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Activated Charcoal

Some time ago I bought a jar of activated charcoal. It wasn’t until my daughter came home for a visit that the jar got opened. She used it for a face mask. The mask consisted of combining activated charcoal with Elmer’s glue and slathering it all over her face until it dried. The not so… Read More

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Homemade Conditioner

Now that I’ve shared with you my trials and errors with shampoos, it’s time to share my trials and errors with homemade conditioners. Actually, my trials and errors weren’t so bad, it’s just that when you have kinky 4C hair like I do, you have to make sure the conditioner’s consistency is correct. My First… Read More

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Honey Water Shampoo

I’m taking the plunge! I’ve decided to forgo all commercial hair care products and make my own. Yes, I know there are a host of “natural” hair care products on the market, but I’ve decided not to use them. I’ve decided to use the experimentation and trial and error method for caring for my hair… Read More

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Liver Love

How often do we think about our livers? When we think of health we think of reaching a certain weight, having clear skin, being free from aches and pains and having an overall robust energy level. If we get a pimple, we’re quick to alter our beauty routine to get rid of it. If we… Read More

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Mug of Bone Broth

Who would have thunk it? Bone broth for hay fever relief. Imagine that! I’ve been drinking bone broth off and on, but recently, I’d say for the past month and a half or so, I’ve been drinking it regularly. One mug of bone broth in the morning has become a daily ritual. There are so… Read More

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Accepting My Natural Hair

Thankful

As my hair begins to grow, it’s coming into its own. As I learn how to care for my natural hair I’m getting more used to it. As a matter of fact, I’m liking it. Imagine that…after decades of wishing my hair wasn’t like it was, I’m happy with the hair God gave me. That’s… Read More

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For the Love of Healthy Hair

Angela Davis

Since this blog is all about health, I felt it necessary to begin with a few posts on hair health. Realize that since I’m a woman of color I’m going to address it from my perspective. Some things may apply to other races/nationalities and some might not. Just wanted to get that out of the… Read More

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Readerless Blog

This is an odd post to place here on A Dose of Health, but I feel I need to post it anyway. I need to write this to explain to myself and to the few readers that stop by what I’m about to do and why. When I originally created A Dose of Health (ADOH)… Read More

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egg sandwich

I realize that I’m really enjoying food freedom. It took me several years (more like decades) to get here, but it sure feels good being here. I didn’t realize my current state of food freedom until my daughter came back for an extended visit. You see, she’s suffering from a case of bacterial imbalance in… Read More

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Lentil Sprouts

One of the arguments against eating real organic food is that it’s expensive and requires too much preparation. Personally, I’d rather spend the money and time preparing food in my own home instead of suffering the accumulated effects of eating processed junk foods. The accumulated effects will land you in the doctor’s office if not… Read More

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