What is Earthing?

Earthing, also known as grounding, is being in direct, physical contact with the earth. What is the best way to do this? Walk barefoot outside, the soles of your feet in direct contact with the grass, sand, and so forth. How Does This Work? The earth contains energy, more specifically negatively charged electrons. Our bodies…

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What is Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease is an infection that can affect most animals, including humans. It is typically transmitted by ticks when one bites into its host. The pathogens entering into the bloodstream, and can wreak havoc on any area of the body. Ticks that carry Lyme are found in many areas of the world. However, some areas…

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No matter where you turn it seems that someone is bogged down with a nasty bug; flu, strep, common cold. Everything seems to be floating around waiting for both you and me. Despite the fact that it is the season for so many different viral infections, there are a number of things you can do…

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We live in a fast-paced world where more is often viewed as better, where cheaper is better, where easier is better, and where instant gratification seems to reign. Some would say that having instant access to so many things has made life easier for us or more convenient. Although this may be true, is convenience…

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Fermentation has been touted for quite sometime as a extra healthy way to consume certain foods and beverages. In fact, fermentation has been used in some cultures for centuries. But how can a process that requires the use of sugar be so healthy? What is Fermentation? Fermentation is a process in which sugar is consumed…

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Welcome to Part 2 of 3 in our Sugar Series! Last month we focused on the negative effects of sugar, the best ones to use, and the ones to certainly avoid. This month we are taking a look at two types of sugar alternatives: artificial sweeteners and sugar alcohols. Are they good? Are they bad?…

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Sugar, in its many forms, does not hold a place in our bodies. White refined or table sugar, is a chemical that comes from a plant source and can cause detrimental effects to our organs and systems. Sugars is more readily available than ever before, as it is used in canned foods, processed foods, and…

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What is Ghrelin? Ghrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, turns on when the stomach is hungry or thinks it is hungry. The secretion of too much ghrelin gives an individual the craving to eat constantly. Other Hormones that Influence Ghrelin Ghrelin secretion can be influenced by three other hormones: melatonin, insulin, and leptin. Melatonin-…

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