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Cardiovascular Health
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Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM Sunday, April 09, 2017 Cardiovascular Health  Cleanse and Detoxification  Diet and Prevention  Gastrointestinal Health  General  Mind Body Medicine  Naturopathy  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Preventative Health  Rebecca Rice L.AC 

Each change of season is an ideal time to do a cleansing program. According to Chinese Medical theory each season has its associated organs. Springtime is related to the liver and gallbladder and is an especially prudent time for a digestive cleanse.

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Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM Saturday, September 10, 2016 Cardiovascular Health  Diet and Prevention  Integrative Medicine  Mind Body Medicine  Nutrition  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Rebecca Rice L.AC 

Hawthorn berry may lower cholesterol, supporting patients with cardiac issues or for addressing indigestion.

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Mary C. Johnson, Dietetic Intern Thursday, February 04, 2016 Cardiovascular Health  Diet and Prevention  General  Lyme Disease  Nutrition  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Obesity  Paleo Diet  Preventative Health  Recipes  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 

In our fast-paced lives, we demand meals on-the-go and often reach for the quickest options available. This most often involves purchasing pre-packaged or fast-food meals which are typically higher in sodium and saturated fat which are detrimental to our heart health. These quick options are also lower in fiber and phytochemicals (cancer fighting compounds found in the color of the food) that are found in plant-based foods which are important for our overall health. Optimizing your diet to include plant-based foods is a surefire way to increase the nutrient density of your diet and maximize your disease fighting potential. Spending time planning and preparing your meals each week is one of the best ways to ensure diet success for heart health. Here are a few easy tips to get you started in quick meal planning and preparation that you can start to incorporate into your routine.

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Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Thursday, February 04, 2016 Acupressure Points  Acupuncture  Cardiovascular Health  Mind Body Medicine, Meditation 

Calming the heart with acupressure.

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Ronald Stram, M.D. Sunday, June 07, 2015 Cardiovascular Health  Diet and Prevention  General  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Ronald L. Stram MD 

Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States. Find out your cardiac risk with a simple test (and its not cholesterol)!

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