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Breathe Better, Naturally!

Breathe Better, Naturally!

With the world on high-alert due to the spread of COVID-19 and it's effects on the human respiratory system, it is the perfect time to cover some of the best natural methods of keeping your respiratory system healthy. This series of organs is responsible for taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide, with the primary organ of this system being the lungs. They work with the circulatory system to pump oxygen-rich blood to all cells in the body. Oxygen is needed to sustain our bodies, and we rely on these systems, along with our lungs, to maintain our oxygen levels. For these reasons, a properly functioning respiratory system is essential for optimal human health. 
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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

One of the most popular treats, of course, is chocolate cake. Whether it’s for a birthday party, an after-dinner dessert or just a way to satisfy a sweet tooth, you really can’t go wrong with this amazing Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake rather than one with shortening or white flour or — even worse — from a boxed mix.

A true perfect treat for our Gluten-Free and Vegetarians readers. Enjoy!

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The best breakfast food, it’s amazing benefits and unique uses!

The best breakfast food, it’s amazing benefits and unique uses!

When it comes to the perfect breakfast meal, oatmeal is as close to perfect as you can get for a breakfast food. It's a whole food with one ingredient—oats. A hearty bowl gives you energy to power through your morning, fills you up with complex "good" carbohydrates and can be prepped the night before (lifesaving for busy mornings), takes on a variety of toppings and flavors, and is pretty cheap! And not to mention, oatmeal fits into a variety of diets and eating patterns, whether you're vegan, gluten-free, trying to lose weight or eating to manage diabetes or heart disease.
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Ecological Breastfeeding - Why is breastfeeding best for babies?

Ecological Breastfeeding - Why is breastfeeding best for babies?

Ecological breastfeeding is that form of nursing in which the mother fulfills her baby’s needs for frequent suckling and her full-time presence and in which the child’s frequent suckling postpones the return of the mother’s fertility. Ecological breastfeeding, or eco-breastfeeding, involves frequent and unrestricted nursing day and night and is characterized in practice by the Seven Standards.

 When a mother does eco-breastfeeding, she uses her breasts both to nourish and comfort her baby.  She does not use bottles or pacifiers.  She keeps her baby with her and sleeps with her baby.  She follows the natural cues from her baby and nurses frequently.  She exclusively breastfeeds for the first 6 months, and then (within a month or two) gradually offers other appropriate foods while continuing to nurse frequently. 

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Teen Mental Clarity - Yes He Can!

Teen Mental Clarity - Yes He Can!

Focus and concentration. Those are some of the key ingredients for success. The ability to focus and concentrate on any given task can be the difference between achievement and failure. It may come naturally to some, but most of us can do well with a boost. Teen Focus from Advanced Nutrition by Zahler is formulated to provide teenagers the power to perform and the ability to achieve.
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chocolate strawberry layer cake

Chocolate Strawberry Layer Cake Recipe

Mix Cari’s Healthy Chocolate Cake according to instructions (available soon). Grease 2  8-inch round pans. Cover pan with flour to prevent the cake from sticking to the side. Divide the batter between the 2 pans. Bake according to the cake mix...

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Dyslexia: How Do I Teach This Child?

Dyslexia: How Do I Teach This Child?

What is Dyslexia?

Educators have not been able to agree on what dyslexia really is. Some authorities believe that it is strictly a language-processing problem, involving the distinguishing of sounds of letters. Others believe that it is a visual/perceptual problem, since these children also reverse words laterally (b/d) and vertically (m/w) as well as scrambling letters (the=het) when they read and write. 

I believe that they are both correct.  It is an auditory/language problem, a visual/perceptual problem, and often also a visual/motor (eye/hand) problem.  I have worked with many teenagers who had been through years of tutoring in a good “phonemic awareness” program. Why were they still in my special education class?

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The Importance Of Hand-Washing

The Importance Of Hand-Washing

Germs or pathogens are types of microbes that cause disease. The Center for Disease or CDC recommends washing your hands in a specific way to avoid contacting and or spreading disease.
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Manuka Honey and Vitamin C Mask

Manuka Honey and Vitamin C Mask

The Manuka Honey and Vitamin C mask helps remove dead skin cells while stimulating new ones with the powerful anti-inflammatory properties. It's also great for acne and other skin irritation issues.
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