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The Dismissed Dandelion

My mother, a horticulturalist, often reminds me that a “weed” is a plant growing in a place where you don’t want it to grow.  By that definition, any plant could be a weed.   For most people however, a weed is … Continue reading

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The Pain of Losing Weight

It’s a myth that Americans are obsessed with losing weight, according to Benjamin Radford.   He says that “if Americans were truly committed to getting fit and losing weight, they would eat less and exercise more”.   Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?  In … Continue reading

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Something to Drink with That?

Last week I wrote about the need to properly chew your food to aid in complete digestion.  One of the important parts of chewing your food is to allow the enzymes in your saliva to begin breaking down the molecules … Continue reading

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Chew on This!

When does your body begin digesting the food that you eat? For many people, their first reaction is to say something like “oh, about an hour after eating”.   At first this may seem to make sense, after all isn’t that … Continue reading

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Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Parents

By the nature of my profession, I’m a caregiver.  While I have professional experience in care giving, I do have personal experience as well.  I have children and know what it means to care for their safety, health and well … Continue reading

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Eat Your Vegetables Children

If you thought it was hard enough to get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, then here is one word that just might make your life even more difficult:  organophosphates. Organophosphates were at one time refined and developed … Continue reading

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Full Spectrum Light and Your Health

I’ve written here several times about the importance of natural sunlight in the balance of producing good health.  Whether its for stimulating Vitamin-D production to managing the body’s circadian rhythm, or internal clock, sunlight is key to all of that.  … Continue reading

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