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Mushrooms to reduce breast cancer

Mushrooms for cancer? Mushrooms having stunning powers to help prevent and fight breast cancer and other types of cancer. See what types of mushrooms you should be eating including a delicious, plant-based recipe for mushroom soup. The ancient Egyptians believed eating mushrooms brought long life. While their scientific method was not entirely sound by modern standards, scientists…

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Whole Body Awareness Yoga WBAY

My goal and vision is to help people regain their trust in their body’s innate ability to self heal. Our bodies are speaking to us all the time, trying to tell us what they need, in a Whole Body Awareness Yoga (WBAY) we develop the tools to start listening to those needs. The body actually demands…

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7 Day Green Juice Smoothie Challenge

Green juices are liquid gold for boosts of energy, nutrients, and restoration. Green juices contain high levels of chlorophyll a powerful phytonutrient which attaches to toxins and heavy metals and helps remove them from your body. It also increases your blood’s oxygen-carrying capacity by stimulating red blood cell production. This one small change to your daily routine…

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Tangy Herby Salad

Eat More Herbs! Herbs are packed full of a wide range of health benefits, some of these benefits includes boosting your moods, helping reduce affects of PMT and menopause, reducing the risk of cancer, regulating bowel movement, fighting chronic pain and inflammation, rich in antioxidants essential to treat various health problems, supports cardiovascular health, supporting…

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Detoxifying Beet and Apple Soup

This detoxifying soup is packed with health benefit and is nutrient dense. Beetroots are a rich, deep purple colour, and this colour is actually the beta cyanin within the beetroot. Beta cyanin is a powerful antioxidant which can help to remove toxins from your liver, helping to remove toxins from your bloodstream. Beta cyanin can also…

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Stress Depletes the Body

You are what you eat, is not really true….to be more accurate….You are what you absorb.  The problem is that for many people we do our best to eat a nutrient dense diet, but if we are under stress these nutrients are not being absorb. This principle, of course, deals with nutrition (the food and…

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Science finally catches up with Yoga

For centuries the ancient wisdom keepers and healers in several traditions had a keen understanding of the energetic body. The healing traditions from China, India, Japan and Tibet, as well as other countries all spoke of energy channels, meridians or nadis along which the vital energy flowed. Photo courtesy of Upliftconnect.com Life was considered to…

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Yin Yoga and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain has become my mission…well certainly searching for solutions to help my students, many who have been locked in a endless circle of pain and tension for years. Chronic pain is too often either untreated, under-treated or masked by drugs leaving 42% of sufferes with symptoms so severe they are unable to work and…

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The 4 Spiritual Intentions Deepak Chopra Lives By

In a recent conversation with the team at The Mind Body Green, spiritual icon and best-selling author Deepak Chopra, M.D., shared his thoughts on what makes a fulfilling, soulful life—the small steps we can take to become more present and at peace in our bodies, every day. Here, I decided to share, because these steps are…

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Sleep and Night Time Rituals

If you are getting less than 8 hours of sleep per night, decide right now, this minute to boost your self-care sleep ritual, take action and put yourself first.  Sleep is absolutely essential to your health & wellness… Avoid caffeine, sugar and anything stimulating after 3pm every day. Have a warm cup of organic caffeine free herbal tea instead.  Caffeine, too…

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Pelvic Floor Strength – it’s not just for women!

The pelvic floor muscles are foundation of the whole body. They are our power centre and a source of our physical strength.  These muscles span from the tailbone (coccyx) to the pubic bone; front to back, and also side to side. These muscles are normally firm, thick, and resemble a muscular trampoline in its ability to…

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Yoga and Sciatica

Sciatica-a real pain in the butt!  Women tend to experience sciatica more often than men, with about 40% of adults experiencing sciatica at some point. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body, starting at the spine base and running right down through your thigh and calf muscles to your foot. It  is composed…

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