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Power Foods – Eating a Rainbow Diet – Article

Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, HNB-BC, RN-BC

Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, HNB-BC, RN-BC

To get a nutritious balance of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other essential nutrients, try eating a “rainbow diet.”

The article link below discusses the importance of the produce aisle, and using the colors of the rainbow as your guideline.

Do you remember “ROY G. BIV,” the acronym many of us learned in school? Time to use what you learned and apply it to what you eat!

Article Link: Power Foods – Eating a Rainbow Diet by Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, HNB-BC, RN-BC

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Why Are People Gaining Weight?

David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

Why are people gaining weight? The predominate cause is that people are listening to the instructions of the medical profession, the dieticians, and the United States government. And therefore, we are eating a lot of grains, maybe even eating more whole grains, which are still great for weight gain. That’s the way to fatten up an animal. You feed it grains. We’re eating gigantic amounts of sugar. We’re eating a huge amount of artificial sweeteners which have been shown in some studies to very possibly reduce your metabolism which causes you to gain weight because … Continue Reading →

Power of the Unconscious Mind – Video

with Emmett Miller, MD

with Emmett Miller, MD

Dr. Miller speaks about the difference between the conscious mind and the unconscious mind using examples and audience participation.

In the video link below learn how sometimes our mind plays tricks on us, sometimes it doesn’t allow us to see the reality of a situation.

The subconscious responds to imagery.

Video Link: Power of the Unconscious Mind with Emmett Miller, MD

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.… Continue Reading →

Fewer colds for your college student – Research Article

aisle7-18_photo-blog“College can be one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life, but the experience can expose young adults to a host of viruses.” from a healthnotes® research article “Sending Kids Off to College? Consider Packing Probiotics.”

For more conditions check out the Evidence-based Research Articles database.… Continue Reading →

Good-bye, Sugar Blues! – Article

Susan De Lorenzo

Susan De Lorenzo

Inspiring true story of how one woman overcame a bingeing addiction.

The article linked below relates how she incorporated Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) with journaling, detoxification of the body, and lessons in making positive food choices. She is grateful for a new passion for life and healthy living.

Article Link: Good-bye, Sugar Blues! by Susan De Lorenzo

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles Collection.… Continue Reading →

Thyroid Balancing Acupressure Points – Video

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

A thyroid imbalance can cause weight problems, chronic fatigue, overwhelm, anxiety, emotional imbalances, hair loss, skin problems, depression or a combination of these symptoms.

In the video below learn how to use a pair of Acupressure points for balancing the thyroid gland,

Thyroid acupressure points enable healing energy to move through the thyroid, which restores its balancing or homeostatic mechanisms.

Video Link: Thyroid Balancing Acupressure Points with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self Help Videos section.… Continue Reading →

Dietary supplement regulations – Issue

fdalogoWhile the rest of the civilized world has restrictive regulations of and limited access to dietary supplements, those who live in the U.S. have been confident that their access to supplements is protected by the 1994 federal law, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA).  But the confidence of many was shaken in 2011, when the U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA) published Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues. The supplement industry and the general public responded so strongly and negatively to the proposed definitions of a Dietary Ingredient (DI) and regulations … Continue Reading →

3 Steps to Manifesting Your Ideal Life – Article

Edwin Harkness Spina

Edwin Harkness Spina

Did you know that you can create your experience via your underlying beliefs  – whether they are conscious or unconscious? If you’re not conscious of your beliefs, then you must make them conscious.

The article below explains that once you are clear on exactly what you want, then it is a straightforward matter to manifest your desire following three steps.

Visualize exactly what you want for five minutes per day; put yourself in the pictures, with detail and emotion; focus on the end result.

Article Link: 3 Steps to Manifesting Your Ideal Life by Edwin Harkness SpiniaContinue Reading →

Celebrate the Squash Family Year-round!

Judy E. Buss

Judy E. Buss

Fall is here, and Halloween is also on the horizon. Beside ghosts, costumes, and mountains of candy (please pass the insulin bucket…), the pumpkin, a member of the squash family, is king!  This pretty fruit and its many relatives of all shapes, colors, and sizes, deserve to remain center-stage all year long

Of all the fruits we eat, squash are among the most nutritious. Mostly yellow or orange-fleshed, they are nutrient-dense and contain exceptionally high levels of potassium and vitamin A. Fiber-rich, squash are extremely low in calories and fat, unless you cook them with tons of … Continue Reading →

Paleo Peach Flax Muffins – Video

with Rachel Kahn

with Rachel Kahn

Interested in a gluten free, gab and go muffin for breakfast?

The video link below shows you step-by-step how you can make a healthy breakfast muffin.

Part of the series about inspiring creativity with food.

Video Link: Paleo Peach Flax Muffins with Rachel Kahn

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