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Body/Mind Perspective – Seated Side Stretch

July 16, 2010 by

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This side stretch will increase the flexibility of your spine, arms, and rib cage as it stimulates the liver, kidney, and spleen functions. Furthermore, the Yoga Pose will also help realign your spinal column and will aid the lungs to take in more oxygen. 1)  Start in a cross-legged seated position.  Give yourself some padding […]

Sheri’s Rants #33: Regeneration

January 31, 2010 by

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Robert has cancer – lymphoma of the liver – and is waiting for a liver transplant.  We spoke at length about nutrition.  He’s highly nutrition aware these days, and this is what he told me:  “Basically, I’m living on a lot of raw veggies and fruit, and I had to cut my protein down from […]

Opening Your Eyes to Sugar

December 31, 2009 by

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Jamie Lynn Did you know that the average American consumes an astounding 2-3 pounds of sugar each week? Actually, that isn’t surprising considering that highly refined sugars are hidden everywhere; including in bread, breakfast cereal, mayonnaise, peanut butter, ketchup, spaghetti sauce, and frozen meals.  Sugar is often disguised by words like sucrose, dextrose, maltodextrin, and […]

Sheri’s Rants # 26: Diet Head in Debt

October 8, 2009 by

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When planning purchases, especially major ones, life is much easier if you’ve saved up for them, isn’t it?  If you haven’t, then you end up in debt – and once you’re in debt you’re accruing interest rates, and now you owe even MORE money, right?  And the pain of payment is stretched out over time; […]