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Antibiotics and anti-bacterials

September 27, 2008

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You have an infection. What do you do? Run to the doctor, get an antibiotic prescription, take it for a few days and then you feel better so you stop taking it. The worst part of this is actually the ‘stop taking it.’ Thats right- and that too from the “natural” doc! So what am […]

What does it mean to be of service?

September 27, 2008

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This is a question I often ask myself. What am I “doing” when I am of service? And the answer has always been a variety of things but I guess I feel more at service when I can be of some assistance in health-related things. But lately, I’ve changed to asking what am I “being” […]

Still Mind

September 11, 2008

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In the still of the mind, the clouds clear In the still of the mind, options appear In the still of the mind, all are dear In the still of the mind, there is no fear Only in the still of the mind, The real I is here.

Organic Food and Beyond

September 3, 2008

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Besides food, there are now many other available products that are organic. For example, shampoos and soaps are available organic. What does it mean in that respect? It means that the herbs used in those products were grown organically. However, consumer beware! Just because it says “organic” on a health & beauty product does not […]

Organic Food and Obesity

September 3, 2008

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We may also dare to ask, why is obesity on the rise? Well, first, if foods eaten are devoid of nutrients, we’re going to always be hungry– hence more likely to overeat or eat more frequently. Second, the toxins that are introduced into the body must be ejected out of the body. This is a […]

Organic Food and Healing

September 3, 2008

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When soil is depleted of key nutrients and minerals, our food is also depleted. Due to depleted soils, we have to use more pesticides to kill pests and more fertilizers to artificially encourage plant growth. At the same time, we pollute the environment with deadly toxins that cause potentially harmful changes in the environment (i.e. […]

The Skinny on Fats

September 3, 2008

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A lot of patients come in trying to lose weight by doing low-fat diets which at first sounds logical. BUT… fats are essential for optimal brain function. What we really need to be focusing on is the type of fat we eat. There are two main families of fats- saturated and unsaturated. The saturated oils, […]