Arthritis Herbs and Supplements

In my previous arthritis post, I mentioned strategies like losing weight, drinking water to keep joints hydrated, an anti-inflammatory diet and exercise. Let’s look at some herbs and supplements that hold promise in reducing the pain and/or inflammation of arthritis. Continue reading “Arthritis Herbs and Supplements”

Vitamin C and Tissue Repair

“The Word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.” Psalm 18:30

I always thought vitamin C was just about keeping you from getting a cold. It is so much more. Let’s explore how vitamin C is essential for wound and soft tissue repair.

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Why Blood Sugar Spikes are Harmful and How to Moderate Them

Blood sugar spikes and crashes can be harmful to your health and should be avoided even if you are not diabetic. Continue reading “Why Blood Sugar Spikes are Harmful and How to Moderate Them”

Confirmed or Busted? Coconut Oil Remedies

Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting;
    but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30

I have gathered coconut oil remedies from around the web and from books. Do these remedies really work or is it just hype? Let’s determine which myths are CONFIRMED and which are BUSTED. Continue reading “Confirmed or Busted? Coconut Oil Remedies”

My Attempt to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” Proverbs 17:22

When you’re a teacher of any age group, staying healthy can be a challenge, however four year-olds are not known for their exceptional hygiene skills. Continue reading “My Attempt to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season”