Lifestyle

Cycling To Stop the Cycle of Abuse

 Researching 'cycling to benefit domestic violence victims' brought up dozens of results for the domestic violence cycle.So, that being said; allow me to brush up your education of the domestic violence cycle of abuse.The Cycle of Domestic Violence In 1979, psychologist Lenore Walker found that many violent relationships follow a common pattern or cycle. The...

Healthy Eating On The Go

The time comes for all of us when we are sitting in traffic and hungry. We look around, and what do we see? McDonald's Wendy's Subway, Taco Bell, and other fast food places. Eating on the go can be hard, and while preparing ahead is the best thing to do, our lives do not...

5 ways to detox your body safely and gently

With so many posts about the danger of toxins, you may be wondering if you need to detox your body. Over the years I’ve read a lot of information about diets, procedures, and other common approaches to detoxification. The truth is, however, that many of these practices are extreme at best and dangerous at...

Heat Illnesses: Signs to Recognize Before You Go Outside

So, it's hot outside. I'm in Atlanta, so it's not only hot but humid, as well. It's hard to breath, even in the country, and playing outdoors is nearly impossible for an extended period for a child. Exercising outside is about the same - but many of us must exercise outside or perform our...

How A Naturopathic Physician Treats The ENTIRE Person – An Interview with Dr. Pizzorno

Heidi: Does this philosophy of naturopathy stand at odds with much of what's going on in the pharmaceutical industry today, which is "sell more drugs no matter what"?Dr. Pizzorno: Very much so. You mentioned the gold standard in the pharmaceutical industry, and this is from their own literature; to find drugs people will be...

What To Avoid When Bike Shopping

As new bikes trickle into shops across the country, you’re going to be tempted to buy one. But the road to cycling nirvana is littered with potential mistakes. Here’s what not to do when buying a new bike.Don’t Buy Without Taking a Test Ride You don’t know how a bike truly fits or handles until...

What Boogers Are All About

I know it's gross but I wonder what is the purpose of that gross stuff in your nose?Seriously. Where does the sludge come from and why is it in there? Is it normal for humans to have such an issue with this that we need tissues, nasal sprays and medications to regulate the secretion...

Healthy Eating, The County Fair Edition

Summertime is here, and soon fall and local fairs will follow. Fairs are fun, and while some are small and tame, others can be large and full of large rides, concerts, and a wide assortment of foods. While some are beyond naughty, others are okay for you to eat - while keeping watch on...

Must-hit Trails for Mountain Bikers

Stretching nearly 500 miles from Denver to Durango, the Colorado Trail cuts through the heart of the Rockies and features some the most challenging–and beautiful–singletrack you can imagine. Like some of the other routes listed here, portions of the trail are closed to mountain bikes, so detours are in order. Fortunately there are plenty of places...

Healthy Cinnamon vs. Unhealthy Cinnamon

All our lives we’ve heard how healthy cinnamon is for your health. And there are thousands of products sold in supermarkets that contain cinnamon, from chips and candy to breads and juices. And millions pf people buy these products because they heard cinnamon is very healthy, and it is! For example.. Healthy CinnamonAntioxidant Anti-Inflammatory ...
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