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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.”

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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

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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  But the confidence of many was shaken in 2011, when the U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA) published Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues.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

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

Your personal healthcare team – AHHA Resource

AHHA-Logo-BlogDo you have a personal healthcare team?

Whether your team is one individual or a diverse group of practitioners, the ideal healthcare team is one in which you and your physicians and other healthcare professionals function as partners and everyone espouses a holistic (whole person) approach to creating optimal wellness for you.

If this isn’t happening in your case, consider making some changes. The AHHA resource link below is to the AHHA Practitioner Members list, a great place to start your search.

AHHA Resource Link: AHHA Practitioner Members

For additional referral resources , visit the American Holistic Health Association’s ReferralsContinue Reading →

How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents – Article

Jacqueline Marcell

Jacqueline Marcell

Alzheimer’s disease afflicts more than 5.4 million Americans, but millions go undiagnosed for many years because early warning signs are chalked up to stress and a “normal” part of aging.

In the article link below the author shares her experiences in dealing with each of her parents in their later years as their diseases were identified and in getting support for herself.

Article Link: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents by Jacqueline Marcell

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

Facial Acupressure Points – Video

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

Are you aware that there is a simple exercise for you to improve your facial tone?

In the video link below you can learn about an acupressure facial point to relax facial muscles and connective tissue that will not only improve your appearance, it can even relieve a stuffy nose and eye irritation.

Some feel this is an acupressure face lift.

Video Link: Facial Acupressure Points with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

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

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