Guest Authors on Natural Health

Raw Honey: The Complete Story

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by Guest Bloggers

The Story of Raw Honey

It comes perhaps as no surprise that our human species has an innate sweet tooth. Although not everyone seeks out the delectable taste of sweet flavors, most of us do fall into this category with some very obvious eating habits.

evolution addiction to sweet flavors

Having an attraction for sweet flavors, and thus sugars, has been an evolutionary benefit for thousands of years but a huge disadvantage to our population over the past century. As sugar processing became more advanced, and sugar became a...

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Crazy Healthy Chocolate Cake [RECIPE] by Chocolate-Covered Katie

Friday, August 17, 2012 by Guest Bloggers

 

chocolate covered katie healthy dessert blogger

Hi chocolate chips!

I’m Katie, author of the blog: Chocolate-Covered Katie, also known as the "Healthy Dessert" Blog. On my site, I take traditionally bad-for-you recipes (think Chocolate Bar Pie) and give them a healthy spin, showing that eating healthy can be delicious.
 
Today, I'm sharing one of my favorite desserts. Try it and you'll be shocked at how something so healthy can taste so incredible!  

 

 

Crazy Healthy Chocolate Cake
 
crazy healthy chocolate cake recipe
 
 

Crazy Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe
 (can be oil-free)

He...

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A "Silent Epidemic" You Can't Afford to Ignore [Guest Post]

Monday, August 13, 2012 by Guest Bloggers

Guest post by Emily Croke, a recent graduate of Providence College in Rhode Island, where she studied Psychology, Film, and History. Her specific interests include Health Psychology and documentary filmmaking. After losing her father in 2008 to a number of healthcare-associated infections, Emily is committed to raising awareness in the fight against such infections...
 

In August of 2008, I lost my father to a number of healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, including C. diff, MRSA, and...

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Dog Days of Summer Are Looming: Stay Hydrated with Willard Water (Giveaway) [CLOSED]

Monday, May 21, 2012 by Guest Bloggers

Willard Water ClearHow important is staying hydrated? Well, 75% of your body’s weight is made up of water. Lean muscle tissue is made up of about 75% water, blood is roughly 83% and bone is about 22% water.  So it’s pretty clear that water is incredibly important to a well-functioning body (every single part of the body). And hydration is never more critical to wellness than during the hot months of summer.

How Much Do You Need?

The chart below from MedicineNet.comis a good baseline for gauging how much water you...

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What Makes Fisol Fish Oil So Popular?

Thursday, February 23, 2012 by Guest Bloggers

Fisol Fish OilOne of the most popular and highest-rated products at SwansonVitamins.com (with a 4.9 out of 5 rating), Nature’s Way Fisol Fish Oil and high-potency Nature’s Way Super Fisol Fish Oil are voted customer favorites.

Fisol is a superior blend of molecularly-distilled, sustainably sourced fish oil delivered using the Nature’s Way proprietary Targeted Release enteric-coating technology. This delivery system helps give you three times the absorption rate of other fish oil supplements with no fishy...

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5 Reasons To Eat Vegan

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 by Guest Bloggers
Happy Herbivore CookbookEating a plant-based (vegan) diet is the nation's fastest-growing food trend, and for good reason. The more vegan meals we eat, the more benefits we will feel and bestow. Whenever someone asks me why I follow a plant-based diet, I reply, "For my health, my pocketbook, the animals, the environment and humanity."

1. Your Health
Vegan meals have 0 cholesterol (cholesterol only exists in animal products like meat, eggs, fish and dairy, there is no cholesterol in plant foods), which is great news for...Read More »

3 Steps to a Fa-la-la-la-la Fantastic Holiday!

Friday, December 9, 2011 by Guest Bloggers
L-Theanine supplementYikes! Here we sit on the brink of the hectic part of the holiday season. What you choose to do and not do, think and not think is going to affect how much “happy” goes into your Happy Holidays. Here are 3 tips to help you enjoy the season:
  1. Acknowledge that everything doesn’t have to be magazine- or TV-show-perfect. Leave the ornate centerpieces and handmade chocolate coffee cups to the images in the commercials. Accomplish what’s realistic and still enjoyable. Let the rest go. Do not judge the...
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What You Really Need to Know to Lose Weight

Thursday, December 8, 2011 by Guest Bloggers
CLA-1300 Max Potency Once you have made up your mind to shed those extra pounds the most common question is, "What is the best program?" You'll find shelf after shelf of diet guides, fad diets, and Hollywood stars promoting weight loss secrets. But here are the tried & true things to know about losing weight:

It’s not magic.
Just finding a plan isn’t the answer—it’s the sticking to it that counts. If for a second you question whether or not a program is healthy, chances are it’s not. Focus on getting...
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Tips for Fighting Those Winter Blahs!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 by Guest Bloggers
Alive Whole Food MultiAh, the lucky ones who live in a world of sun year round. But for the rest of us, winter can really promote some “blah” sort of days…feeling run down, low on energy and just plain irritable. So what can you do?

Embrace winter – Sounds counter-intuitive perhaps, but find something good about this time of year that you can enjoy. Try a new winter sport or activity and see if it’s one that you can embrace and look forward to each year.

Take a break – While an annual vacation may not always be...
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How to Customize Your Weight Loss Shake

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 by Guest Bloggers
Metabolic Reset fiber and protein powderWeight loss shakes are a great, convenient addition to your healthy diet & exercise plan. But…day after day your taste buds may be asking for something a little different. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to customize these shakes to your liking. Especially when you use a powder instead of a pre-mixed variety. Try out the options below, all made with Nature’s Way Metabolic Reset high fiber & protein powder.
  • Iced Latte - Blend the powder with coffee & milk and a few ice cubes. Try the chocolate...
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