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Homemade Shampoo – 4C Hair

Homemade Shampoo – 4C Hair

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

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. […]

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Liver Detox Tea and Weight Loss

Liver Detox Tea and Weight Loss

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Bone Broth for Hay Fever Relief?

Bone Broth for Hay Fever Relief?

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Accepting My Natural Hair

Accepting My Natural Hair

| April 11, 2017 | 3 Comments

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 […]

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For the Love of Healthy Hair

For the Love of Healthy Hair

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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A Post for this Readerless Blog

A Post for this Readerless Blog

| March 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

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) […]

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I’m Thoroughly Enjoying Food Freedom

I’m Thoroughly Enjoying Food Freedom

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Sprouted Lentils – An Inexpensive Organic Staple

Sprouted Lentils – An Inexpensive Organic Staple

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Healthier Eating Calls for Healthier Food Shopping

Healthier Eating Calls for Healthier Food Shopping

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Frederick Douglass in his autobiography said, “Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” Maya Angelou said, “When you know better, you do better.” I bring the wisdom of both mentors with me every time I go food shopping. Their wisdom and my research has me shopping at no less than four and sometimes […]

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5 Years Free from Sciatica Pain

5 Years Free from Sciatica Pain

| January 5, 2017 | 2 Comments

Having suffered with sciatica pain for several years, I’m happy to say that it has been five years since my last knock down, drag out flare up and I’m working proactively to keep it that way. Now don’t get me wrong; Ms. Sciatica has tried to clear her painful throat a few times, but when […]

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