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Nutrition and Diet

October is Family Health Month

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October has a national campaign called “Family Health Month“. This campaign ties right into a goal of staying healthier by encouraging us all to take a closer look at our health. While it should not take a national campaign to encourage us to become healthier, “Family Health Month” encourages people to take a closer look [...]

Indian Summer and Healthy Eating

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Summer is divided into two parts…Summer and late Summer… in the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Late summer, often called “Indian summer” is that time at the end of Summer and before Autumn when there is often a hot spell. In Traditional Chinese Medicine the Stomach and Spleen rule the “fifth season”. Traditional Chinese medicine [...]

Nutrient-rich Super Foods For Health Boost

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Adding nutrient-rich super foods to one’s diet can give  a healthy boost. Here are some super foods to consider adding to the diet. Avocados: Avocados are a good source of vitamin K, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin C, folate and copper. Rich in potassium, avocados contain more of this nutrient than bananas. Potassium is needed [...]