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Breaking Your Weekly Routine With Fasting

By: | 2 Comments | On: April 6, 2015 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living

weekly fasting

How often do we go about our day subconsciously and without much thought, reason or planning. We go through patterns that don’t need much of our brain to execute. Think about it. Daily routine for many is the same day after day, week after week. The argument would be that... more

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Fasting: Clinical Applications

By: | 3 Comments | On: March 28, 2015 | Category: Blog, News

fasting clinical studies

In the process of doing research on fasting, one thing has become very clear; there is much more clinical scientific research being done on this subject now than ever before. And as you might expect, there are many theories for and against. Actually the “against” numbers are quickly disappearing. We found... more

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Turmeric: This Centuries Old Super Food Is Back

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 17, 2015 | Category: Blog, News, Nutrition

turmeric benefits

The scientific name for turmeric is curcuma longa, and actually belongs to the ginger family of root herbs. It is native to the sub-Himalayan region and is now widely grown in many tropical and sub-tropical regions as an important commercial crop. It has been used since antiquity in Chinese and... more

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Are we losing muscle mass while fasting?

By: | 2 Comments | On: January 18, 2015 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, Nutrition

loosing muscle mass while fasting

I recently heard from someone that fasting is “stupid” because of the muscle loss that happens while fasting. I was thinking, really? After only 24-36 hours? And if so, then how much? Is this going to harm me in the long run? As I started reading up on this, I... more

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Fasting Update – January 6, 2015

By: | 9 Comments | On: January 9, 2015 | Category: Blog, Life Style, Nutrition

fasting tea

As a result of our research on fasting and discussions with visiting relatives who are medical professionals, we were quite excited about trying it out for ourselves. We had never really fasted before in any systematic way so this was definitely going to be a challenge, as we both obviously... more

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Healing Of Our Bodies Can Begin With Fasting

By: | 4 Comments | On: January 6, 2015 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, News, Nutrition

fasting

We all enjoy eating and there is nothing wrong with it. But over the years we have started to eat much more than we need. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying our food, but excess food on a continuous basis creates a burden for the body. When it must process more... more

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What Is The Human Gut Microbiome?

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 4, 2015 | Category: Blog, News, Nutrition

Microbiota

The human gut microbiome is the bacterial ecosystem of our intestines. It affects our body’s capability to extract energy from our diet. Currently there is an absence of understanding generally about the importance of the gut microbiome’s role in health and well-being. Research suggests that gut–brain axis, a bidirectional neurohumoral communication system in... more

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Acorn Squash

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 4, 2014 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

acorn squash

Acorn Squash Basics What it is: The most common variety is dark green in colour, often with a single spot of orange on the side or top. Acorn squash belongs to the same species as summer squash including zucchini and yellow crookneck squash. Squash is native to the Americas. It is... more

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Is Fasting Good For You? Pros and Cons.

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 2, 2014 | Category: Blog, Life Style, Nutrition

fasting diet

Fasting has been practiced for centuries, but can it help you to be healthier? Fasting is an ancient concept and people fast for many different reasons. It is an integral part of many religions from Christianity to Judaism to Islam, and sometimes it is used as a way to make a... more

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Meditation and the brain waves

By: | 3 Comments | On: November 1, 2014 | Category: Blog, Holistic Living, Life Style, Meditation

meditation and brain waves

Our brainwaves change according to what we’re doing and feeling. It’s no secret that our minds have the capability to change the way our bodies react, and research exists from scientists, physicians and physiologists to substantiate this claim. Transcendental Meditation has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress, lower high... more

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