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Occupy Sandy Relief & Volunteering — It’s Good for Your Health and for the Community

Recently, I joined a group of volunteers helping in relief efforts post-superstorm Sandy, in one of the markedly affected areas of the Rockaways in Queens, NY.  We spent the day helping distribute food and medical care to those still without … Continue reading

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Dr. Pedre’s Super-Immunity Soup

Try this super-immunity soup to help boost your immune system, especially when you’re feeling like you may be coming down with a cold. Ingredients: 1 yellow onion 2 large organic carrots 2 stalks of organic celery 1 head of kale … Continue reading

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Greening Your Kitchen

In my latest post on Ecomii, picked up by Yahoo! Green and Shine from Yahoo!, Greening Your Ktichen, I talked about the simple ways that you can not only make your kitchen a greener place, but healthier place, too.  You … Continue reading

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Eight Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

With 50 million Americans suffering from allergies, it is no wonder that there are so many drug choices to treat the symptoms.[1]  A nationwide survey found that 54.6 percent of all US citizens test positive for one or more allergens.[2]  … Continue reading

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Prevent the Bulge! 8 Steps to Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Brace yourselves, it’s the holidays again, and with all the parties and celebrations, there will be food, drinks and more food.  In fact, 51% of yearly weight gain in Americans happens during the 6-week holiday period. Popular belief is that … Continue reading

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Winterize your Immune System with these Superimmunity Foods

Every year as winter rolls around, we fear the cold or flu that will knock us off our feet for a week.  The winter season brings with its cooler temperatures, a wide array of cold and flu viruses that make … Continue reading

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The Flu Vaccine: New Information You Should Know

Flu season is upon us, and once again you are faced with the dilemma: should you get a flu vaccine or not?   Are there other flu prevention strategies that may work just as well or better?  Well, recent studies have … Continue reading

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