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How abrasive is your toothpaste?
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      9 comments

If you're looking to preserve your tooth enamel, and the integrity of the surface of your crowns and dental work, you may be interested in using a tooth paste with reduced abrasion. Reminder: Enamel does not grow back on your natural tee... Read more
How good is your hearing? Test it here!
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      12 comments

Here's a youtube if you'd like to test your hearing. I heard up to Level 3... Level four for me, is silence. The ability of the young to hear high pitched noise that their elders cannot, has lead to various devices to keep teens from ... Read more
QuickTip#68 ~ Growing your own probiotics means healthier smoothies!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      7 comments

If you haven't read my Kefir (the poor man's probiotic) Adventures here's your chance: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=4640181 Its super easy to grow, and you can share the Kefir L... Read more
Quick Tip#67~ When Aluminum isn't Sexy OR Cool... Remove it!
Monday, August 20, 2012      12 comments

Several of us on our Thyroid Community Forum have been taking a form of Silica since May 2012... either a liquid like Biosil(orthosilicic acid) or its powdered form DE... Diatomaceous Earth (fossilized silica skeletons of diatoms). We've ha... Read more
Quick Tip #66 How to instantly neutralize chlorox
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      15 comments

I've blogged about removing chlorine from drinking water before. Chlorine is great at keeping the water supply safe from waterborne disease, but once it arrives at your home, there's really no benefit... in fact it doesn't do a body good: ... Read more
Too much of a good thing~ Raw Green Smoothies & your Thyroid.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      15 comments

The topic of goitrogens comes up frequently in our Thyroid Forum. Goitrogens are vegetables from in the Crucifer/Brassica family that contain substances that interfere with your thyroid, subsequently your metabolism. Yummy stuff like k... Read more
Sumpin I like #11~ See yourself slim in 3 simple steps
Saturday, July 07, 2012      15 comments

Found this on Nixy72's Sparkpage, its a weight loss generator. Just upload a photo of yourself to their website and it adjusts your weight using a sliding bar, in 5 pound increments. Haven't tried it myself, but if you're short on pati... Read more
Newbie here... how much do you tip your masseuse?
Sunday, June 10, 2012      10 comments

Hey guys! I bought a $35 Group On for an hour's "Swedish" massage at a chiropractor's office... I believe the value of the massage without the coupon is $85... never had one before, so I don't know how much to tip. I live in the State... Read more
Bone Cancer, Vitamin D and Celebrex
Saturday, June 09, 2012      14 comments

Next time you're tempted to skip your Vitamin D3, you might want to think about this woman's story. Mary Cecil was a runner with a rare bone cancer, whose follow up "chemo" after succesful bone surgery was Celebrex and vitamin D3. She's c... Read more
QuickTip#66~ Sunproof your clothes with this laundry treatment!
Friday, May 18, 2012      13 comments

After reading the latest research on sun screens, you may be looking for other means of protecting yourself from all things UV.... specifically to hats and cover ups. But before you pay big bucks for sun protective fashions like Solumbra or... Read more
QuickTip#65~ Sumpin to try for high cholesterol before going on statins!
Thursday, May 17, 2012      20 comments

Been doing some research on silica as a beneficial and often overlooked nutrient for proper formation of collagen, skin, hair and nails. While doing this research, I ran into this pub med abstract that supports food grade diatomaceous eart... Read more
Quick Tip#64~ Enviromental Working Group's list of less toxic sunscreens for 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      8 comments

Here's a link to sunscreens that contain the safest ingredients for 2012: breakingnews.ewg.org/201
ent=first-link&utm_campaign=toxics ... Read more
Tasty tip #16~ Almond Macaroons!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      21 comments

Here's a tasty and gluten free recipe that is healthy... as least as far as COOKIES go! What you need: 1 cup of almonds 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 te... Read more
Tasty tip #15 ~ Yeast can be a good thing!
Thursday, April 26, 2012      16 comments

This tip's from my sister... she tried it waaay before I ever did. Sure, I'd heard about "Nutritional" (or Brewer's) Yeast forever... but there's a BIG diff between plunking your money down and actually buying it AND eating it.... and ... Read more
Is Free Will an Illusion Crafted by the Conscious Mind?
Saturday, March 31, 2012      21 comments

This thought provoking article was brought to my attention by a friend of mine. We'd been discussing a phenomena that had been occurring with increasing frequency in my life... me catching things before I was aware that they had dropped... ... Read more

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