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Gut Health

Nurturing Wellness from Within: The Basics of Gut Health and the Power Nutrition In the world of nutrition and well-being, one term that has gained significant prominence in recent years is “gut health.” The idea that a happy gut can lead to a happier, healthier life is no longer a mere buzzword. Instead, it’s a…
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Sugar Addiction

Sugar, with its sweet allure, has long been a beloved part of our lives. From childhood treats to comforting desserts, it’s hard to imagine a world without its presence.  The concept of sugar addiction may sound far-fetched, but as we delve deeper into the intricate relationship between our bodies and sugar, it becomes apparent that…
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EAT THE CAKE?!

Indulging in Moderation: The Surprising Benefits of Eating Cake Who can resist the allure of a beautifully frosted, moist cake? Many of us have grown up hearing that cake is a ‘sometimes’ treat or, worse, something we should avoid altogether to maintain a healthy diet. But what if we told you there are some good…
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Stress!!!

This week I had a student speak to me after class about how she thinks she is doing poorly in my class and then starts to tear up.  During her first class I must admit there was a huge learning curve but she has continued to improve each week. I had to remind her that…
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Yoga

Yoga used to be such a big part of my life. Many moons ago I completed a 300 hr yoga training to become a RYT in Anusara yoga with Lois Neisbitt in the city. I taught for many many years. My favorite class I taught was in Central Park to a group of maybe 80…
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What is Oxidative Stress?

By definition oxidative stress is an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in your body. Free radicals are oxygen-containing molecules with an uneven number of electrons. Oxidative Stress promotes aging and allows the development of a disease. Scientists agree that aging and most deadly diseases are the results of cellular deterioration due to destructive molecules…
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