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    The Value of Magnesium

    Magnesium is an important mineral, playing a role in over 300 enzyme reactions in the human body. Its many functions include helping with muscle and nerve function, regulating blood pressure, and supporting the immune system. In the western world, it has been shown that the majority of people do not get enough magnesium through their diet. Magnesium is one of seven essential macrominerals. These macrominerals are minerals that people need to consume in relatively large amounts — at least 100 milligrams (mg) per day. Microminerals, such as iron and zinc, are just as important, though people need them in smaller amounts. Magnesium is vital for many bodily functions. Getting enough of…

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    Lose Weight, Curb Your Appetite

    For thousands of years, people have touted the healing abilities of essential oils for everything from minor aches to major depression. Although research on the efficacy of these oils is often limited, there’s evidence to suggest that certain oils do have medicinal properties. Essential oils are distilled and pressed from plants and left in their purest, rawest form. Because of this, they’re often seen as a natural alternative to traditional medications. If you’re trying to lose extra pounds, you may want to consider adding essential oils to your weight loss plan. Essential oils may be able to provide you with a number of complementary benefits. Using Essential Oils Although essential…

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    Ridding Negativity with White Sage

    Traditionally white sage smudging is the process of burning dried white sage often wrapped together in twine. This has been practised by indigenous cultures for thousands of years. The smoke has a direct effect on reducing our stress response and has also been proven to contain antibacterial properties which keep infectious bacteria and viruses at bay. Since smudging is an ancient and ceremonial practice, it’s best to do so with awareness and in a mindful manner. The burning of white sage is not practical in many circumstances for example in an environment where a person is allergic to smoke or has a respiratory illness, in an office or very confined…

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    How to Beat Cancer the Natural Way

    For over 50 years now, the world has been living in the anxiety of the deadly monster, Cancer. Every day, over 20,000 people die of cancer and with such statistics, it’s totally okay for people to be scared. However, there’s one pungent remedy that has proved to suppress the fear effectively: knowledge. Doctors and scientists believe that if cancer victims can beat the illness in their minds, then they can beat it out of their bodies. Health magazines, television shows and online blogs dedicated to spreading awareness on the possible antidotes of cancer have been set up and maybe soon enough, these efforts might just pay off. Nevertheless, orthodox methods…

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    Essential Oils and Anger

    Anger is a natural emotion, something we have all experienced at some time in our lives. Just because it is a natural thing, does not mean that we should simply say there's nothing we can do about it. Countless people make changes in their lives every day that affect a natural function. We are not slaves to our appetites, our emotions, or our bodies. We all have the ability to make choices. I realize that some people have hormonal disorders that make it impossible to make a choice at times, but we can address the challenge, address the disorder in the body, and choose to make changes that will, ultimately,…