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Entering Pitta Season…are You Feeling the Heat?

Ayurveda is the health system of ancient India and is considered the world’s oldest medicine dating back to 3000 years. It’s a prescription for healthy living tailored to the individuals’ constitution, unique characteristics, needs, age, and environment. Each of us has a unique proportion of the three doshas (body type or humor) in our prakritis […]

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Part Two: Pantry Makeover

ReThink & ReVamp to Better Health Before purchasing any new food items to store in your new pantry, you’ll want to spend an hour or two, throwing out food products with expired dates. Get yourself a big trash bag and start tossing all refined sugars or anything that has hydrogenated fats and high fructose corn […]

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Kitchen Makeover: Part One

Did you know certain vegetables could actually lose their flavor and develop brown spots when stored in your refrigerator? Or that cheese should be wrapped in parchment paper to keep fresh?  Tips like these are essential when preparing to makeover and organize your kitchen.  Although it may take some effort initially, a kitchen makeover will […]

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Break Through the Mood in Minutes

I recently attended an event for Yogi/Author Dave Romanelli and the launch of his new book, “Happy is the New Healthy”. Dave’s a very talented and funny man, and he didn’t disappoint the crowd with his hilarious stories as an awkward teenager to his inspiring tips on slowing down, smiling more, and enjoying the present […]

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Your Personal Guide to Maintain Balance this Holiday Season

Just when you think your life couldn’t get any more stressful, the holidays arrive adding an additional layer of stress. Depending on how well you manage stress, the added responsibilities can have a long-lasting impact on the body and mind. It’s important to keep your physical, mental, and emotional states all in balance, as when […]

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Obesity: A Worldwide Epidemic

U.S. adults continue to put on the pounds and new data reported by Federal Health Officials on March 23, 2018 show that nearly 40% of them were obese in 2015 and 2016, a sharp increase from a decade earlier. The prevalence of severe obesity in U.S. adults is heightening their risks of developing heart disease, […]

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Eat Chic- Lose the Sugar

Sugar is so “outre” or overdone during the holiday season that come to the New Year, many of us are left with a decrease in energy, brain fog, irritability, and even depression. These negative motivators are not likely to help you create lasting change. What does work is getting clear on the positive payoffs and […]

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Are You Dehydrated, but Just Don’t Know It?

With the summer months coming up, people love to spend time outdoors soaking up the sun. Whether it’s lying by the pool or working up a good sweat exercising outside, exposure to high temperatures (mix in some humidity) can lead to electrolyte imbalance, including dehydration. According to research, about 60-75% of Americans don’t drink enough […]

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Fall Foods & Tips to Increase Your Energy

Fall is the beginning of the yin cycle when daylight lasts less than 12 hours. We may find ourselves a little more serious and less carefree from the days of summer. It’s a time to begin more introspective indoor projects- it’s also a time when we may start feeling less active. To help keep your […]

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What is Sound Meditation?

What is Sound Meditation? The Most Accessible Form of Deep Meditation   Sound Meditation is the practice of deepening meditation with the use of sound and music. For thousands of years, sound has been used in ancient cultures to ease anxiety and promote a sense of well-being. Many cultures, religions, and mystic traditions have celebrated […]

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Benefits of Eating with the Seasons

One of the most successful things I’ve incorporated into my diet is to work along with the body’s natural response to the changing of seasons. Eating with the seasons was derived from a 5000-year-old traditional medical system that works. For example, in the spring and summer, we all want more greens, salads, fruit, and a […]

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Should You Be Consuming Activated Charcoal?

Activated charcoal has become all the rage in the field of health & beauty, as it carries a number of purifying benefits. So, what is activated charcoal? Activated charcoal is regular charcoal that’s been heated with gas, which forms millions of little pores that trap chemicals and adsorb (“to bind to” rather than “to absorb”) […]

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