Diseases of the Eye

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Unfortunately the nice folks at Smith Mountain Lake are not immune to disease any more than people anywhere. Arguably, one of the worst diseases or illnesses anyone could get would be one that affected their eyesight. I learned recently that diabetic …

Allergy Fighters

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Allergy season at Smith Mountain Lake is in full swing. Sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, runny nose, headache, congestion, even mild dizziness are symptoms I hear from folks wherever I go these days. And of course it is not hard to …

The Benefits of Oregano

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I know that many of our readers at Smith Mountain Lake like to know about natural remedies that work. I know I am always interested in avoiding chemicals and their side effects whenever possible. From what I have heard and read, …

Aspartame Disguised As New Sweetener

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I came across some news that is relevant to all at Smith Mountain Lake who are concerned about their health. The following is from Dr. Mercola’s Website. Aspartame producer Ajinomoto is launching a new initiative that will re-brand the sweetener …

Building Your Immune System

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Our family shops at several different health food stores near Smith Mountain Lake for a variety of supplements. During the winter in particular we stock up on immune builders, which have been very effective at keeping our family from getting colds and …

Muesli in the Raw

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Perhaps you have heard of the raw food craze that is catching the attention of many famous persons and even some of your neighbors at Smith Mountain Lake. Raw foods are termed “living food” because they contains some of the …