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Food as Medicine: Shaping a Healthier Future

Food as Medicine: Shaping a Healthier Future

The current paradigm of healthcare – treating symptoms with drugs and surgery – is shifting towards a more holistic approach of discovering root causes, and prevention of disease. This has led to the concept of “food as medicine” gaining ground.

The Health Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong

The Health Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong

Tai chi and Qigong (Chi Gung) are two ancient practices that have been used for centuries to promote good health, relieve stress and anxiety, and improve overall wellbeing. Although they share many similarities, each practice has its unique approach and set of health...

GMOs and Your Health

GMOs and Your Health

If you are concerned about GMOs in your food and how it will affect your health, you are not alone. According to a Pew Research study, about half of Americans believe genetically modified foods are bad for their health. So, what is a GMO? Genetically modified...

Nutrition, Blood Sugar, and Diabetes

Nutrition, Blood Sugar, and Diabetes

Millions of individuals throughout the world suffer with diabetes, a chronic metabolic illness. It is characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels, which can result in a variety of medical issues. Obesity, living a sedentary lifestyle, and poor eating practices...

Nutrition and Diabetes

Nutrition and Diabetes

This week is American Diabetes Alert Day - a one-day “wake-up call” that focuses on the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of understanding your risks. According to the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases: 37.3 million Americans—or...

Nutrition, Diet, and How it Affects Your Health

Nutrition, Diet, and How it Affects Your Health

March is Nutrition Month – now is the time to learn more about food, nutrition and your health. Eating is a big part of life. You need to eat every day, but how often do you think about nutrition and how what you're eating is affecting your health? What is the...

What Does “Food as Medicine” Mean?

What Does “Food as Medicine” Mean?

The concept of "food as medicine" has been gaining a lot of attention in recent years. The idea is simple: what we eat can have a powerful impact on our overall health and wellbeing. In fact, some experts argue that certain foods can be even more effective at...

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