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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 [...]

Walking: Exercise for the Body and Mind

By |2018-03-07T21:30:15-05:00February 8th, 2012|7 Steps, Exercise, Macrobiotic Philosophy, Macrobiotics, Macrobiotics and Medicine, Mental Health, Weight loss|

Walking helps all aspects of our body, emotions, and mind in children and adults alike. Walking aids our digestion and improves circulation. It harmonizes the left and right sides of our body including the intestines, liver and spleen, kidneys, lungs, two chambers of our heart, left and right sides of our brain, and two branches [...]

Paula Deen and Diabetes

By |2018-03-07T21:30:15-05:00January 25th, 2012|7 Steps, Adjusting Your Diet, Diabetes, Weight loss|

Paula Deen has brought the diabetes discussion to the forefront again. It is becoming less and less probable that one can live the modern lifestyle without developing diabetes or other serious health complications. Over the years our society has greatly increased its consumption of processed and unhealthy foods and beverages. The causes of diabetes are [...]

Regulating Thyroid Issues Naturally

By |2018-03-07T21:31:20-05:00December 15th, 2011|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, Exercise, Macrobiotic Philosophy, Macrobiotics, Mental Health|

A recent article in the New York Times discusses a link between psychiatric troubles and imbalances in thyroid hormones. Quite often subtle imbalances in thyroid hormones can create depression, anxiety and other psychiatric problems. From a macrobiotic or energetic point of view, the thyroid is the balancing point between the pituitary and adrenal glands or, [...]

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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