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5 Tips to Attract More Butterflies Into Your Yard

In Environment, Sustainability by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

Butterflies are beautiful insects. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They are wonderful to watch and admire. Unfortunately a lot of butterflies are dying off. Monarch butterflies have been slowly dying off because their main food source, milkweed, is not in full abundance anymore. Farmers that produce GMO crops, spray the milkweed with pesticides because it is considered …

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5 Ways Fasting Can Change Your Life

In Health by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

Recently I finished a 50 hour water fast and had such splendid results that I decide to share it with you guys. So what is all the hype over fasting? Some scientific studies refute it and others seem to promote all various types of fasting requiring differing time lengths or instructions. So what’s correct? Unfortunately there haven’t been a ton …

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The Secret to Health: Aloe Vera Gel

In Alternative Medicine, Health by Eleni Simos, INHCLeave a Comment

The secret’s out! Here’s something the commercial health food industry doesn’t want you to know – you can be healthy, keep a youthful glow to you, and prevent diseases like cancer that doesn’t break the bank. It doesn’t come from a lab, and isn’t sold in a tube on a shelf. So, what is it? It comes from nature, and it’s …

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Study Finds Turmeric Extract Superior to Prozac for Depression

In Alternative Medicine, Health by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

A study published in the journal “Phytotherapy Research” has confirmed for the first time in a randomized, controlled clinical setting that curcumin (the primary polyphenol in turmeric) is both safe and effective in treating serious states of depression (Sanmukhani et al., 2013). The research was performed at the Department of Pharmacology within the Government Medical College in India and involved …

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5 Minute Purification Meditation

In Meditation by Tito "Nove" NuñezLeave a Comment

Learning to concentrate, though initially difficult, works. Gradually, through repeated focus on our subject over hours and days, the mind’s wandering diminishes. It settles down and steadies itself on the subject of meditation. This process of developing concentration is described by Buddhist texts as “purification.” The term is not a religious or moral one, but an experience of release in …

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Lyme Disease: The Under Diagnosed Infection

In Alternative Medicine, Health by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

Lyme disease…. This, in my opinion, may be one of the most controversial topics in all of mainstream medicine. If you are a healthcare worker reading this post, it may go against everything you have ever been taught about this supposedly “rare” and “easy to treat” infection. If you have ever been diagnosed with Lyme disease, this will be an …

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What’s Missing from Conventional Mental Healthcare

In Health, Nutrition by Joey Doherty, MA, LPC, CWCLeave a Comment

If you’re following the much-needed trend toward holistic healthcare, you’re likely frustrated that western medical doctors aren’t taught nutrition in medical school. We certainly should be bothered by this, but we should be equally as upset that mental health therapists (counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists) aren’t taught nutrition, either. Since the mind and body are interconnected, any healthcare professional who …