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Mood Wellness

FaceTime In-Person For Your Health

What creates and maintains health and well-being? Well, one hint is the old adage that money and fame don’t buy happiness. Research now shows that robust secure relationships with family, friends and community keeps us healthier. Loneliness is toxic. It contributes to declining health,…

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Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Guidelines

To follow up on my previous post about using your diet to promote anti-inflammatory conditions in your body, I have compiled a list of which foods you should enjoy more of, and which foods to try and stay away from: EAT MORE OF THESE…

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Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: The Real Comfort Food

Is all food really nourishing? By definition, yes—eating food is, but the types of food you eat can nourish vastly different parts for us. We may find our 2nd piece of chocolate cake as something comforting, but what’s that food doing at a cellular…

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Connecting Mood Wellness

Walking and Rumination

Feeling in an emotional rut or want to get the creative juices flowing? The solution can be as easy as walking in the park. Nature nourishes! Research shows a simple walk in a natural environment reduces rumination. Rumination is repetitive thoughts focused on negative…

Herbs
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Herbs & Pain Series: One Size Does Not Fit All

Herbal remedies have been proven effective in reducing pain and improving function. As mentioned in previous posts, prescription medications can have side effects that prevent some patients from being able to safely use them. Thus, they may be good candidates for herbal medicines. When…

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