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A New Year A New You

Every year on January first, the resolution to do things differently this year is taking a hold of all of us less than perfect human beings.  So, what happens to all those ambitious thoughts year after year? It is truly unfortunate that so many of us start off on the...

Co-Sleeping and Breast Feeding

“Mothers who slept in the same bed with their infants breastfed more and longer than those who slept separately, a study found, but this practice of bed sharing has provoked an ongoing controversy over whether it leads to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).” Despite...

Sleepless in Denver – Part Two

continued from Sleepless in Denver - Part One I set up an initial consultation with Igor, during which he determined that I likely had a sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous system imbalance. This essentially meant that my body had somehow become switched "on" to state...

Sleepless in Denver – Part One

As an athlete aspiring to race on a professional team, I do everything in my power to perform the best I can. Good performance involves nearly every part of your life. Adequately fueling your body before, during and after training, good recovery (which includes...

Obesity Now Considered a Disease

The word disease could have a big impact on the way doctors treat obesity in the United States. The American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted a new policy that officially labels obesity as a disease "requiring a range of medical interventions to advance obesity...

Post partum Nutrition Part Three

Healthful and Restoring Drinks Post Partum Fennel tea Hot water Fennel seeds - You can buy fennel seeds as whole seeds or already pulverized. The fresher the better. Recommendation: For feeling of coldness in the lower abdomen. This tea is beneficial for mother and...

Post Partum Nutrition Part Two

After childbirth it is crucial to replenish the body with essential nutrients. Pregnancy and birth are taxing on the body. In the "Post Partum Nutrition Part One" post I promised to offer an alternative, vegetarian option for the beef broth. Here it is: Vegetarian...

Post Partum Nutrition Part One

After childbirth it is crucial to replenish the body with essential nutrients. Pregnancy and birth are taxing on the body. Post partum nutrition requires special attention. In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is not advised to refrain from eating meat completely,...