Category Archives: Foundations of Health

Chalk One Up for Healthy Fats

Hip-Hip-Hooray! I love the following post from Dr. Andrew Weil.  If you’re unfamiliar with him, he’s the Harvard educated MD who has built his career on integrating healthy lifestyles and alternative medical options  with current accepted western allopathic medical practices. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (your liver!)

Last Tuesday (the 20th) was the First Day of Spring, and although it doesn’t seem like it as I look outside, well … YAY! This is a great time of year to give your body a good “spring cleaning”… you’ve probably … Continue reading

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1/2 Hour per day… can we commit to this?

Forget the marathons and hellish work-outs. OK, if that works for you and you’re not breaking down your joints, etc… fine. But I found this interesting: an awful lot of research has come out on how effective even a small … Continue reading

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Omega 3’s for Anxiety ?!

This is kind of cool and reinforces what I wrote a couple of posts ago on Omega 3’s, dated August 10th. I recently saw this article by Dr. Andrew Weil and it’s about the benefits of Omega 3’s and fish … Continue reading

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A Brief Omega 3 Primer and 3 Delicious Fish Recipes

By now we should all know that eating fish is a good way to get our Omega 3 fatty acids. Yes? But here’s a question: what exactly are Omega 3 fatty acids and why do we need them? In this … Continue reading

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My Basic Philosophy

I thought I should state my basic philosophy behind the posts on my blog so that readers understand where I’m coming from. Some of this was in the “about” section, but not all, so…. here’s my stance…. Whether you believe … Continue reading

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I Lied…More on Vitamin D

I know I said my next post would be on an “emergency kit” to keep on hand so that you could stay healthy over the holidays. But I just stumbled on this and thought it was cool. I like the … Continue reading

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