Picky Eaters

10 Ways To Help Picky Eaters Get Adventurous

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Kids Love to Help their Parents… By Alex McMahon, Holistic Nutritionist One of the best parts of my job as a teacher was helping children develop healthier habits around food. Parents were always surprised at the foods that their child would eat in class, that they wouldn’t touch at home. Quickly I became the resource for parents who had picky …

Fortify your Immune System

Fortify your Immune System Before Winter

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Winter is coming… …as the Starks from The Game of Thrones would say. Be prepared. While you’re still glowing from summer river runs and backyard BBQs, take this healthy dose of vitality you’ve received from the summer sunshine and keep that momentum going into the next few months as you fortify your immune system for winter. Adapt to the change …

The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

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“To touch is to give life” Modern medicine recognizes that the power of touch simply makes you healthier. Consistent bodywork reduces stress, boosts our immune system and has a profound effect in our ability to stay connected to our ‘self’ and our fellow humans. And in our high tech culture, we may have to work harder to honor our innate …

nutritious greens

Because your skin needs its nutritious greens

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Eminence’s Eight Greens line is super-charged with phyto-estrogenic compounds and skin supportive plants that decrease inflammation, regulate hydration, minimize breakouts, and improve elasticity. As we age, our estrogen levels drop and testosterone levels begin to rise. This hormonal imbalance results in an increase in oil glad production in the skin, which can clog pores and cause acne. At the same …

Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids – Banana Rolls!

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The Nutrition Link That Is Missing Helping children develop healthy eating habits early in life is a great way to ensure lifelong health. There is no better way to foster this (for you and your little ones) than to cook with your children. Learn from Alex McMahon, Nutritional Therapist and former preschool teacher. Try this fun cooking experience with your …

Pursuit of Healthiness

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Healthiness

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We the people of Root Whole Body, in order to form a more healthy union, establish balance, insure internal tranquility, provide for natural defense, promote holistic welfare, and give thanks for the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this conscious Community – for the enlightened and relentlessly curious citizens of America. This holiday week, …

Holistic Cleansing

Top 5 Benefits of Holistic Cleansing

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Feel good! Reboot and defrag your mind-body-spirit. Springtime is our favorite time of year to detox and give our bodies extra self-care and love. Embarking on a food-based cleanse is a wonderful way to support our body’s natural desire to cleanse from the heavier winter foods. Whether you’re interested in weight loss, gaining vitality, dealing with life changes or changing …

Sugar Cravings

Beat the Sugar Cravings

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What kind of sugar addict are you? Take the quiz. Refined sugar is one of the most addictive substances on earth – more so than cocaine. When you eat foods or drink things that contain sugar, dopamine is released into your brain, causing various degrees of euphoria. The more often you consume sugar, the more dopamine receptors start to down-regulate, …

Dr. Tony Murczek on the Miracle of Medical Qigong

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Soaring Crane Qigong: Medicine doesn’t always come in the form of a pill. “It just flat out works” says Dr. Murczek, who has been teaching this medical form of qigong for more than ten years. Since he’s a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, applied kinesiologist and homeopath, we think he might know what he’s talking about. And we’re thrilled to have him …

Raw Food Recipes for your Face

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Home-made and fresh ingredients are the key to these simple skin treatments Papaya, Pineapple and Avocado Treatment Ingredients: Sliver of papaya flesh, seeds removed Slice of pineapple or wedge of orange Quarter of a ripe avocado Mash the papaya flesh with a fork. Apply to your dry face with your fingers. Allow it to sit for up to 20 minutes. …