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Water: An essential nutrient for your body, brain and health

February 22, 2016

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Water: An essential nutrient for your body, brain and health by Paula Owens —  Water is an essential nutrient but is often overlooked when it comes to its importance for a clear mind, weight loss, performance, brain function, detoxification and overall health. The body is 70 percent water, brain tissue is approximately 75 percent water, […]

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Water for health

February 17, 2014

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  by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Next to oxygen, water is the most essential substance for human life. It is also complex, often containing hundreds of dissolved minerals and chemicals. Most water is “structured” or clustered in complex ways. It is indeed an amazing substance whose extreme value often goes unrecognized.   Drinking water principles […]

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Feng shui and the Valley

February 7, 2013

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by Denise A. Liotta —  Almost everyone has heard of feng shui, but why do business moguls Steve Wynn and Donald Trump use it? Simple: because it works and it sells. Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas mega-builder, has used a feng shui master from Hong Kong for many years to help him build his hotels […]

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The kidneys in Chinese medicine

November 14, 2012

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by Christopher Vedeler —  In the West, we know the kidneys are sophisticated filters that remove toxins from the blood. They also play a key role in balancing water and electrolytes in the body. In Chinese medicine, the kidneys represent the deepest level of our physical being and are also critical to water metabolism. Water […]

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Beating summer fatigue

September 8, 2012

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by Dr. Jane Hendricks —  It’s summer, and you may be feeling sluggish. A lack of fresh air and direct sunlight could be two important reasons why. The blinds stay closed, the AC is on and so are your sunglasses when you are outside. Habits tend to change in this extreme weather. For instance, if […]

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Feng shui your garden

September 7, 2012

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by John Leslie —  Is your front door visible from the street? Do you have a walk or path that meanders from the street to your main entrance? If you answered no to either of these questions, your front yard could use a feng shui fix. Feng shui applies not only to the interior of […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Keeping your cool

August 13, 2012

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by Khayriyyah Savannah —  As the summer sun heats up, it is time to tune in to the body’s signals for staying cool on the inside. Signs of internal heat (inflammation) can range from headaches and sore muscles, to anger and impatience. Nurturing your natural balance of fluids or moisture (yin) can help you keep […]

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Water: essential for healing

August 12, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  The liver is a major detoxifying organ, and it needs all the help it can get to do its job. This is especially true for people who suffer from fibromyalgia, as they also suffer from an overload of toxins and often have sluggish liver functions, making toxin buildup in the body […]

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Drugs found in drinking water across U.S.

August 1, 2012

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A  five-month investigation by the Associated Press, the details of which were released March 9, 2008, found that a vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found in the drinking water supplies of 24 major metropolitan areas, from Southern California to northern New Jersey. As many […]

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Radiant skin

July 10, 2012

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by Dr. Renee Waldman —  The skin is the body’s largest organ — each human adult has a total surface area of about 10 square feet of skin, or approximately six pounds of skin cells. Our skin serves to protect us from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors in various ways. Not only does it […]

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Spring greens and vegetables: The key to a healthy body

March 5, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  It is simple: placing a high priority on the quality of food we eat helps determine the degree of our wellness. Extensive media discussions have recently covered the dangers of chemical fertilizers and pesticides used in commercial agriculture. Health researchers now state, without hesitation, that there is a relationship between our […]

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Steps of Digestion

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Digestion is an astonishing and orderly process that breaks down proteins, carbohyrdates, fat and other complex chemicals found in the plants and animals we eat, and recycles them to manufacture our body tissues. This article will explain how the process works. Simply put, food either digests or spoils. Digestion is […]

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