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What is a ‘holistic’ Health Fair?

Here in Colorado, Channel 9 News sponsors something called the “9 Health Fair”. These fairs happen all over the state throughout the year and feature vaccination clinics, blood donation areas, dental exams, eye exams, BMI checking, A1C and diabetes testing,…

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Clean Livin’ for your Spring Cleanse

Spring is here! Are you cleansing? Our bodies naturally accumulate toxins and waste by-products during the slow, and sedentary winter months. Now is the time to give your body a fresh start on the year by cleaning out the nooks…

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Join the Homestead for Get Healthy! 2016

Do you know about the USDA’s online food tracker? It’s called Super Tracker and has cool features like setting goals, menu planning, a physical activity tracker and showing your daily food intake in terms of balanced nutrition spread across the…

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Why I’m boycotting the FDA’s attempt to define “natural”

Yonder younger years, when I was a wee one curious about all things in the natural world, I was full of quarrelous quandries for my poor mum: “What is superfluous?” “What does ironic mean?” “How would you explain redundant to…

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Everyday Detox: The most delicious cleanse you’ve ever tried

At first glance, Everyday Detox is really just a recipe book. Sure, the recipes are simple, wholesome and they look delicious, but how can that help me to detox when our environment is so inescapably toxic – from GMO contamination…

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Food is medicine and the other way ’round

Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates (460-377 BC) Younger, stronger bodies seem to utilize every last calorie to the fullest – only now that I’m in my 30’s am I appreciating the…

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delectable Dandelion, an ode to taraxacum officinale

Summer memories of my youth are filled with dandelions – I was given a 10 cents allowance for digging up dandelions and throwing them in the compost, but when no one was looking I was weaving faerie crowns with golden…

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Herbal cookies have the stuff magic is made of

Rachel and Gina’s website, manacookies.com, humbly alludes to their “home in the Rockies”, but we all know the world famous “Mana Cookie” had its humble beginnings in a small cabin in Eldora, and is made with herbs organically sourced from…

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Natural Baby – Healthy Child by Murray Clarke, ND., D.Hom., L.Ac

Natural Baby – Healthy Child: Alternative Health Care Solutions from Pre-conception Through Childhood, from Allergies to Autism, Aslthma, Ear Infections, Colds, Flus, and ADD/ADHD By Murray Clarke, ND., D.Hom., L.Ac. Every would-be, soon-to-be and veteran parent should read this book….

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Conventional Medicine & Homeopathy: A Can of Worms

Someone sent me a link to an article about the ‘dangers’ of Homeopathy, perhaps out of fear because I advocate the use of Homeopathy for children. Here’s the link to the original article, for my readers who are interested. Because…

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