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Whole-Fat Milk

 May 21, 2018

            New research suggests that those children who drink whole milk are leaner and have higher vitamin D levels than those who drink low-fat or skim milk.  Those who drank whole milk with a 3.25% fat content had a body mass index score that was 0.72 units lower than those […]

They Don’t Just Taste Great!

 May 18, 2018

Those delicious snacks of nuts are rich in fiber, low in saturated fats and have high levels of antioxidants.  They are probably the most nutritious snacks out there, according to new research, and the benefits are more wide-ranging than we think.  Nuts also contain vitamins and minerals in addition to their various antioxidants and have […]

Aloe Vera Fraud

 May 17, 2018

Many benefits have been shown from using aloe vera on wounds, cuts and burns.  Some serious diseases have been remedied as well to help speed up healing as well as to ease the pain.  The healing power of aloe vera gel is widely known today such as heartburn relief, to lower blood pressure and slowing […]

Marijuana & Parkinson’s

 May 15, 2018

The second most common neurological illness in the U.S. is Parkinson’s disease.  Symptoms of this disease are tremors, slowness of movement, postural instability and impaired balance and coordination.  Marie Ellis gives information from a new study that suggests that symptoms of this condition could be improved with marijuana. Prof. Zvi Loewy from the Touro College […]

Thank You Mom

 May 13, 2018

I ran across this Letter to My Mother and found it very profound.  I decided to share it with you all, even though it is not my original.  I think this letter portrays what we all feel. I have given credit to the author, who is Michelle Kauntz, for a letter well done and well […]

The Gift of Flowers

 May 11, 2018

  A gift of flowers is always something great to give at Mother’s Day.  But, not just flowers!  Flowers with medicinal qualities always add that personal touch.  To help in selecting them are some helpful hints. The corn flower.  This flower is a sky-blue flower that has been used to delivery relief to medical patients […]

Wise Flower Choices for Mom

 May 9, 2018

It has long been known that there are therapeutic properties of certain flowers.  Wouldn’t it be great to gift your mom with flowers that have medicinal uses?  Even dried flowers or their essential oils are good choices. The Angelic Herb is extremely fragrant and there are a number of medicinal uses including digestive disorders as […]

Putting Love Into Words

 May 8, 2018

Sometimes putting our feelings into words just makes us cry as the feelings run so deep.  With Mother’s Day approaching us, now might be the time to put some serious thought into the best way for you to express your love on this special day. I recently found some great quotes that express certain feelings […]

Why Is Mother’s Day Celebrated on Different Dates?

 May 7, 2018

In the UK Mother’s Day doesn’t have anything at all to do with mothers.  It was actually a special day for Christians to visit their “mother” church.  Their servants were given the day off to return home and worship with their families.  Wild flowers were picked on their way home by the youth to place […]

A Gift of Memories

 May 4, 2018

Why not give your mom something memorable for this Mother’s Day?  This gift would involve an experience, thoughtfully created by you, that can stay in her mind and heart for years to come. I have listed several things that could make that special experience happen. Create a special memory and plan something your mom loves […]