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How to carve a pumpkin right into your diet and why: pumpkin health benefits

Adapted from Reap the health benefits of pumpkin year-round   Halloween marks the time of year when grocery stores fill up with pumpkins. We go crazy over pumpkin carving. And a few souls actually roast and eat the seeds or start dreaming about that pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. But did you know this hearty, fruit-producing vegetable is …

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Hashimoto’s disease: could it be the underlying cause for your unexplained misery or fatigue?

Could Hashimoto’s disease secretly be causing hypothyroidism for you? And what does your thyroid do anyhow? Let me tell you. It does a whole lot. And you need it to be healthy. Understanding Hashimoto’s disease The autoimmune disorder Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also called lymphocytic thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s disease, occurs when antibodies working against your thyroid gland …

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Discover the truth about dark chocolate vs milk chocolate

Are your taste buds and brain whirling as you try to choose dark chocolate vs milk chocolate? You’re not alone. The average American consumes 12 pounds of chocolate per year (history.com). It’s definitely my go-to treat since I’ve been eating gluten free and dairy free. We can find tons of information out there about chocolate, …

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Healing PANDAS syndrome: traditionally or holistically, diet becomes key

PANDAS hardly brings about a warm or cuddly feeling when you’re talking about the syndrome, which causes an overnight onset of “what demon took over my normal, healthy child?” This rare condition demands serious attention from the parent to both diagnose and treat a child. Understanding PANDAS In simple terms, pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated …

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