News on Nitrates

Research says it’s best to avoid nitrates. What exactly are they? Nitrates are common food preservatives that can be found in lunch meats and preserved meats, fish, and poultry. In some instances, they naturally occur as a meat or fish cures through a smoked or salted process. In other instances, nitrates are added to preserve […]

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Immune and Gut Health

At Full Circle Natural Medicine, we are keenly aware that our body’s immune system works closely with our digestive system. With the rise in food allergies and troubling immune complexities, many of us are on gut reset protocols. Now we are moving into the season where immunity is the focal point. Following are tips to transform […]

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Cool and Refreshing

By Taylor Jeffers, Herbalist. Summer still has a lot to offer, and with flowers in bloom and berries ripe, we can all enjoy the fruits of Mother Nature. Here you’ll find inspiration for delicious recipes to bring more healing vitality into your daily lives. Digestive Lemon-Aide 1 cup fresh ginger root, peeled and sliced into […]

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Reawakening Desire

Damiana (Turnera diffusa) is a tonic beloved by Mayan and Mexican women for its ability to recover sexual vitality. As an aphrodisiac, it works to soothe frazzled nerves so that you may feel more connected to your body. What damiana can offer you: As a nervine, it will calm your mind, drawing your energy from […]

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ABCDEs of Skin Cancer

It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. Learn how to detect abnormal skin lesions by following the ABCDE’s of skin cancer detection developed by the American Academy of Dermatology, and described below. If you have any […]

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Body Scrub Recipe

Try this quick and easy recipe for a creamy body scrub to help eliminate dead skin while providing deep moisture. Avocado contains fatty acids and B vitamins for sensitive skin, including eczema or psoriasis. Oatmeal softens itchy, dry, or irritated skin. Sea salt provides a mineral-rich exfoliating base to this body scrub. Ingredients 1/2 cup mashed […]

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Healthy Skin

Your lifestyle greatly influences the health and appearance of your skin.  Follow these tips to ensure that your skin is getting the most protection possible: Drink plenty of water. Staying well hydrated is essential for the skin. Drink 6-8 eight-ounce glasses of water per day. Exercise. Exercise increases circulation through the body and encourages detoxification through sweating. […]

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colorectal cancer is one of the easiest cancers to cure if found early. Regular screening is paramount for early detection. If you notice changes in your bowel movements, have lower abdominal pain, or see blood in your stool, I would recommend seeing your doctor for appropriate screening. Preventative Screening Guidelines: Screening begins at age 50 […]

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The Sun and Vitamin D

Sunscreen shouldn’t be your first line of defense against the sun.

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