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The Embrace--A Lifeline Between Worlds

The Embrace Apple Tree in the Lost Orchard

Walking through the Lost Orchard, I can’t help but stop to admire the apple tree known as The Embrace. When I gaze upon this tree or stand in its space, I feel transported to a different time, to the Victorian-era in which this tree was planted. My mind relaxes, my breath deepens, my heart remem…

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12 Signs You May Be Suffering from Narcissistic Abuse

I tend to be someone that people confide in. Even strangers often tell me the stories of their suffering, and of course, in my practice it has always been important to me to address healing from a body, mind, and spirit approach. That often means that people have shared their stories of abusive rela…

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World's Easiest Yogurt (Recipe)

Delicious and Simple-to-Make Plant-Based YogurtDelicious and Simple-to-Make Plant-Based Yogurt. Photo copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook.

One day while I was busy straining whey from a batch of homemade dairy-free yogurt, and waiting for what seemed like way too much time, I said to myself “there must be a better way.” I knew that yogurt had be…

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Why Vitamin D is More Important than Ever…and Useless Without This Nutrient

Spending time outdoors such as growing beautiful sunchokes helps your skin absorb vitamin D. Photo Copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook. Spending Time Outdoors, Such as Growing These Sunchokes Helps Your Skin Absorb Vitamin D.   Photo Copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook.

An exciting study in the medical journal PLOSOne found that correcting a vitamin D deficiency could help protect you against viral threats. The preliminary study f…

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Research Shows Compound in Turmeric May Boost Brain Stem Cells

Most people are concerned about the health of their brain these days. And, for good reason: brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are rapidly rising. According to some estimates, 35.8% of people 85 or older have some form of moderate to severe memory impairment. Fortunately, there …

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Are You Suffering from an Oxygen Deficiency?

Did you know that 90 percent of our nutritional energy comes from oxygen and only 10 percent is derived from the food we ingest? Oxygen is fundamental. Colorless, tasteless and odorless, oxygen is the supreme element—a primary nutrient without which life would not exist. We can live without food for…

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There is Always Hope

Writing a message of hope and healing

“I’m sorry. There is no hope,” the doctor ended his words with an emphatic sigh. I was only nineteen when I heard the four words that, looking back, have shaped my entire life afterward. The words reverberated in what felt like my hollow being. In that moment, my life force deserted my body. Sho…

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Give the Gift of Health—Dr. Cook's Holiday Gift Guide

Make this holiday season a healthy one with gifts that will inspire joy and health for everyone on your list. Here are some of my favorite gift ideas:

Elate Cosmetics for Looking as Great as You Feel 

Elate Cosmetics for Natural and Enviro-Friendly Beauty

After searching and experimenting for many years with a huge variety of so-called “natur…

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The Holiday Cookie Ingredient that Prevents Weight Gain

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and to enjoy holiday parties, give gifts, and share celebratory meals with loved ones. The flip side is that it is also a time of seemingly endless rich foods and overeating. From egg nog to turkey dinners, holiday cookies and pastries, let’s face it: most of us eat too …

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7 Little-Known Health Benefits of Avocadoes

 

Who doesn’t love guacamole or avocado toast? Not only are avocadoes delicious with just about everything, they offer a wide variety of health benefits. While most people are already aware that avocadoes help boost skin health thanks to their healthy fat content, here are some of my favorite le…

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New E-BOOK: FOOD FIX: The Most Powerful Healing Foods and How to Use Them to Overcome Disease

Food Fix: The Most Powerful Healing Foods and How to Use Them to Overcome DiseaseWhenever someone tells me that they looked up their health problem on the internet, I cringe. That’s because I know from experience that the internet is full of more junk and ridiculous claims than actual fact. Instead, I prefer to showcase the research to dispel the myths from facts. The reality is…

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Cow's, Almond, Coconut, Hemp, Oat, or Soy Milk--Which One is Healthiest?

 

More and more people are turning their backs on cow’s milk, and for good reason: it isn’t a sustainable product for the environment, it takes a whopping 1950 gallons of water to create one gallon of milk, it has been linked to many health problems including prostate cancer, and the poor tr…

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10 Reasons to Start Using Copaiba Essential Oil

 

The vast jungles of the Amazon rainforest house some of the greatest diversity on the planet including: the 3000 species of fish, 1300 species of birds, 430 species of amphibians, 380 species of reptiles, and the astonishing 40,000 species of plants. Because of the incredibly abundant life it …

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10 Health Benefits of Ditching Perfume Now

Before you take a chance on Chanel’s Chance or seek Amazing Grace (the perfume), you might want to rethink your decision to spritz yourself or your clothes. That’s because most perfumes are made from toxic, synthetic ingredients that can destroy your health. While humans have worn natural essential …

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Why Vitamin D is Useless without This Critical Nutrient

It seems like every week new, a new study is released showcasing more and more health benefits of vitamin D. It helps to prevent the flu, ensures your genes function properly, improves muscle function, reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis, and even helps with weight lo…

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10 Essential Oils That Really Work Against Lyme Disease

Most people assume that drugs are our most potent weapon against disease but, when it comes to lyme disease, a recent study suggests otherwise. The study conducted by scientists at the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Balti…

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12 Health Uses for Frankincense Essential Oil

Discover 12 Health Uses for Frankincense Essential Oil

If I was stranded on a deserted island and could choose only one essential oil to have with me, I would select frankincense, an oil that is both versatile and potent. Perhaps that’s why it has been in use for thousands of years and considered a precious natural medicine. While there are many hea…

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Compound in Turmeric Boosts Brain Stem Cells

Most people are concerned about the health of their brain these days. And, for good reason: brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s have been rapidly rising. According to some estimates, 35.8% of people 85 or older have some form of moderate or severe memory impairment. Fortunately, ther…

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Top 7 Antibacterial Essential Oils

While many people consider antibiotics the best medicines against bacterial illnesses, they are increasingly outsmarted by the bacteria they were intended to kill. Fortunately, a growing body of research shows that essential oils may be the best kept secret against bacterial infections. Here are 7 o…

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14 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Next Meal

It’s not hard to boost the cancer-fighting power of your meals. Here are 14 easy ways to cancer-proof the food you eat:

Add More Orange to Your Plate: Not the artificially-dyed foods that have been linked to causing cancer, instead, add more orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, sweet p…

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The Life Force Diet: 3 Weeks to Supercharge Your Health and Get Slim with Enzyme-Rich Foods

Healing Recipes

Cancer-Proof: All-Natural Solutions for Cancer Prevention and Healing

The Phytozyme Cure: Treat or Reverse More than 30 Serious Health Conditions with Powerful Plant Nutrients

Acid-Alkaline Food ChartAcid Alkaline Chart of Foods

Healing Injuries Naturally: How to Mend Bones, Strengthen Joints, Repair Tissue, and Alleviate Pain

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy Eating

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