Nutrition & Supplements

Breast Cancer Increasing in Younger Women: News, Research and Strategies for Prevention

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 | 5 comments

Breast Cancer Increasing in Younger Women: News, Research and Strategies for Prevention

Today, doctors, scientists and patients fighting breast cancer are seeing progress in treating and defeating this all-too-common illness: Overall, survival rates are increasing and innovative research continues to refine improvements in treatment, prevention and care. However, in younger women under the age of 40, a new report suggests that incidence rates are climbing —  slowly but steadily. This younger group of breast cancer patients is particularly vulnerable, showing more aggressive forms of the disease and the lowest five year survival rates for this type of cancer. Biochemical...

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Essential Guidelines for a Healthy Fall Cleanse

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 | 1 comment

Essential Guidelines for a Healthy Fall Cleanse

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the fall season is an excellent time of year to engage in a gentle detoxifying cleanse for greater health and wellness. According to ancient TCM philosophy, every season correlates with different elements and organ systems in the body. The fall season give emphasis to the large intestines, the lungs and emotions of sadness or grief. As such, a gentle fall detox using a cleansing diet, natural supplements and mind-body methods such as meditative breathing, offers an ideal way to lighten our systems, improve digestion and increase overall well being.By gently cleansing the physical, mental and emotional toxins (including heavy metals, pesticides, environmental toxins; toxic emotions and thought patterns, etc.) we can greatly boost our energy and vitality in preparation for the winter ahead.

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4 Fantastic Foods to Start Eating Now!

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 | 17 comments

4 Fantastic Foods to Start Eating Now!

We eat for a number of reasons -- because we’re hungry, because we have a craving, or maybe because we are emotional or bored. But how often do we eat therapeutically? Despite truisms like “you are what you eat,” most of us have a disconnect between what we ingest and how that food affects our bodies. The ongoing news about heart disease, type 2 diabetes and the obesity epidemic all testify to that disconnect.

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Effects of Chronic Dehydration

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 | Comments Off on Effects of Chronic Dehydration

Effects of Chronic Dehydration

Believe it or not, most of us function in a chronic state of dehydration. Whether it’s because of your busy schedule or simply not having fresh, clean water on hand when you need it, chances are more than good that you simply don’t drink enough fluids.

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Love your Digestion: Enhance Mood, Immunity and More

Posted on Jan 26, 2012 | 6 comments

Love your Digestion: Enhance Mood, Immunity and More

Did you know that your digestive issues can trigger a cascade of other health complications? The digestive system is closely interconnected with the immune system, and both work together to defend your body against bacteria, toxins, infections, and diseases.

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Tips for Winter Health (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 | 9 comments

Tips for Winter Health (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

The impacts of our fast-paced lifestyles, holiday travels and festivities, along with the seasonal changes, lead most of us to believe that colds and flu are inevitable facts of winter. But they’re not ...

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