Tag Archive for wellness

Building Healthy Sustainable Spaces

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POWER LIVING® TV: Does your environment support your health? Tap into the latest thinking on health and sustainability as it relates to the built environment from the Clinton Global Initiative.

Mindful Eating: The Apple Exercise

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POWER LIVING® TV: How can you lose weight naturally? One way is to eat mindfully. Join Dr. Terri Kennedy in this Mindful Eating Exercise using an apple. In addition to losing weight, by eating mindfully, you will become more aware your food choices and truly enjoy the eating experience. If you’ve never tried a mindful eating exercise before, you might find it funny to slow down and actually chew your food. Nevertheless, there are countless benefits so give it a try!

Carrot Ginger Soup

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PWR FOODS: Carrot Ginger Soup is one of my absolute favorite soups in Fall and Winter. It is packed with vitamin A and beta-carotene from the carrots which help to protect eyesight. It also gives a shot of vitamin C and iron – the vitamin C allows you to better absorb the iron. Lastly, the ginger is good for digestion and has wonderful anti-inflammatory properties. Try out this vegan recipe which has no cream.

Seasonal Eating

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PWR FOODS: From Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda to African and Native American traditions, seasonal eating has been a practice of many indigenous and ancient cultures.

Summer Foods

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In the summer, it’s time to enjoy cooling foods – water-filled fruits and vegetables. Summer is associated with the element Fire, according to the Taoist Five Element Theory. Fire is the energetic force that governs the health and functionality of your heart and small intestines, as well as the functions of circulation and heating in the body. It is important to cut back on refined foods and animal fats to allow these organs to restore themselves.

1st Annual Holistic Wellness Expo

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THE BUZZ: On Saturday, April 28th, 2012, I participated in The 1st Annual Holistic Wellness Expo presented by The City College of New York Continuing and Professional Studies in partnership with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Harlem Healthy Eating & Healthy Living Initiative. It was held at The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, and…