1. The Seasons are A – Changin’!

    While it may have snowed this week in Colorado, plants have been celebrating their renewal for well over a month in most parts of the country, and it’s not a bad time for you to do the same.  In wellness terms that can mean: cleansing, moving your daily exercise outdoors, taking herbs…

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  2. Healthy Seasonal Tips To Weather The Season

    There are many tips and tricks out there telling people how to live a healthy life.  Many of them work, and some are only helpful for certain people.  Here are a few tried and true healthy seasonal tips to keep you well this season! Drink plenty of hot fluids If you’re chilled,…

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  3. Fall Allergies

    Are you confused because it’s fall and your allergies are still acting up?  Perhaps you’re not even sure if it’s really allergies or just the beginning stages of a common cold. Well, you’re not alone.  Allergies are never fun, but the more you know about them the better prepared you will be….

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  4. To get a Flu Shot or not to get a Flu Shot: That is the question.

    Flu shots are touted by pharmacies and many doctors as must-haves for the elderly and pregnant women in particular, and well, everyone, actually.  Here is what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends: “Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every year by the end of October, if possible….

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  5. Andrographis – The King of Bitter Herbs

    There are many bitter tasting herbs used in herbal traditions around the world, but Andrographis is known as the “King of Bitters.”   Bitter tasting herbs often have a cleansing and temperature regulating effect as well as regulating circulation, benefiting the nervous system, and modulating the body’s inflammatory response. A few years ago…

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  6. Natural Cold Remedies

    Because of the limited benefits provided by pharmaceuticals in the treatment and prevention of common cold, people often turn to natural products like vitamin C, zinc, or herbs.  The antiviral drug oseltamivir only reduces cold symptom duration by 0.55 days in otherwise healthy adults.  Can natural options do better? Let’s see what…

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    No-Gym Ab Workout!

    Don’t have time for the gym? Not feeling like you’re not getting enough diversity in your workouts? If you’re just doing some cardio, crunches, and push-ups every now and then, it’ll only get you so far. If you want to tone, build muscle, and increase both muscle and cardiovascular endurance, you don’t…

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