Category Archive for: ‘Health’

Why is Yoga Therapy?

Why is Yoga Therapy?

Author by Alpa Bhatia Why are we becoming so sick and what we can do about it using therapeutic yogic practices?   Stress makes plaque build up in your artery very quickly. People who have one risk factor whether high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or if they have gone for a heart attack, bypass surgery or angioplasty, yoga is …

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Check Your Numbers

Check Your Numbers

Water: How Much is Enough? The National Academies Institute of Medicine reviewed years of research evidence on adequate water intake and has the following recommendations: Men: 13 cups (about 10.5 cups from beverages) Women: 9 cups (about 7 cups from beverages) Pregnant Women: 10 cups (about 8 cups from beverages) Breastfeeding Women: 13 cups (about 10.5 cups from beverages) Salt: …

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A Journey Down the Aisle to Fitness

Author by Nisha Jani While you work backwards on your wedding planning, keep your health and fitness in mind. It can make all the difference during the actual event- as well as in those photographs you’ll cherish forever. Whether you’re the bride, bridesmaid, or mother of the bride, this is an opportunity to start a new, healthy chapter in your …

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Yoga for Both Preventive and Therapeutic Healthcare

Author by Rajan Narayanan By C. Rajan Narayanan, PhD, Executive Director, Life in Yoga Institute Most people think of yoga along the lines of gym exercise for fitness, and most medical professionals think of yoga as physical manipulation along the lines of physiotherapy. Both are grossly misinformed. The following are some quick spotlights for you to be better informed about …

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Ask the Expert

Author by Nisha Jani Ask the Expert The new year is fully upon us. It’s a new chance to progress with our goals – and for many of us, one of those goals is better health. So while you load up on protein shakes and extra daal, buy those new running shoes, and sign up for that spin class, don’t …

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Ask the Doctor Jan 2016

    Author by Saira Gillani, ND What are some good vitamins for anxiety and depression? Alpha Lipoic Acid – This nutrient protects against theneuronal injury that occurs in the presence of toxic proteins found in brain tissue of Alzheimer’s patients. Research clearly indicates that lipoic acid is a potentneuroprotective antioxidant which strengthens memory and stimulates nerve growth. B Vitamins …

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Top Spas & Resorts in the Southeast US

  A spa or resort is the ultimate relaxing getaway from the stress and hustle of daily life. Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy time away with the family, get together with friends, or celebrate a special occasion, there are countless places in the Southeast United States to unwind and make memories. These are the top 10 picks …

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Natural Remedies for a Healthy Heart By: Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that more than 41 million women in America have heart disease? And the most interesting thing is that more women than men will die from it. In fact, it’s the leading cause of death in women today. But by following these 10 healthy steps, you can avoid a heart attack by 92%. …

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Resistant Starches: How Eating Carbs Can Help you Slim Down

  Don’t get me wrong, as a Naturopathic Doctor, I was taught that all carbohydrates should be avoided at all costs. However, new studies suggest that Resistant Starches are the New Power Fiber! Although this may be the first time you’ve heard of the phrase resistant starches, it is very likely to have been part of your diet for most …

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