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Remember......what?? Oh, zinc!

Posted on February 2, 2016 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (10)

A  LITTLE  EXTRA   ZINC FOR THE BRAIN

Some recent studies have shown a link between low zinc and good brain function.  I believe it.  So many folks are low in many vital nutrients due to poor "fast food" eating habits.One study actually proved that the meds a patient was taking caused them to be low in zinc, therefore causing memory loss and even slight disorientation. Yech!   When zinc supplements were given, the patient quickly recovered normal function and ability. How simple was that?! Yet, today, many doctors would just diagnose another "illness" and add another med to the patient's already existing list.  Remember, we have always got to find the root cause of a symptom, then work from there. Another study was based in a very poor geographical area finding people of all ages very low in zinc and also suffering from memory loss as you would see with senility.  Once again, symptoms improved when the folks were given zinc supplements. As always, the best way ato get these nutrients is directly from the food source. Good sources of zinc are listed in this chart.

Table 2. Zinc in Plant Foods3

Food Preparation Serving mg

Tofu firm, raw 1/2 cup 2.0

Tempeh raw 1/2 cup 1.0

Garbanzo beans boiled 1/2 cup 1.3

Pinto beans boiled 1/2 cup 0.8

Kidney beans boiled 1/2 cup 1.0

Lentils boiled 1/2 cup 1.3

Almonds whole 1/4 cup 1.1

Walnuts chopped 1/4 cup 0.9

Pistachios 1/4 cup 0.7

Pecans halves 1/4 cup 1.1

Peanuts raw 1/4 cup 1.2

Peanut butter 2 tbsp 0.9

Sunflower seeds roasted 1/4 cup 1.7

Corn yellow, boiled 1 cup 0.9

Peas boiled 1/2 cup 1.0

Oatmeal cooked 1 cup 2.3

Cashews dry roasted 1/4 cup 1.9

Chia seeds dried 1 oz 1.0

Miso 1 tbsp 0.4

Broccoli boiled, chopped 1/2 cup 0.4


Here, at Eden's, I include zinc powder in our deodorants as well as sunscreen.  Most folks are low in zinc, and it will not hurt to get extra at all!

 


What's Cookin' ?...hopefully some "O" Thieves Oil in your diffuser!

Posted on January 28, 2016 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

All THE TALK OF THE THEIVES...

 

I have had several requests for the blend of very beneficial oils traditionally called "Theives". This blend has been used for a couple hundred years or more. No one distributor can take the credit for this wonder or claim theirs is the "medicinal" blend that works best. For a small bottle from a couple of multi-marketing companies will cost you in the area of $45. Good news is, you can make your own blend in a small portion or for a large recipe making approximately 5 small bottles of your own in the neighborhood of $40. Bottom line, we all want to build our immune systems without spending our paycheck to do it. No person in their right might should try to persuade one to purchase only one line of essential oils very highly priced when you can be frugal and happy making your own? Now, I will be making this blend for folks who do not have the time to make theirs or simply prefer to purchase it.....at a very good price. I am not our to see how high my profit margin can get, I seek to help all my clients and friends to take care of themselves at affordable prices or bartering! The information about this blend in a nutshell, is it really purifies the air, is antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial. With this in mind, the uses are endless, from making your own house spray, cleaning wipes, ointments, diffuser oil, hand sanitizer and more. Space does not permit me to share the amazing uses of each of the oils in the recipe. Mind you, age, health, pregnancy, should be considered before any essential oil blend is put directly on the body and NEVER without a carrier. When I make my blends, I also let mine set for a couple weeks and just because I have this in my routine, I do a skin patch test on myself before it is used or sold to anyone else. The longer you let this blend set, the better the overall fragrance as well and essential oils work very powerfully when mixed..kind of like a "team"! Here is a recipe for a small batch of "Theives" oil. It is said that this oil was used during the time period of the plagues being very effective.

 

10 drops Rosemary 35 drops Lemon

15 drops Eucalyptus 40 drops Cloves

20 drops Cinnamon

 

Keep oils off of your skin and use glass containers storing out of direct sunlight. This mixture costs approximately $8 and makes enough for some good uses!

GRANNY'S REMEDIES....baking soda!

 

This inexpensive jewel is used at our home continually. Many have a box in the fridge, opened. How does this powder remove odors? This is sodium bicarbonate, which is an inorganic powder. Home smells are made of organic oils that become "stuck" in the powder and then neutralized in the same manner of which a sponge absorbs water. The "yechies" remain in the baking soda and eventually become inactivated! We always sprinkle some in our kitty litter boxes for good reason. You can put some in a glass jar, sprinkle in some essential oils, shake, put holes in the lid...and you have your own carpet fresh. This smells wonderful in your vacuum bag! Baking Soda is soothing on skin and will detox safely. At Eden's we use this in our bath bomb fizzies and our skin care bath salts. Personally, I mix it with coconut oil for a nice toothpaste. About 1/4 t. in a cup of water will settle any indigestion. Google baking soda benefits and you will be amazed. Be sure to purchase it with no aluminum added.

 

 

 

 

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Eden's is at 4 markets!

Posted on July 12, 2015 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

We are so excited to announce you can visit is to sample our lovelies at 3 location now!

Beaches Local Food Network Market, Jarbroe Park-Neptune Beach, Fl. Saturday 2-5 p.m.

Dig Local Market- Bull Park, Atlantic Beach, Fla. Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Deerwood Country Club-Jacksonville, Fl.  This market resumes in the spring. Customers may call to arrange a drop off day!


We are located in Mandarin, Fl. and meet folks frequently nearby to deliver orders.....give us a call if you are in the area 904-483-6846!


We accept cash and debit cards at all our markets!

Have you tried our Rose Toner?

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (1)
I did quite the research before coming our with one of our all around best sellers.....our Rose Toner. It is now used by both men and women as well as kids and puppies! We started our making a solution containing some of the most effective natural ingredients for all types of skin that would heal, restore, and slow the effects of toxins and ageing. Whelp, we have now found it does all that and more according to our happy customer reports over the last sevèral months. One of those ingredients causing such good results is the cute little rose hips you find floating around in our bottles! They are not there for decoration for sure.....here is a great article about these little treasures: What Are the Benefits of Rose Hip Oil on the Face? Rose hip oil adds numerous benefits to skin càre. Rose hip oil comes from the seeds of a specific variety of rose, Rosa aff. rubiginosa or Rosa moschata. A cold-press extraction method separates the oil from the hips and seeds. The delicate oil needs refrigerated or stored in a cool, dark location to prevent rancidity but we include natural preservatives with ours. For facial skin care, rose hip oil offers several benefits when applied externally due to its primary constituents: essential fatty acids, vitamin E, vitamin C and B-carotene, a form of vitamin A. Anti-Aging The anti-aging benefit from using rose hip oil on your face comes about due to the antioxidants and the oil's ability to penetrate into deeper layers of skin. The vitamin C antioxidants stimulate collagen production, according to the Cleveland Clinic. It also helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles. The oil can penetrate due to the vitamin A, which has small enough molecules to go deeper into the skin. Vitamin A improves the skin's moisture levels and reduces wrinkles and fine lines. Our toner is like fine wine......the longer it sits, the better it gets!

Joints Ache?

Posted on May 19, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I wanted to share a new find....this product is great for joint aches, etc. and to aid strength of bones, tissue, and more. I am amazed and now use it daily. Flexcin is great. www.flexcin.com The ingredients are wonderful in many ways. Now, I do not sell this. I just wanted to share this with you in hopes it will help others like me. I am a runner on asphalt and pretty hard on my knees...THIS stopped all pain when I overdue.

 

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Probiotics Are A Must

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

I see sooooo many folks who have never heard of probiotics who desperately need them.  We should keep our families healthy by incorporating these into your daily regime.  Here is some info on the very best:

 

 



Prevent The Flu with "The D"

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (1)

The risk of suffering from flu can be reduced by 50% if they take vitamin D, doctors in Japan have found. The finding has implications for flu epidemics since vitamin D, which is naturally produced by the human body when exposed to direct sunlight, has no significant side effects, costs little and can be several times more effective than anti-viral drugs or vaccines according to research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Fatty fish can be a good source of vitamin D. Common options include salmon, trout, mackerel, tuna, and eel.A 3-ounce sockeye salmon fillet contains about 450 international units (IUs) of vitamin D—a good portion of the 600 IUs that is the Institute of Medicine's recommended dietary allowance (800 IUs if you're over 70).And you get a bonus—heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids!

 Just like humans, mushrooms have the capacity to produce vitamin D when exposed to ultraviolet light.Mushrooms, however, are usually grown in the dark and don't contain the vitamin. Specific brands, however, are grown in ultraviolet light to spur vitamin D production.Check to see if vitamin D–rich 'shrooms, like Dole's Portobello Mushrooms, are available at a store near you. They're perfect for vegetarians looking for plant-based foods that contain the vitamin. Dole's portobellos will give you 400 IUs of vitamin D per 3-ounce serving (about 1 cup of diced mushrooms).

One 8-ounce glass of fortified orange juice usually has around 100 IUs of vitamin D, but the amount varies from brand to brand. Not all brands are fortified, so check the label.Two fortified brands, Florida Natural Orange Juice and Minute Maid Kids+ Orange Juice, contain 100 IUs per 8-ounce serving.

Eggs are a convenient way to get vitamin D. They're popular in many breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes.Since the vitamin D in an egg comes from its yolk, it's important to use the whole egg—not just the whites. One yolk will give you about 40 IUs, but don't try to get your daily vitamin D just from eggs.One egg contains about 200 milligrams of cholesterol, and the American Heart Association recommends consuming no more than 300 milligrams a day for heart health. Always, buy organic eggs.

While its name might suggest a less-than-savory flavor, cod liver oil is often flavored with mint or citrus, or comes in capsule form.One tablespoon contains about 1,300 IUs of vitamin D, which is more than twice the recommended dietary allowance of 600 IUs per day.That amount doesn't exceed the maximum upper-level intake of 4,000 IUs for people over 8 years old, but it exceeds the daily maximum for infants (1,000 IUs).

For adults, at high risk of vitamin D deficiency may resort to UV-emitting lamps and bulbs. This includes people unable to absorb the vitamin (malabsorption) or those who can't get enough in winter months, says Michael F. Holick, MD, a professor of medicine, sociology, and biophysics at Boston University Medical Center.Personally, I feel the sun is our best source.  Leave off the sunglasses for at least 20 minutes for the vitamin D to be absorbed well.  Many holistic doctors will tell you sunglasses are a no-no and prevent us from obaining many benefits from the sun.  I never wear them.

Have a blessed day and goooo peek at some sun!


Prevent The Flu with "The D"

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The risk of suffering from flu can be reduced by 50% if they take vitamin D, doctors in Japan have found. The finding has implications for flu epidemics since vitamin D, which is naturally produced by the human body when exposed to direct sunlight, has no significant side effects, costs little and can be several times more effective than anti-viral drugs or vaccines according to research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Fatty fish can be a good source of vitamin D. Common options include salmon, trout, mackerel, tuna, and eel.A 3-ounce sockeye salmon fillet contains about 450 international units (IUs) of vitamin D—a good portion of the 600 IUs that is the Institute of Medicine's recommended dietary allowance (800 IUs if you're over 70).And you get a bonus—heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids!

 Just like humans, mushrooms have the capacity to produce vitamin D when exposed to ultraviolet light.Mushrooms, however, are usually grown in the dark and don't contain the vitamin. Specific brands, however, are grown in ultraviolet light to spur vitamin D production.Check to see if vitamin D–rich 'shrooms, like Dole's Portobello Mushrooms, are available at a store near you. They're perfect for vegetarians looking for plant-based foods that contain the vitamin. Dole's portobellos will give you 400 IUs of vitamin D per 3-ounce serving (about 1 cup of diced mushrooms).

One 8-ounce glass of fortified orange juice usually has around 100 IUs of vitamin D, but the amount varies from brand to brand. Not all brands are fortified, so check the label.Two fortified brands, Florida Natural Orange Juice and Minute Maid Kids+ Orange Juice, contain 100 IUs per 8-ounce serving.

Eggs are a convenient way to get vitamin D. They're popular in many breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes.Since the vitamin D in an egg comes from its yolk, it's important to use the whole egg—not just the whites. One yolk will give you about 40 IUs, but don't try to get your daily vitamin D just from eggs.One egg contains about 200 milligrams of cholesterol, and the American Heart Association recommends consuming no more than 300 milligrams a day for heart health. Always, buy organic eggs.

While its name might suggest a less-than-savory flavor, cod liver oil is often flavored with mint or citrus, or comes in capsule form.One tablespoon contains about 1,300 IUs of vitamin D, which is more than twice the recommended dietary allowance of 600 IUs per day.That amount doesn't exceed the maximum upper-level intake of 4,000 IUs for people over 8 years old, but it exceeds the daily maximum for infants (1,000 IUs).

For adults, at high risk of vitamin D deficiency may resort to UV-emitting lamps and bulbs. This includes people unable to absorb the vitamin (malabsorption) or those who can't get enough in winter months, says Michael F. Holick, MD, a professor of medicine, sociology, and biophysics at Boston University Medical Center.Personally, I feel the sun is our best source.  Leave off the sunglasses for at least 20 minutes for the vitamin D to be absorbed well.  Many holistic doctors will tell you sunglasses are a no-no and prevent us from obaining many benefits from the sun.  I never wear them.

Have a blessed day and goooo peek at some sun!


Prevent The Flu with "The D"

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The risk of suffering from flu can be reduced by 50% if they take vitamin D, doctors in Japan have found. The finding has implications for flu epidemics since vitamin D, which is naturally produced by the human body when exposed to direct sunlight, has no significant side effects, costs little and can be several times more effective than anti-viral drugs or vaccines according to research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Fatty fish can be a good source of vitamin D. Common options include salmon, trout, mackerel, tuna, and eel.

 

A 3-ounce sockeye salmon fillet contains about 450 international units (IUs) of vitamin D—a good portion of the 600 IUs that is the Institute of Medicine's recommended dietary allowance (800 IUs if you're over 70).And you get a bonus—heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids!

 

Just like humans, mushrooms have the capacity to produce vitamin D when exposed to ultraviolet light.Mushrooms, however, are usually grown in the dark and don't contain the vitamin. Specific brands, however, are grown in ultraviolet light to spur vitamin D production.Check to see if vitamin D–rich 'shrooms, like Dole's Portobello Mushrooms, are available at a store near you. They're perfect for vegetarians looking for plant-based foods that contain the vitamin. Dole's portobellos will give you 400 IUs of vitamin D per 3-ounce serving (about 1 cup of diced mushrooms).

One 8-ounce glass of fortified orange juice usually has around 100 IUs of vitamin D, but the amount varies from brand to brand. Not all brands are fortified, so check the label.Two fortified brands, Florida Natural Orange Juice and Minute Maid Kids+ Orange Juice, contain 100 IUs per 8-ounce serving.

Eggs are a convenient way to get vitamin D. They're popular in many breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes.Since the vitamin D in an egg comes from its yolk, it's important to use the whole egg—not just the whites. One yolk will give you about 40 IUs, but don't try to get your daily vitamin D just from eggs.One egg contains about 200 milligrams of cholesterol, and the American Heart Association recommends consuming no more than 300 milligrams a day for heart health. Always, buy organic eggs.

While its name might suggest a less-than-savory flavor, cod liver oil is often flavored with mint or citrus, or comes in capsule form.One tablespoon contains about 1,300 IUs of vitamin D, which is more than twice the recommended dietary allowance of 600 IUs per day.That amount doesn't exceed the maximum upper-level intake of 4,000 IUs for people over 8 years old, but it exceeds the daily maximum for infants (1,000 IUs).

For adults, at high risk of vitamin D deficiency may resort to UV-emitting lamps and bulbs. This includes people unable to absorb the vitamin (malabsorption) or those who can't get enough in winter months, says Michael F. Holick, MD, a professor of medicine, sociology, and biophysics at Boston University Medical Center.Personally, I feel the sun is our best source.  Leave off the sunglasses for at least 20 minutes for the vitamin D to be absorbed well.  Many holistic doctors will tell you sunglasses are a no-no and prevent us from obaining many benefits from the sun.  I never wear them.

Have a blessed day and goooo peek at some sun!


Time For Thyme! For skin, too?

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

I am looking at my herbs floating in my homemade vitamin drink, amazed at how God created all we need to take care of our bodies. All herbs have such good benefits!!  I just bought some more Thyme, so that is today's subject at hand....

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Thyme has been used for centuries, not only as a herb, but for medicinal purposes too. Learn more about the eight health benefits of thyme and add more thyme to your diet.

 

Health benefits of thyme 1: Rich in nutrients

 

Thyme is packed with flavonoids that have antioxidant capacity. It is also a good source of manganese and vitamin K, which allow for antioxidant protection. Antioxidants protect against free radical damage and oxidative stress, which increase the risk of cancer and heart disease and accelerate the aging process.

 

Health benefits of thyme 2: Anti-inflammatory benefits

 

Several different studies have found that thyme contains anti-inflammatory properties and may help prevent chronic inflammation of the body.

 

Health benefits of thyme 3: A healthy heart

 

The antioxidant protection of thyme combined with its anti-inflammatory effects help to prevent cardiovascular disease as chronic inflammation is one of the leading causes of heart disease.

 

Health benefits of thyme 4: Fight off bacteria

 

Thyme has antibacterial properties which are proven to help fight a variety of bacteria and fungi, including e.coli. Lab studies found that thyme oil extract showed fighting power against antibiotic-resistant strains of several different types of bacteria.

 

Health benefits of thyme 5: Breathe easy

 

Thyme helps to improve respiratory health and has been used for centuries to treat chest and respiratory conditions like coughs and bronchitis. Try making your own thyme tea by steeping a few leaves in hot water and allowing to brew. Drink the tea to help treat respiratory conditions and a cold.

 

Health benefits of thyme 6: Get some iron

 

Thyme is a great source of iron, providing nearly 20% of the recommended daily allowance for an adult in only 2,8 grams. Iron is essential for energy production and iron deficiency may cause anaemia, fatigue and make the body more susceptible to infection.

 

Health benefits of thyme 7: Feel it in your bones

 

Thyme can also help to improve bone health as it is an excellent source of vitamin K and a good source of iron, calcium and manganese which are all essential to promoting proper bone growth, maintaining strong, healthy bones and preventing bone disease.

 

Health benefits of thyme 8: Skin health

 

A study at Leeds Metropolitan University in England found that thyme was effective at fighting the bacteria that causes skin acne. Herbs like thyme are thought to be gentler on the skin than other products because of their anti-inflammatory properties.

 

So add some thyme to your life and reap a range of rewards.



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