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Proper Nutrition Can Change Our Moods

Food and Mood

by Susan Brown According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 86 percent of American healthcare dollars are spent treating chronic diseases; in 2013, that was $2.7 trillion. Seven out of 10 deaths are related to ongoing chronic health conditions. We struggle daily to feel better. …

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Creating a Concert of Care

by Brandon Russ It seems we are bombarded by disruptions to conventional practices when it comes to our health and well-being, including a daily dose of what the latest study or newest trend says is worth knowing. It’s time to take our power back and create beautiful sounds with a …

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Inflammation Needs to Be Understood for Proper Well-Being

by Joseph S Gulyas Most of us know that inflammation is not good for our body, and is in fact the basis for many conditions that Americans suffer from, like irritable bowel syndrome, arthritis, migraines and heart-related issues. The inflammatory process engulfs and totally disrupts the body; even if health …

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Energetic Approaches to Healing Chronic Pain

by Jack Treiber People that suffer with chronic pain, typically defined as lasting from three to six months, experience a much-diminished quality of life, because each day can be a struggle. The pain may range from mild to excruciating and be persistent or intermittent. It can limit a person’s movements …

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Defensive Eating and Dining Out with Food Allergies

by Sarah Stout With the increase in food allergies in recent years, there is growing awareness of those that require special dietary accommodations. Eating in restaurants can be a nightmare for sufferers of food allergies, but with preparation, we can feel comfortable and safe when dining out. One recommendation is …

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Optimizing Digestion with Fermented Foods

by Raya Ioffe We commonly hear the expression, “You are what you eat,” but perhaps even more important to consider is, “What your body can do with what you eat.” This refers to how well the digestive organs are functioning. The digestive system’s job is to change food into a …

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Mainstream Deodorants Harbor a Stinky Secret

by Erin Ethier Humans can smell badly for a variety of reasons, including hormone fluctuations, changes in body pH, and our diet; as we move through the day, we sweat and must contend with unpleasant odors. We take certain measures to make ourselves smell better and therefore more attractive—we bathe, …

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Testosterone’s Role in Health and Vitality

by Stuart Erner Low testosterone levels, or low T, is an issue that affects both men and women, and a variety of products are being promoted for raising or optimizing testosterone levels. From a physician’s standpoint, it’s worth reviewing what medical science has learned about this important hormone, why we’re …

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