Have you ever wondered why certain smells trigger emotions or memories? Whether something we have smelled before or something new, there are three major factors when we experience a scent: The Olfactory Bulb, the Amygdala, and the Hippocampus. The Olfactory Bulb is in simplest terms our smell receptor, this is the part of our brain…

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Ingredients: 2-3lb beef roast 5 medium carrots 4 medium potatoes 1 medium white onion 4-5 stocks of celery ¼ to ½ head of green cabbage 32 oz Organic beef broth 12 oz Guinness dark stout beer 2 Tbsp Apple cider vinegar 2 Bay Leaves Dry ingredients/Spices: 2 Tbsp Molasses 2 Tbsp Honey Garlic Black Pepper…

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With cold and flu season still in full swing and the new world-wide epidemic of the Coronavirus, we feel it is an appropriate time to once again talk about the amazing benefits of using Thieves. Thieves can be used every day for your health, your family’s health, and most importantly your immune system. But first a…

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I thought I had a good pregnancy with my first child.  I didn’t have any morning sickness.  The only thing with this first pregnancy was that I found milk gave me a stomachache, so I avoided milk.  I continued to eat cheese and other dairy products because they didn’t seem to bother my stomach.  Other…

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Apple Oat Muffins Ingredients 2 cups Rolled Oats or Quick Oats (use 1 ½ cups oat flour if you do not wish to blend oats) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ginger ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground cloves 2 eggs ¼ cup honey or…

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Ingredients For the base: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter or any desired nut butter 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of salt Toppings: 1/2 sweet apple, diced 1 tsp honey 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon dried blueberries or dried cranberries optional   In a glass container or mason jar, fold rolled oats together with cinnamon, peanut butter, and salt. Pour in…

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Your gut has a direct connection to your brain via the gut-brain axis. If you have an unhealthy microbiome, your mental health will also not be so great.  Here are some of the top gut destroyers that you should avoid to help improve the health of your gut. Stress – Your gut is sensitive to…

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According to new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine a  mother’s microbiome — the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us — during pregnancy plays a critical role in determining the risk developing autism-spectrum disorders. (Source)  The mother’s microbiome shapes the developing brain in multiple ways.  The microbiome is really important to…

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Dr. Lisa has put together her ‘Top 10’ things to keep your immune system strong and functioning at its best. There are a lot of things you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones healthy through the flu season so that you are not fighting illness, but rather staying healthy. Get adjusted regularly:…

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