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Gun Safety and the Mental Health Crisis Facing our Youth

Stop for just a second. Put aside your political and cultural beliefs about guns and your feelings about the second amendment. Please understand I am not questioning the right to bear arms. Imagine, for maybe five seconds, that you are a child at Sandy Hook, a teenager at Parkland, or one of the more than [...]

By | 2018-02-22T12:03:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Power Kids|

How to Serve Up Health with Chocolate

Sweets for your sweethearts can come with the gift of health. Thanks to the heart protecting antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids that are abundant in dark chocolate and cacao powder, along with some other secret ingredients, you can serve up health in one of the following treats — and no one will be the wiser — [...]

By | 2018-02-20T10:52:25+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Kitchen Cures|

How to Use Mushrooms for Immunity

Mushrooms to enhance superpowers? You bet. Especially this time of year when colds and flus are running rampant. Eastern medical practitioners have known for more than 5,000 years that mushrooms contain powerful immune-boosting compounds and protective properties—today we can see the proof in an abundance of conventional scientific research. Mushrooms contain powerful compounds that enhance [...]

By | 2018-02-19T15:54:50+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Prevention, Super Women|

The Guilt-Free Chocolate Beauty Trick for All Women

Okay—first of all, I am all for having a couple squares of dark chocolate as a healthy treat after dinner. Dark chocolate (70% or more cacao) is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids, which boosts your heart health and possibly your mood. However, did you know that chocolate can also be included as part of [...]

By | 2018-02-15T13:58:54+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Beauty Buzz, Skin, Super Women|

Do Love and Other Emotions Impact Your Health?

Do Love and Other Emotions Affect My Health? Yes. That’s the short answer, but how does this work? And, what exactly is an emotion? Your emotions are natural and instinctive states of mind that come from your circumstances or thoughts. Your feelings are emotions that you feel. Let’s break it down a little more:   [...]

By | 2018-02-12T21:23:28+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Super Women, Wellness|

Can Coffee Cause Cancer?

Thanks to a new lawsuit, we have a new controversy about coffee on our hands. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), a non-profit organization, are claiming that coffee sellers expose people to harmful chemicals—specifically Acrylamide. This chemical is created when coffee beans are roasted, and when other foods are fried, baked, or [...]

By | 2018-02-14T10:24:17+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Super Women|

Treating Winter Depression Naturally

Winter blues getting you down? It’s no joke and you aren’t alone. Around 5% of the US population (that’s 16 million Americans) experience symptoms of Seasonal Affective disorder (SAD) that last 40% of the year. Most of the time, those with SAD report the most severe symptoms beginning in the late fall and lasting throughout [...]

By | 2018-02-07T16:48:54+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Super Women|