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Top 4 Benefits of White Tea

Top 4 Benefits of White Tea

Posted 11 January 2016 | By | Categories: health | No Comments

Tea has been cultivated and consumed for thousands of years, and only recently has its widely suspected health benefits received validation from reputable scientific research. Second to water, tea is the most popular beverage choice worldwide. While black tea is perhaps the most common type of tea consumed, other types, like white, green, and oolong, […]

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5 Health Benefits of Okra

Posted 04 June 2014 | By | Categories: health, health food, healthy foods, top 10 list | 5 Comments

When it comes to okra, many people are unaware that this often-fried southern vegetable contains a hefty amount of nutrition. Cultures in Africa have employed okra for a number of maladies, including diabetes and liver disease. Research has shown that many okra health benefits are attributed to the veggie’s polysaccharide and lecithin content, and its […]

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The Top 3 Health Benefits of Meditation

Posted 03 February 2014 | By | Categories: depression, elevate mood, gratitude, happy, healing, health, health benefits of meditation | No Comments

What Is Meditation? Meditation is an ancient practice that has long-been steeped in tradition, mystery, and myth. Contrary to what’s often depicted in today’s society, meditation doesn’t exclusively involve sitting in the Lotus position chanting the “Om” mantra for hours on end. Although this meditation method is still practiced by many modern meditators, it only […]

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The Truth About Coffee Bean Extract

Posted 16 May 2013 | By | Categories: health, healthy body, weight loss, weight maintenance | 1 Comment

In case you haven’t heard the buzz the past few months over this “miracle weight loss supplement”, let me be the first one to let you in. Green coffee bean extract, recently popularized by Dr. Oz, is a somewhat new supplement proposed to help with effective and natural weight loss. Derived from the raw, unfrosted […]

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Top 5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies

Posted 21 February 2013 | By | Categories: bacteria, coconut oil, detoxify, healing, health, health benefits of meditation, healthy body, immune system | No Comments

A couple of days ago, I awoke with a scratchy, sore throat, something that seems to happen when the weather starts changing. I still had energy and felt great physically and mentally, but the sore throat really put a damper on trying to swallow food or conversing with others. I knew that I wanted thisĀ gone, […]

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Good and Bad Foods

Posted 10 January 2013 | By | Categories: health, healthy dessert, healthy foods, healthy weight, how to eat healthy | 2 Comments

I wanted to clear the air about one topic here on The Healthy Advocate, and that topic surrounds the idea of good and bad foods. It concerns labels that we put on foods, which limit us to what we can experience or choose to experience. It’s our self-righteousness that we sometimes take, as health-foodies, to […]

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The Top 4 Health Benefits of Gratitude

Posted 03 January 2013 | By | Categories: depression, elevate mood, happy, healing, health, health benefits of meditation, healthy body, immune system, improved digestion | No Comments

If there’s one thing that has really helped me improve my overall health it is the daily practice of saying “thank you”. Gratitude is a powerful emotion that improves our health. Whether it’s promoting our immune system, decreasing stress hormones and the aging process, or improving your weight loss efforts, there are multitude of health […]

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How Television Can Be Bad For Your Health: Break Free From the Mental Clutter

Posted 24 October 2012 | By | Categories: happy, healing, health, health benefits of meditation, meditation, mood | No Comments

A couple of weeks ago I asked a question over on my Facebook page about television and the evening news. I had a mix of responses (which was great!), both either defending the nightly news or shaming it for its negativity. In all honesty, both sides have a point. Yes, we need to live in […]

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Fight Fatigue With These 5 Simple Steps

Posted 24 September 2012 | By | Categories: exercise, healing, health, health benefits of vitamin d, top 10 list, vitamin d | 1 Comment

Fatigue is something many busy, and sometimes not-so busy, people suffer from. It promotes sluggishness, yawning, a cloudy head, and laziness. Many people have asked how they can fight fatigue using natural methods, and if these natural methods do indeed work. Often, people will reach for a soda, coffee, or an energy drink (yikes!) for […]

Chocolate: An Ounce a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

Chocolate: An Ounce a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

Posted 20 August 2012 | By | Categories: chocolate, health, health food, healthy dessert | 1 Comment

I eat chocolate literally every single day. Sometimes, when I feel a need for a break from caffeine, I will replace it with carob, or not eat it all together. But, I just couldn’t imagine going without it for myself. Many people, upon hearing my love for chocolate, are shocked that I support such a […]

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