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My Favorite Superfoods by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine There are some foods that pack such a nutritional punch that they're considered superfoods. I don't know about you, but I've heard this term a lot lately. So I thought I'd m ... Read on »
Home Air Purifiers Improve Air Quality by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine For most people, allergy season is over. Not for me - I seem to be plagued by them year round. Though I've never taken an allergy test, I think I may be allergic to mold. ... Read on »
Review of Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights Cookbook by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am currently reading Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights by Sophie Dahl which at the time looked like a delightful little cookbook to read. I was right, but I was also pl ... Read on »
You Like This Blog, Don't You! by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I took a browse at my keywords for this blog today and a lot of you are finding me by typing the blog name directly into Google or whichever browser you use. It made me ... Read on »
Herbal Remedies for PMS by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Image via Wikipedia I don't know about you, but when I have PMS I don't like to reach for the standard over the counter medicines like Midol. For one, they don't really d ... Read on »
Natural Living, Weight Loss, Herbal Remedies - My Big Welcome! by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Image via Wikipedia Living naturally is the first blog I ever started. I never did shut this blog down when I stopped writing here and I must say, I miss it! I thought ... Read on »
Rosemary - The Herb of the Week by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine When I was working towards my Diploma of Herbal Studies, I went through an "herb of the week" program in addition. The rules were simple. Each week I chose an herb to learn ab ... Read on »
Keeping Your Liver Healthy with Herbs by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The liver is one of those organs that we often don't think about until it stops working. Whenever we drink or eat something, or liver steps in. It helps metabolize fats and th ... Read on »
Living a Healthy Lifestyle is all About Simplicity by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I've learned the hard way that we tend to over complicate the process of being healthy and fit. We go to the gym all the time, we restrict our calories and measure our food po ... Read on »
Treating Menstrual Cramps with Herbs by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I get menstrual cramps pretty much every month. Some months it's worse than others. And each time, I try to resist the urge to take painkillers like ibuprofin because I always ... Read on »
Using Herbs for Weight Loss the Safe Way by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I've been in weight loss mode lately. I'm doing it the old fashioned way - more exercise and healthy eating. But as an herbalist, I can't help but consider herbs that will aid ... Read on »
New Weight Loss Blog - Watch Me Succeed by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I love showing people that doing certain things is possible. I currently have a goal to lose weight but I don't believe in diets. So, I started a blog called The Rebel Dieter ... Read on »
How Do You Like Your Tea? by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I absolutely love drinking tea. I drink on average four cups a day. Green tea is my go-to but lately I've been enjoying Rooibos and fruity blends. The fruitier blends are wond ... Read on »
Are Natural Remedies Safe? by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I love using natural remedies and herbal remedies when I have an ailment or to simply boost my health. But it wasn't until I really sat down and studied Herbal Medicine seriou ... Read on »
What to Do If You Have Diabetes by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I may shock you with this one. But the first thing you should do if you have diabetes is take your insulin on schedule. Some cases are more advanced than others. But still - y ... Read on »
First Weed Walk of the Season by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I spent the night at my parent's house. When I woke up this morning, I realized that not only is it a beautiful day, but that the lawn is filled with early spring greens. My d ... Read on »
Herbal Hair Rinse for Natural Beauty by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine In order to keep my hair shiny and healthy, I like to make an herbal hair rinse. My basic recipe includes: apple cider vinegar herbal tea I put essential oils, to ... Read on »
Training for a Marathon - My Long Runs by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The clock is ticking. The Vienna marathon is on April 27. Am I prepared? I think I'll be okay. But, I need to get in two more long runs before I start to taper. One run will b ... Read on »
A Daily Walk in the Woods by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I've started this little tradition - I take a daily walk in the woods. I do it both for fitness, and to connect with nature. We live disconnected lives. I sit in front of the ... Read on »
Chamomile - One of My Favorite Herbs by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Chamomile is one of those herbs that is highly versatile. It is my favorite nervine herb because it is so gentle. I know that I can drink it in the middle of the day to unwind ... Read on »