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Rosemary — A great addition to your food

May 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Rosemary grows on a small evergreen shrub belonging to the Labiatae family, and is related to mint. The tops of its leaves look like flat, deep green pine-tree needles, while they are silver-white on their underside. Rosemary’s memorable flavor and unique health benefits make it an indispensable herb for every […]

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Prevention is worth a pound of cure … with essential oils

August 21, 2012

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by Carol E. Gutierrez —  Flu season is on the way and now is the time to stock up your “medicine cabinet” with antiviral essential oils to ward off any ills. Each essential oil has certain properties based on its chemistry. Antiviral essential oils are numerous and include angelica, bergamot, German chamomile, Eucalyptus globulus and […]

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Rosemary chicken protects your brain from free radicals

July 15, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Rosemary is a shrubby evergreen bush that, according to folklore, takes its name from the Virgin Mary, who draped her cloak over a bush, placing a white flower on top of it. By the following morning, the flower had turned blue and, thereafter, the plant was known as the “Rose […]

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Spices play a role in reduced cancer risk

April 12, 2012

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Spices are one of nature’s tasty secret weapons that can make your cooked foods healthier. The best part is that spices are relatively inexpensive and come in a wide variety of flavors. Adding them to your meat before tossing it on the grill can cut the risk of cancer, long associated with beef cooked at […]

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Affordable herbs – dry them yourself

April 12, 2012

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Herbs are a great way to flavor almost any food, but buying them at the store can be expensive. A more cost-effective option is to grow your own. If you have good soil located in a sunny spot or some planters, you can grow your own herbs at home. Choose and plant the herbs that […]

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Shield yourself and family from colds

February 24, 2012

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by Dana Regev —  A  lowered immune system sets the stage for sickness. Factor in changing weather, traveling and exposure to sickness and it can become a losing battle. One of the easiest, most effective and natural ways to boost your immune system and shield yourself from illness is to use essential oils, which also […]

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