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When you mention to people that you are an herbalist they assume  that you are some kind of vestal health virgin or zealot whose lips have never been pressed against the creamy icing of a Chocolate doughnut. (well… maybe not lately)

Au contraire…Herbalists are human too.  If you look at many of the eclectics and root doctors of the past they began studying about herbs and natural therapeutics because of health problems they were unable to overcome through conventional means.

Being healthy is about finding balance in all aspects of our lives.  Anything taken to an extreme can lead to disease and on the same note, any area where we are deficient can also lead to disease.  Just because we choose to make healthy changes in our lives doesn’t mean that we as Herbalists don’t have our weak moments;  Do we regret these moments…some;  Do we forgive ourselves….mostly….Do we continue to seek out balance in our lives….most certainly;  Do we like chocolate…you bet your astragalus we do.

So, for those of you who do like an occasional indulgence let’s talk about “CHOCOLATE”!!  First of all, chocolate contains minerals that our bodies need.  Here is a chart which shows the amount of minerals in various types of chocolate. (more…)

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