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Health and Immunity: Should You Take an Antiviral for the Flu

I have spoken to people who say, “I think I may be coming down with the flu and I feel awful.” I would suggest some natural supplements and strategies to boost the immune system and fight the bug off. Invariably, … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: It’s That Time of Year Again!

“A review of 50 studies that included more than 70,000 adults found that 100 people needed to be vaccinated to avoid one case of flu. That means the vaccine failed 99 percent who took it — they received no benefit … Continue reading

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Health: Can Being Too Clean Hurt Your Baby?

“Germs are essentially nature’s vaccines, gradually training the innate immune system how to react properly to the many foreign substances that it will encounter throughout life… Germs and bacteria are meant to be encountered naturally, and avoiding them can leave … Continue reading

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Let Food Be Your Medicine

You may recognize that as a quotation attributed to Hippocrates.  I happen to think he had the right idea! By choosing the highest quality foods and keeping your body strong and well-nourished, you can avoid many (or all) of the … Continue reading

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A Better Way

October is the beginning of flu season.  Recently here in upstate NY our weather has been fluctuating between gorgeous, cooler fall temperatures and then spiking back up into the 80’s, as if summer just can’t bear to end.  All that … Continue reading

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Knock, Knock

We all know laughter is the best medicine and even God’s Word tell us so in numerous verses including Proverbs 17:22. However, as this article from Natural News details, it is one of the most enjoyable and effective things you … Continue reading

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Don’t Overlook White Mushrooms!

We are encouraged to stay away from “white” foods – white bread, rice, flour, sugar, potatoes, pasta, etc. and I believe that is good advice in general.  But I read an article about a study that appeared in the Journal … Continue reading

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