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This Week in Wellness

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Welcome the return of the sun at the Spring Equinox Celebration, featuring hiking, storytelling and a fire. Bring a snack to share. Free. 7 p.m. March 16 at Imago Earth Center, 700 Enright Ave., Pric  

Supplementing With Essential Fatty Acids

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Body fat is composed of substances called fatty acids. Omega 3 and Omega 6 are two essential fatty acids (EFAs) that we can't synthesize on our own and must obtain from our diet. EFAs are used by t  

This Week in Wellness

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Conversations: A Great Good Place is an opportunity for stories about how cafes, coffeehouses and community hubs contribute to a sustainable way of life. $10 suggested donation. 6-8:30 p.m. March 7 a  

Hello Desktop Yoga, Goodbye Stress

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Tucked away in the land of cubicles, your day begins by listening to 10 new voice mails and scrolling through 30 new e-mails. You have reports to finish before the afternoon meeting, and your boss i  

Five Proven Techniques to Help Detox Your Body

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Today's world is full of ways to get toxins into your body. The trick is to find ways to eliminate those toxins at the same rate or faster than they're introduced. Our bodies do a pretty good job   

Back to Basics

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Recent memories of the holiday season have given me pause to consider the pervasive feelings that surround it -- the feelings of obligation to buy the perfect gifts even if your heart isn't in it and  

Debunking Myths About Electrodermal Testing

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Electrodermal Testing (ET), a variant of acupuncture, has its roots as a diagnostic aid for practitioners recommending homeopathic and nutritional remedies, including dietary supplements, for vario  

Debunking Myths About Iridology

1 Comment · Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Dr. Ignatz von Peczely, a Hungarian physician and naturopath, discovered iridology (iris diagnosis) in 1848 after the Hungarian Revolution. Allegedly as a boy he broke an owl´s leg by accident   

Facts About Herbal Weight Loss

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
We all know that increased weight results mostly from reduced physical activity and increased caloric intake, especially around the holidays, but other contributing factors can include dysregulatio  

Get to Know Your Sweeteners

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Get to Know Your Sweeteners For those of you with a hardy sweet tooth, there are many different kinds of sweeteners and one dietary supplement from which you can choose. How will you decide what  

Renew Yourself in 2008

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Too often, half-hearted New Year's resolutions take the place of substantive, meaningful changes. Personal renewal isn't a quick fix but a long road with many steps. Here are 10 ideas for how to cr  

Choosing an Alternative Health Practitioner

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
In 1990, more than 400 million visits were made to U.S. complementary and alternative medicine practitioners. There were only 390 million primary care physician visits during the same period. When l  

When Your Home Becomes Your Enemy

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
I was shocked to find out that my toddler had elevated levels of lead in his blood. It stopped short of lead poisoning, but we needed to correct the problem immediately and I had no idea how this co  

'Light' Foods Might Have More Than You Want

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
You have to read food labels really carefully to make sure you're not getting hoodwinked. The Nutrition Facts labels on the B-side of your food packaging are deceptively simple. For instance, I was   

The Spiral of Consciousness

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
In 1996, Don Beck's and Christopher Cowan's Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership and Change put forth an incisive and far-reaching theory of human development that's a breakthrough in mappi