Tag Archive: wholistic health

Dec 23

7 Reasons You Need CBD Oil in Your Kitchen (and Medicine Cabinet)

Marijuana is now legal for medicinal use in 26 states and the District of Columbia, and for recreational use in seven, but contrary to what some media may have us believe, this doesn’t mean that people are just sitting back and getting high. Cannabis is actually a very powerful medicinal plant that has been used …

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Dec 22

What You Didn’t Know About Your Favorite Seasonal Spices

Name your favorite, coziest holiday treat or beverage and you can bet that one or more of these spices are the main feature. This festive time simply wouldn’t be the same without the scents and tastes of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, ginger, or allspice. From gingerbread cookies to wassail, and pumpkin pie to mulled cider, the …

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Dec 22

Cortisol Secretion and the Adrenal Gland

The adrenals (which secrete coritsol) are known as the stress glands, but they are responsible for dozens of functions in the body.  Two important things to remember when it comes to weight management are that the adrenal glands regulate the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, as well as produce fight or flight hormones. Adrenaline …

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Dec 22

Do You Have Scurvy? Why You Need Vitamin C and How to Get It

With so many people raving about the positive benefits of high-dose (or mega-dose) vitamin C for knocking out a host of ailments from cancer to asthma, you might be thinking it’s time to climb aboard the vitamin C train, destination: Wellsville. But before you rush out to stock up on chewable tablets or tangy powders, …

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Dec 21

TLC Tips for the World’s Fastest Supercomputer: Your Brain

Our brains may not be the biggest in the animal kingdom (sperm whale brains weigh in at a whopping 17 pounds compared to our average of 3 pounds), but size isn’t everything. The human brain still outperforms all of the world’s fastest supercomputers with the capacity to perform at least 1,016 processes per second. To …

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Dec 14

The Many Healing Uses of Chamomile

In the language of flowers, chamomile has been said to mean “patience in adversity,” and it is a meaning that whispers through all its many soothing and healing uses throughout history and today. A cousin to the daisy, the chamomile flower has also been called the “plant’s physician,” as it has been observed to help …

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Nov 29

What Is Pea Protein: Everything You Need to Know [Pro Tips]

Pea protein is a plant-based protein that is extracted from yellow split peas. It is obtained by drying and grinding the peas into a fine flour, mixing it with water, and removing the fiber and starch. This process leaves the protein, along with vitamins and minerals. Many people don’t know it, but there is a …

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Nov 29

A Closer Look At Seizure Activity and CBD

The increased awareness of CBD really began with the popularity in success stories that began popping up all over the news and social media, sharing the holistic benefits of CBD, and hemp in general. However, epilepsy is still today the condition that most users seek assistance with. What is Epilepsy? According to scientists, epilepsy is …

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Nov 28

CBD for Menstrual Cramps

If you dread that time of the month, every month, because of the horrible cramps and nausea—know you are not alone. And if you’ve tried everything, from pain killers, to hot water bottles, to sitting in the fetal position for hours on end—know you are also not alone. Around 80% of women experience menstrual pain …

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Nov 21

20 Ways to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. For those trying to stick to a weight-management or health program , having a holiday that’s centered completely around food may seem like a diet apocalypse. But it doesn’t have to. Start planning now, and Thanksgiving can get you off to a good — and healthy — start to the …

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