Archive | September, 2017

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Can I Still Eat Coconut Oil?

I know, I know.  You just read that the American Heart Association says that you can’t. But I prefer to base my recommendations on science, so let’s get real.

The study by the AHA that is making the news is NOT NEW.  It is a review of a previous study that already offered some pretty racy suggestions concerning our diets. But let’s talk about what we DO know concerning cholesterol and heart disease for a moment, the supposed impetus behind this study review.

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Top 3 Ways to Naturally Increase Low Progesterone Level

When your body is experiencing hormonal imbalance, it can be very easy to feel like your entire life is out of balance. One critical part of feeling (and looking!) your best, is to make sure that your hormone levels are in agreement with one another for the stage of life that you are in.

Women who are between the ages of 35 and 50 years old are at particular risk for hormone imbalance as they approach the season of perimenopause and menopause. If you find yourself with symptoms that your body isn’t functioning at its best, low levels of progesterone may be to blame. Learning as much as you can about progesterone might be just the key that you need to get your body back into balance in a healthy, natural manner.

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Wintergreen Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

While most people sing the praises of Peppermint essential oil, Wintergreen essential oil packs a powerful array of constituents that can support many of your systems. If you are an athlete or a hardcore workout fanatic, Wintergreen deserves a place in your essential oil repertoire. Not only can it provide you with tingling and deep-penetrating relief from muscle aches, but it can also open up your airways to enable you to have a more intense workout experience. Found in many candies, gums, and mints, Wintergreen has always been popular for oral health, and the essential oil is no stranger to this either. Though it should be avoided during pregnancy and is highly damaging for small children or for anyone if ingested, periodic small uses of Wintergreen can greatly improve your overall wellness. This sweet and minty essential oil complements other oils as well and has a very interesting story about its harvesting process. Join me as we explore Wintergreen!

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