Healthy Days with Paul & Ann

Is It Hip To Be Healthy?

Is It Hip To Be Healthy

Do you remember what the trendy illness of the 70’s was? I don’t either. And then the 80’s brought….hmmm…. I can’t remember that one either. The 90’s trendy illnesses were ADD and ADHD.  Fibromyalgia was big then too. Lyme Disease came on the scene as well. Carpal tunnel syndrome, Asthma, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (aka Yuppie Flu), Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ...

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New Evidence On An Old Vitamin

New Evidence On An Old Vitamin

Just a few days ago we learned that one of this country’s presidential candidates has pneumonia.  Then we read an excellent article that would help her in her battle with it.  It is our sincere hope she and her doctors will take this article seriously, as it could have a major impact on how quickly she can recover and regain ...

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Do You Have This Disease?

Do You Have This Disease

I have a special friend who has the Disease to Please quite strongly.  She is a People-Pleaser from day 1!  I love her deeply and she is well aware of her disease and through the last number of years she can tell you how this disease has taken its toll on her mentally, emotionally as well as physically. You see, ...

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Why Is It So Hard To Forgive?

Why Is It So Hard To Forgive

So, how did your week go? Did you have any arguments, conflicts or consternation? Did you remember how important it was to forgive? Did you find it tough? Do you want some help? Let’s first remind ourselves the value that forgiveness has on our health. To date, studies have found the following trends regarding (un)forgiveness and their relationship to health ...

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Can Forgiveness Save Your Health?

Can Forgiveness Save Your Health

Life provides the opportunity to see, do and experience so many wonderful things. We watch the unbridled energy and innocence of our grandbabies as they go through the new phases of their lives. I still won’t let Paul wipe off their little hand (paw) prints from our doors and windows as it reminds me of all they represent. As difficult ...

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Are You Too Clean?

Are You Too Clean

According to the New York Times, “Autoimmune disease affects an estimated 50 million people at an annual cost of more than $100 billion.” Why? Because we’re too clean. We’re destroying our “inner ecosystems” as the article puts it. We’re hand-sanitizing and sterilizing our food supply to death (literally). In this case, the saying “paranoia will destroy ‘ya” is becoming a ...

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Top Summer Superfoods of the Garden

Top Summer Superfoods of the Garden

As the summer winds down and the farmer’s markets ramp up, we thought you would enjoy a little guidance on which of the fruits and veggies you find at the farmer’s markets would be the best to consume while they are in season: Tomatoes These garden greats grow en masse in summertime and you can just taste their goodness. Their high levels ...

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Consumer Reports Got It Half Right

Consumer Reports Got It Half Right

For many years now Rev. Malkmus has given us a subscription to Consumer Reports as a Christmas gift. We have found it invaluable when making purchasing decisions for items ranging from cameras, cars and even televisions. We especially enjoy looking at the inside back cover where we find the advertising bloopers. That is actually the first thing we always read ...

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3 Health Hacks For Summer

3 Health Hacks For Summer

Today we offer you a guest blog written by a good friend of ours Scott Laird.  Scott is a Naturopath and works for a great organization called A Rood Awakening.  Enjoy his excellent writing! 3 Summer Health Hacks by Scott Laird, ND Usually, when someone sees or hears the term “hack” they think of a quick fix or a magic ...

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