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September 20: Getting your child to sleep through the night

Research suggests that 85% of children who have night waking, have persistent sleep problems 3 years later. Nighttime awakenings are normal occurrences for both children and adults and occur regularly and normally about 10 times per night. Adults learn to roll over, perhaps glance at the clock or adjust a pillow and drift back off […]

September 13th: Dog Approved People Foods

It’s hard to resist that puppy dog face when you know your dog wants a taste of your food, but people foods aren’t always healthy or safe for canines to eat. Here’s a few dog-approved foods that are safe for your pet, and they’re all available at the farmers market!   Carrots. Carrots are good […]

September 6th: Yoga

You’ve probably heard that yoga is good for you, and maybe you’ve even tried it before, but practicing yoga on a regular basis can offer all sorts of mental and physical benefits. Some, like improved flexibility, are evident, but there’s some subtle benefits that you may not have known about, including: Strength. Many yoga poses […]

August 30th: Tomatoes

Just one tomato can pack a powerful punch! Tomatoes are not only sweet, juicy and delicious, they are also a healthy choice because of the health benefits that come with eating them, including: Healthy skin. Tomatoes contain lycopene, which makes your skin less sensitive to UV light damage, a leading cause of fine lines and […]

August 23rd: Joint Pain Relief

If you’re feeling stiff, there are several foods that can actually help to ease your joint pain! Especially if you have arthritis, these are some foods you should try to implement into your diet for some pain relief:   Omega-3 fats. Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent inflammation in the body and reduce symptoms associated with […]

August 16th: Eye Care

Did you know there are several foods that can actually keep your eyes healthy? For brighter eyes and clearer vision, here are some foods that can help:   Kale. Cooked kale, spinach, collards, and turnip greens are crammed full of lutein and zeaxanthin. These are two powerful antioxidants that may help protect against retinal damage […]

August 9th: Hard Apple Cider

Cider is unpasteurized, unfiltered juice from apple mash. It contains the juice with sediment and pulp from the fruit. This differs from the apple juice you can buy in the store, which is filtered to remove sediment and pasteurized to improve shelf life. Ciders offer a distinctive way to take advantage of some health benefits: […]

August 2nd: Acupuncture

There are probably a lot of us who wonder if acupuncture really works. Studies show that acupuncture certainly does work for some ailments. Generally, it can treat the following:   Chronic pain. Acupuncture can provide pain relief for chronic pains such as lower back pains and migraines. Not only does acupuncture cause the body to […]

July 26th: Lettuce

If you have the choice of romaine lettuce vs. iceberg lettuce, the smart choice is romaine. Romaine lettuce has one of the highest nutritional values in the lettuce category. Compared to iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce has: Less sugars and sodium Twice the protein and calcium Three times the vitamin K Four times the iron Eight […]

July 19th: Cherries

Cherries have a wide range of health benefits. In fact, they’re a superfood that is often overlooked. Here’s a variety of ways that implementing cherries into your diet can be helpful: Battle belly fat. Tart cherries have been found to have significant weight management benefits, including reduced belly fat. Tart cherries may also be linked […]

July 12th: Honey

Organic honey may taste great, but it also has several health benefits! Here are a few ways you may be able to implement honey into your life: Boost your immune system. Raw, organic honey is packed with vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that protect your body from bacteria and boost your immune system. Cough and flu symptoms […]

July 5th: Skin Care

We all use personal care products every day, but some products can be damaging to your health. Reading the labels on your body care products can make all the difference, and it can lead to having healthier skin and hair. Here’s five harmful chemicals to avoid in your personal care products: DEA (Diethanolamine), MEA (Monoethanolamine), […]

June 28th: Using Lavender Essential Oils

Lavender is a non-toxic and non-irritating oil that can be used on all skin types, and it actually has more uses than you may realize, including: Reduces stress, tension, and anxiety Relaxes tight muscles Lessens pain and reduces inflammation Repels insects and moths Here’s some tips on how lavender essenstial oil should be used: Diffuse […]