Auricular Acupuncture

What is Auricular Acupuncture? It is the stimulation of acupuncture points on the external service of the ear. It has been proven to treat a wide variety of health issues, ranging from headaches and allergies to addictions and pain relief. The ear is mapped (just like the brain and other microsystems of the body!) in…

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The Power of Purple

You may have noticed in recent years the popularity of dark purple (and blue) foods – everything from cauliflower to carrots and of course fruit like blackberries and blueberries are everywhere. But you might not know what makes these beauties so darn good for you. The answer is anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are a type of antioxidant…

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Safe Water for Disaster Relief

From Mountain Safety Research/Cascade Inc’s Go Fund Me Page: Widespread devastation caused by hurricanes and earthquakes in Puerto Rico and Mexico have left hundreds of thousands of families without access to basic survival essentials, including safe drinking water. So how do you get safe water to people in need? You empower them to make it.…

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Recipe: Almond Butter Acai Bowl

We all know that almonds are so so good for you. Chalk full of healthy fats and proteins. But did you know they also can be useful for fertility? Almonds contain lots of vitamin E, which is essential for the health of the uterine lining! With that in mind, we’re loving this recipe for Almond…

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Recipe: Oatmeal Fig Bars

This is a Fall favorite recipe in our house. Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and fibers. As such, they help to nourish and tone the intestines. In addition, figs are fairly rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium which helps control blood pressure. This easy recipe for Oatmeal Fig Bars (or homemade fig newtons!)…

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Living That Plant Life

Whether or not you have a green thumb, introducing a few plants into your home decor has many benefits for both your mental and physical health. (PS- if you don’t have a green thumb, may we recommend Snake Plants and ZZ Plants?? Both of which are awesome looking and very hard to kill!) Read on…

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