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March 21, 2014 • in Health & Fitness

Ayurveda and Yoga for Kapha Season

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Part I of our Ayurveda & Yoga Series The three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) are combinations of the five great elements in our universe. The elements are further understood by the …

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March 20, 2014 • in Health

The Skinny on Fats

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Humans have a complicated relationship with fat. On the one hand, we need this critical nutrient to survive. In fact, we are biologically programmed to detect fats in our …

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March 18, 2014 • in Health

Does Your Deodorant Stink?

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate We use it every day, sometimes more than once. Did you ever stop to wonder what’s really in there? A large percentage of what we roll, spray, and drag over …

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March 17, 2014 • in By Maria

Five Spring Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but it feels like the whole year has gotten off to a very late start. For example, traditionally on St. Patrick’s Day we are supposed to plant peas around here, and my garden, as of …

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March 13, 2014 • in Health

Living to 100: Lessons From Aunt Eva

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Recently, the oldest woman in the world, Misao Okawa, celebrated her 116th birthday by devouring a slice of birthday cake as the staff at …

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March 06, 2014 • in Health

Ayurveda: A Path to Wholeness

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck “When something happens, I am not thrown off course, and when nothing happens, I do not lose my way.” —Sri B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life Ayurveda (“the knowledge of life”) originated in …

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February 21, 2014 • in Environment

Just say NO to Nanos!

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate What are they? Nanoparticles are miniscule particles, measured in billionths of a meter, that have introduced a new generation of potentially risky and broadly used ingredients into personal care products. Many …

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