Natural Health

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Is Chewing Gum Bad For You?

By Tom Vick

Here are four things you need to know about gum chewing to decide whether chewing gum is bad for you.


Discovering Dancing for Birth

By Lisa Marie Morgan

A few words describing how I came to Dancing for Birth and why I believe every woman should dance through her birth.


Oregano: Zest for Your Dinner and Your Herbal Medicine Chest

By Lori Osterloh-Hagaman

Oregano is often regarded as "just" a flavoring. It has a rich history of medicinal use and shows great promise for the future.


Getting to the Root of Maca

By Annie Hall

Highly nutritious, maca has been used as a staple food source by the people of Central Peru for thousands of years, as well as a ceremonial offering in traditional sacred rites, as currency, and as medicine to improve overall health in both animals and people.


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Meet Lovely Rosemary

By Jesse Wolf and Kiva Rose Hardin

Rosemary is known as a tasty condiment, but it has also long been used as medicine, and makes for a blissful foot soak.


Intentional Legacy: Writing Your Own Parenting Book

By Shawn Hosford

In this blog post, parenting mentor Shawn Hosford introduces herself, along with some of her background and beliefs. Her hope is that this post provides the necessary foundation for continued conversations about intentional parenting.


My Relationship With Non-Breastfeeding Mothers

By Lisa Marie Morgan

While I still believe breast is best, that doesn’t mean bottle is bad and I champion my mothers on both sides of the coin.


The Dangers of Sitting Too Long

By Tom Vick

Anyone who spends prolonged periods of time sitting, regardless of their overall activity level, is at risk for the dangers associated with sedentary lifestyles.




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