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Plant-Based Nutrition Primer

Why switch to a whole foods plant-based diet? WFPB is not just another diet; it’s is a way of eating that you can follow for your whole life. Eating an unprocessed diet high in fiber and nutrients is a sustainable long-term strategy that can keep you thin and healthy without having to struggle. You won’t

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Brussel Sprouts recipe
Plant-Based Recipes

Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Young Potatoes

I found some purple Brussel sprouts at Trader Joe’s (a store we have in California) and mixed them with the regular ones. Like all my recipes this is super easy and takes about ten minutes to prep. Directions and ingredients Preheat oven to 375 2 pounds Brussel sprouts with ends trimmed off and cut in

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Best Home Workout Routines For Strength, Yoga, And Cardio

Even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend on equipment you can get in shape and improve strength at home. The problem is that it is easy to get bored or uninspired and start to miss days.  That’s where variety comes in. I use everything from jump ropes and hikes outdoors to

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Healthy Aging

How to Deal with the Stress of Aging in the 21st Century

Stress is hard on anyone. If you are over 65 you may face unique problems when you are dealing with health and aging. Piled on top of the normal problems of aging you must also deal with the misperceptions, labels, and discrimination that go along with aging in the present culture. Events like the death

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How to Find a Chiropractor You Can Trust

Are You Afraid to go to a Chiropractor? I have had a few experiences with chiropractors, some great, and some not good at all. Finding a chiropractor who is legitimate can be a little tricky. But then again, finding any medical professional who really has your best interests at heart can be a challenge. But

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Naturopathic Medicine Treats the Whole Person

You might be wondering what a naturopathic doctor does and I was too until I met Dr. Rebecca Green, the Clinical Director of Peninsula Integrative Medicine. I did my externship for my medical assisting certificate at the Mountain View Los Altos Adult School, (MVLA). I wanted to work in an alternative clinic and was lucky

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Easy Everyday Habits to Achieve Holistic Health

Modern medicine sends a message that health is mainly about the absence of disease and illness. We all want to avoid illness, but being truly healthy is so much more. Holistic health is mental, physical, and spiritual, and it comes from ways you nourish yourself – not just from how you treat illness.  The good

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Public Health Experts call for Help Preventing Future Pandemics

Public health experts have been warning us for decades that Intensive animal agriculture is the origin of most of our communicable diseases and that we need to change the food system fast. Don’t like to read? Listen to the podcast version of this article. The 300-pound gorilla that no one is talking about is that the

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Fasting

Fasting Journal Day 9 the End of the Fast & How to Refeed

Weight after eating a melon last night: 154.8,  Starting weight was 168. But of course, this isn’t really measuring fat loss to lean muscle loss. I decided I’d had enough of feeling listless and weak. I didn’t feel like I could stand another night of going to bed hungry. Restocking the fridge I went out

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