Monthly Archives: September 2011

Nourishing Ourselves

Nourishing Ourselves Nourishing ourselves is critically important during our mid-life years. In fact, nourishment is the key word,

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Have You Tried Yoga?

Yoga Classes Can Provide Surprising Health Benefits   For many people the thought of yoga is a vision of someone contorted in uncomfortable and unrealistic pretzel-like shapes. People who study yoga diligently for years may be able to do extremely difficult … Read More

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Link to Vitamin D and Cancer

It may not only be the lack of vitamin D that increases a woman’s breast cancer risk but also the way in which the body utilises it, say researchers. Studies have shown vitamin D protects against breast cancer and a … Read More

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The Pitfalls of High Heels

by Robert Rickover My first Alexander Technique* teacher taught group classes in his studio. Once in awhile, he would venture out into the anteroom where students left their coats and shoes and would return holding aloft a pair of high-heeled … Read More

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Asparagus, Carrots, and Mushrooms Recipe

Asparagus with Carrots and Mushrooms meal recipe This mixed vegetable dish is a great favorite at our office and home. I generally serve it with brown rice and some kind of lentils, black eyed peas or garbanzo beans. It has all … Read More

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“Awake and Aware”, try Mindfulness Meditation

Cell phones, email, 24-hour news, the Internet and social media – the technologies of modern life have developed an “always on” society.  With so many potential distractions competing for our attention these days, the ability to focus has become a … Read More

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Health Benefits and Brief History of Tea

Tea has been used in China as a medicinal beverage to promote health in mind and body for about 5000 years. The earliest known reference to tea as a health aid dates back to 2737 B.C.  

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Dehydration – An Imbalance of Water & Minerals

Dehydration – An Imbalance of Water & Minerals 100% Preventable – If you know what to do!  Dehydration results from the loss of water and important electrolytes from the body, including potassium, sodium, chloride and many other minerals often overlooked. … Read More

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New Strategies for Autism

New Strategies for Autism by David A. Steenblock BSc, MSc, DO Such a mysterious disease-condition-behavior! Most scientists and physicians seem to be totally baffled by the condition. Almost fifty years ago (1951) the medical definition was “The condition of being … Read More

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What Is EECP?

Enhanced External Counter-pulsation (EECP) is a non-surgical therapy for angina, heart disease, high blood pressure, and other conditions involving poor circulation.

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