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    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Dec 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    4 Holistic Recipes for Silky Smooth, Healthy Hair

    It keeps us warm, protects us from the elements, and can make us feel attractive and stylish. Yes, we’re talking about hair!

    With all the wonderful things your locks do for you, skip the harsh commercial hair products and give them some natural...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Nov 22, 2016 11:00:00 AM
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    Kale Stir-fry and Thanksgiving: A Love Story

    Even though I am from New Zealand, I love American Thanksgiving. It is a holiday dedicated to gratefulness, family, and of course, delicious food. But for vegetarians, choosing recipes for our Thanksgiving meal can be tricky. One way I create...

    Kerrie Seeber /  
    Oct 10, 2016 8:30:00 AM
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    Halloween Treat: Lollipop Recipe with Essential Oils

    Halloween is a spooky time of year. And I’m not just talking about the ghosts, ghouls, and goblins roaming the streets for tricks and treats. I’m talking about the high fructose corn syrup, artificial colorings, and additives loaded in...

    Heather Baley /  
    Oct 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM
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    Ditch the Chemicals in Starbucks: Enjoy a Holistic Pumpkin Spiced Latte

    By Heather Baley and Renee LongAutumn is here, and if you’re like many of us around the ACHS offices, you love a toasty latte sprinkled with fall-spices and steaming with deliciousness in the morning. And we have to admit, we have a bit of a...

    Valerie Lull /  
    Aug 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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    Herbs for Women: Coping with Women’s Health Issues

    Are you familiar with this scenario? You go to the doctor’s office with a health issue unique to women. You get prescribed a synthetic hormone or some other pill only to find it has undesirable side effects. You are concerned, but you’re not...

    Renee Long /  
    Jul 4, 2016 7:00:00 AM
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    Fruity Herbal Ice Pop Recipes [Video]

    By Renee Long and Tiffany Stout 

    As the temperature spikes and the sun stays out late into the evening, our herbal gardens ripen and we know summer has made its long-awaited return.

    With the heat of summer comes the temptation for icy sweet...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jan 11, 2016 3:51:21 PM
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    Why Greece Loves Olive Trees and Oil (And You Will, Too!)

    I’ve always been a tree hugger. But I do have my favorites, like the beautiful Mediterranean olive tree. There is something about wrapping your arms around an old, weathered olive tree trunk and inhaling the surrounding aromas that provides deep...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Nov 30, 2015 11:16:03 AM
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    Natural Love Potions? Neroli and Jasmine Essential Oils

    As humans, our sense of smell is a crucial element of attraction. 

    Smell has a strong bond with memory—it’s why romance films show the forlorn hero smelling the sweater or pillowcase of a long lost lover. Aromas elicit emotional responses.

    But...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Nov 24, 2015 11:55:16 AM
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    Spicy and Savory B6 Stuffed Potatoes

    The holidays are here! Are you struggling to balance your holistic nutrition with the call of winter comfort food? 

    Don’t stress!

    And stop scouring magazines and Pinterest for the perfect side dish to bring to your work potluck or family...

    Renee Long /  
    Nov 12, 2015 9:30:00 AM
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    Delicious Herbed Pumpkin Soup

    It’s gourd season! Squash, including pumpkins, are ripe and ready for harvest season. Plus, when the weather turns cold here in Portland, my body craves the warming, nourishing goodness of soup.

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