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11 09, 2018

Oil Pulling: An Ancient Technique Regains Interest

2018-11-14T19:54:49+00:00September 11th, 2018|Holistic Dental Health, September 2018|

In the traditional Indian practice of Ayurveda, oil pulling is a method of oral hygiene. It is said to be detoxifying, cleansing and a way to prevent illness. If you believe that overall good health begins in the mouth, this age-old remedy might be worth a try.   The process oil pulling is quite simple. Begin with one tablespoon of organic, extra virgin cold pressed coconut, sesame or sunflower oil. Place the oil in your mouth and push it [...]

4 09, 2018

Brush Up on Dental Care

2018-11-14T19:55:04+00:00September 4th, 2018|Holistic Dental Health, September 2018|

Put your money where your mouth is! You brush twice a day, avoid sweets, and you may even floss. But now you’re wondering about your healthcare provider, and whether you should choose a traditional dentist or a holistic one.  Holistic dentistry is part of the alternative health movement. Also called unconventional, biologic or biocompatible dentistry, the practice considers the patient's dental health in the context of their entire physical, emotional or [...]

21 08, 2018

Q&A: Yes, Grandma’s Beauty Tips Actually Work!

2018-11-14T19:56:19+00:00August 21st, 2018|August 2018|

Stumped about an ingredient or recipe? Got a health query? Here's your chance to ask Sheree your most compelling questions!  Q: I seem to remember my grandma using some sort of a laxative herb to clean her face with—do you know anything about this?  Yes, I can help! There is blend called “Swiss Kriss® Herbal Laxative Flakes,” that has been [...]

13 08, 2018

Healthy Recipes for Glowing Skin

2018-08-13T15:14:31+00:00August 13th, 2018|August 2018|

Do you have a fun, fabulous, original recipe you'd be willing to share? If so, please send your favorites to [email protected] Preference will be given to vegetarian, low-glycemic, wheat and dairy-free concoctions.  In keeping with our theme of skin health and beauty, we present a few ideas to get you started on the path to [...]

7 08, 2018

ABC: Three Beautifying Foods

2018-08-07T21:35:34+00:00August 7th, 2018|August 2018|

Physical beauty is a function of inner health and cleanliness. Healthy looking hair, skin and nails result from a diet rich in antioxidants, sulfur, silicon, iron, zinc as well as a general avoidance of inflammatory foods—such as sugar, trans fats, alcohol and gluten—that also cause puffiness.  Fortunately, there are a lot of really healthy, really tasty whole foods to choose from. Here are three for you to consider the [...]

30 07, 2018

It’s All Over Your Face…

2018-07-30T18:12:03+00:00July 30th, 2018|August 2018|

Beauty is more than skin deep! We blush when we’re embarrassed. Turn pale when we’re fearful. Glow when we’re delighted. The skin is our interface with the world. It is also a reflection of our health inside.   Most people want healthy, attractive skin. We feel better and more confident, better able to “face the world” when we feel [...]

24 07, 2018

Q&A: Coming Clean with Your Produce

2018-11-10T01:36:06+00:00July 24th, 2018|July 2018|

Stumped about an ingredient or recipe? Got a health query? Here's your chance to ask Sheree your most compelling questions!  Q: Does washing and peeling produce get rid of pesticides?  A: Washing fruits and vegetables does not eliminate pesticides, but it can reduce amount of chemicals found on the surface of the produce. Peeling can also help eliminate pesticides, but you also lose valuable [...]

23 07, 2018

Lotus’s 4th Birthday Celebration

2018-07-23T12:48:10+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Lotus celebrated his 4th birthday on July 17, 2018 and the popular Maine Coon Cat received greetings from all over the world. Here are just some of the humans and critters who popped in to say “Happy Birthday, Lotus.”   

17 07, 2018

Recipes: Hemp Milk & Rawmesan Cheeze

2018-07-17T01:12:23+00:00July 17th, 2018|July 2018|

Do you have a fun, fabulous, original recipe you'd be willing to share? If so, please send your favorites to [email protected] Preference will be given to vegetarian, low-glycemic, wheat and dairy-free concoctions.  In the spirit of eating clean, fresh and simple, we present here a couple of easy recipes for you to try. Vanilla Hemp [...]

10 07, 2018

Three Food Ingredients to Avoid

2018-07-10T19:11:06+00:00July 10th, 2018|July 2018|

Artificial colors, flavors, enhancers, emulsifiers, preservatives…if you eat processed foods, you are consuming some very toxic ingredients. Of course, if you ate only fresh, organic food, you’d be fairly safe from worry, but that’s not very real-world, is it? Let’s take a look at a few of the toxic food ingredients you’re smart to stay away from.  Sodium [...]