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  • Juicing: Body Cleansing or Nutrient Depleting?

    Juicing and juice cleanses are a popular trend, touted for their detoxing, weight loss, and health benefits, which promise to energize you by providing a daily dose of fruits and vegetables. What is the verdict of juicing?

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    Combating Stressful Eating with Mindfulness

    Mindful eating involves developing a healthy and enjoyable relationship with food by experiencing the pleasure of food and being fully present during meals. This article explores how this practice can be used to reduce stress and to improve digestive health and eating behaviors.

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    Power of Positivity

    Inspirational quote of the day: “Believe in yourself.” The first step towards success is optimism and confidence—even when it comes to optimizing your physical health. In fact, a positive attitude can benefit your bodily health more than you may think. A 30-year study by the Mayo Clinic found that optimists have 50 percent lower risk of early death than pessimists. Conclusion: “the mind and body are linked” while “attitude has an impact on the final outcome—death.” Creating positive expectations can add years to your life, and make all the difference when it comes to health and healing.

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    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

    Acupuncture is commonly used for chronic pain, but is what is the evidence for its efficacy? A meta-analysis study from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center suggests that acupuncture is indeed an effective treatment option.

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    Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

    Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, produced and directed by Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke, highlights the current cost and unsustainability of healthcare, but also the potential solution of a more integrative, high-touch, and low-cost intervention.

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