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The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...
Using Essential Oils for Cold-Weather Relief

Using Essential Oils for Cold-Weather Relief

In the winter months, using essential oils can bring many benefits. Specifically, taking a deep, cleansing breath is one thing that’s easily supported with aromatherapy. Eucalyptus oil, always a front-runner when diffusing or vaporizing, is a w ...
Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade Chicken Soup

There’s nothing quite like homemade chicken soup. I used to buy the canned stuff often, especially during the winter months. But making your own is easy, and that way you know exactly what’s in it! My method involves pre-roasting the chic ...
3 Ways to Avoid the Flu Season “Ickies”

3 Ways to Avoid the Flu Season “Ickies”

As the temperatures cool, those pretty amber-and-gold leaves aren’t the only things whirling in the air. All of that sneezing and coughing is sending all kinds of germs airborne as well. And if you’ve got kids in school or daycare, you kn ...