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FIGHTING STRESS with probiotics IS ALL IN THE MIND (and the gut)

Stress is an unavoidable part of life that can manifest in a myriad of situations, be it a ride on a roller coaster or working under a difficult deadline.

10+ mins read
Alternative Medicine
April 2021

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN STAMINA AND A HEALTHY HEART

We all have a general idea of what stamina means, but it would be helpful to start by defining stamina just so we have a consistent understanding of the term.

4 mins read
Alternative Medicine
April 2021

The Mindful Quintessence

The practice of mindfulness calls for open receptivity and awareness of all stimulation. It helps you not only to make up for lost time by performing more efficiently, but you will also see problems as they are—not what you have, till now, imagined them to be. Not that mindfulness will take you on a great journey where difficult situations just disappear at the proverbial drop of a ‘thought.'

4 mins read
Alternative Medicine
April 2021

Other help Keep You YOUNGER LONGER

When we think about how we can put the brakes on aging, what’s usually top of mind is how well we take care of our bodies with food, movement, exercise, rest — the physical essentials.

5 mins read
Alternative Medicine
April 2021

5 FOOD that promote a better nights sleep naturally

Whether you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, there are many strategies one can take to help improve one’s night sleep. Many choose to opt for sleeping aids, melatonin, essential oils, and more. But did you know that food can actually play a huge role in your night's sleep?

2 mins read
Alternative Medicine
April 2021

Ginseng the “ALL-HEALING MAN ROOT.”

Ginseng is one of the most popular herbs worldwide. It has been used as an herbal remedy in Asia for more than 5000 years. In many countries, it has been used in traditional medicine. and as a nutritional supplement that improves the well-being and quality of life and promotes longevity. In TCM it is renowned for restoring the yin and yang. There are over 8000 studies concerning Korean Red Ginseng in PubMed, indicating the significant interest it has generated.

3 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

HEALTHY GUT FUNCTION CAN BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Healthy gut function can help improve and boost your immune system. It is your gut that helps to improve your body’s ability to fight infections. Our localized immune system is where 80% of your immune system is.

3 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

HOW SOCIAL DISTANCING Has Become the “Silent Pandemic”

We’ve been living in the wake of COVID-19 for nearly a year, and enduring a number of unfamiliar stressors that are causing anxieties to stay elevated. Whether you’re fearful of catching the virus; missing out on upcoming activities and milestones; or struggling with the economic toll the pandemic has had on us both individually and collectively, there are things you can proactively do to make life better.

3 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

Discovering Whole Person INTEGRATIVE EATING

The idea to explore a multidimensional, ancient-food-wisdom approach to food and eating had its genesis in New Delhi, India, where my co-author and husband, behavioral scientist Larry Scherwitz, Ph.D., had been invited to present at the First International Conference on Lifestyle and Health. While there, I had the opportunity to interview clinical cardiologist Dr. K. L. Chopra—father and mentor of Deepak Chopra, M.D., who is an integrative medicine and personal-transformation pioneer—about a magazine article I was intending to write on yoga and diet.

6 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)

Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

8 SUPERSMART SUPERFOODS Your Kids Will Love

Having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? When you package these superfood hits into your kid’s menu you can be sure you are giving them the nutrients they need and show them great nutrition is just around the corner!

2 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

Living Too Clean WHAT PROBIOTICS Can Do During the Current Pandemic

We are living in extraordinary times. The pandemic has prompted essential changes in our hygiene routines like social distancing, mask-wearing, and handwashing, but could implementing all of these microbe-phobic practices trigger other health problems? The hyper-clean living efforts we’re implementing to protect ourselves from COVID-19 could be making our body’s natural immune system weaker and also set us up for long-term health problems.

3 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

Aged Garlic Extract a True Contender for Heart Health

While fish oil supplements are often touted first for heart health, research has shown a surprising and robust benefit of garlic therapy. Whether in your favorite Italian dish or taken as a dietary supplement, garlic has some very important preventative and healing benefits that cannot be ignored for heart health.

4 mins read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

4 TIPS FOR IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH during quarantine

HEALTH NEWS & TIPS

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
February 2021

VITAMIN D SHOWS SUPER impressive results IN COVID-19

Results just in from a hospital trial in Spain showed vitamin D to produce phenomenal results in preventing the progression of COVID-19.

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

TIPS FOR supporting Immunity

As we enter the winter months immunity support is even more critical to reduce the impact of being infected by COVID-19.

2 mins read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

THINK INSTANT AND DISTANT

Gatherings will be smaller, more intimate and many will be planned at the last minute, according to the latest local COVID-19 guidelines.

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

VITAMIN D, Pregnancy, and COVID-19

A virus has quickly, and very seriously, presented itself as a threat to all that we hold dear — taking lives, impacting our liberty and surely stealing our happiness.

6 mins read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

VITAMIN D during pregnancy linked to CHILD'S IQ, study says

A mother’s vitamin D levels during pregnancy have been linked to the child’s IQ, with higher vitamin D levels correlating to a higher IQ in children ages 4 to 6 years old. Vitamin D could therefore promote brain development in the womb, but causation cannot yet be assumed here.

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

IMPROVING Your Health with a Plant-Based NUTRITION PLAN

As the plant-based trend continues to bring healthy alternatives to restaurants and grocery aisles, millions of Americans are opting for a nutrition plan that centers on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans, and legumes.

4 mins read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

HOW THE FIRST COVID-19 CHRISTMAS

Will Be Different

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

FIVE Grounding Tips for the Holiday Season

As we officially enter into the holiday season, anxiety hangs in the air, with so many worries.

3 mins read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

Effective Stress Relievers that can calm your mind and body!

Stress can take a toll on your health in many ways, some of which you may not even realize what it’s doing to your body. You may blame that irritating headache, the pinched nerve in your neck, your frequent insomnia, or your decreased productivity at work on an illness. But stress may be the cause.

1 min read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

14 Steps To Heal Yourself

“All through my life, any time I needed healing, my father would encourage me to create an energy ball between my hands,” says Diana. “He directed me to work on it for some time, to spin it around and feel it, just as if it were something visible. This is the foundational practice to for healing he taught me. You create a spinning vortex of energy that becomes increasingly dense. As I’ve used this technique over time, I have added to it in ways that seem to amplify the healing energy. I encourage you to read through the entire process once before beginning to use it. Then return to Step 1 and begin your healing session to bring this vital energy to your body for healing.”

4 mins read
Alternative Medicine
December 2020

Top 10 SOLUTIONS FOR Helping RETURNINGHigh School Students

Summer’s nearly over, and it’s time to prepare for the return of teachers, webcams and books.

3 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

Telemedicine Isn't New, But COVID-19 Made It Popular

With COVID-19, it has emerged as one of the best (and safest) ways for doctors to deliver care during the pandemic—without the worries and risks of face-to-face visits.

5 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

IS CBD EFFECTIVE IN TREATING COVID-19

Cannabidiol, or CBD, may help reduce the cytokine storm and excessive lung inflammation that is killing many patients with COVID-19, researchers say.

2 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

KEEP YOUR EYES HEALTHY DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC

During the coronavirus pandemic, people should guard their eyes with glasses or face shields to protect their eyes from virus infection.

2 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

PERFECT PEEPERS

ADD THESE EYE HEALTH NUTRIENTS TO YOUR BACK-TO-SCHOOL LIST

6 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

ENERGY AS A LANGUAGE

Your body is made up of energies.

4 mins read
Alternative Medicine
October 2020

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