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Dark Chocolate? Healthy?

Dark Chocolate? Healthy?

 How could chocolate be good for you? Well, when consumed in small amounts, dark chocolate has some pretty neat health benefits. It's important to only enjoy in small amounts to be sure you're not consuming too much sugar.     One health benefit of dark chocolate is it's powerful source of antioxidants. Dark chocolate is full of polyphenols, flavanols, and catechins. These plant based micronutrients help to protect the body's cells from free radical damage and may even help fight disease. Free radicals are unstable molecules usually formed by normal metabolic processes that can cause damage to our cells. Dark chocolate...

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Proper Rest

Proper Rest

   Do you have issues sleeping through the night? Do you find yourself awaking and feeling as though you've only slept for a couple of hours? It has happened to the majority of us. Sleep deprivation sucks, and it can actually be really harmful for the body. If you don't know where to begin to manage your sleep cycles, start with room temperature. The temperature of your room plays a big role in how much sleep you could be getting.   The appropriate sleep temperature varies between 60°F and 67°F, depending on your preference. This is because our body temperatures actually...

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All Syrup isn't the Same

All Syrup isn't the Same

  High Fructose Corn Syrup. We see it everywhere. It's in sodas, juices, and sweets. It can even be found in salad dressings, bread, granola bars, and yogurt (even when labeled fat free/low fat). HFCS is a sweetener manufactured mostly from genetically modified cornstarch and we should all know the problem with GMOs.   What's the issue behind high fructose corn syrup? HFCS is NOT natural and it's NOT healthy. There's a list of health problems that have arised since high fructose corn syrup appeared in the 1950's. It increases risk for chronic and deadly health problems like obesity, diabetes, hypertension,...

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What's in Our Beauty Products?!

What's in Our Beauty Products?!

  For generations, women have always been pressured to look their best. Whether it's being slim yet curvy "enough", dressing up or keeping a clean appearance, women have been pressured enough when it comes to how we're seen. These big companies know that. We keep our bathroom counters stocked with serums, creams, makeup, washes, scrubs and masks. But do we really know what goes into crafting our favorite beauty regimen?   I mean, let's be honest, who really looks at the long list of ingredients labeled on these containers? I know I didn't until a few years ago out of...

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Welcome!

    I will be featuring posts on all things natural, Spiritual, and sharing helpful information. I am NOT a heath care professional NOR should any of this advice be used to diagnose, treat, or cure any kind of illness. I am just a mom, who does her research, and has experienced these things for myself. I'm just here to spread the knowledge of natural remedies and diving deeper into our Spiritual selves!🌾❤ Let's start this healthier living journey together! Blog topic suggestions are always encouraged! Send them using the "Message Us" button at the bottom of the page.  ...

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