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Dandelions: The "weeds" of wellness

What do you think our forefathers would have said if they’d have heard us referring to one of their favorite plants as a weed? I mean, certainly they wouldn’t have brought plants that they considered to be pesky weeds along with them to the New World, right? 645 more words

Natural Health

Oat's Series 7: The PINK Smoothie!


  • 5 Strawberries
  • ¼ cup of Pomegranate de-Seeded and Juiced
  • 1 thick slice of Pineapple Juiced
  • ½ Banana
  • 4 tbs of My Mom’s Oatmeal
  • 2 tbs of Plain Greek Yogurt…
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Why The French Love Dandelions (And Why You Should Too)

By Rebeca Plantier
March 21, 2014 7:34 AM EDT

In France, and Italy too, spring means piling dandelions on your plate. Here’s why.

Forget all those preconceived notions about garden weeds. 444 more words

Health And Wellness

Green Goddess Herb of the Week: Chicory Root

Chicory Root

Latin Name:  Cichorus Intybus


This herb is widely popular in the Far East for its flavor.  A tea made from roasted Chicory Root is commonly used as a coffee substitute.   218 more words

Gardening And Herbal Interests

Study shows exciting insights into the mystery cause of Autism...

A ground breaking new study into the fundamental causes of the developmental disorder has shown that high levels of salt in the nerve cells of newborn babies could be the crucial early trigger that results in autism later in childhood. 1,275 more words


Falling Off the Wagon and the Lessons I Learned

Living a healthy lifestyle is hard, it really is. I’m sure once you get used to it that it seems second nature, but overhauling your life and going from being sedentary and eating poorly to exercising daily and eating really well can be a difficult transition. 329 more words

Health And Fitness