Rare Genetic Mutation Makes People More prone to colds…

If you notice that you are more prone to colds than other people despite your effort to keep your immune system strong, the reason may be a little more complicated. The case of a young girl who frequently got sick from colds has helped scientists pinpoint a rare genetic mutation that makes people more susceptible to…

Why Grandmothers are Important…The answer Will Surprise You!

Why are Grandma’s so Important? If you ever ask the question why Grandmothers are important, you are likely to hear answers such as:  “Grandmothers always seem to have the patience that mothers don’t” or “Grandmothers let you get away with just about anything!” Although true for most, the real reason that they are so important…

Zucchini’s- All the Nutrition You’d Expect from a Fruit and a Vegetable!

Interesting Facts… Even though most people use zucchini like other vegetables… for example, adding it to savory dishes with herbs and protein sources; yet botanically speaking, it’s actually a fruit.  Zucchini belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo and is related to certain other squashes and pumpkins. Cousin to the Cucumber, Zucchinis have a pretty impressive…

Turnip Greens- Bitter To the Taste but Sweet for Your Health!

  The Champ of the Cruciferous Vegetables Turnip greens have unlimited potential in safeguarding our health because of their stellar nutritional profile. The high levels of nutrients in Turnip Greens can enhance health and help prevent disease. They are a Cruciferous vegetable and research has shown that some of its cancer fighting properties top Cabbage,…

Savant Syndrome and Autism- Is There A Connection?

    What Is Savant Syndrome Savant syndrome is a rare but extraordinary condition in which persons with serious mental disabilities, including autistic disorder, have despite serious mental or physical disability, have quite remarkable, and sometimes spectacular, talents. Savant skills typically occur in an intriguingly narrow range of special abilities. Some of the most notable areas…

Minerals…And Why We Need Them In Our Diet…

Why We Need Minerals … Why do we need minerals in our diet? With so much hype about vitamins we rarely think about minerals other than possibly being a trace ingredient that you see here and there in certain pre-Packaged foods and seasonings perhaps. Yet, the answer to that question is In one sentence: Our bodies…

Do Organic Foods Have Pesticides?

  Organic Foods with Pesticides?  Do Organic Foods Contain pesticides? Until today I would have said no, but the answer is”Yes”.   Don’t go running for the hills just yet!  The pesticides in “Organic” foods come from (natural sources) such as plants.  Organic food farmers must abide by the national standards in order for their product…

5 Practical Uses for Lemon Essential Oil… DIY with Instructions..

  Whether you want to cleans, support your metabolism, or Nourish your skin, You can look to Lemon Essential Oil for all three benefits. In fact some feel that Lemon Essential Oil is one of the most essential to keep on hand. Here are 5 Practical uses for Lemon Essential Oils…  Laundry– Add a few…

Essential Oils – The Concentrated Benefits.

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? Essential oils are organic compounds extracted from the bark, flower, fruit, leaf, seed or root of a plant or tree. Just one drop can have powerful health benefits and healing properties. Essential Oils can be used aromatically with a diffuser, internally as dietary supplements or in food, and topically through…

What is Oil Pulling and What are the Benefits?

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What is Oil Pulling? There are many benefits to Oil Pulling. But first of all what is Oil Pulling?  Oil Pulling is only one of the most effective ways to remove bacteria and toxins from the oral cavity to promote healthy Gums and teeth.  Oil Pulling is an Ayurvedic remedy…

One Better Decision at a Time…

One Better Decision at a time… Sometimes we find ourselves anxious to make the changes that we need to make in our lives. Yet, our approaches to changes can either sabotage or Bolster our likelihood of success in any given venture or goal.One thing is for certain, everything does not work for everybody! So there…