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Quinoa – A Future Sown A Thousand Years Ago

Quinoa – A Future Sown a Thousand Years ago – This was the official logo for the International Year of Quinoa in 2013. It shows how important quinoa has become. An entire year was designated to it.
Quinoa, a seed type grain has been a staple for Andean people for that long and more recently has also become the love-grain of people elsewhere. When gluten-free became the rage, quinoa replaced grains containing gluten.
Quinoa’s nutritional profile is very high. It has a complete amino acid picture making it unique among other grains. However, the protein in grains can be toxic to some people, as for example the now familiar gluten in wheat.

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The Proven Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been touted as a miracle for a variety of conditions, but does the science back up the claims being made? Researchers from around the globe are putting coconut oil to the test and finding that coconut oils really is living up to its favorable reputation.

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The Annual Dilemma – Flu Shot or Not

The flu season is not here yet but, according to the CDC, the flu season never ends. Their “Flu View” still reports occurrences as late as May nationally.

Each year it is recommended that everybody get a flu shot. There are many vaccines from different viruses available and each year new viruses are detected and new vaccines have to be made. The safety of these vaccines, all with possible side effects, is not and cannot be properly studied because what a current year’s viruses are is not known beforehand.

Side effects can be severe, especially in children under three years of age, or in anybody for that matter.

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ADHD and Homeopathy

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a diagnosis given to 10% of all school children in America. In 1985, 500,000 children in the USA were diagnosed with ADHD. Today there are between 5 and 7 million. In a class with 30 children between 1 and 3 children are diagnosed with ADHD.

Often parents have an idea that their child may have emotional or behavioral problems because of an erratic behavior. They had assumed that this was simply their child’s kinetic personality coupled with a developing young mind. ADHD is a neurobehavioral disorder, associated with difficulty in learning, concentration, inattentive behavior, impulsiveness and

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