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Epstein Barr Virus and Autoimmune Disease

Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) is one of the most common viruses. It’s a member of the herpes group of viruses including HSV 1 and 2, Varicella zoster virus (shingles, chicken pox), Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Pseudorabies virus. A common factor of these viruses is their stress on the immune system, and their ability to remain dormant […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar Health Benefits

Apple cider vinegar has been used as a folk remedy for centuries. In 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine used it for its powerful healing and health benefits. Apple cider vinegar (ACV) contains over 30 nutrients and has an extensive list of health benefits. Apple Cider Vinegar Health Benefits a natural detoxifier, antibiotic and […]

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Paula’s Healthy Homemade Chili Recipe

Chili is the perfect option for a hearty, healthy, home-cooked meal, especially when the temps are cooler. I love making homemade chili, and it always hits the spot every time! You and your family will love this Paula-approved ‘Fat Loss Revolution’ chili recipe. This recipe is paleo-friendly, packed with flavor, super simple to make, and […]

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Toxic Chemicals Affect Your Brain, Hormones and Health

Toxic chemicals are everywhere nowadays! They’re in the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, the soil, the personal care products we put on our body, the household products we use in our homes, yards and garden, and the environment. The obesity epidemic, the rise in autism, autoimmune disease, neurological disorders, […]

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The Best Healthy Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole can be one of the healthiest foods depending on the ingredients that it contains. This guacamole won’t last long! An easy-to-make, crowd-pleasing guacamole recipe that’s super healthy, delicious and nutritious. Plus, this guacamole is gluten-free and contains no chemical additives or unhealthy ingredients typically found in most store bought brands. Food is medicine: Avocados […]

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DIY Natural Beauty Recipes for Hair, Skin and Body

The majority of personal care products and household cleaners on the market today are loaded with additives and chemicals that are harmful to your health, your children’s health, our pets, Mother Nature, and the environment. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make your own natural beauty recipes for hair, skin and body. Everyday […]

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Recipes for the Best Homemade Healthy Salads

Healthy salads are a great way to increase your daily dose of fiber, feed the microbiome, and get a variety of folate-rich leafy greens and disease-fighting vegetables. Add some protein and healthy fats, and you will create an appetizing, nutrient-dense meal that is full of phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Salads can be a perfect healthy […]

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

This healthy, dairy-free, nutrient-dense chocolate avocado pudding recipe is incredibly rich and delicious. It’s super easy to make and takes just minutes to make. It will satisfy any sweet-tooth or chocolate lover’s craving. If you love chocolate pudding, you’re going to love this heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, and yummilicious, guilt-free snack or dessert! Avocados are a fiber-rich, […]

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Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect an estimated 40-60 million people! Our pets also suffer from seasonal allergies. Those with compromised immune systems, asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions are especially affected by seasonal allergies. Trees, flowers and weeds bloom and release pollen causing seasonal allergies. Allergy symptoms are basically caused by inflammation, an imbalanced immune system and […]

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Healthy Fats! Health Benefits of Butter

My clients love when I suggest they include butter into their diets. The only rule is that it must be grass-fed pasture-raised organic butter. Butter is rich in butyric acid, a healthy short-chain fatty acid. Short-chain fatty acids are important biomarkers and protectors of colon health. Contrary to popular belief, saturated fat from butter, grass-fed […]

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