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Cereal grains have been a staple for humans for thousands of years. Grains are filling and tasty, and have always made for a great breakfast food. But that doesn’t mean they’re a health food, right? Here’s good news for cereal lovers- new research is proving that cereals can boost your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2021 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
What is Echinacea? Echinacea (pronounced “eh-kin-AY-sha”), also known as purple coneflower, is one of the top selling herbal supplements in American. In fact, of the estimated 60 million Americans taking botanical remedies, 50 million of them have used Echinacea. The herb’s name derives from the Greek word “Echino” meaning hedgehog... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2021 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
Perhaps you are in the midst of a conflict with a family member or co-worker. Perhaps you are having a difficult time understanding your boss. If so, this article is for you. Much has been studied and written on the subject of conflict resolution with time honored techniques such as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2021 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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The Zika virus has become a concern with the recent reported outbreaks in South America and Puerto Rico. Here is what you need to know about this virus. The virus is related to the Dengue, Yellow Fever, and Chikungunya viruses and is spread by the same mosquitoes-Aedes aegypti. Interestingly, this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2016 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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When a volcano erupts, pressurized gases are released into the atmosphere. These gases include sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, water, and hydrogen to name a few. Inhaling these gases can lead to headaches, watery eyes, cough, or exacerbation of your asthma. The best way to avoid these irritating symptoms is to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Can what you eat cause depression? According to a recent study released in Spain, the answer is yes. This study, which closely followed the lifestyle and diet of more than 12,000 people over 6 years, added further support to claims that junk food may be linked to depression. When the... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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By Barbara Fahs When it comes to designing a garden, the old adage “keep it simple” is sage advice. Starting small is wise, both for the budget as well as for the amount of work and time it will take. Harvesting Wellness Related Products Hydroponics: Growing your own organic vegetable... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Two Horses Author Unknown Just up the road from my home is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each horse looks like any other horse. But if you stop your car, or are walking by, you will notice something quite amazing.... Looking into the eyes of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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What is the metabolic Syndrome? It is estimated that one in three Americans may be at risk for the “metabolic syndrome” (also known as Syndrome X and Insulin Resistance Syndrome). Syndrome X is a cluster of conditions that places one at increased risk for Type 2 Diabetes, coronary artery disease,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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By Barbara Fahs Cucumbers are an essential ingredient in salads and, of course, crunchy pickles that are easy to make at home. This member of the large Cucurbitaceae plant family is related to all types of squash, gourds, watermelons and muskmelons such as cantaloupe. If you have ever grown zucchini,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, one of the most common circadian rhythm disorders, affects an estimated 15% of adolescents and adults. What is delayed sleep phase disorder? Delayed sleep phase disorder is a condition in which the onset of sleep is delayed by 2-3 hours each night. For instance, if the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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By Ryn Gargulinski Life in Burma and its surrounding regions may be a considered a living nightmare for many, which made it an ideal place for Dr. Lenley Jackson and his team to bring a bit of heaven in the form of medical help, prayer and inspiration from Jesus and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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by Ryn Gargulinski Hundreds of people died in Thailand’s 2011 flood, and Dr. Lenley Jackson and his team went on a mission to help the survivors. The team spent two weeks in Thailand, with Jan. 1st to 5th spent in Bangkok where they set up sites at local orphanages and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Healthy, Fruity Thanksgiving Salad by Chef Thomas Number of Servings: 8-10 This recipe enables you to create an exciting starter which can complement any main course you prepare. This is one of my favorite salads for many reasons. What is really neat about this side dish is the variety of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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What to wear this winter by Amanda Coates Winter can pose a fashion challenge. Short days and freezing nights send lesser mortals digging in their closets for rubber boots and puffy parkas. Those are the poor souls whose identity Glamour magazine protects in its "Fashion Don'ts" column by putting little... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Using Echinacea to Treat the Common Cold: Benefits & Side Effects What is Echinacea? Echinacea (pronounced “eh-kin-AY-sha”), also known as purple coneflower, is one of the top selling herbal supplements in American. In fact, of the estimated 60 million Americans taking botanical remedies, 50 million of them have used Echinacea.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Baked Shutomi Tandoori Style By Chef Thomas This recipe is a flavorful and healthy dish. What I love about this dish is that you have a variety of flavors that fuse together using yogurt. Another element of this dish that makes it outstanding is that it is baked not fried,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Acne-Understanding the Therapeutc Jungle Acne Vulgaris, a common skin condition, affects an estimated 40 to 50 million people annually in the U.S., and current estimates are that 85% of those between 20 and 40 years have experienced acne. What is Acne? Acne is a skin condition which manifests when the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Plantar Fasciitis-A Common Cause of Foot Pain Many of us have experienced foot pain at some point in time, but did you know that plantar fasciitis, a common cause of foot pain, is one of the most frequent reasons for visits to the doctor? What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Fable of the Porcupine It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way, they covered and protected themselves; but, the quills of each one wounded their closest companions even though they gave off heat to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Scrumptious Sugar-Free Jello Poppers By Chef Thomas This is a really easy recipe that one of my favorite aunts shared with me. Each and every time she shares this with us, it is always such a treat. I love this recipe because it is a refreshing treat for everyone, especially... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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We’ve all been bitten by mosquitoes but fleas, bedbugs, spiders, flies and chiggers also bite and the result is an itchy or stinging inflamed bump on your skin. The skin reacts to the bite because the insect injects either venom or salivary fluid resulting in irritation. This irritation can last... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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When you make the decision to start including more fresh, wholesome fruits and vegetables in your diet, the next step for many people is to start their own vegetable garden. Starting a garden is easier than you might think. Even apartment dwellers and very busy people can get started growing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Photography and Meditation-Easy Steps For Creating the Perfect Oasis Meditation as a practice has been around for thousands of years but it has recently gained popularity in the west for its ability to reduce stress, improve clarity/focus, and potentially improve diverse disease states. Current research is focusing on the potential... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous
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Foods And Migraine Headaches Migraine sufferers dread the onset of their next migraine, often feeling powerless and unequipped to manage their disease. The great news is that there are some common foods that may trigger a migraine. Practicing self awareness and noticing how certain foods may influence the onset or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at Happy, Healthy & Fabulous