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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RN0 Comments

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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Soursop (Guanabana) – A Cancer Killing Fruit?

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia Amitrano0 Comments

Guanabana (aka Soursop) showed up at my local smoothie stand today! I have a #storytime for you about this fruit before we go into the facts. Exactly 2 years ago tomorrow (funny how things come back into your life), I met a man who sold manufacturing equipment to pharmaceutical companies. We were looking to buy a capsule machine for our …

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5 Ways Fasting Can Change Your Life

In Health by Jessica Peatross, MD0 Comments

Recently I finished a 50 hour water fast and had such splendid results that I decide to share it with you guys. So what is all the hype over fasting? Some scientific studies refute it and others seem to promote all various types of fasting requiring differing time lengths or instructions. So what’s correct? Unfortunately there haven’t been a ton …

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Meet the Ingredient: Pumpkin

In Health, Nutrition by Eleni Simos, INHC0 Comments

Meet..PUMPKIN! Fall marks the time of year where everything and everyone becomes pumpkin-OBSESSED! The flavor, the ingredient can be found in just about anything from coffees, cereals, yogurts, milks..everything. While I tend to stay away from the artificially flavored pumpkin products, I am all for making the most out of the pumpkin as an ingredient during the fall months. *Check …

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NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

The 6th annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion on May 7-8, 2016. With over 120 exhibitors, three stages of entertainment, a giant activity-packed kids area, and two floors of fun….our 6th year is not to be missed! For: Foodies Locavores Vegetarians Vegans Flexitarians All those who want to indulge in delicious vegan cuisine and find out …

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Eat Fat, Get Thin: Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health with Nutrigenomics

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

Mark Hyman, MD Tonight, bestselling author and nutritional expert Mark Hyman draws from his newest book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, to share a new weight loss/healthy living program based on the latest science. We have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health, but a growing body of research is revealing …

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What’s Missing from Conventional Mental Healthcare

In Health, Nutrition by Joey Doherty, MA, LPC, CWC0 Comments

If you’re following the much-needed trend toward holistic healthcare, you’re likely frustrated that western medical doctors aren’t taught nutrition in medical school. We certainly should be bothered by this, but we should be equally as upset that mental health therapists (counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists) aren’t taught nutrition, either. Since the mind and body are interconnected, any healthcare professional who …

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Ayurvedic Nutrition: Healing Body, Mind and Spirit

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

Date & Time 03/29/2016 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Naina Marballi, BSAM, DAC Ayurveda, India’s ancient healthcare tradition, views food not as mere nutritional substance, but as a living spiritual force that profoundly affects our well-being on every level. In this class, Ayurvedic physician (known as Ayurvedacharya) and esthetician Naina Marballi will explain how we can create an optimal diet …