Health

Having a positive and high energy outlook on life will aid in moving one towards good health. Find out how to live mindfully, more vibrantly and take your health into your own hands with whole foods and good vibes.

whooping cough

Whooping Cough

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published July 3, 2017
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Updated June 3, 2019
At the end of the 12th century, St.Godric of Finchale reportedly cured a small boy of an intensive cough, providing the first documentation of the disease known to the western world today as whooping cough or Pertussis. However, there are also strong indications that a dreadful cough found its way onto the shores of Europe […]

Zinc

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 25, 2017
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Updated June 3, 2019

Zinc is one of the most essential nutrients for the body, however, it is also one that many of us are deficient in. Zinc is necessary for local hormone activation, for the formation of retinol-binding

DIY TUMMY ACHE TEA

DIY Tummy Ache Tea for Heartburn

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Herbal Remedies
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated May 20, 2019
Do you ever get heartburn? The surprising thing, heartburn is an indication (and a symptom) that you are lacking in stomach acid – AKA you most likely have low stomach acid. Low stomach acid and heartburn are also both symptoms of acid reflux, which if left untreated can result in gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. […]
Heartburn & Acid Reflux 

Heartburn & Acid Reflux 

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated June 3, 2019
Let’s take a trip through the digestive tract, beginning with the mouth! Certain foods, especially foods with starch, need to be properly broken down in the mouth in order to effectively digest in the stomach and gut. For instance; if starch is not broken down in the mouth (into dextrin) the next step in the […]
Caffeine Clearance Test

Caffeine Clearance Test

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Detox
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated April 29, 2019
Caffeine is solely broken down by the liver, as a result, The caffeine Clearance Test is a good quantitative measurement of how well the liver is functioning (Dancygier, H. 2010) (Lee et al.1996). The liver metabolizes caffeine to ensure that it can be safely eliminated by the kidneys and bowels. Through the detoxification process of […]
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