Category: Healthy Living

5 Health Reasons to Eat Jerusalem Artichokes or Sunchokes

Jerusalem artichokes also known as sunchokes are a perennial root vegetable that easily reproduces if left undisturbed. It is common to scrub off the dark skin of sunchokes and just eat the whitish flesh. The nutty taste, similar to water chestnuts, is quite flavorful, whether the roots are eaten raw in a salad or fried …

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Foods to Reach for to Prevent Colds and Flus

One of the easiest ways to keep your immune system strong is eating healthy foods. To prevent you and your family from succumbing to cold and flu season, the Canadian Health Food Association recommends the following foods: Nuts: Whether you add them to your cereal and salads or have them as an afternoon snack, nuts …

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Health Benefits of Salmon

The farming of fish is an ancient practice and over the years, not only has fishing changed with the times, so has cooking and preparing the food, with frying, smoking, baking, poaching, BBQ’ing and more making sea food like salmon one of the most versatile dishes on the menu, as well as being one of …

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Five Ways to Create a Healthy Home

Have you ever thought of your home as being healthy or unhealthy? While the concept of a healthy home may be new to some of us, it is steadily gaining popularity with homeowners. A healthy home can include a number of elements from building materials used to construct your home to using non-toxic cleaning products. …

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Healthy Living

Looking for a way to transform your lifestyle into a healthier one? We have some quick ways to get started as well as tips on implementing more difficult yet more rewarding health transitions into your life. 15 Health Hacks that Take 15 Seconds or Less You’ve heard the saying that it takes 21 days to develop …

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10 Expert Health Tips That Simplify Holistic Living

(BPT) – Diet fads, new workout regimens, exotic health supplements – every day, people are inundated with headlines about health trends. Out of the clutter and confusion a new, arguably more sensible, health movement is gaining traction: holistic living. Taking a holistic health approach means looking at your overall wellness from a big picture perspective. …

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Supporting Women’s Health and Happiness with Flower Essences

Many folks have heard of the famous ‘Rescue Remedy’, a blend of flower essences designed to reduce the stress of the user in tense or traumatic situations – and this formula works wonders for many people. Beyond this remedy, popular knowledge of flower essences is somewhat limited. The scope of flower essence therapy is actually …

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Strengthen Your Immune System with Essential Oils

The true medical aromatherapists around the globe tell us time and time again: the most effective use of essential oils for health is the combating of infectious illness. Aromatherapy in the US is still mostly relegated to support of the psyche – which it does quite well – but study after study continues to confirm …

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Home Remedies – Eight Common Items With Amazing Healing Properties

Home remedies are a marvelous way to ease the pain of headaches, arthritis or rashes without running to the doctor or even the supermarket. The next time you have a cut or burn, or are suffering from varicose veins, consider some of these marvelous items you probably already have in your pantry: Olive Oil It’s …

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5 surprising superfoods for baby boomers

(BPT) – An estimated 77 million baby boomers represent the largest generation of Americans born in U.S. history. Many are embracing their golden years and taking a proactive approach to their well-being. If you are a boomer, you understand nutrition is fundamental to maintaining your health. But do you know some foods are particularly powerful …

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