Tag Archives: natural

Diabetes – An epidemic

Diabetes near Epidemic Levels The American Diabetes Association released statistics in June of 2014 from the National Diabetes Statistics Report. They state: * Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes which is about 10% of the population, or 1 out of every 11 Americans * Approximately 21 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes.  The remainder are […]

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Kombucha and SCOBY

SCOBY – Culture for Kombucha SCOBY – Culture for Kombucha You may be asking yourself, just what is this gelatinous mass of stuff.  Well this is what is called SCOBY, an acronym for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast.  This culture is what is used to make kombucha. Now your next question may be, what […]

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Healthy Sunscreen Choices

Summer is in Full Gear Choose A Healthy Sunscreen For most people this is the time of year that we should be paying particular attention to how we are applying and what we are applying for sunscreens.  Those of us on the island are blessed with lots of sunshine year round, so we should pay […]

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Cloning is Not Natural!

Cloning Basics – Are We Ready For This? What is natural about cloning?  Nothing as far as I can tell through my research.  Cloning has been taking place since Robert Briggs and Thomas King first cloned a Tadpole in 1952.  Yes, cloning has been going on for nearly 70 years.  Some may say there are […]

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Homemade Beauty Products

All Natural Homemade Beauty Products This past Tuesday, Upachaya hosted a Ladies Luncheon and Spa Day.  This was not your typical spa day.  This was a day to learn how to make your own homemade beauty products. I’ve been playing around making my own health and beauty products for years now, and I always enjoy […]

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