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Recipe: Healthy Christmas Cake

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It is easy to make natural, uncooked or cooked fruit cakes for the holidays.  First, stock up on dried fruits that have not been sulfured...


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    Black Seed – ‘The Remedy for Everything but Death’

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    Surviving the Holidays Without a Loved One

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    All About Nuts

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    Unwrapping Christmas Myrrh’s Cholesterol Lowering Properties

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    Rosemary Protects Against Macular Degeneration

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    Virgin Coconut Oil More Effective Than Drugs in Combating Stress and Depression

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    Drug-Free Solutions for Migraines and Headaches

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    Nature’s Miracle Anti-Stress and Fatigue Fighters

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    Zinc is Essential, But Don’t Go Overboard

    Zinc is one of the trace elements essential for good health. But taking zinc supplements to fight respiratory infections may be more trouble than it’s... Read more

  • Evergreens have a cool and refreshing scent thanks to chemicals known as essential oils. Conan Milner/Epoch Times

    Evergreen Essential Oils

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    Natural Cough and Sore Throat Remedies

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    Recovering From a Turkey Day Hangover?

    For those of you who ate too much at the Thanksgiving feast, I have some great herbal formulas to help digestion. But if you cannot... Read more

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    Pumpkin Seeds Do a Body Good

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    The Remarkable Healing Properties of Pumpkin Seed

    Pumpkin seeds, like all edible seeds, pack an immense nutritional  and medicinal punch. After all, they contain future worlds within their compact structure. As Emerson... Read more

  • Dmitry Shchitov, 56: “It was like a test drive of my new approach to medicine.” (Vera Salnitskaya)

    One Man’s Ultimate Cure for Stress, Siberian-Style

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    Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

    For most of us, November is best known for Thanksgiving Day, a time to reflect and give thanks for all that we have with our... Read more

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    Deconstructing Pumpkin Spice

    Before “pumpkin spice” became a flavor synonymous with seasonal lattes, cinnamon, cloves, and other warming herbs were valuable medicines used to keep out the cold... Read more

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    6 Bodily Tissues That Can Be Regenerated Through Nutrition

    It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless... Read more

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    Pineapple’s Amazing Healing Properties Revealed

    Enjoyed the world over as something of an icon of the tropical experience, the pineapple was used in indigenous medicine for a wide range of... Read more

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    Healing Holidays: Tao Garden, Chiang Mai

    Normally a cheerful, energetic soul, after working non-stop for several months in hectic London, I found myself listless, run down and in need of a... Read more

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    Natural Treatments for Hives

    This meme was originally published on www.GreenMedInfo.com. Join their free GreenMedInfo.com newsletter.…... Read more

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    Why Doctor Gifford-Jones Takes Lots of Vitamin C

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    4 Secrets to Baking Awesome Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

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    Exercise Recovery – The Key to Exercise Enjoyment and Performance

    After 15 years of National and International powerlifting competitions with training 3 to 4 days a week, 2 to 3 hours a day, 50 weeks... Read more

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    The Surprising Health Risks of Flying

    Forget plane crashes—statistically, you’re far more likely to suffer a car crash, or even win the lottery—but planes can have serious effects on your health... Read more

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    9 Holiday Time Savers to Beat the ‘Too Busy to Have Fun’ Syndrome

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    7 Things You Need to Know When Your Doc Says Your Cholesterol Is Too High

    Getting a blood result with a high total cholesterol, for most people, unfortunately means that their doc’s about to follow it with “Here’s a prescription... Read more

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    Holiday Happiness: 8 Things to Do Today

    Happy people do things to increase their level of happiness, and these things are always worth revisiting around the holidays. Why now? Because these happiness... Read more

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    The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert & Calm

    What do the following breakfast menus have in common? Coffee and doughnut. Pancakes with syrup. Milk with sweet cereal. Yes, they are quick to put... Read more

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    All About Nuts

    For many cultures around the world, nuts have been a treasured food source. But at the height of the low-fat craze, nutritionists viewed these age... Read more

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    A Revolutionary New and Natural Approach to Acne Treatment

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News The conventional approach to acne treatment that says to dry out the skin with chemicals and... Read more

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    How to Avoid Getting Ill From Chicken

    Chicken meat is an extremely popular and affordable source of animal protein, and each Australian now consumes approximately 43 kilograms of it every year. But... Read more

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    Suicide Risk Falls Substantially After Talk Therapy

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