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Naturally Essential Pest Control: Green And Sustainable Ways To Control Pests

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 10, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Life Style

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Are ants, aphids and spiders uninvited guests in your home and garden? 
Do mosquitos dampen your family’s outdoor summer fun?
 Is your dog or cat hosting fleas?
 How would it feel to manage pests with easy, non­toxic plant­ based solutions? Finding natural solutions has been important to me for a... more

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History of Blueberries: The Legacy 100 Years in the Making.

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 4, 2015 | Category: Blog, Life Style, News

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History of blueberries Blueberries were here when the first wave of settlers arrived in what was to become America. Early explorers noted wild blueberries on their expeditions. In 1615, Samuel de Champlain saw Indians along Lake Huron harvesting wild blueberries. These were dried, beaten into a pulp/powder and combined with... more

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The practice of regular meditation is on the rise.

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 5, 2015 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, Life Style

It goes back to when Siddhartha Gautama, better known as the Buddha, after a long meditation saw the light and announced that suffering is subjective, and can be reduced through self-awareness. Happiness is a state of mind, therefore the real source of happiness lies in the mind, not in external circumstances. Today,... more

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10 Facts About Intermittent Fasting: Expel toxins from your body; reduce your stress levels and more.

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 10, 2015 | Category: Blog, Life Style, News

Intermittent Fasting

1) Breakfast: The word breakfast means to break a fast. When we do our regular weekly fast, we have dinner on Sunday, Monday we only have clear liquids (herbal tea or water; sometimes in the evening we may have a cup of clear vegetable broth) and then Tuesday morning we... more

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Fasting Update – January 6, 2015

By: | 9 Comments | On: January 9, 2015 | Category: Blog, Life Style, Nutrition

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As a result of our research on fasting and discussions with visiting relatives who are medical professionals, we were quite excited about trying it out for ourselves. We had never really fasted before in any systematic way so this was definitely going to be a challenge, as we both obviously... more

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Is Fasting Good For You? Pros and Cons.

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 2, 2014 | Category: Blog, Life Style, Nutrition

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Fasting has been practiced for centuries, but can it help you to be healthier? Fasting is an ancient concept and people fast for many different reasons. It is an integral part of many religions from Christianity to Judaism to Islam, and sometimes it is used as a way to make a... more

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Meditation and the brain waves

By: | 3 Comments | On: November 1, 2014 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, Life Style, Meditation

meditation and brain waves

Our brainwaves change according to what we’re doing and feeling. It’s no secret that our minds have the capability to change the way our bodies react, and research exists from scientists, physicians and physiologists to substantiate this claim. Transcendental Meditation has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress, lower high... more

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Fats: The good, the bad and the ugly

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 29, 2014 | Category: Blog, Life Style, Nutrition

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The trick is to replace the bad fats in your diet with the good ones for optimal health. The word “fats” has an inherently negative connotation, and when we hear it we tend to automatically think it’s something bad we should avoid. While it’s true that some fats are bad... more

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Scientists Are Asking: Can meditation prolong your life?

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 28, 2014 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, Life Style, Meditation

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Can meditation prolong your life by protecting and rebuilding your telomeres? Before I talk about what telomeres are, what they do and what their connection is to meditation, let me ask you: Do you meditate? If yes, that’s great. If not, have you thought about it? Or is this concept... more

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A lemon a day…

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 26, 2014 | Category: Blog, Life Style, Nutrition

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Lemons are acidic on their own but are highly alkaline inside our bodies. As the old adage goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” But new evidence is suggesting that regularly adding lemon to your diet has many added health benefits that can, indeed, keep you healthy and... more

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