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Hi hi friends How was the weekend? I hope you had a great one, and that all of my mama friends enjoyed a happy Mother’s Day. It was an amazing one, and it was so nice getting to spend some time as a family together again. After dinner on Friday night (we walked around the mall for a while then ...

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Dinner

Hey hey! Happy Wednesday! Hope you’re enjoying the week so far. It’s been the usual busy schedule around here, but lots of time playing outside, teaching classes, and meeting up with friends. I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed yesterday’s workout! Please let me know if you end up giving it a try. We don’t have anything too crazy going ...

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Clean With Oregano Oil

Why It’s a Good Idea to Clean With Oregano Oil

By Dr. Mercola Water pollution, environmental toxins and damage to fish and wildlife are all linked to the use of cleaning chemicals commonly found on grocery store shelves. As the understanding of the damage air pollution inflicts on human health has grown, the auto industry has taken steps to reduce emissions from their cars. However, pollution associated with air and ...

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The Vaping Epidemic Is Getting Out of Hand

The Vaping Epidemic Is Getting Out of Hand

By Dr. Mercola There is a certain perceived assurance e-cigarettes (e-cigs) are safe and harmless to your health. Unlike combustible cigarettes, the vapor is often odorless, making it difficult to detect once the e-cig device has been put away. While the number of people smoking traditional cigarettes has been dropping,1 the number of teens using e-cigs, also known as vaping, ...

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Are Ticks Winning?

Are Ticks Winning?

By Dr. Mercola Ticks are widespread throughout the U.S., and while bites can be harmless they also hold the potential to transmit serious diseases. Lyme disease — which is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria spread through the bite of blacklegged ticks (also known as deer ticks) and western blacklegged ticks — is thought to affect more than 300,000 Americans annually.1 ...

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Farmed Salmon Contaminated With Synthetic Tire Chemical

Farmed Salmon Contaminated With Synthetic Tire Chemical

By Dr. Mercola Do you buy farmed salmon in the belief that it’s the environmentally responsible thing to do? Think again. Fish farms are the water-based equivalents of land-based concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), and as such they create the same, if not worse, environmental concerns. Since the salmon pens are placed along wild salmon runs, they pose a severe ...

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Strawberries Still the Dirtiest of the 'Dirty Dozen'

Strawberries Still the Dirtiest of the 'Dirty Dozen'

By Dr. Mercola Fresh produce, whether organic or conventionally grown, is one of the healthiest food choices you can make. Organic produce gains an edge, however, because it tends to be more nutritious, tastes better and, importantly, does not contain pesticide residues like conventional produce does. In fact, the No. 1 reason people go organic is to avoid pesticides and ...

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What Are the Benefits of Star Fruit?

What Are the Benefits of Star Fruit?

By Dr. Mercola Star fruit is an exotic tropical fruit that you can easily grow in your yard if you live in a warm climate such as Florida, like I do. Don’t lose heart if you live in a cooler climate because you can grow a star fruit dwarf variety in containers as discussed in the featured video. One of ...

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Have You Ever Tried Mangosteen?

Have You Ever Tried Mangosteen?

By Dr. Mercola It seems the American public is becoming more aware of the health advantages of eating plenty of plant-based foods and so is discovering more types of fruit than the typical bananas, apples and berries people usually choose when they’re shopping for food. One that’s been gaining an upsurge in interest in recent years is the mangosteen (Garcinia ...

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Why Most People Need Vitamin B12 Supplementation

Why Most People Need Vitamin B12 Supplementation

By Dr. Mercola According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population have marginal vitamin B12 status and 9 percent are deficient.1 Vitamin B12 insufficiency and deficiency increase your risk of serious health problems, many of which mimic more serious neurological diseases and can easily lead to misdiagnosis and improper treatment. Neurological problems, in ...

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