Monday, 16/9/2019 | 3:16 UTC+0
  • Is Breastfeeding Better for Your Baby?: 5 Benefits of Breastfeeding

      The choice to breastfeed or formula feed is a highly personal one, and new mothers will need to take many factors into consideration when making the decision. Experts suggest that new mothers breastfeed exclusively for at least the first six months, if possible. Besides providing you and your baby with time to bond, studies

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  • 3 Health Benefits of Beets

      Every summer, a portion of my mom’s garden becomes filled with big, beautiful red beets. We can hardly use them all up, there are so many; fortunately my family loves beets, so they always end up going to good use in salads and other dishes. These root vegetables make for colorful additions to a

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  • Natural Wound Care: How to Heal a Cut Fast

      As a fairly active and very clumsy person, I am no stranger to bumps, bruises, and cuts. I often get scratches on my skin, whether they are from working in the garden, hiking on the trail, or cooking in the kitchen. Fortunately for accident-prone people like me, there is a wide selection of natural

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  • 11 Steps to Make Walking an Easy Habit for Life

      Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s recent Call to Action made it clear that walking is the best way for most people to stay healthy and fit. Here’s how to do it more often and make it more enjoyable. (Murthy will be among the many speakers and participants from all walks of life at the 2nd National Walking

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  • How to Determine the Quality of Essential Oils, Part 3: Honing Your Senses

      It is a given that the vast majority of aromatherapy practitioners, and perhaps even lay practitioners (home users), are seeking genuine and authentic, plant-derived, preferably organic or wild crafted, unadulterated essential oils. This is how I personally would define “therapeutic grade,” although like Harris, I dislike the term (see Part 1 and Part 2

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