Tips for a Good Night Sleep!

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TIPS FOR A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP! Are you tired of counting sheep? Is lack of sleep giving you bags under your eyes? Are you so sleep-deprived that the only way you can get through the morning is by drinking a triple espresso? Not being able to sleep affects everyone at some point in their life...

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Sweets for the holidays with XYLITOL

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Have fun baking over the Christmas break, it doesn’t have to be bland when cooking desserts when you are looking at a healthy alternative! Perfect Sweet™ Macaroons (Coconut Cookies) You will need: An electric mixer or wooden spoon A rubber spatula A scone tray lined with baking paper Ingredients: 2 egg whites ½ to ¾...

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8 Amazing Spices

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You most likely have at least several, if not all of the following spices in your kitchen cupboard. They are tasty and we use them to create all sorts of beautiful meals and desserts. But maybe you don't know some of their amazing qualities that extend to outside of their incredible flavours and aromas. Cayenne...

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Echinacea: Benefits & Uses of Echinacea

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It's cold and flu season.. How are you staying healthy this season? We LOVE Echinacea here at Natural Healing Centre. So we thought we would share a little about what it is and what it does! Echinacea was named "Elk Root" by Native Americans, who say that humans learnt to use it by watching elk...

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Natural Antibiotics Treatment natural antibiotics antivirals antifungals

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In Natural Medicine there are antivirals, antifungals and antibiotics they do exist…. With winter approaching here is a brief description of some of these wonderful "side effect free" natural remedies. Echinacea: Has very strong immune boosting abilities. It activates the white blood cells to fight off bacterial and viral infections. Used traditionally as a topical...

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Function of Serotonin

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Function Of Serotonin:   Synthesised in the central nervous system (CNS) and cells of the gastrointestinal tract.  In the CNS it is believed to play an important role as a neurotransmitter in the regulation of anger, appetite, body temperature, mood, sexuality and sleep.  Low levels may be associated with aggression, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, impulsivity, irritability...

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High Doses of Vitamin C May Keep Cancer at Bay

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When given by injections, vitamin C is absorbed into the body, and can kill cancer cells without harming the normal ones, US researchers say. The study, carried out by a team of scientists from the University of Kansas, suggests that vitamin C may boost the cancer-killing effect of chemotherapy drugs. According to them, it can...

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Remember your Electrolytes on these HOT Summer days!

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Why are Electrolytes important? Electrolytes are important because they are what your cells (especially nerve, heart, muscle) use to maintain voltages across their cell membranes and to carry electrical impulses (nerve impulses, muscle contractions) across themselves and to other cells. Your kidneys work to keep the electrolyte concentrations in your blood constant despite changes in...

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HOT! HOT! HOT!

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Please take care on these extremely hot days........ The electrolytes sodium and potassium are essential minerals for the normal growth and maintenance of the human being. They make up the largest quantity of dissolved materials in the body fluids and are important contributors to intra- and extra-cellular osmolarity. Sodium and potassium are also responsible for...

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Acupuncture and Fertility

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Unfortunately, issues with fertility are becoming more common. Many couples are having problems conceiving and some couples can conceive but have problems sustaining a full term pregnancy. With increasing pressures of modern life our health and wellbeing can become compromised. Dietary and lifestyle choices are made to achieve short-term goals at the ultimate expense of...

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