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Adventures with Sadie

Published February 27th, 2012

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD, BCHN, BCIH

Health is affected by many things – one of those is pets. Not everyone is well suited to having a pet; some may have severe allergies that prevent them from having the standard dog or cat. There is no denying the importance of pets for not only our [...]

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Preservation

Published October 8th, 2011

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD

Growing up in rural America you find yourself aware of the self-sufficiency of your neighbors. Especially as the dog days of summer weighing into the vivid days of autumn, the need to dry, freeze and can, becomes as evident as the seasonal changes.

Food preservation is a sign of independence, [...]

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An Onion by another name is Lily.

Published May 18th, 2011

By Tammera J. Karr, PhD, CNC, BCIH, CNW, CNH

With fall fast approaching my thoughts turn to those warm and savory foods like onions. The thickness of the onion skin has been used to predict how severe the next winter may be, thin skins mean a mild winter and thick skins indicate a rough winter [...]

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Is It Turmeric or Curcumin

Published May 18th, 2011

By Tammera J. Karr, PhD., BCIH, CNC

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) or Indian saffron has been used for centuries in India and Southeast Asia, where by chance the prevalence of Alzheimer’s and cancers are a fraction of the westernized worlds. A perennial plant native to India cultivated in China, Bengal and Java for its rhizomes, [...]

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Meat the Good & the Bad

Published October 19th, 2010

In The Beginning

“Although cattle have been domesticated for less than 10,000 years, they are the world’s most important animal, as judged by their multiple contributions of draft power, meat, milk, hides, and dung…Evidence for the domestication of cattle dates from between 8,000 and 7,000 years ago in southwestern Asia. Such dating suggests that cattle [...]

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Peri-menopause ~ what your mother may not have told you.

Published November 11th, 2009

Peri-menopause ~ what your mother may not have told you.

By Tammera J. Karr, MSHN, CNC, CNW, CNH  2009©
Every year millions of women in their thirties and forties are given sleep aids, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications.

Every year millions of women in their thirties and forties are given sleep aids, antidepressants and anti-anxiety [...]

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