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Gluten Free. Is that for me? By Megan Magill

Posted on 02-26-2017

Gluten Free. Is that for me? By Megan Magill What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Why is it a bad thing? Gluten is not inherently ba...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Meditate Each Morning” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 02-26-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Meditate Each Morning”        by  Sarah Gish I was a kid when my parents took poet and counterculture guru Allen Ginsberg ...

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Dr. Joseph Mercola on Simple Steps to Well-Being by Judith Fertig

Posted on 02-12-2017

Dr. Joseph Mercola on Simple Steps to Well-Being by Judith Fertig Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Joseph Mercola has practiced as a board-certified family physician for more than 30 years...

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Natural Remedies for Itchy Pets Gentle Ways to Calm Allergies by Sandra Murphy

Posted on 02-12-2017

Natural Remedies for Itchy Pets Gentle Ways to Calm Allergies by Sandra Murphy Rather than routinely giving drugs to dogs and cats to relieve dry, itchy, skin or food allergies, consi...

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Fearless Eating How to Move Past Food Sensitivities by Kathleen Barnes

Posted on 02-12-2017

Fearless Eating How to Move Past Food Sensitivities by Kathleen Barnes Complaints of digestive upsets, brain fog, headaches, relentless food cravings and unrelieved stress appear to b...

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Kids Going Online at Bedtime Sleep Poorly

Posted on 02-12-2017

Kids Going Online at Bedtime Sleep Poorly A new study from King’s College London has found that children’s use of electronic devices close to bedtime can reduce their chances of a g...

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DHA Boosts Elder Brain Function

Posted on 02-12-2017

DHA Boosts Elder Brain Function Researchers from Tianjin Medical University, in Tianjin, China, have discovered that regularly taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) improves brain function in older...

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Wheezing Toddlers Prone to Food Allergies

Posted on 02-12-2017

Wheezing Toddlers Prone to Food Allergies Researchers in Singapore studied the relationship between eczema and wheezing in babies and food allergies in toddlers. Researchers collected data from...

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Stress and Fatigue Abate with Combo Supplement

Posted on 02-12-2017

Stress and Fatigue Abate with Combo Supplement A study from Dijon, France, found that a specific nutrient combination supplement can help reduce feelings of anxiety and tiredness. Researchers s...

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Eye-Health Nutrients Also Aid the Brain

Posted on 02-12-2017

Eye-Health Nutrients Also Aid the Brain Lutein and zeaxanthin are important carotenoids for eye health, filtering out harmful high-energy blue wavelengths of light and helping to protect and ma...

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The Five-Second Rule Debunked

Posted on 02-12-2017

The Five-Second Rule Debunked                            &nb...

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Veggie, Fish and Nut Fats Preserve Heart Health

Posted on 02-12-2017

Veggie, Fish and Nut Fats Preserve Heart Health Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, used data from previous studies to discern the association between dairy and ani...

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No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Posted on 02-12-2017

Anyone that has struggled to reduce their intake of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad” cholesterol) may have considered avoiding saturated fat in their diets, although the lates...

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Green Goodbyes Creative Ideas for Eco-Burial by Avery Mack

Posted on 02-12-2017

Natural burials allow those that lived their principles of an environmentally sound life to complete their days in a planet-friendly, personalized way. “The number of U.S. cemeter...

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Hello Gyro Workouts Use Natural Body Patterns by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 02-12-2017

“Imagine an exercise system that strengthens the body enough to be used in training world-class athletes, stretches more safely than any form of yoga and expands the core training concep...

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Reframing Your Life Story Create Your Own Hero’s Journey by Kim Schneiderman

Posted on 02-12-2017

Every life unfolds as a uniquely dynamic, purposeful and potentially heroic story that is open to interpretation, especially our own. We are the star and spin doctor of this work-in-progress, ...

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Silencing Cyberbullies How to Defuse Bad Actors by April Thompson

Posted on 02-12-2017

Whether it’s a damaging rumor posted on Facebook, a humiliating photo shared on Instagram or a threatening text, cyberbullying is increasing among today’s youth. A 2015 Cyberbullyi...

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Holistic Eye Care Taking the Whole Body into Account by Linda Sechrist

Posted on 02-12-2017

The “old wives’ tale” about eating carrots for healthy vision wasn’t wrong, but fell far short of a holistic approach to eye health. Today’s holistically trained ...

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Prime Sources of Healthy Fats

Posted on 02-12-2017

Functional medicine physician Mark Hyman suggests that we include four to five servings of fat in our diets every day. “In the last five years, the scientific evidence has been mounting ...

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Thumbs-Up on Fats Good Fat Doesn’t Make Us Fat by Judith Fertig

Posted on 02-12-2017

In an era of too much information, the role of fats in our diet has been a victim of not enough information. Today’s turnaround in nutritional thinking acknowledges natural fats as vital...

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Should you and your family receive a chiropractic check-up? s By Dr. Jackie St.Cyr, Network Spinal Analysis Chiropractor

Posted on 02-12-2017

Chiropractic for me and my family? Why? We don’t have back or neck pain.” If you are wondering about the answer to this question, you’ll want to read on. As chiropractors, we ofte...

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Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Posted on 02-12-2017

A study from Harvard Medical School, in Boston, has found that tai chi, a low-impact exercise and movement meditation, can help relieve chronic neck pain. Researchers divided 14 participants, ...

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Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Posted on 02-12-2017

Researchers from the Mount Sinai Medical Center, in Miami Beach, concluded in a 2016 review of research that chelation therapy using agents such as EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) can s...

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Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Posted on 02-12-2017

A 2016 review from Australia’s Murdoch University, in Perth, confirms the cognitive benefits of consuming plants in the Salvia genus, particularly sage. Cognition includes processes asso...

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Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Posted on 02-12-2017

A study from the University of Eastern Finland, in Kuopio, has found that less active boys perform worse in reading and arithmetic classes than their more active counterparts. Researchers stud...

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Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Posted on 02-12-2017

Ruopeng An, Ph.D., a kinesiology and community health professor at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, studied the hydration and dietary habits of more than 18,300 American adults ...

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Posted on 02-12-2017

Barefoot running has become a popular activity for athletes, and with the right training, can be a helpful tool for many runners. A recent study from the University of Jaén, in Spain, c...

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Run Fun Races Beckon Beginners by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 02-12-2017

“I’ve run in cities, rural areas and suburbs. I’ve run while deployed to military bases in the Middle East, in cities on four continents, in blazing heat and winter snowstorm...

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Eggs-pert Advice How to Buy Good Eggs from Happy Hensby by Judith Fertig

Posted on 02-12-2017

Janice Cole, the author of Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes, knows how delicious a really fresh egg tastes. She keeps three chickens she calls “the girls&rdquo...

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Enzyme Therapy for Pets A Key to Good Health by Shawn Messonnier

Posted on 02-12-2017

Enzymes are among the most commonly used supplements for cats and dogs because they are widely beneficial. They support digestive health and enhance nutrient absorption, as well as reduce infl...

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Medical Massage Targeted Therapy for Specific Ills by Linda Sechrist

Posted on 02-12-2017

Specialty certificate programs representing advanced education and training within a modality qualified as therapeutic massage and bodywork are benefitting today’s massage therapists and...

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Youth Sea Change

Posted on 02-12-2017

Youth worldwide are engaging in innovative ways to activate their communities and combat ocean pollution. Pédrisson and Emmanuelson Bernard, of Carrefour, Haiti, won the 2016 Mil...

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Saving Our Oceans: What We Can Do Now!

Posted on 02-12-2017

Everyone has a part to play in keeping oceans clean and healthy. Here are some ways concerned individuals of all ages can help. Do away with disposable plastics. Use reusable alternativ...

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New Wave Kids Organize to Save Our Oceans by April Thompson

Posted on 02-12-2017

Earth’s oceans shelter more than a million species, employ millions of people and feed billions more. Their complex ecosystems increasingly face critical challenges, including acidificat...

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Wild Places Give Our Soul Sanctuary by Terry Tempest Williams

Posted on 02-12-2017

It was standing inside Timpanogos Cave (a national monument) as an eight-year-old child that marked me. Hiking to the entrance of the cave with our church group we were ushered in by a park ra...

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Tony Jupiter on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity by Randy Kambic

Posted on 02-12-2017

Leading author and environment advocate Tony Juniper has been an Earth champion for three decades, imploring humanity to urgently understand that we need nature to thrive. His recently reissue...

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Home Tech Update

Posted on 02-12-2017

Nest Smart Thermostat Google’s Nest Learning Thermostat replaces the old thermostat and immediately starts saving energy and money. Partnered with a smartphone, custom settings wi...

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The Bradley Method

Posted on 02-12-2017

Tania Nuezca has been teaching Bradley Method® partner-coached natural childbirth for four years and currently teaches classes at her home in Humble and at the Cherry Blossom Yoga Studio in Champi...

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Eco-Friendly Home Building Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist

Posted on 02-06-2017

Smart, innovative, technological breakthroughs are making buildings more energy-efficient, healthier to live in and highly attuned to our connected world. “Homeowners continue to be inter...

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Water-Saving Gardens

Posted on 02-06-2017

“Water-saving gardens use less of this precious resource through appropriate plant choices, rain-conserving features, employing berming and terracing to slow runoff, water-permeable hard...

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Edible Landscaping

Posted on 02-06-2017

A kitchen garden represented by any kind of edible landscaping replaces some turf grass with produce. Carefully designed and maintained, it can be as attractive as any other garden space. &ldq...

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Eco Yards: Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes by Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko

Posted on 02-06-2017

“Traditional turf lawns are an ecological nightmare,” says John Greenlee, author of The American Meadow Garden, who notes that most monoculture turf lawns never even get used. ...

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NRG Stadium: Big Game Sustainability

Posted on 02-02-2017

What a winning team … sustainability and football! NRG Stadium is home to the NFL’s Houston Texans and the host site of this year’s biggest game (Super Bowl 51), on Sunday, ...

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BBVA Compass Free Rides

Posted on 02-02-2017

Houston BCycle Houston Bike Share and BBVA Compass wish to announce the “BBVA Compass Free Rides” program, designed to help alleviate increased traffic congestion and suppor...

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Yoga and Pregnancy By Valerie Immore

Posted on 02-02-2017

A yoga practice is not an exercise class.  It is a practice that addresses all our bodies at once: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and energetic.  It helps us relax and get centered j...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Take Care of Yourself” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 02-02-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Take Care of Yourself”                by  Sarah Gish “All work and no play makes...

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Placental Encapsulation by Erin Young

Posted on 02-02-2017

Did you know that your placenta is a perfect bio-identical organ made by your own body? It's full of hormones, iron, and other constituents that science hasn't documented yet. The hormo...

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