Your Quick and Simple Guide to Creating a Healthy Easter Basket

EASTER IS COMING. And we all know what comes with Easter. Aisle after aisle, acre upon acre of candy. Children’s expectations of Easter morning treasures are second only to the long-anticipated Christmas sugar-binge. It seems that these baskets of treats, combined with spring fever and the growing anticipation of (dare we say it) summer vacation, make our kids turn into…

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Natural Detoxification: Overcoming a Toxic Environment

The practice of detoxification is based on the principle that illness can be caused by toxic accumulation in the body. By removing these toxins, you can allow your body to heal. This method of healing has been in practice for thousands of years and is now supported by the conventional medical community. In fact, the Center for Disease Control estimates…

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How I Avoid Getting Sick From The Kids

Lack of sleep and direct exposure to germs is a losing combination that every mom experiences when the family is under the weather. As the owners of Apple Wellness, Tim and I are often asked how to avoid getting sick from the kids. I’ve created a plan of action that — although not foolproof — has helped me avoid illness…

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How To Live A Healthy Lifestyle in 2017

December is typically a month of excess — sweets, treats, late nights, and stress. Most of us give up on keeping to our exercise commitments or food plans and dream of how to live a healthy lifestyle in the coming year. We enter the new year energized with grand ideas for the changes we are going to implement, but…

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Essential Oils for Holidays Blends (with recipes)

Want to add some holiday cheer to your party? Are you concerned about coughing and sneezing guests spreading germs? Would you like to soothe a potentially stressful combination of company? Did you know that there are essential oils for holiday blends that work to create a specific atmosphere or purify the air? Using essential oils in this manner is simple.…

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3 Secrets to Stay Healthy During Holiday Air Travel

Do your holidays include air travel? If so, you may be dreading more than airport security and travel delays. Getting on a crowded plane at the height of cold and flu season is intimidating — especially if you have young children. All of us want to stay healthy during holiday air travel, but is it possible??? Our family travels have…

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Exam Week: Supplements That Boost Brain Power!

You’ve worked hard all semester. You just have to survive one more week — exam week! It’s time to stock up on some supplements that boost brain power! Research has shown that 64% of students report suffering from significant stress related to the end of semester exams. Some of the reported reasons for this stress are a lack of preparation,…

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8 Natural Remedies for Ear Infections

I was waiting in line at the store the other day and overheard two young mothers talking about ear infections. It seems their children were experiencing the problem so many families deal with — chronic ear infections. The thing that struck me about the conversation was that both of these moms were concerned about the amount of antibiotics their children…

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Our Top Ten Pick of Essential Oils for the Immune System

Our bodies are constantly at work to protect us from microorganisms that are attempting to invade and occupy our organs and tissues. The role of the immune system is vast, complex, and active 24 hours a day. The World Health Organization has identified at least 30 new diseases in the past 30 years. Some of them include the Ebola virus, AIDS, hepatitis…

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