Getting through the Allergy Season

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Getting through the Allergy Season

Contributed by Dr. Maggie Ney, ND

Spring is a beautiful time of year but for many of us, it also signifies the beginning of endless sneezing, itchy eyes, and congestion. Thankfully there are many natural ways to reduce these symptoms and go back to loving this time of year, pollen and all.

1) Build your immunity: Starting off any season with a strong immune system is the best form of preventative care. Consider taking supplements such as Continue Reading →

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Raw Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Raw Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cake

Maggie Ney, ND

A good friend brought this pie over for a potluck dinner several years ago. It was so flavorful and rich, no one could believe it was raw, vegan, and organic.  My friend finally gave me the recipe when I saw her again at another potluck (and after this amazing pie got the same incredible response!). The first chance I had, I made it for a small dinner party and before long I was writing the recipe out for my ...

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Cold and Flu season is still upon us!

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Cold and Flu season is still upon us!

The cold and flu has been particularly rough this season and it is not over yet.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this spring may see a second round of the Flu due to a new strain of the virus that has recently emerged.

About half the country is still in the grip of flu, and the H3N2 strain that had mutated just enough to infect even vaccinated people has now been replaced by the influenza B ...

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Hot Pink Quinoa Salad

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Hot Pink Quinoa Salad

By Bren Boston, M.D.

I am always searching for ways to get my kids to eat more vegetables.  Beets are a good option because they are naturally sweet and they are an enticing magenta color.  Add to that the health benefits of beets:  they are rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and betaine, an antiinflammatory nutrient that helps protect cells from environmental stress.  And when I mention to my kids that beets are a source of sugar, they ...

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