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Cancer is not a joking matter Cancer is an invasive, proliferative process that causes destruction to healthy tissue.  There is no doubt that cancer is a terrible condition requiring serious effort both on the part of the patient and practitioner to overcome it.  However, more than the cancer itself being problematic, is the fear that is associated with this word, CANCER. You go in for a routine health assessment and then out of nowhere find out that you have cancer. Before this fateful visit, life couldn’t have been better, now fear is gripping at your heart.  One word was all...

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Diet, Exercise, Habits, Wellness -

Tart Cherry Juice is no joke! Instead of destroying your gut with NSAIDs like ibuprofen and naproxen, drink 4-8 ounces of tart cherry juice (not from concentrate). Check out Eden Organic for the “healing cherry” juice. They package it in amber glass to protect the antioxidants from light, so you can get maximum post workout pain relief and muscle healing.

Cherry Juice inhibits COX enzyme

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Winter with all the rain (especially if you live in the Pacific Northwest) and cold temperatures can make you want to take up the practice of hibernation!  It is tempting to hunker down with rich foods and warm drinks and lay low till the happy days of sunshine return.  Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to winterize your body to combat the cold and flu virus and give your immune system a fighting chance.  It is an especially immune suppressing time during the holidays, because the food choices usually are on the nutrient-deficient side and of course your...

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