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April 17, 2015 • Category: Health

From Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) I really like her work. She is so intelligent and applies her Ph.D brain (in Medical Biophysics) to the practical and theoretical questions of living with Autoimmune disease (she has had a few including asthma, eczema, lichen planus) and through the Paleo lifestyle. I really appreciate her […]

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24,000 chemicals in bottled water?! (0)

Well it seems to have taken about 15 years in my lifetime from reading  Nature journal at my friend’s place of residence, which at that time was the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OK… I think I even found it in a magazine rack beside the composting toilet and brought it outside to read the […]

Contemplative Psychology»

▶ AEDP overview with Diana Fosha – YouTube (0)

▶ AEDP overview with Diana Fosha – YouTube. I wanted to share this video intro to AEDP. I discovered her work/book while at Naropa. She is based in NYC but its getting out there. I think she is brilliant. She talks about “experiential” which I think is analogous to “somatic” psychotherapy. I love how she […]

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The Progress Question | Tricycle (0)

“I’ve been meditating for some time, but my mind seems just as chaotic and confused as when I started. Am I doing something wrong?” Almost everyone who practices meditation has similar concerns, no matter how long they’ve been doing it—whether three weeks, three years, or three decades. When students confront me with the progress question, […]

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Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math | Bill McKibben | Rolling Stone (0)

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is: via Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Rolling Stone. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

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From Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) I really like her work. She is so intelligent and applies her Ph.D brain (in Medical Biophysics) to the practical and theoretical questions of living with Autoimmune disease (she has had a few including asthma, eczema, lichen planus) and through the Paleo lifestyle. I really appreciate her […]

Health/Toxics»

Propyl Paraben | EWG (0)

The pastry you’re thinking about buying may contain the preservative propyl paraben, linked to disruptions in hormone signaling. According to ingredient data obtained by EWG’s Food Scores: Rate Your Plate, an online database and app that helps consumers eat healthier, propyl paraben is in 49 widely-available processed foods, including Sara Lee cinnamon rolls, Weight Watchers […]

Homeopathy»

The Strange Case of Homeopathy | Psychology Today (2)

This was published in Psychology Today in 2004. Its a good brief overview of why so many people continue to seek homeopathic treatment despite the ongoing opposition to it by medical professionals, skeptics and opinionated onlookers. Just this month the Swiss Government published its extensive review of homeopathic medicine to decide whether to continue funding […]

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Meditation Misconceptions on Vimeo (0)

I am currently involved in a conversation about meditation or “mindfulness” and all the myriad of interpretations and meanings of these terms that have become so common in popular culture and the media these days. Not a day goes by, it seems where someone is talking about mindfulness and how it will make you healthy […]

Pesticides & Organics»

30 Year Study debunks myths on organic farms:: Rodale Institute (0)

  The results are in from a 30-year side-by-side trial of conventional and organic farming methods at Pennsylvanias Rodale Institute. Contrary to conventional wisdom, organic farming outperformed conventional farming in every measure. Full Article from Phoenix Star here: Study debunks myths on organic farms. REPORT: 30 Years of the Farming Systems Trial | Rodale Institute.   Research […]

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Individualized Homeopathic Treatment and Fluoxetine for Moderate to Severe Depression in Peri- and Postmenopausal Women (HOMDEP-MENOP Study): A Ran… – PubMed – NCBI (0)

CONCLUSION: Homeopathy and fluoxetine are effective and safe antidepressants for climacteric women. Homeopathy and fluoxetine were significantly different from placebo in response definition only. Homeopathy, but not fluoxetine, improves menopausal symptoms scored by Greene Climacteric Scale. via Individualized Homeopathic Treatment and Fluoxetine for Moderate to Severe Depression in Peri- and Postmenopausal Women (HOMDEP-MENOP Study): A […]

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Oranges (or any citrus) are not the safest fruit – they all exceed pesticide limits – Environment – The Independent (0)

I recently read about the chemicals that can legally be applied to orange and lemon skins since they are deemed “inedible”. This is insane as not only do we use them for cooking but every cold drink in a restaurant or bar comes with a wedge of lemon of unknown origin. I cannot find the […]