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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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Holistic Health Topics

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 challange. But

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Naturopathic Medicine Treats the Whole Person

You might be wondering what a naturpathic 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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Holistic Health Topics

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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Covid-19

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: Listen to the podcast Focus on a vaccine is just a band aid when the root cause is staring us in the face

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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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Cultivating Happiness

Fasting Journal Day 7

Blood pressure finally going down: 118/80 Temp 96.3 Weight: 157.8 Ketosis level: high Taking vitamin and electrolyte water every day with B complex C and minerals The fast is mild torture. The constant bitter taste in the mouth and the feeling of weakness in the chest and stomach. A general feeling of listlessness and fatigue.

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Emotional Eating

Water Fasting Journal Day 6: Consious Eating

Temp: 96.1 BP: 120/90 Weight: 159 From now on in things should get a bit easier. I should be burning fat and sparing muscle efficiently through ketosis. Reasons for this fast Losing weight for my health is one of my reasons for doing a longer fast. Plaque begins to dissolve inside the arteries rapidly causing

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