Soothe Back Pain with Restorative Yoga

A mind-body practice, Yoga combines physical poses called asanas, breathing exercises, and guided meditation in a session that is typically 75-minutes long. For many people, yoga is an effective way to reduce inflammation, relieve stress and muscle tension, and change habitual posture patterns that result in back pain. While there are many styles of Yoga [...]

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Magnesium: A Multi-faceted Nutrient

Recognized for its role in bone structure and proper function of nerves and muscles, Magnesium has a multi-faceted role in disease prevention and health promotion. It is necessary for almost every chemical reaction that takes place in the body! Here are just a few things magnesium can do for you: Calm your body by helping [...]

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Sauteed Collards and Spinach

Shake up your usual selection of healthy green veggies by sauteeing collards and spinach. The robust "bite" of sauteed collards is complemented by milder spinach. Sunflower oil adds a delicate nutty flavor that pairs nicely with the garlic and lemon in this recipe. Ingredients 4 cups fresh washed collard greens (trim off the thick stems) [...]

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Reduce Pain & Inflammation with Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)

Devil's Claw is indigenous to southern Africa where, for thousands of years, tribes prepared the herb as an internal remedy for migraine and gastrointestinal problems and to reduce fever. Salves were also prepared to heal skin conditions. Today, Devil's Claw is a scientifically validated remedy for pain and inflammation associated with degenerative joint conditions and [...]

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Improve Your Health With Collard Greens

A traditional Southern embellishment to soups, stews, and entrées, collard greens provide an impressive array of key vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, K, C, the B-vitamin folate, iron, calcium, and manganese. These nutrients play an important role in protecting our cells from damage and supporting the body's natural processes for controlling inflammation. Collard greens [...]

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Prevent & Reduce Back Pain Naturally

Oh my aching back! Most of us will say this several times over the course of our lifetime. Sometimes it's a chronic issue, a deep nagging ache that impacts daily activities. Other times, it's sudden and acute and amazingly painful, the result of a "wrong move" from lifting a small child, unloading groceries, or working [...]

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