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Radiant Skin Starts Within

If you want to keep your skin radiant this holiday season, you might be surprised to know that the answer lies more in your digestive tract rather than on how much you’re spending on cleansers or creams. When we take a closer look at how our digestive system works, it begins to make a lot […]

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Weight Loss – Is Your Serotonin In Balance?

Weight loss requires more than just calorie restriction and increased activity. Most often there are hormonal imbalances which are leading to cravings for high-fat or high sugar foods, encouraging our body to store fat around our abdomen and hip, and preventing our body from burning fat. An imbalance in serotonin is just one hormonal imbalance […]

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It’s Kapha Time

According to Ayurveda, when winter transitions into spring it’s Kapha season. The cold, heavy, dull qualities of winter and the dampness of spring enhance Kapha. Kapha is one of the three doshas associated with the Ayurveda Health System. Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the body and mind. It controls weight, growth, lubrication for […]

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Break the Habits that Hold You Back

Bad habits don’t appear suddenly. They develop over time as certain behavior is repeated over and over and begin to overlay the way you work. The good news is that through awareness and some effort you can break your bad habits! Here are 5 steps to help turn bad habits on their head: Step 1: […]

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We’ve Become a Nation of Snackers

For years, fitness trainers and nutritionists have been telling us to graze – eat little and often – up to 5 or 6 small meals a day, to boost our metabolism, keep our blood sugar levels balanced and deter us from overeating unhealthy food. Sounds good in theory, but does it really work? Studies have […]

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Taurine: Most Abundant Amino Acid You’ve Never Heard Of

Taurine is the most abundant amino acid you’ve never heard of. The Japanese have a life expectancy that is among the highest in the world. Undoubtedly, there are many factors that play into the life spans of the longest-living populations, but evidence shows that they all have one thing in common: a high dietary intake […]

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Orthorexia Nervosa

When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy Obsession The term Orthorexia was coined by Steven Bratman, MD. in 1997. He started using it with patients that were overly obsessed with healthy eating. The word Orthorexia is derived from anorexia and “ortho” means straight or right. But unlike anorexia, which focuses on restricting food intake in order to […]

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Your Heart has a Brain

The human heart, in addition to its other functions, actually possesses a heart-brain composed of about 40,000 neurons that can sense, feel, learn and remember. In essence, it seems that the heart is truly an intelligent system. Research has shown that the heart communicates to the brain in several major ways and actually sends more […]

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Foods that Mirror the Organs They Nourish

“You Are What You Eat” has been implied to reflect one’s overall health; if you eat healthily you are healthy and vice versa. However, you will discover that “good-for-you” foods have a closer resemblance to the body parts they nourish. Looking at some interesting comparisons; a slice of carrot from a distance, can easily resemble […]

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You Can’t Change Yesterday, but You Can Change Today!

Springtime is a very active and energetic time of transition, from the dormancy of winter to the promise of new life, rebirth, growth and change. We see it all around us in nature with green shoots sprouting out of the ground and new buds bursting forth on the trees. It’s a great time for all […]

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Your Face: A Reflection of Your Health

As a Holistic Health Coach, I am a huge proponent of preventive medicine. A very practical approach to thwarting disease is learning the art of Facial Diagnosis. Facial Diagnosis is part of an ancient Oriental holistic system, where one can detect physical problems before they arise. According to this theory, only a few moments in […]

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Eat, Drink & BE Merry

There is nothing better in life than to eat, drink and be merry. In fact, the phrase “Eat, Drink and be Merry, for tomorrow we shall die” originates back in biblical times. You’ll find different interpretations, all suggesting we should enjoy life as much as possible because it will be over soon. Enjoying life as […]

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