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Fighting Cold and Flu During Pregnancy

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It’s the first week of October; I’m pregnant, and already starting to get sick – UGH! I made it 34 weeks feeling completely healthy, but the start of cold and flu season apparently caught up with me real quick. In the past, I would go for an over the counter cold medication or take a trip to the doctors for antibiotics, but things aren’t so simple anymore.Unfortunately, when you’re pregnant, you’re so limited to only certain over the counter cold medications, which I’m personally still skeptical about taking. Instead of relying on medications, I went back to the old roots […]

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The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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  Coconut oil is experiencing a popularity boom all over the world [1] right now. Not only is it delicious and great to use in the kitchen, it has also gained a reputation as something of a miracle-cure for a number of ailments. However, when something is hyped as much as coconut oil is, the truth can sometimes get lost amongst the myths [2], which ultimately works against the credibility of the substance. Here, therefore, are some tried, tested, and proven health benefits of coconut oil. Coconut Oil Boosts Your Immune System Coconut oil contains a lot of a substance […]

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Top 5 Homeopathic Uses for Coconut Oil

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I’ve really been getting into finding natural ways to soothe aches, pains, skin problems and even the common cold. With doing some research and even trying out these homeopathic ways myself, I’m absolutely in love with using coconut oil for just about everything! The main use of coconut oil is a substitute for butter or other oils when cooking and baking, but there are many health and wellness uses that have been found as well. Coconut oil contains lauric acid, which is a natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal fighting property. Going beyond lauric acid- antioxidants, medium chain triglycerides, caprylic acide and […]

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