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11 Nature Powerful Antibiotics Hiding In Your Kitchen

Antibiotics are medicine used to treat and prevent bacterial infections. They are the most over-prescribed medicines today. This is dangerous because too much use of antibiotics leads to antibiotic resistance. Nature is full of natural antibiotics as well, including herbal remedies, vegetables, and simple home remedies of all kinds. Here are some natural antibiotic, which you probably have in […]

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38 Supernatural Metabolism Boosters You Need to Try

Use these metabolism boosters as a way to get a sluggish metabolism into gear, or to rev up an already healthy metabolism. If you’ve noticed that yours is a bit slow, it’s time to take action and not just write it off as bad luck or unfortunate genetics. Here are several ways to tip the […]

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This tea has 10 times more antioxidants than green tea

For years, green tea has gotten high marks for its amazing health benefits— it’s antioxidant-rich, great for your heart and gives your brain a bump. What if you could boost those benefits ten-fold? Enter matcha, a powder made from young green tea leaves. The leaves are placed in shade for two to four weeks before […]

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The role of wine in Scripture and health

Have you ever wondered about the emphasis in our faith — including during Mass — on wine? We’re not talking about overdoing it. We’re talking about the role it has played from the first miracle of Jesus (at the behest of the Blessed Mother) to the Last Supper. And before: It goes back at least […]

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Do You Belong?

Hospitality is more than following the Rule or serving dessert — it may affect a person’s health as well… An important driver for a lifestyle of optimism is a sense of purpose. There’s much truth in Nietzche’s “If you know the why, you can live any how.” Ultimately, what creates purpose is the experience that […]

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Seven foods to live longer

Some things about life—and how long we get to enjoy it—are out of our control. But emerging nutrition science research, as well as data collected from people in their 90s and beyond, shows what, when, and how we eat has a profound influence on how long we live. Want to eat for a long and […]

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Health Benefits of Christmas Dinner

Christmas time rolls around the same time every year without fail. In the run up we get excited and we make plans to have our family round and begin shopping for all the essentials while the kids count down the days to the big event with their advent calendars. It truly is a holiday enjoyed […]

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Seven Reasons You’re Still Hungry

St. Benedict regulated the intake of food and spirits for his monks (see chapters 39-41 of the Rule). It is something for us all to live up to but for most of us dealing with everyday temptation we often fall short of the ideal. The principle reason is we were “craving” a particular food. Perhaps […]

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U.S. bishops launch website on health care reform

Washington D.C., Aug 15, 2009 / 05:25 pm (CNA).- As the American health care debate continues, the U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a webpage to promote support for a “truly universal” health policy that respects human dignity. The page on the website of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) includes letters for bishops to […]

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Catholic Medical Clinic offers Solution to Health Crisis

Madison, Wis., Jul 21, 2009 / 08:33 am (CNA).- As President Obama urges Congress to pass health care reform legislation by August, a medical clinic in Madison, Wisconsin is offering a novel way to address medical needs by offering free care for the uninsured. Patients with insurance only pay a single yearly fee for their […]

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