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Music Is Good For Your Health

Music Is Good For Your Health

I was listening to Michael Franti and Speahead after having a bit of a disappointing late afternoon and I realized that in the span of one song, my mood turned from discouraged to optimistic- down right giddy in fact. The beauty of music is it’s ability to alter your mood (take a look at this…

Dark Chocolate = Healthy Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Recent studies say dark chocolate — not white chocolate or milk chocolate — is good for you! What is it about dark chocolate? Chocolate is made from plants, which means it contains many of the health benefits of dark vegetables. These benefits are from flavonoids, which act as antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the body from aging…

Time for a Power Nap?

Time for a Power Nap

Ever feel like taking a nap in the middle of the day, but fearing it will do more harm than good? How long should the nap take? Is half an hour too much, or could you nap for even more? Well, all of this depends on what kind of tasks you have to do. A…

The Healthcare Debate

The Healthcare Debate

When you say the words “Integrative Health” or “Integrative Nutrition” most people don’t have a clue what you mean. American’s today are used to going to their health care practitioner only when something has already gone wrong. And most are seeking a quick result in pill form or an easy access cure. They want one…

Being Grateful

being grateful

Gratitude: The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I encourage you to take the time to think about what you are grateful for and express that gratitude. Be truly thankful for the bounty of food before you and recognize that it should not be taken for granted. Be…