism, skin problems, bowel disease, and more. You should have a bowel movement…