Ginger; Brain and Body Benefits

As people age, our brains age and decline, as well, but diet may be the key to preventing brain aging. According to Dr. Takuji Shirasawa, a Japanese brain surgeon, ginger can help the brain eliminate toxins, prevent brain aging, and enhance immunity. In his new book “Brain Detox Diet” Shirasawa mentions that the modern brain […]

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Brain Fog: Symptoms, Causes & Relievers

Forgetting where you put your keys once in a while is normal. However, constant forgetfulness, confusion, and lack of focus and mental clarity could be brain fog. Brain fog is difficult to describe because it makes you feel fuzzy, and fatigued and can make it impossible to complete normal tasks. People suffering from brain fog […]

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The Energetics of Food

Food is more than fuel for our body. It imparts a living wisdom that is beyond the science and mechanics of calories, grams, and nutrient values. Ancient peoples, through their relationships with the plants and animals providing their food, understood that their food conveyed the unique energetic qualities of its source, such as swiftness from […]

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The Mood-Food Connection

Have you ever experienced a day when you felt great in the morning, but after lunch, you felt down and tired? What if I told you that eating certain foods could improve your mood, provide uplifting energy and make you feel like Einstein? Well okay, maybe not Einstein, but every little bit helps, right? The […]

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Benefits of a Dry January

Happy New Year! For those of you that did a lot of entertaining this holiday season and feeling the effects of it, I’m recommending a Dry January Challenge. What is a Dry January Challenge? It’s pretty straight forward-you steer clear of alcohol for the entire month of January. It’s a trend that has caught on […]

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Reset after Overindulging

If you’re feeling sluggish after an evening, weekend, or fortnight of eating and drinking to excess, don’t beat yourself up! Just balance it out with some extra self-care. No matter how healthy we are in our daily lives, most of us tend to loosen the reigns a little bit around the holidays (including health coaches). […]

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Holiday Season: How To Indulge Yourself

With the holidays come family gatherings, meeting up with friends, office parties, and other events, sweet treats, comfort foods and cocktails. Eating is a very social activity, and social interaction is explicitly tied not just to our mental health but also our physical health. Studies have shown social engagement is associated with a stronger immune […]

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Is Your Sugar Intake Aging Your Face?

Most people know that eating too much sugar can have many negative health effects on the body, but what many may not know, is that a study on nutrition and aging points to high sugar consumption as a big contributor to premature wrinkling. Sugar, is in just about everything we eat, from natural sugars in […]

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DIY Coffee Yogurt Face Scrub/Mask

Benefits of Coffee on the Skin: Caffeine, the prime ingredient synonymous with coffee reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Coffee is also rich in antioxidants which improves elasticity of your skin. Coffee will help you repair and prevent damage of UV rays. When applied to the skin, coffee increases the production of collagen […]

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Autumn Equinox: Seasonal Change Affects Our Health

The Autumn Equinox occurs on the 22nd of September, marking the change in seasons and the spiraling in of energy. If you experience symptoms like colds, flu, skin rashes, or digestive irregularities around this time, it may actually be a good thing. The Autumn Equinox marks a crossover point where our energy moves inwards, and […]

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Benefits of Drinking Turmeric Tonic Daily

Summertime in Traditional Chinese Medicine is the most yang time of year and is ruled by fire. The summer season is associated with the heart and the small intestine in the body.  When the fire element is unbalanced or in disharmony, depression, insomnia, and digestive issues may arise. When we are properly balanced, the heart […]

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