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articles by: Brigitte Mars

Foods and Herbs for Better Sex

Sexual energy is extra energy. Low libido may be Nature's way of conserving vitality and a message that intimacy in the relationship needs improvement. Nutritional deficiencies, stress and exhau…

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Gluten-Free Tabouli

The bulgur in regular tabouli is cooked and made of wheat. This one's gluten-free, wheat-free and enzyme rich, of course. Tabouli 1 cup hempseed 1 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup chopped fre…

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Cool Coconut Candy Recipe

Coconut (Cocus nucifera) is the largest known seed on planet Earth. This fruit of the coconut palm tree is a member of the Palmaceae (Palm) Family. In Sanskrit, the coconut palm is named kalpa vriksha…

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Edible and Fragrant Lilacs

One of the loveliest sights and scents of springtime is the lilac. In the language of flowers, lilacs symbolize wisdom, young love and remembrance. Lilac's floral scent is used to promote harmony and …

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Raw, Vegan Cinnamon Buns

These raw, vegan, superfood cinnamon buns are delicious, healthy, quick, and require no cooking! Dough: 4 cups walnuts (almonds can be substituted) 4 cups pitted dates cup cinnamon pinch Celt…

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Natural Remedies for Radiation and Toxic Overload

Our three sources of oxygen -- food, water and air -- are polluted and bound with toxins. All forms of pollution starve our bodies of essential oxygen. When it comes to nuclear radiation, we ar…

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Simply Sauerkraut

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is one of the earliest cultivated vegetables, first grown over 4,000 years ago. This member of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family is a relative to cauliflower, broccoli, Bru…

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Chia Seeds: An Ancient American Super Food

Though we've all heard of chia pets, it's less known that the tiny black seed responsible for the chia "fur" is a bona fide nourishing food crop, once cultivated by The Aztecs, and even used as a cu…

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Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

With many people lacking health and its insurance we can remember ancient folk wisdom that served our ancestors! Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used apple cider vinegar as an internal cle…

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Resolutions for Each of the 7 Chakras

The beginning of a new year is an opportunity for transformation. Life patterns that no longer assist our highest potential such as poor foods choices or unhelpful habits can be replaced with posi…

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about Brigitte Mars

Brigitte Mars, a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild, is a nutritional consultant who has been working with Natural Medicine for over 40 years. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, Boulder College of Massage, and Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts and has a private practice. Brigitte is the author of 12 books, including Rawsome!. Find more healthy living articles, raw food recipes, videos, workshops, books, and more at brigittemars.com. Also check out her international model yogini daughter, Rainbeau at rainbeaumars.com.

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