Nutrition

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A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.

Fall – Not just for PSL’s

It’s fall, which means the days are getting shorter, the leaves are starting to change colors and the temperatures are beginning to cool down. These shorter days result in less sunlight and for some can have a negative impact on mood. This also signifies a change in what we begin to eat and drink! As […]

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Keeping the Brain Sharp

Being forgetful can happen at any time and at any age. We live in a world of distractions, so misplacing your keys and forgetting to lock the front door from time to time is fairly typical and “normal”. As we age, however, those “senior moments” tend to happen more frequently, and can be a little […]

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The Benefits of Probiotics

Probiotics aka “the good bacteria,” are definitely a hot topic of discussion today. More and more studies are being done on what is known as the Human Microbiome, which is basically our own unique ecosystem of bacteria that live inside our body, primarily in the digestive tract. Researchers have determined that there are over 10,000 […]

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Combating Chronic Disease

The History of Medicine 2000 B.C. “Eat this root” 1000 B.C. “That root is heathen. Say this prayer” 1850 A. D. “That prayer is superstition. Drink this potion”. 1940 A.D. “That potion is snake oil. Swallow this pill”. 1985 A.D. “That pill is ineffective. Take this antibiotic”. 2000 A.D. “That antibiotic has side effects. Eat […]

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Food Sensitivities ~ Food Allergies ~ Food Intolerances – What are the Differences?

Many times, the terms food allergies, food sensitivities and food intolerances are used interchangeably … and inappropriately. There is a very clear difference between the three in how your body responds. A food allergy (also known as an IgE response) can be defined as any adverse reaction to food that involves the immune system. A […]

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GOAL SETTING

Happy New Year! This is the time of year where we like to reflect on the past and plan for the year ahead. What worked … what didn’t? Studies have shown that 41% of Americans make resolutions each year, most of which revolve around weight and health. Unfortunately, only 9% of the people who make […]

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