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Veggie Broth, The Next Big Thing?

February 12, 2018 Amandalee 0

There’s been a rather nasty stomach bug going around lately, and repairing the digestive balance after you’ve moved through the sickness has been high on the priority list of many people I’ve chatted with. One of whom is a vegan, who brought up the idea of Veggie Broth, instead of […]

Dr Axe talking about talk about the benefits of vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency

VITAMIN D, IS IT REALLY GOOD FOR ME?

January 29, 2018 Amandalee 0

Google, in all it’s (sometimes creepy) wisdom, offered me a video “I might like” this week. There was Dr Axe, a well known Naturopath, and he’s talking about vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency. I knew that vitamin D was really important for maintaining good health, and I thought “sure why […]

is fasting the key to feeling great?

IS FASTING THE KEY TO HEALTHY ORGANS?

January 22, 2018 Amandalee 0

There’s been a lot of buzz on this fasting idea. Like all things that show up and become popular for a time (and there have been so many!), there’s lots of contradicting information out there. In doing some research on it I came across this great post over on the Dr […]

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5 TYPES OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

January 18, 2018 Amandalee 0

The other day I was chatting with a client about the different kinds of alternative medicine practices, and she didn’t know what other kinds were out there. This made me remember that there are so many different modalities, and each has there own benefits and uses, and everyone might not […]

Do you know the great things ginger does for your health?

Can Ginger Help your Health?

August 11, 2016 purposelywell 0

We’ve written about the wonderful healing potential of ginger before, focusing mostly on its anti-cancer properties. However, there is much more this astounding plant has to offer. Healthy and Natural World has an amazing article on the subject: Nausea, vomiting, joint pain and even cancer – ginger root, which is […]

Are you familiar with the therapeutic effects of frankincense?

Frankincense Oil Benefits

August 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

Frankincense is a substance derived from Botswellia sacara or Botswellia carterii tree’s resin. The tree itself grows within desolate, low-nutrient environments, making it impressively hearty. First used, as the name implies, as an incense, we’ve since found a plethora of other ways to make use of this amazing plant’s oils. […]

Moringa has numerous benefits. Did you know fighting cancer could be one of them?

Moringa: An Anti-Cancer Powerhouse

August 4, 2016 purposelywell 0

Moringa is an intensely nutrient-dense plant from the sub-Himilayan regions of Asia. Notable for its role in nutrition campaigns by government figures because of its intense cost-to-vitamins ratio, it’s finding even more reasons to become newsworthy. As the article from Deprogram Yourself puts it: Moringa also contains numerous powerful anti-cancer […]

Does Acupressure Help Cancer Survivors?

July 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

Acupressure has been held as a marvel within certain communities for millennia. Now, thanks to a study published in JAMA Oncology[1], we can begin to see more of why that is. What is Acupressure? Acupressure is the stimulation of specific points on the body with gentle pressure or rubbing. Proponents […]

Rosemary: Helping Your Health

June 20, 2016 purposelywell 0

Rosemary is a versatile herb that we’ve previously written about. Being used within bug repellants and perfumes, lamb dishes and medicine, it’s always worth learning more about [1]. Natural News has a wonderful article [2] on some of its uses: 1. Keeps Food-Borne Illness Away We’ve all heard stories about […]

Walt Whitman’s “Manly Diet”

May 1, 2016 purposelywell 0

One of Walt Whitman’s final works has been rediscovered by the literature community, and it’s not quite what you’d imagine. The New York Times reports [1]: “Let the main part of the diet be meat, to the exclusion of all else,” Whitman wrote, sounding more than a little paleo. As […]

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