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The Detox Diet

The Detox Diet

For my nutrition class we have been reading The Detox Diet by Elson M. Hass, MD. In it he explains¬†“Eat and live in a way that creates and supports health, vitality and longevity.” (Haas and Chace, 2012. p. 62). According to Haas, that involves four […]

Clean Eating on a Budget

Clean Eating on a Budget

With all the New Years resolutions settling into a more natural pattern, you may be finding it difficult to find affordable ways of clean eating, especially in the winter months. It is always good to know what fruits and vegetables are seasonal for your area. […]

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Meditation for Stress.

Meditation for Stress.

I get the question from time to time, “How do you meditate? How long SHOULD a person meditate?” The second question is easy to answer. You should meditate for as long as you feel comfortable doing so. If you can focus on your breath, push […]

Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils

Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils

Essential oils have many therapeutic properties including analgesic, anticarcinogenic, antihypotensive, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antitussive and antispasmodic, among others. I have chosen to focus on analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial as those are the properties that are sought by the population within the nursing home where I work. […]