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5 Ways to Amp Up your New Year’s Diet Resolution

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As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the New Year, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a successful—and even profitable—weight-loss endeavor and a wellness resolution that falls far short. I recently connected with diet and fitness industry insider Jimmy Fleming, co-founder of HealthyWage—the world’s leading purveyor of corporate and individual weight loss challenges. He offered these insights and perspectives…

Alcohol Interferes With Body’s Ability To Regulate Sleep

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Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have found that drinking alcohol to fall asleep interferes with sleep homeostasis, the body’s sleep-regulating mechanism. Alcohol is known to be a powerful somnogen, or sleep inducer, and approximately 20 percent of the U.S. adult population drinks alcohol to help fall asleep. The researchers, led by Mahesh Thakkar, Ph.D., associate professor and director of research in the MU School of Medicine’s…

New In Home Vitamin D Test Kit Aids People With Vitamin D Deficient

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San Luis Obispo, CA – It is estimated that 40 % to 75% of all Americans are deficient in vitamin D, which has been linked to an increased risk to Alzheimer’s, cancer, cardiovascular, autoimmune, and other diseases. To help bring awareness and to test individual vitamin D levels, The Vitamin D Council has announced the release of vitamin D test kits that can be completed from the comfort of home….

Uptick Health App That Provides 360-degree View Of Wellness

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Designed to be simple and intuitive, Uptick matches you with a Coach who will help you achieve your health and wellness goals. Your coach is a real person, who’s ready to text, photo message, and video chat with you anytime you need advice or motivation. Your coach will also assign you small goal cards that will lead to big changes.

9 Minute Yoga Meditation With Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

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Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa is cofounder and director of Golden Bridge Yoga, the premier Kundalini Yoga center in Los Angeles, California, and New York City. In 1972, she was baptized by her spiritual teacher Yogi Bhajan with the Sikh spiritual name “Gurmukh,” meaning “one who helps people across the world ocean.” Since that time, Gurmukh has dedicated her life to fulfilling her namesake. For nearly three decades, students in Los Angeles…

Yoga Digest Debut’s First Issue of Print Magazine In November

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Yoga Digest has announced the arrival of their print publication coming in November 2014. Since the online community launched in early June, YogaDigest.com has quickly become one of the leading Yoga & Wellness resources on the Internet. “It’s exciting to see the initial enthusiasm around Yoga Digest so early in the game,” says Co-Founder Jenn Bodnar. “People want to get involved, contribute and support this healthy lifestyle community. We are…

Ayurvedic Healing, Oil Pulling, Wellness Benefits

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I’m not sure if you have ever heard of oil pulling (a simple method of oral detoxification), but it’s an Ayurvedic healing practice that dates back 5,000 years and it has many wellness benefits that extend far beyond the mouth itself.  It’s an easy way to rid the body of toxins by swishing an oil in your mouth twice a day — and it’s 100% natural and completely safe!  …

Health Alert: Texting Adds 60-lbs of Force to the Spine

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Assessment of Stresses About The Cervical Spine: Caused by Position of the Head” was published in Surgical Technology International. This is the FIRST study to look at the significance of the position of a person’s head while using a mobile device. On average, people spend more than two hours each day looking down at their mobile devices. This common neck positioning can cause the forces to the neck to increase…

Maya Fiennes’ Yoga for Real Beauty

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Maya s fun, uplifting and inspirational routine is designed to stimulate all of the chakras, your body’s energy centers, in order to achieve happiness and harmony. Maya Fiennes combines her talents as a successful classical pianist and performer with her upbeat personality to create a unique style of Kundalini yoga. Learn to live a beautiful life and feel better inside and out with Maya Fiennes’ Yoga for Real Beauty. Using…

Mamma Chia, Organic Black Chia Seeds Are Rich In Omega-3s

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We Love Chia! And, we invite our readers to learn and try out the Mamma Chia brand. Chia seeds are rich in Omega-3s, antioxidants, protein and fiber making them a wonderful and nutrient dense addition to salads, smoothies, baked goods and so many more tasty dishes! Our Organic Chia Seeds will naturally provide the vitality you need to power your soul’s purpose. Janie the founder shares – that’s why we…