Positive Affirmations

March 26, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist There are many things we cannot control in this world: how other people behave, what other people think, how much rain or snow comes down in a given time, traffic jams, death, taxes, rudeness, or the price of gas.  Lots of people try to control these […]

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Anger in and out of Balance

March 21, 2013

by Chris Hammond M.Ac.,L.Ac. Website The spring equinox was on March 20, and we have entered into the time of the wood element. The nature of wood is to grow upwards and to expand out. The correspondent emotion is anger which rises upwards and outwards.  The same movement happening outside is mirrored in our bodies.  […]

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Weight Loss In Winter

March 19, 2013

Chris is one of our practitioners here at the center… enjoy his new article about winter weight loss! Winter time might not be the best time to make a stab at losing weight.  Hundreds of thousands of years of evolution have conditioned our bodies to put on extra weight during the cold months for survival […]

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March is National Nutrition Month!

March 14, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist While it’s important to practice healthy eating and an active lifestyle year-round, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has, for the past 40 years, sponsored March as their official National Nutrition Month®. This campaign was created to help educate people about the significant role diet and […]

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What is your prescription for health?

March 11, 2013
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You Are What You Eat

March 7, 2013

by Lauren Swanger A very health-conscious friend of mine once remarked, “People can spend thousands of dollars on diet books, diet pills, shakes, high protein bars, whatever. The bottom line is: you are what you eat. I believe that the closer to the ground you eat, as nature intended, the better off you will be. […]

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Herbs 101

March 5, 2013

Jillian is one of our practitioners at the center and provides some information to often-asked questions about herbs… enjoy! People have lots of questions about herbs ranging from their efficacy to their safety. One day the media can cause an herb to be so popular that the market cannot keep up with the demand, and […]

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Are you a Dreamer

February 28, 2013
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Be Here Now

February 25, 2013

Be here now… ahhhh… isn’t that what we all try to do? But somehow we seem to get caught up in our busy days and forget to just be in the present. Enjoy this lovely article by Christine Kloser. You’ve likely heard the words “be here now” a gazillion times, or read a few books […]

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Amaranth, Anyone?

February 21, 2013

Amaranth is one of the less mainstream grains, but it packs a nutritious punch! Like buckwheat and quinoa, amaranth is an especially high-quality source of plant protein including two essential amino acids, lysine and methionine, which are generally low in grains. Amaranth is packed with iron and calcium, and its fiber content is triple that […]

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