Blueberry Smoothie Supreme


This was definitely one of my more popular smoothies that the whole family just devoured like it was dessert at breakfast. Hope you like it as much as we did! Blueberry Smoothie Supreme Ingredients (for approximately 6-8 glasses): -4 cups frozen blueberries -1 cup frozen strawberries -1 ripe banana -3 stalks celery -2 cups orange…

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Natural PMS Cures: Part II


In my last post, I addressed the Top Ten Ways To Relieve PMS Symptoms Naturally Dr. Mark Hyman, also addresses some of the points I listed and why they affect our monthly cycles in his article in the Huffington Post titled, Eliminate Suffering From PMS in Five Simple Steps Dr. Christiane Northrup also has some…

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Top Ten Ways to Relieve PMS Symptoms Naturally


Many women are confronted with several days leading up to the start of menses when they experience symptoms often grouped under the term: PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) Common experiences include: lower abdominal bloating and cramping, low back pain, anxiety, irritability, depression, poor memory, mental fog, joint and/or muscle pain, difficulty sleeping, sweet or salty cravings, fatigue,…

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Teething cures under campfire lights: natural tips and not-so natural tips for your teething baby now


Do you have a teether in your family? Anyone under the age of 3 perhaps? Is your normally smiling, happy, cuddly baby/child noticeably more irritated these days? Does she/heĀ  experience any or all of the following symptoms: drooling, gum swelling, red cheeks, ear pulling, putting fingers in mouth, elevated body temperature, skin rash, tummy upset,…

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What if we could save the planet? Eco-friendly pitfalls and pickups from one parent to another


Last night, I thought about how I’ve been respecting the earth lately. Truthfully, I was not impressed. I have always had more eco-friendly ‘leanings’. Anyone who is remotely tuned in to the state of the environment is too. Here’s a debriefer, if you need to review: http://www.greenfacts.org/en/digests/state-of-the-environment.htm Foodwise? I was a vegetarian bordering on a…

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Update on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Regulation in Ontario


Many of you in the health care industry or who receive acupuncture treatment here in Canada are aware that the profession of Traditional Chinese medicine (which includes acupuncture) recently became regulated here in Ontario. This is following along the footsteps of British Columbia (whereas only the acupuncture profession is regulated in Alberta and Quebec). I…

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