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Andrew Weil, M.D.
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Giving out certificates & walking sticks that symbolize the practitioners' journey! @AzCIM
. @SenatorHarkin joins 57 grads from 27 states & 6 countries in celebration of 20 years of transforming health care
Integrative Medicine Class of '14 @SenatorHarkin has been a long-time supporter of preventive health care, wellness & integrative medicine.
At today's graduation U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (Iowa) awarded an honorary fellowship from @AzCIM. With @VMaizes
"Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what's in a name?" -Helen Hunt Jackson
The unexpected age when people say they're happiest
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"You may have the universe if I may have Italy." ~Giuseppe Verdi
What's in your healthy lunchbox? Here's what we like to pack:
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The health benefits of taking a low-dose of aspirin daily:
From the Nurses Health Study: The less red meat a woman eats, the lower her risk of breast cancer -
RT @johnlapuma Artificial sweeteners change gut microbe balance
It's flu season! Here are How 7 Top Herbalists and Doctors Fight the Flu...
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Prepare for Pregnancy: 10 Self Assessment Steps for a Healthy Baby (By my colleague at @AzCIM, @VMaizes)
I’ll be on the @DrOz program tomorrow, discussing new research on artificial sweeteners and diabetes. Please tune it!
“A physicist is just an atom’s way of looking at itself." Niels Bohr
A beautiful time-lapse video of monsoons over the Arizona desert (via @MikeOlbinski)!
In today's Q&A a reader asks: Is medical marijuana worth the fight? My answer:
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." Mahatma Gandhi
October! Let's cook something with apples. How about Roasted Squash & Apple Soup?
Looking for a little balance in your life? Try the Tree! #yogamonth
Looking to shed a few pounds? Your outlook may influence your efforts:
"Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly." T. S. Eliot
Happy Yoga Month #yogamonth! Give the deeply relaxing down dog a try:
Are #Bees Back Up on Their Knees? > Colony Collapse Disorder might be over, but bees still need our help via @nytimes
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September is National Yoga Month. #yogamonth Do a few cat/cows in celebration!
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