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Smiling About Dandelions

Dandelion – More than just a Weed?
No creature is fully itself till it is, like a dandelion,
opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun,
the entire living cosmos.

D.H. Lawrence

Quick Tip Monday!!!

So, you’re walking round your yard and you spot a dandelion. Most likely the first thought is go and get some Weed B Gon and spray the life out of that little creeper;

But before you take off running for the sprayer……STOP!!! And let me tell you about the numerous benefits of this overlooked flower.

Did you know that dandelions are herbs that are used for medicinal purposes? They contain Vitamins A, C, D, E, and K. They also contain a sufficient amount of zinc, iron, magnesium and potassium.

They’re also packed with a load of benefits.

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Fight Inflammation!

Quick Tip Monday!

When inflammation is processed in the body correctly, we are healed, healthy and whole. But when it begins to dominate the body in ways it shouldn’t the results are devastating. Instead of it healing the body you may notice constant pain and irritation not to mention possible obesity, heart disease, arthritis and cancer.

Looking to reduce inflammation in your body and not sure exactly where to start?

Well here’s a list of ways to get you on the right track:

Eat Protein at Every Meal – foods such as chicken, fish, eggs, and low-fat dairy helps with detoxifying the liver.

Drink Green Tea – Catechins is a substance in green tea that helps detoxifies the body. 3 cups is preferred, but even drinking one cup is good. Stick with the organic kind if possible.

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Black Tea Hair Rinse

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Quick Tip Monday!!!

You may already know all the benefits associated with black tea as it pertains to our health.

 

The Benefits of Black Tea… as it Relates to Health

Black tea can help control or even prevent diabetes: 

Black tea can reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke: 

Black tea may contribute to weight management:

Black tea can reverse the apparent signs of aging:

Black tea can help in the prevention of plaque, cavities and tooth deterioration.

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The Healing Power of Grapes!!!

Quick Tip Monday!!!

My son absolutely loves grapes!

And I’ve always thought of what the benefits my be for grapes but never quite remembered to check.

But the other day my Mom made a mistake and picked up a pack of grapes instead of blueberries, and she wanted to know what the benefits of grapes were.

That’s when I decided to do a little research; and the things I found out about this healing fruit was amazing.

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The Benefits Of Black Tea

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Quick Tip Monday!!!

Quick fact: after water tea is the most consumed beverage in the world.

I hear you…no…this is another article on the benefits of green tea.

Well, it was going to be until my husband went to the store and picked up a box of black tea instead of green tea which, in turn, put me in a mad scramble to learn if there were any benefits to these ostracized leaves.

After some research I thanked my husband for going against the grain and getting something that would soon become a staple in my health, hair and skin regimen.

The Benefits of Black Tea… as it Relates to Health

Black tea can help control or even prevent diabetes: 

  • Black tea has a significant amount of polysaccharides (carbohydrates) that work to decrease blood sugar absorption.
  • Research shows that countries which drink greater amounts of black tea have the smallest occurrence of Type 2 Diabetes.

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