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Probiotic Applesauce

I will never make regular applesauce again! Not only does this fermented version of applesauce carry greater health benefits, but I’ve discovered that I also like it better than the regular cooked one. As you know, probiotics foods (and supplements) carry the types of healthy bacteria that inhabit your intestines. It’s what we call intestinal flora.  These little critters are essential to good health in several different ways.  For example, they are essential for proper digestion and absorption of nutrients;…
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Detox Tool #2

English Version This is the second fundamental step to get your body detoxifying properly. Step 2 is all about supporting your colon for proper elimination so that all toxins that are emptied into your intestines can be swiftly removed instead of being reabsorbed. Many of the common ailments that people have nowadays are actually linked to poor bowel function. Conditions like allergies (environmental and food), skin issues (acne, psoriasis, eczema), chronic infections, yeast issues, joint pain, susceptibility to colds and…
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Happy Critters in Your Belly?

Did you know that for every cell that belongs to “you” in your body there are at least 2-3 microbes in your intestines, mouth, stomach and skin? In other words, there are more of them than than there is of you!  It’s somewhat humbling to think of ourselves as little more than a complex host, but your relationship with your traveling companions plays an enormous role in your health. In fact, some scientists believe that your unique biome (the ecosystem…
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Do you know how to never get the flu?

On Stowe Pinnacle

I never get the flu.  Perhaps I have to thank my mother for that. Since I was a little girl, I heard her say countless times, “Morella never gets sick.” So I don’t. The truth is that I can’t remember the last time I got really sick. You know, being truly out of commission:   run down for days, headache, body aches, fever, runny nose, coughing and congestion, etc.  I honestly can’t remember the last time I was wiped out…
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Allergy Overwhelm

If you’ve ever had bad allergies you know the feelings of desperation, despair, frustration and overwhelm that come with bad allergy attacks. Whether it’s wheezing, sneezing or hives, nothing can help you and nothing seems to make it better. You just feel like asking someone to “please be kind and shoot me.” All you can do is wait… I know. I used to have horrendous allergies especially in Venezuela, where I grew up. I was allergic to every single pollen,…
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