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Category: Healthy Life

Monday Motivation: Health Benefits of Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, red cabbage, and cauliflower are packed full of health benefits. These superfoods are high in fiber, antioxidants, and promote your body’s ability to detox. Studies also show that they help decrease the risk of certain cancers. Learn more from Dr. Fletcher in this Monday Motivation  

Why Magnesium Matters…

Why Magnesium Matters…

Magnesium is an essential mineral and is the fourth most abundant mineral used in the body. It is an essential cofactor for over 300 enzymatic systems in the body that regulate biochemical reactions. Some of these include protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood pressure maintenance, bone structure, energy production, memory, and detoxification. In 2015 […]

Monday Motivation: Magnesium Levels

Magnesium is vital during any detox program to maximize your body’s ability to eliminate toxins. We often have a hard time getting enough magnesium into our diets. Dr. Palermo discusses ways to boost your levels and the benefits of each option in this Monday Motivation.  

Monday Motivation: Winter Health: Acupuncture and the elements

WINTER: STAYING HEALTHY WITH ACUPUNCTURE AND THE ELEMENTS In winter, nature seems to be at rest. Within the darkness and hibernation, we can rest and recharge. Slowing down, conserving our energy and working on our internal balance or more “Yin” energy. In traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the element associated with winter is water and the […]

Monday Motivation: Post Holiday Detox

If you’re like most Americans, the time after the Holiday season is an ideal time to detoxify your body. The toxic load you typically take on during the holidays is usually higher than usual. January is a perfect time to lower this load by eating healthier, taking care of your body, exercising, and understanding how […]

Monday Motivation: Goals & Resolutions

Can you believe it, another year down and 2020 is almost here. This is the time of year we set goals and resolutions to do something better. In the coming months, think about how you can heal yourself and set realistic goals by listening to your body.

Monday Motivation: Holiday Stress Tips

The holiday season can be stressful, we’re running around to Holiday parties and fighting crowds. There are tools to deal with this stress, and many of us often forget about them. Dr. Palermo & Dr. Fletcher want to share some of their best tools to deal with Holiday stress in this Monday Motivation.    

Thriving through the Holidays: Gifts of Health, Wellness and Generosity

Thriving through the Holidays: Gifts of Health, Wellness and Generosity

Thriving through the Holidays: Gifts of Health, Wellness, and Generosity   The holiday season is marked by food, family and of course gifts. Gift-giving is not only a big contributor to the stress of the season but also a big contributor to trash and waste. Americans throw out 25 percent more garbage between Thanksgiving and […]

By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Dr NP, Healthy Life, Uncategorized | Leave a comment
Brain-Healthy Lentil Soup

Brain-Healthy Lentil Soup

Christina Ferrare recently published a book called Food for Thought which contains brain-healthy recipes. We’re sharing one of her tasty recipes: South African Red Lentil Soup with Spiced Oil SPICED OIL: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 small garlic clove smashed 2 teaspoons dried mint, crumbled 1 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes […]

The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response is a simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress.  Some qualities of the Relaxation Response include… Decreased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Lower respiratory rate Lower pulse rate Decreased oxygen consumption Decreased muscle tension Reduction of cortisol Reduction of noradrenaline Steps for the Relaxation Response Sit quietly in a comfortable position. Close […]

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