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Trying To Lose Weight? Add These 5 Super Foods To Your Diet Plan

According to Heather Mangieri, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, "Certain foods can help you shed body weight; because they help you feel full longer and help curb cravings."The best of such foods help boost the human metabolism, this means it takes less not to feel hungry, but also you eat lesser calorie amounts than your body is burning. The math doesn't lie, this method of metabolic regulation leads to more rapid weight loss.These are five foods that are beneficial for losing weight; each is a worthwhile dieting choice for individuals.BeansThere are few better sources of high proteins that out do bean. In fact, beans are economical, filling, plus as versatile as any cooking staple. Beans come in many varieties and...

10 Foods You Should Start Eating to Get Rid of Heart Disease Naturally

10 Foods You Should Start Eating to Get Rid of Heart Disease Naturally

Millions of people around the world are suffering from heart disease. In fact, it's the number 1 cause of death in the United States. Also, known as the cardiovascular disease this condition affects your heart in numerous ways such as:How your heart muscle contracts. The circulation of blood flows in and out of your heart. The speed of your heart - how fast or slow your heart beats.What Causes Heart Disease Heart disease develops when one or more of the coronary arteries narrow and causes less blood flow to the heart. With less blood being pumped to it your heart becomes stressed because it has to work harder than normal.Eventually, plaque will begin to build up around the walls of your arteries and completely block blood...

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11 Herbal Remedies To Grow Hair Back On Balding Forehead

How often have you stood in front of a mirror, staring and desperately trying to gauge if your hair line is really receding? Yes, this concern seems to be only worsening with time, isn't it? First tell-tale sign that your hair loss has crossed the alarming point is when your forehead starts to look wider. The key is to address it before the situation gets out of hand and that's why you need herbal remedies for balding forehead!First tell-tale sign that your hair loss has crossed the alarming point is when your forehead starts to look wider. The key is to address it before the situation gets out of hand and that's why you need herbal remedies for balding forehead!Receding hairline or full frontal baldness...

Inner Wisdom & Clarity through Chinese Exercise

Inner Wisdom and Clarity through Chinese Exercise

By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac & CH Qigong and tai chi are Chinese exercises traditionally practiced for physical fitness, increased energy, and health and wellbeing. However, they are also powerful exercises for development of mental power and inner wisdom leading to increased focus, clarity, self-confidence, inner knowingness, and emotional stability. These qualities exist within each individual but to varying degrees. The first step toward strengthening them is to recognize one’s personal capacity for such development. The second step is to begin to practice the gentle, flowing movements of qigong or tai chi with care and purpose. How to Begin It is best to begin slowly with one or two exercises, and then progressively add more when comfortable. Development of mental clarity and inner wisdom comes through...

Chinese Medicine to Allay Anxiety

Chinese Medicine to Allay Anxiety

By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. & CHChinese medicine is an excellent treatment of anxiety, a condition that is highly common today as a result of our fast-paced, high-pressure society. According to Chinese medicine, anxiety stems from a disharmony between the kidney and the heart organ systems. This stems in part from the Five Element Theory, which teaches that the energetics of the kidney organ system is responsible for controlling the energetics of the heart organ system.In this scenario, it is appropriate for an acupuncture treatment to strengthen the energetics of the kidney, while simultaneously calming the heart and nurture the spirit. Acupuncture also works to forge a stronger connection between the physical and energetic components of the body to further allay anxiety. Anxiety...

Chinese Medicine: Yin Yang Balancing Act

Chinese Medicine: Yin Yang Balancing Act

By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac & CH The metaphysical definition of balance is “a desirable point between two or more opposite forces which minimizes the negatives of both. “ When applied to Chinese Medicine, this definition relates to the state of being achieved through the balancing of two complementary, yet opposing forces of yin and yang. When the creation of a desirable middle point is established between yin and yang, it leads to a vibrant flow of vital energy commonly known as qi. As this flow strengthens over time it leads to an individual’s positional shift along the yin/yang continuum that positively affects one’s life existence, interaction, and function. This is precisely how Chinese medicine works with the energies of the body to affect...

Building Muscle: Will it Extend or Shorten your Lifespan?

Building Muscle: Will it Extend or Shorten your Lifespan?

Bodybuilding has changed a lot during its short life, but the motivation behind it hasn’t. Bodybuilding is all about the gain train.We lift to look good, to be strong, and because we like it - health is an afterthought.But society has become increasingly health conscious. Within the past decade, human lifespan and longevity have come to the forefront of health interest.We’re even seeing this interesting work it’s way out of research environments and into specific activities, sports, and realms of fitness. Even bodybuilding.This integration of fitness and longevity has presented an interesting complication, the two pursuits seem to contradict each other.It’s as if there’s a fork in the road with one way leading to optimal performance and the other to optimal longevity.Does it have to...

Chinese Medicine: A Foundation for Health

Chinese Medicine: A Foundation for Health

By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, Dipl., L.Ac. & CH Chinese medicine is an ancient system of medical wisdom and clinical tradition developed approximately 4,000 years ago to restore health and wellbeing. Over 15 million Americans have turned to it as a form of alternative/complementary medicine. Its main premise is that illness arises when the cyclical flow of qi becomes unbalanced, blocked, or depleted. Within this paradigm, quality of health depends on how and where this energy flows. Its primary goal is to adjust and balance the energetic system to establish and maintain a free flow of qi (vital energy) throughout the body, thus working to address physical symptoms. This state of free flowing energy promotes blood flow, which transports nourishment to the vital organs, glands, and tissues....

Laser Helmet Helps People Regain Hair Loss at Home

Laser Helmet Helps People Regain Hair Loss at Home

Laser helmet helps people regain hair loss at home...

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Weight Loss: 7 Ways to Lose Weight

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Weight Loss: 7 Ways to Lose Weight

Weight for Chinese Medicine By Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac, Dipl. Ac & CHChinese medicine can be of help to the millions of Americans struggling with their weight, due to how it identifies and rectifies the deeper underlying root causes of this important issue. Regardless of whether it is a matter of excessive or deficient weight, Chinese medicine works to bring the body back into balance. It establishes healing from “the inside out,” while forging a solid connection between the mind and body. As a holistic approach to weight management, Chinese medicine activates the energetics of the stomach, spleen, liver, kidney, heart, large intestine, and small intestine organ systems.It provides a multifaceted approach that addresses the body, mind, emotions, energetic and spiritual components of an individual....