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6 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System to Fight Allergies

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6 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System to Fight Allergies

Reaching optimum health while being a victim of allergies/weak immune system is what many would like to achieve. 

"If you have seasonal allergies, chances are you've spent plenty of time cruising drugstore aisles looking for relief from allergy symptoms. You know just how wide a variety of medications there are — both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription — for seasonal allergies.

What's less well known is that you may also be able to get allergy relief by building up your defenses against them. Check out these tips to enhance your immune system and send allergies packing...."

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Why Not Book A Place On The Yoga Nutrition Workshop To Find Out More About Holistic Wellbeing

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A Holistic Approach To Healing Allergies And Food Intolerances

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A Holistic Approach To Healing Allergies And Food Intolerances

Many of us suffer with allergies and are bombarded daily by by products specifically designed to help ease the symptoms. However, research has shown there are many holistic ways of treating the symptoms.. 

"Do you dread the change of seasons because you know you will fall victim to relentless itchy eyes and a watery nose? Or maybe you live in constant paranoia of accidentally consuming a food that leaves you stuck in the bathroom for hours?

You don’t have to live like this! Recent research has uncovered the amazing potential of ancestral nutrition to heal the modern plague of allergies...."

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Why Not Book A Place On The Yoga Nutrition Workshop To Find Out More About Holistic Wellbeing

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Protecting the Brain and Healing the Gut

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Protecting the Brain and Healing the Gut

A very interesting article with a podcast that talks about the different ways we can protect our brain while healing our gut... 

"Dr. Perlmutter explained how gluten sensitivity represents one of the greatest and most underestimated health risk to humanity and how a heavy wheat-based diet affects the gut and the brain.

He further talked about how fat, not carbohydrates, is the preferred fuel of human metabolism. He explained how the low-fat guidelines which gave way to a low-fat diet of the 90’s were not based on scientific evidence and how these diets in essence, starved the brain..."

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Why Not Book A Place On The Yoga Nutrition Workshop To Find Out More About Gut Health

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Mindfulness Helps Build Wellbeing and Resilience in the Workplace

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy has been incorporated into many companies such as EY to reduce stress and anxiety within the workplace. 

"Jamie Bristow, Director, The Mindfulness Initiative, who helped the MAPPG conduct the enquiry on mindfulness, says: “The Mindful Nation UK report lays out promising evidence and makes substantive recommendations as to how mindfulness can improve wellbeing and help..."

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Abdominal Fat and What To Do About It

Naturally, as we grow older our belly fat starts to increase. This Harvard Health article talks about the different ways that will assist os un the ways we can get rid of our belly fat.

"Though the term might sound dated, “middle-age spread” is a greater concern than ever. As people go through their middle years, their proportion of fat to body weight tends to..."

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What Happens When We Apply Yoga Philosophy to Food?

This is an interesting article about a unique relationship with food. 'I ached for nourishment after my premature birth, incubating under lights with a bottle of formula. As a child, food made me itchy, sick, and full of cravings. Being told that food was inherently “good” or “bad” if it made me “skinny” or “fat” confused me further. When I was 15, I lost my dad to suicide, and subtle emotional eating began to fill the voids. In my search for deeper spiritual happiness, I followed rivers and became a mountain medic, a yogi, and a nutritionist. I discovered how yoga’s wisdom could…'

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Harvard Health Publications talk about complementary treatments for neck pain

Interesting article where the boffins at Harvard talk about how acupuncture and Alexander techniques therapies helped to reduce pain with little or no side effect. Research published by the Annals of Internal Medicine compared two different therapies compared with standard care.

http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/complementary-therapies-for-neck-pain-201511038559

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Meditation and Anti Ageing

Selfie Taken on my yoga teacher training this year

 

I have been told many times that I look young for my age (a fine 35 years) I do meditate and now here Huffington post have written about what may have contributed, beside my genes. I do however want to be able to appreciate my age and white hairs and wrinkles as they are part of life.  Meditation can really teach us self acceptance no matter how old or young we look.  

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-kirchner/another-reason-to-meditat_b_8376926.html

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