Susan Patterson

Susan Patterson
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Susan is a Certified Health Coach and Master Gardener who recently moved with her 3 teenage daughters to a remote area in New Mexico where she enjoys living off the grid. She is always on the lookout for ways to simplify and make environmentally conscious decisions. With a background in nutrition and extensive knowledge of whole foods and wellness, Susan incorporates sustainable living practices that will improve the health of her family while reducing their carbon footprint.

How To Make Your Own Laundry Detergent (And Why You Should)

Does your freshly washed laundry smell like a “spring meadow?” Surprise — that scent that fills your home and sticks around on your clothes...

Your WiFi Could Be Harming Your Health

I work on the Internet all day long and have not really ever considered the health implications of doing so. I have exercised caution...

Want To Look And Feel Your Best? Stop Counting Calories

It’s that time of year again when we all start thinking about bathing suits and sunshine filled days at the beach. Along with our...

Should I Drink Essential Oils?

Typically, essential oils are used externally for their benefits, but is it even more effective to take essential oils internally? Individuals who are skeptical...

Wheat Is The Perfect Chronic Poison (Hint: Stop Eating It)

I am sure that the majority of you are well aware that processed, white, enriched wheat products contain zero nutritional value and are actually...

How To Clean Just About Anything With White Vinegar

Do you know what’s in your cleaners? Chemicals used in cleaning products are often irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory system. They contain...

How To Prep For An Apocalypse When You Live In The...

Let’s be honest: most of us have probably given at least minimal thought to what life might be like in a zombie apocalypse. If...

Is Coconut Sugar Better Than Other Sugar?

Since as long as I can remember I have told my children that sugar is the devil. It disguises itself as all sorts of...

Top 7 Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is intimately involved in over 600 reactions in the body including the metabolism of food, the transmission of nerve impulses, the synthesis of...

Stop Drinking Coke: Use It For This Instead

Coca-Cola made its debut in 1886 in Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta. This cocaine and caffeine induced sugary soda was created by pharmacist John Pemberton,...

The #1 Sunscreen To Avoid At All Costs

With warmer weather coming for most parts of the country, people all over are gearing up for poolside gatherings, beach vacations and some good...

Dangerous Ingredients in Our Food – But Banned Elsewhere

While many of us like to think of America as fairly progressive, when it comes to some things we may be a bit behind...

9 Essential Oils That Beat Chronic Pain, Anxiety and Depression

Individuals afflicted with autoimmune diseases know all too well how frustrating, painful, and life-altering these conditions can be. These illnesses, of which there are...

Amazing Essential Oils for Chronic Pain Relief

Life is full of aches and pains — some minor, some major. After a long day, many people find themselves reaching into the medicine...

Coconut Oil – The Low-Calorie Fat Busting Oil that Will Melt...

Perhaps you have done everything you feel is possible to shed those stubborn pounds. You know, the ones that gather around your midsection, making...

6 Natural Ways To Make You Poop More And Ease Constipation

Millions of Americans suffer from constipation, an annoying and often painful condition. If you have less than three stools per week, you are constipated....

Transform Your Health With Coconut Oil Pulling

If we told you to go ahead and scoop out a tablespoon of raw organic coconut oil from the jar and swish it around...

Does Having Sex Change the Size of Your Vagina?

If you have ever been worried that having too much sex or a well-endowed partner may cause size changes to your vagina, put those...

Coconut Oil: The Top Natural Eye Lubricant

Have you ever dealt with dry, itchy eyes? They may sting, feel gritty or overly sensitive. This is a common condition that affects as...

Baking Soda: 23 Uses for Your Health and Home

It sits in my cupboard, probably much like yours — a cheap box of what is better known as the go-to fridge and freezer...
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