THIS BEAUTIFUL JOURNEY CALLED LIFE

In conversation withMaurice Werness MAURICE WERNESS, ND, tells the story of his own journey of healing and evolution, and shares some tips on how we can take back our health and become the person we ought to be. Q:  I recently had the pleasure of hearing you speak to a group of healthcare professionals at a conference. You spoke about the general state of health in America, which is not so good, and about the role…

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HEALTH HEROES

In the first of a series of articles, DR PARTHA NANDI shares something of his own story and why he became so passionate about health. MY LIFE CHANGING DECISION I nearly died when I was six years old. I was a normal kid running wild and having fun with my family and friends. Even at that young age, I had a real passion for life. I loved school, sports, music and practically anything that engaged…

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EXPECTATION VS HOPE

If we do not expect anything, then we will never despair. When we expect, ‘I’ dominates; when we hope, something higher than us dominates. A discontented mind stokes expectations, whereas the heart kindles hope. Expectation foils freedom; it leads us to accept only those outcomes that favor the wishes driving the expectation. But hope unlocks possibilities and enables us to accept anything that may come, keeping us flexible and spontaneous, and empowering us to hope…

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NUTRIGENOMICS

DR PARTHA NANDI encourages us all to make use of this new field in nutritional research: harnessing the power of food to change our genes and improve our health. From a young age, I knew that I wanted to create a world full of Health Heroes. These are the people who make their health a priority and commit to achieving greater health and happiness. One of the best ways to achieve a healthier life is through good…

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ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES AND TURMERIC LATTE

Roasted root vegetables and walnut cheese with rosemary peach chutney vegetables An assortment of colored beets, carrots, white and black radishesBlack mustard seedsOlive oilSea salt For a softer texture, peel the vegetables, but for more strength (and fiber!) leave the skin on and gently scrub. Cut into similarly sized yet irregular pieces to create an interesting and varied look. Precook the vegetables by steaming for 10 minutes while preheating the oven to 180°C. Place the vegetables on an ovensafe dish. Space…

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MEDITATION & MEDICINE

For more than fifty years now, scientists have become more and more interested in meditation and its effects on the brain, about which 3,000 scientific studies have been published so far. DR RENÉ DESCARTES summarizes this research and the techniques used, in order to measure the physiological changes meditation brings and to explore its clinical benefits. In recent years, many scientific publications have emphasized the benefits of meditation. Though meditation is traditionally associated with spiritual…

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