Displaying items by tag: May 2022

Saving Birds from Cats, Image: wegener17/AdobeStock.comSaving Birds from Cats  
Simple Strategies to Protect Feathered Friends  

When they’re roaming outdoors, domesticated cats turn into natural-born predators. According to the American Bird Conservancy, domestic felines are the number one human-caused threat to birds in the U.S., killing an estimated 2.4 billion birds every year. Cats have contributed to the extinction of 63 species of...

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Mothering the World                                               , Image: prostock-studio/AdobeStock.comMothering the World   

All that is brought to fruition has someone behind the scenes tending to its innate potential. The quality of nurturing permeates both the human and the natural world and goes much deeper than raising beloved offspring. Whether it be a...

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Fending Off Fibroids, Image: freely/AdobeStock.comFending Off Fibroids  
Natural Approaches Offer Relief  

Optimal reproductive health is key to our vitality, which is why living with uterine fibroids can be debilitating. Studies indicate that as many as 80 percent of American women develop these non-cancerous growths during their childbearing years. Oftentimes, the condition is...

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DIY Salt Scrub, Image: sunny bunny/AdobeStock.comDIY Salt Scrub  
with Himalayan Salt and Essential Oils  

A sea salt scrub is an easy and inexpensive way to maintain a glowing complexion. Salt scrubs work hard to exfoliate and remove dry skin from the surface, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and pores, and improve...

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Jeffrey Bland on:, Image: quangho/Shutterstock.comJeffrey Bland on:  
Rejuvenating Our Immune System  

Known worldwide as the founder of functional medicine, Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D., began his career as a professor of biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound, in Tacoma, Washington. In the 1980s, he was chosen by Nobel laureate Linus Pauling to serve as director of nutritional research at...

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Staying Hydrated, Image: castecodesign/AdobeStock.comStaying Hydrated  
It’s not Just About Drinking Water   

Maintaining proper hydration is one of the most important measures we can take to benefit our health. “The human body is made up of 55 to 75 percent water, and proper fluid levels are essential for many important body functions, including nutrient and oxygen...

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Container gardening offers something for everyone, from beginners to seasoned green thumbs. Growing vegetables, flowers and herbs in pots can be cost-effective, inspiring and tailored for any urban balcony or country patio.The perks of planting in pots include a reduced risk of disease spreading from one crop to another, fewer...

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Intermittent Fasting Basics, Image: tатьяна kреминская/AdobeStock.comIntermittent Fasting Basics  
How to Improve Health by Eating Less Often   

Fasting has been part of religious and cultural practices since ancient times, but now it is entering into everyday American eating habits. Intermittent fasting (IF), which involves restraining from eating for periods ranging from hours to days, was the most popular dietary strategy among Americans in 2020, outpacing low-fat...

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Tips for Early Detection and Prevention of Breast Cancer , Image:   - Draw a breast map and record the presence of any lumps or changes in breast tissue. Follow up...

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Loosen Up and Achieve Balance, Image: Dr Sibyl adjusting patientChiropractic Care During Pregnancy 
- During pregnancy, the mother’s body goes through many physical and hormonal changes in a short nine-month period. The weight of the baby shifts toward the front of the body, causing stress and stretching to muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves in the...

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