• 14 Top Health Benefits of Mint #naturalhealthalternatives #mint
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    14 Top Health Benefits of Mint

    If you’ve ever chewed on freshly plucked mint leaves, then you probably realize that there aren’t many flavors quite as bold and refreshing as mint. God gave us so many little plants to enjoy — and what’s even better is that they can improve our lives health-wise. Science research has uncovered previously unknown facts about how mint leaves can help improve our health, so today I’ll share some of the top health benefits of mint leaves… 1. Mint Helps Limit Allergic Reactions Unfortunately, many people are affected by allergic reactions.  Many of these reactions are caused by sensitivity to pet wastes, dander, extremely small organisms like dust mites, and the list…

  • Learn About Vitamin C - 101 #naturalhealth #vitamins #vitaminC
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    Learn About Vitamin C – 101

    With the cold and flu season upon us, this is a great time to chat about vitamin C! 🙂 Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and water-soluble vitamin, also known as ascorbic acid. Humans differ from animals in that our bodies can’t produce vitamin C on its own, but must get it elsewhere. What are the health benefits of vitamin c? Vitamin C aids the body in forming and maintaining connective tissue, blood vessels, skin, and bones. Experts say that vitamin C is one of the most efficient and safest nutrients. While it may not cure the common cold, it can help reduce the risks of contracting one and helps…

  • Easy, Healthy Pumpkin Breakfasts #pumkinrecipes #breakfastrecipes
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    Easy, Healthy Ways to Wake Up to a Pumpkin Breakfast

    Since I’m passionate about encouraging others to eat healthy so that they can enjoy a better quality of life, I thought October would be a fitting time to share the health benefits of eating pumpkin and some easy, healthy ways to wake up to a pumpkin breakfast. 🙂 Pumpkin is a wonderful “superfood” to enjoy in the fall season. This simply means that  pumpkin is nutrient-dense – it’s loaded with vitamins and minerals. This includes the skin, flesh, and the seeds. You can take a pumpkin and roast the flesh of the pumpkin and the seeds, using each of them for different recipes. Nutrients found in pumpkin include lots of…

  • Oven-roasted brussels sprouts with balsamic vinegar #brussels #srouts #veggierecipes #ovenroastedveggies
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    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze

    I have to admit… I’ve never even tried Brussels sprouts until a couple of years ago. I thought perhaps they were some weird-tasting vegetable or something. Growing up I loved vegetables, but lettuce salads, green beans, peas, tomatoes, onions and corn were our main staples as far as vegetables were concerned. My mom occasionally served cabbage, which I have learned to love in my adult life. Once I tried oven-roasted vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, it was a real game-changer in consuming (and thoroughly enjoying) vegetables. The flavor is just remarkable… I could eat a WHOLE pan of oven-roasted cauliflower when given a chance. Do give oven-roasted…

  • how to detox your body with apple cider vinegar #simpledetoxing #ACVrecipes
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    How to Detox Your Body with Apple Cider Vinegar

    It’s no secret that our world is full of pollutants. People have strayed so far from the path of what is natural that most people commonly accept the unnatural as ordinary.  Even discussing the topic of what to eat and what not to eat has become a source of contention. Now that many have begun the quest to choose more natural options, they are turning away from the sources of chemicals and pollution that have been accepted for so long in society. Thankfully, this has given rise to the demand for a biological cleanse; therefore, this post will be exploring how you can use apple cider vinegar (ACV) to cleanse…