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Andrew Weil, M.D.
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Melatonin for more sleep and better bones:
Just in case you're craving kale for lunch or dinner, here's my Tuscan Kale Salad recipe:
Eating a salad of Kale @DrWeil Quite tasty!. Yes Weil his new restaurant in DC. He'll be@FullFrameCCTV
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"What is a soul? It's like electricity - we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room." Ray Charles
"About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure." Tommy Lasorda
Today's Q&A is about the enterovirus that has made so many children ill in the Midwest:
Prudent diet to prevent prostate cancer?
Producers from @DrOz visited my summer home in BC recently. We discussed some of my daily healthy living practices:
In need of a spicy, crunchy mid-afternoon snack idea? Try these little bites of perfection: Smokey Roasted Chickpeas
Biggest risk factor for heart disease in women over 30?
This is what happens when the desert gets 2.96in of rain in 7 hours. @ Tempe Town Lake Pedestrian Bridge
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The health benefits of bitter foods:
In today's Q&A a reader asks about "fat tax" (taxes on junk food to address obesity). My answer:
Live passionately! A terrific @TedTalk on aging from @isabelallende
There's Much More To Apples Than Meets The Eye
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Tea plants for sale at a farmer's market in Portland, OR. Nice to see tea joining the American local-foods movement!
"Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Exercise for a Better Microbiome? Short answer: Yes! Learn more here
"I don't know what this is, but I must chew it." Juno (3.5 months old) #rhodesianridgeback
Juno says "good morning" from her place on the warm beach sand.
"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” Leonard Bernstein
Spend sometime outside today. Breathe. Relax.
Is #cycling a prostate cancer risk? Short answer: No definitive evidence of connection & benefits far outweigh risk
It's back to school time - so let's talk a little about head lice:
Great!! 101-Year-Old Farmer Honored for 84 Years of Weather Observations (via @NatGeo) #healthyaging #citizenscience
Fresh sockeye grilled whole and stuffed with lemon slices, fresh tarragon and thinly sliced onions. Tasty!
I have joined forces with @PaulStamets& @DrWeil to create a life changing filming about the mushroom. @FantasticFungi
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New research suggests that people (especially women) with sleep apnea have a higher risk of osteoporosis:
RT @GaplesInstitute: Gaples Institute joins top docs to press for more #nutritioneducation in medical training
A nap, after a busy morning chasing things.
Ajax and the puppy, Juno wonder what I am up to. (No good!)
The latest @TrueFoodKitchen (the ninth) is now open in Houston, Texas!
What's the best bedtime snack?
Trying to shed pounds? It's not just what you eat - how you feel about what you're eating may also play a role:
We eat pasta the Italian way - al dente, and modest portions. Ajax enjoys a taste!
Clams are good sources of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. These beauties required only a light steaming.
“...stress is the primary cause or aggravating cause of the majority of illness," says @UofA's @DrWeil. Music heals.
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"To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living." Herman Melville
I'm harvesting this summer's shiitakes off of the alder logs we plugged in 2011. (More pics to come!)
"If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer." ~ Dag Hammarskjold
9 Things You're Doing That Drive Your Doctor Crazy (via @HealthyLiving):
My new puppy, Juno happily decides my daughter, Diana is worth keeping.
Meet the newest member of the family! Juno, a 10 week old female Ridgeback, loving life in British Columbia. #puppy
The early bird stays slim:
"Never mistake motion for action." Ernest Hemingway