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Eating Healthy on a Time Budget – Article

Mark Cleveland

Mark Cleveland

Do you have little time for preparing meals in your daily schedule?

The article link below has tips for how to cook smart and know which short-cuts are beneficial for your schedule and well-being. The key is to cut out the daily grind of prep time. Do that work all at once, once or twice a week. Then, when you hit the kitchen with all the grunt work done you really can put together a very healthy and truly delicious meal in about twenty minutes.

Eating well is one of the most important habits you can cultivate and … Continue Reading →

Do People Get Sick From Milk?

David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

There is a difference between the bacteria composition of raw milk and pasteurized milk. Raw milk is full of healthy, living “good” bacteria that is so powerful it can even kill off “bad” bacteria such as e-coli. Pasteurized milk is heated to very high temperatures so that all the bad bacteria living in it are killed. There is no filtering out of the dead bacteria after pasteurization so people very often drink these dead bacteria and have some type of reaction to the pasteurized milk. Pasteurizing milk also leads to the denaturing of the essential … Continue Reading →

Wellness Exercises & Stretches for Long Life – Video

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

Discover wellness stretches to counteract stiffness and muscular pain.

In the video below learn a series of easy-to-do daily stretches to relieve muscular pain and reduce stiffness. Includes acupressure points to boost your immune system.

Acupressure points open the healing energy to flow, which tones the muscles, and makes stretching more effective and therapeutic.

Video Link: Wellness Exercises & Stretches for Long Life 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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Eye Health – Research Article

Aisle7-14Photo-Blog“People with age-related macular degeneration may protect their eyes by taking a supplement containing lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega-3 fatty acids, according to a study in JAMA Ophthalmology” from a healthnotes® research article “Antioxidants and Omega-3s Team Up for Eye Health.”

For additional research articles visit American Holistic Health Association’s Evidence-based Research Articles database.

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Holistic Approach to the Addiction Recovery Process – Article

Handel-WalezkyPhoto-FAAs with every health condition, decreasing stress and boosting one’s immunity and psychological resilience can help the body cope better, heal more quickly, and maintain health.

The article link below describes how the holistic approach can offer specific benefits related to withdrawal and relapse prevention.

Discover how these many healing modalities provide tools recovering addicts can use to take control over their behavior in a positive way.

Article Link: Holistic Approach to the Addiction Recovery Process by Lucy R. Waletzky, MD and Marsha J. Handel, MLS

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

6 tips to Control Your Food Cravings – Video

with Daniel Amen, MD

with Daniel Amen, MD

Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions.

In the video link below learn six important tips for dealing with cravings:
1. Keep blood sugar balanced.
2. Get rid of artificial sweeteners.
3. Stress management program.
4. Outsmart the food triggers.
5. Deal with hidden food allergies.
6. Use supplements to help cravings.

If these are not enough, you may be a compulsive overeater and need more tools.

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Pesticide levels – Issue

glyphosateGlyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and other pesticides, is back in the news again. This time because one federal agency, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), is reprimanding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for not testing the levels of glyphosate in the food supply. As you review news articles published this year, you will notice conflicting facts. As part of your critical evaluation of the information, you may want to pay particular attention as to whether or not the article…
• Acknowledges or denies the existence of glyphosate in the food supply
• Identifies glyphosate as … Continue Reading →

Unusual Fortune – Article

Ron Chapman, MSW

Ron Chapman, MSW

The strength that a friend shows when faced with a serious prognosis can make a huge shift in your world view.

The article link below describes how one man’s diagnosis changed another’s outlook on life.

Learn how you can benefit from his positive spin too!

Article Link: Unusual Fortune by Ron Chapman, MSW

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

Meet Quinoa: Nutritious and Delicious!

Judy E. Buss

Judy E. Buss

Most likely, you have heard about quinoa, but perhaps never tried cooking it. In this column you’ll get all the help you need, and after you cook quinoa you will fall in love with this delicious food brimming with nutrition. Even though quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah), resembles a grain, botanically, it is not a grain. The small, round seed comes from a plant related to Swiss chard, spinach, and beets.

Quinoa is highly nutritious and gluten-free, and is therefore an excellent food source for gluten-intolerant individuals. Because a serving of quinoa offers complete protein (which includes all the … Continue Reading →

Proper Digestion to Increase Energy – Video

with Lester “Mac” McCurtis

with Lester “Mac” McCurtis

How much do you know about your digestive system?

In the video link below learn about the digestive system and how to increase energy with good digestive health.

This also includes information about enzymes, probiotics, aloe vera, supplements, and behaviors that inhibit good digestion.

Video Link: Proper Digestion to Increase Energy with Lester “Mac” McCurtis

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