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Importance of Water

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Since I am fasting and can’t have any water until sunset, I just wanted to shed some light on the importance of water. I’ve come across many clients and friends who don’t drink enough of it, even though, we have filtered water within our reach. For people who know me, they know I always carry…

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Meditation: Benefits and A Simple Guide

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Meditation is a spiritual process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. Think of it as a “Mental Hygiene” – cleansing the self from within. While the aim of meditation is different for each person, the majority of the outcomes are same such as positive mood and outlook, self-discipline, and healthy sleep…

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Fasting: Types & Benefits

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Fasting is used to lose weight, treat & identify medical conditions, cleanse and detoxify the body and has historically been practiced by various religions. During the Islamic month of Ramadan, majority of Muslims all over the world fast during the daylight hours. Fasting is a means of taqwa, guarding oneself from evil, and encompasses moral…

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Lavender

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  Some info about lavender 👇🏼 🔹Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice found lavender to decrease anxiety and emotional stress 🔹Study conducted in 2014 found lavender to be protective against diabetic symptoms such as weight gain and blood sugar dysregulation 🔹In 2012, Swiss journal Molecules, found lavender to improve brain function via it’s antioxidant content 🔹Lavender oil has sedating effects and helps to improve sleep and insomnia . Other…

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Seasonal Allergies

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Relief from Seasonal Allergies Recommendations (Note: These are recommendations, and should not all be taken together unless guided by a professional. Make a consultation with your Naturopathic Doctor to obtain the best plan to assess your seasonal allergies) Environmental allergens cause an abnormal immune response resulting in seasonal allergies. Common allergens include animal dander, pollen,…

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Matcha Green Tea

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Matcha Green Tea is that just one bowl provides over 5 times as many antioxidants as any other food – the highest rated by the ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) method Green tea contains a specific set of organic compounds known as catechins. Among antioxidants, catechins are the most potent and beneficial. Has been used…

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Pomegranates

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🔹Pomegranates have powerful antioxidants, three times more than red wine and green tea. These help to reduce inflammation and protect cells from damage 🔹the seeds of pomegranates have been used as a natural aphrodisiac 🔹Has been researched to treat high blood pressure and improve heart health – published studies by Phytotherapy Research, Clinical Nutrition, and ARYA Atherosclerosis 🔹…

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GLYPHOSATE: EFFECTS ON HEALTH

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As seen on Naturopathic Doctor News & Review: DOCERE Who would ever think we’d be consuming herbicide/pesticides in foods other than fruits, vegetables, and grains? Well, think again. Glyphosate, an herbicide contained in the popular product Roundup, and used to eradicate unwanted vegetation, has shown up in one of America’s favorite ice cream brands –…

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Flu Prevention

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We’ve come into one of the deadliest flu seasons yet! Here’s what you need to know:   The flu is highly contagious disease. It is caused by an influenza virus which is spread through the air from person to person or through contaminated devices (remote control, doorknob, etc.). It won’t be fixed by antibiotics because…

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Natural Humidifiers

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🔺Wintertime dry skin is one way to tell your home is too dry 🔺Naturally humidifying your space is  money-saving and eco-friendly alternative. Plants can moisturize your home through a process called transpiration. 🔺According to the United States Geological Society, once a plant is watered, moisture will travel through the plant from the roots up to…

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