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Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables (or brassicas) are thought to play an important role in cancer prevention. These vegetables contain phytochemicals known as isothiocyanates. These phytochemicals change the way estrogen is metabolized or broken down in the body. This, in turn, decreases the risk of hormone- or estrogen-related cancers like breast and uterine cancer. Isothiocyanates are activated by… Continue reading Cruciferous Vegetables

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Essential Oils

Their chemical constituents and their aromas, have a powerful, immediate effect on the brain, the nervous system and on the release of neurotransmitters. Anatomically, the sense of smell has immediate access to the cerebral cortex, initiating a cascade of beneficial responses that quickly influence areas of the brain dealing with memory, emotion, metabolism, glandular stimulation… Continue reading Essential Oils

Acupuncture

Helpful Tips for Reducing Stress

Acupuncture: Rubbing acupuncture points with your finger for 30-60 seconds can stimulate and promote the circulation of Qi within your own body, restoring health and well-being. Here are two common acupuncture points to reduce stress and promote health and well being. Conception Vessel 17 Location:  In the center of the sternum (breastbone) between the nipples… Continue reading Helpful Tips for Reducing Stress

Food · Nutrition

Minerals in Fresh Juices

Minerals found in foods are quite different from those found in supplemental mineral pills. Minerals are always combined with specific amino acids; sometimes with vitamins. The process of bonding mineral to amino acid or mineral to vitamin is called “chelation.”  Chelated minerals are preferable to synthetic minerals because the body easily recognizes and uses minerals… Continue reading Minerals in Fresh Juices

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture as a therapeutic intervention is widely practiced in the United States. The general theory of acupuncture is based on the premise that there are patterns of energy flow (Qi) through the body that are essential for health. Disruptions of this flow are believed to be responsible for disease. Acupuncture may correct imbalances of flow… Continue reading Acupuncture