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Alkalinity Diets: What it is and isn’t

Proponents of pH balancing systems suggest that maintaining a proper balance of the body’s pH level is essential for health.  Short answer:  True!  Long answer: It has nothing to do with diet. Any time we start using terms like pH, a streak of terror may pass through your soul as you are transported back to high school chemistry class.  Don’t be afraid, from now on we will use the term...

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Thrivability Depends on Adaptability

Many people are becoming aware of just how many pollutants, toxins and chemicals there are in our daily environment.  It would appear our lives are being insulted by these things at every corner!  It is becoming more and more difficult to isolate ourselves from their noxious influence.  Therefore, we have to make choices about how we deal with this reality of modern society. A growing portion...

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Meditation: Your Brain on…Nothing

I probably don’t have to sell you on the idea that it’s a good thing to exercise periodically.  But I imagine it would be a little more difficult to sell you on the idea that we need to work on our minds as often or more then our abs!   Most of us have neglected working out the mind to the degree that we have become so obese we hardly recognize ourselves sometimes.  Mindfulness...

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New Year’s Re-Solution

With New Year’s resolutions now in “active mode”, lets remember that they are generally short lived.  Not to be a bummer Billy, but why is it that so many of us make plans only to have them decelerate after a few months.  Its not a secret that you should purchase state of the art gym equipment in the month of March when all the fervor of plans for losing weight decline to the point of...

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Fever…Not Disco!

Disco, cat scratch, and pediatric…all very misunderstood and all equally capable of causing a profuse sweat!  As uncomfortable as fevers can be, nature has designed fever to function as a positive adaptation of immunity.  From mammals to reptiles, having the capability to raise body temperature provides a quicker resolution of infection.  So when should a fever be treated and when should...

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Escape the Immune Booster Mentality

We have all been there; you wake up and feel a little scratchiness in the back of the throat that just doesn’t go away with a warm cup of (insert your preference here).  You have a busy day at work and can’t afford to get sick.  Your mind races as to what to grab out of your medicine cabinet to remedy the situation.  With cold and flu season upon us in full swing, it is appropriate to...

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