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Consumer Health Newsletter

[Fall – Issue 9 Volume 2]

5 ways to feel your best this October Hint…Dust off that crockpot and come home after a long day of work to dinner already made.

To soothe a cough or cold For cold and flu symptoms, it is

3. Eat walnuts and lose weight Harvard researchers have found that walnuts could help women slim down

recommended to take one teaspoon of Manuka Honey, 3-4 times per day.

and manage weight with ease. Women who ate walnuts regularly tended to 1. Ditch the wine and nod off faster Think a before bedtime beverage helps you fall asleep faster? Dream on! Researchers from Rhode Island looked at how well people slept after a bit of alcohol and discovered they had a harder time falling asleep. When women had a drink 90 minutes before bed, they slept okay for the first two

weigh less. Hint...Eat a handful of walnuts a day as your mid-afternoon snack. 4. Fight off dry skin with a massage Give yourself a massage every morning before your shower. The heat of the shower will open the pores, helping the skin to absorb the oil. Mahanarayan oil is a great warming oil, and is particularly

hours but tossed and turned the rest of

good for aching joints and pain.

the night.

Hint...Essential oils like lavender are

Hint... A cup of decaf herbal tea or warm

also very soothing and smell great.

milk (both proven sleep aids) will provide

5. Keep your closet colourful

a more restful sleep.

We all know that colour absorbs light;

2. Quit eating ice-cold salads

therefore, we should avoid wearing too

Eat foods in season this fall. An ice-cold

much black and dark blue during the fall.

salad in October probably doesn’t call your name multiple nights a week, right? Fall is a time for transition, &

100% natural from New Zealand

Raw honey containing beneficial enzymes and antioxidant properties

of vastness and emptiness, and these moods are already heightened during

embracing what nature brings us. Think hearty vegetables like carrots,

Hint…Wear warm colors like oranges,

beets and turnips.

yellows and reds.

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Too much black leaves us with a feeling

this season.

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Consumer Health Newsletter

[Fall – Issue 10 Volume 2]

Pumpkin Trivia Questions: 1. Where did the name Pumpkin originate from? 2. Are pumpkins a fruit or a vegetable?

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4. Pumpkins were used for removing _________

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3. Are pumpkin flowers poisonous?

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5. What percent of a pumpkin is made up of water?

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Pumpkins are 90 percent water. Freckles. No. Pumpkin flowers are edible. Pumpkins are a fruit. for “large melon.”


great for keeping brains focused


at work, while supporting immune

The name pumpkin originated from “pepon” – the Greek word

systems on the playground.

Chai Pumpkin Smoothie Ingredients: • • • •

4 oz chai tea (made with one tea bag) 1/2 frozen banana 1/4 cup pumpkin puree (canned unsweetened or roasted and pureed) 4 oz Almond milk unsweetened

• • • • • •

1 Tbsp Udo’s Oil™ 1 Tbsp Manuka Honey 1 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Blend all ingredients together - Makes 2 servings

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5 ways to feel better this October & Tips on how to soothe a cold. Try this Chai Pumpkin Smoothie recipe