Category: Health & Wellness

We are a family that enjoys garlic, and I mean a lot of it!  If there is any way to incorporate into a meal we do it and in obnoxious amounts; our dogs are even garlic fanatics.  I can say with the utmost confidence we will never have a vampire problem in our home.

Here is why we are so in love with garlic!

Garlic is highly nutritious:

A 1 ounce serving of garlic contains:

  • Vitamin B6: 17% of RDA
  • Manganese: 23% of the RDA
  • Selenium: 6% of RDA
  • Vitamin C: 15% of RDA
  • Fiber: 0.6 grams
  • Small amounts of copper,

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Everywhere you look, people are talking about the amazing health benefits of coconut oil. This once bad guy of saturated fats now has a growing band of supporters from scientists to health gurus’. This Gem of the Tropics gives us all the necessary elements we need to improve our skin, hair, health and even fight disease there’s almost nothing this little fruit can’t do. I have listed some of my favorite ways to use coconut oil below.

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I know many of us are on a budget; this why we need to prioritize your organic purchases. Below you will find a list of produce that has the highest pesticide residues.

  1.  Apples
  2. Strawberries
  3. Nectarines
  4. Peaches
  5. Celery
  6. Grapes
  7. Cherries
  8. Spinach
  9. Tomatoes
  10. Bell Peppers
  11. Cherry Tomatoes
  12. Cucumbers

Here are a few more reasons to buy organic:

More than 98 percent of samples of strawberries,

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Keeping your family fit, healthy and active can be a challenge for many parents. Today’s lifestyles do not allow sufficient time for children to play and be as physically active as they did in the past. Neighborhood safety issues are a concern and levels of activity, despite our knowledge of the links between inactivity and poor health, are decreasing.

Children now choose to play online games and become more sedentary. Far too much time is spent online,

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