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Video Post: How to Eat a Pomegranate

Video Post: How to Eat a Pomegranate

  Pomegranates are tangy, sweet, and crunchy all at once. Touted as some to be “the jewel of autumn and winter,” pomegranates have a thick pinkish-red skin on the outside, and clusters of glistening ruby red or pink ‘arils’, or seed pods, nestled inside. When cut, they reveal a stunning star shape, and my are they good!    Fun Facts About Pomegranates The pomegranate is one of the oldest known fruits The fruit of the pomegranate is actually a berry The Spaniards introduced pomegranates to the US in 1769 Granada, Spain was named after the Spanish word for pomegranate Pomegranates are a symbol of prosperity, hope and abundance through out much of the world...

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Embrace: One woman’s journey from body loathing to body loving is coming to Saratoga Springs!

Embrace: One woman’s journey from body loathing to body loving is coming to Saratoga Springs!

It is with great excitement I am (finally!) able to share with you that I will be co-hosting a screening of the documentary Embrace with the Saratoga Integrative Medicine Educational Network on October 4th at 7pm. What is the film about, exactly? You may recall in 2013 when Australian mum of three,Taryn Brumfitt, posted an unconventional before-and after photo of herself. This photo was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. EMBRACE follows Taryn’s crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies. When and where is it? October...

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Myths and truths about body image

Myths and truths about body image

“Our bodies are the hosts of our great spirits and the home of our grand souls. They house the vastness of the life force that moves in an through us, and grant us the gift of life itself. To relate to them as anything less than a miracle is a distortion of who and what we are.” –excerpt from Calling in the One by Katharine Woodward Thomas Have you ever noticed that body image is a topic we tend not to talk about directly, and yet most people struggle with it? Very few people have a daily experience of accepting, loving, and enjoying their body exactly as it is. In this month’s Times Union blog post, I share my personal thoughts on this topic as well as four myths...

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Healthy, Easy Eating when Away from Home

Healthy, Easy Eating when Away from Home

Its summertime… time to pack the family in the car for vacation, or journey out for a solo camping trip deep into the wilderness, or gather a group of friends and hit the beach. Where ever you are going, fast food doesn’t have to be your only options. With a little planning, you can pack as much nutrition as you do fun into your next trip. Check out my latest blog on the Times Union Holistic Health page, or simply download the pdf here.    ...

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How to make changes that LAST

How to make changes that LAST

Today I am blogging over at the Times Union Holistic Health blog about “How to make changes that last.” Click here to check it out!...

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Next Mind-Body Workshop: July 17th

Next Mind-Body Workshop: July 17th

Hello! I am so excited to be offering a workshop on mind-body nutrition in upstate New York. To register please call 518-713-5347 before July 11th. Space is limited so you may want to consider registering early. Details are...

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