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The Word of the Day is Play

By |2018-03-07T21:27:11-05:00July 24th, 2014|7 Steps|

NPR shared some commentary on a study conducted by Cornell about walking. The idea was simple: when people went for a walk under the impression that the walk was a scenic tour, they were less likely to splurge on chocolate pudding after the walk. Another group went for the same walk. This walk was treated [...]

Achieve a Healthy Body Weight Naturally!

By |2020-03-18T16:48:10-04:00October 10th, 2012|Macrobiotic Counseling, Uncategorized, Weight loss|

I just finished reading this blog on metabolism and it brought a number of things to mind for me. I have heard many people’s stories about exercising on a regular basis and loosing little to no weight. I have also heard stories about personal trainers who could not loose the bulge in their [...]

Sleeping Throughout the Night- Without Sleeping Pills!

By |2018-03-07T21:31:21-05:00November 15th, 2011|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, Macrobiotic Philosophy|

In Oriental medicine and diagnosis opposites show and regulate each other. The night or sleep is a reflection of the quality our diet and activity during the day. Our ability to experience deep and refreshing sleep is an important condition of good health. A recent article published in the New York Times stated that an [...]

Some Thoughts on Dietary Supplements

By |2018-03-07T21:32:47-05:00October 19th, 2011|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research|

There has been a lot of controversy about the possible harms of dietary supplements over the years. The October 17 report on NPR has raised this question yet again. http://www.npr.org/2011/10/17/141411363/americans-urged-to-reconsider-use-of-dietary-supplements The last time I heard T. Collin Campbell (“The China Study”) speak, he stated that his research showed that it was the food and not [...]

Walking

By |2018-03-07T21:35:21-05:00June 6th, 2010|7 Steps, Exercise, Weight loss|

There are three types of exercises: harmonious exercise, physically or emotionally-oriented exercise and spiritually/mentally or energetically-oriented exercise. Harmonious exercise means everyone can do it and everyone benefits. This is universal exercise and should be the basis of all exercise programs. Examples of harmonious exercise are walking, laughing, body rub, reading, making love, breathing, cleaning, chewing, [...]

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