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Gemma Newman, MD: Plant Power Doctor, Part 2 of 2

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Gemma Newman, MD: Plant Power Doctor, Part 2 of 2

If you look at the top 15 causes of death, a plant-based diet can help to either improve, arrest or even - in some case - reverse 14 of the top 15 causes of death. Now, the only cause of death that it doesn't have any influence over is an accidental death, like a car crash. So the plant-based diet is really great for health, but not a lot of medical institutions promote it. My hope is that in the years to come, with the increased knowledge that we have, that more and more medical professionals will start to include the plant-based diet within their recommendations.
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2019-05-11   5590 Views
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2019-05-11

Healing through Moving:Wellness Exercises Can Enhance Your Health

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Healing through Moving:Wellness Exercises Can Enhance Your Health

Fortunately, there is good news for those who have experienced adverse effects from pain medications and are looking for alternatives to pain relief. For people who prefer natural healing, a list of options proven to be helpful include tai chi, Qigong, and yoga for movement-based therapies, ginger and turmeric for herbal remedies and meditation for mind-body medicine. Treatment that involves physical manipulation includes osteopathy and chiropractic. The advantage of movement-based therapies is that they can be done almost anywhere, at any time, and are free.
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2019-05-31   4754 Views
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2019-05-31

Dr. Lee Yu-Ming on Traditional Chinese Medicine's Profound Wisdom, Part 3 of 3

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Dr. Lee Yu-Ming on Traditional Chinese Medicine's Profound Wisdom, Part 3 of 3

In addition to considering the results gathered from the four diagnostic methods of TCM, that of visual inspection, listening and smelling, verbal inquiry and physical palpation, when assessing a patient’s condition, a traditional Chinese medical doctor will use the Eight Principles of TCM to further investigate and discover the cause of a disease. The “Eight Principles” refer to “yin and yang,” “exterior and interior,” “cold and heat,” and “deficiency and excess.” However, Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners believe that the vegetarian diet is good for health, because in the “Yellow Emperor’s Inner Classic,” a lot of emphasis is placed on meat-eating being a potential cause of various kinds of diseases.
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2019-07-20   3657 Views
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2019-07-20

Dr. Steve Blake's Natural Approach to Osteoarthritis, Part 1 of 2

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Dr. Steve Blake's Natural Approach to Osteoarthritis, Part 1 of 2

Dr. Blake, a vegan, has a doctorate in holistic health specializing in nutritional biochemistry as well as naturopathic medicine. I think that with a good natural approach, a nutritional approach, we can lower this number and help people who already have arthritis. One of the best things we can do for hip or knee arthritis is to lose a little bit of weight. The best approach to arthritis is to make sure you’re getting your mega-3s, the plant-based omega-3s. So, get enough flax seeds ground up and enough walnuts in your diet.
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2019-06-15   5559 Views
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2019-06-15

Gastroenterologist Dr. Fredric Weiss on Plant-Strong Eating, Part 1 of 2

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Gastroenterologist Dr. Fredric Weiss on Plant-Strong Eating, Part 1 of 2

I have recently become acquainted with the importance of diet in treating the diseases that I treat. And so if we can somehow stem that by changing our diets and our exercise patterns, it will save us a lot of livers for patients who have congenital diseases or diseases that were certainly nothing to do with their diets or their lifestyle. Dairy, in particular, is a major cause of gas, belching, reflux, and abdominal pain. So, I think the dairy elimination can start to do wonders for patients who have upper gastrointestinal illnesses. Plant-based diets are hugely filled with fiber and nutrients that encourage water excretion by the colon.
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2019-05-18   5277 Views
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2019-05-18

Ayurveda: The Science of Life

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Ayurveda: The Science of Life

Ayurveda originated in India more than 5,000 years ago, and is one of the oldest medical systems in our world. In Sanskrit, the word “Ayurveda” has two components, “ayur” meaning longevity and “veda” meaning science. In the beginning, this method was passed down through the generations by Indian physicians and sages through oral teaching. Later, this precious healing knowledge was recorded in books. The three key ancient texts that document Ayurvedic medicine practices are famously known as the “Great Trilogy,” namely the “Charaka Samhita,” “Sushruta Samhita” and “Astanga Hridaya.”
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2019-03-23   3549 Views
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2019-03-23

Dr. Lin Yeh-Jen: Healing with Forest Therapy, Part 2 of 2 (INT)

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Dr. Lin Yeh-Jen: Healing with Forest Therapy, Part 2 of 2 (INT)

The forest is an ecosystem full of lives. Therefore, forest therapy is a method that uses lives to heal and guide other lives. A forest is like a mother who accepts us without saying a word. To put it another way, forests have a secret power, an invisible power. Dr. Lin has been working on adding a spiritual dimension to this therapy. May forest therapy continue to grow in popularity so that many more people can benefit from nature’s blessings and elevate their health.
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2019-10-26   342 Views
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2019-10-26

Dr. Lee Yu-Ming on Traditional Chinese Medicine's Profound Wisdom, Part 1 of 3

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Dr. Lee Yu-Ming on Traditional Chinese Medicine's Profound Wisdom, Part 1 of 3

We are honored to feature the insightful perspectives of Dr. Lee Yu-Ming, a vegan TCM physician in Hong Kong, that will provide us with an introduction to the age-old Chinese healing art that he practices. Traditional Chinese Medicine’s origin dates back thousands of years, and this science emphasizes health maintenance and prevention of illness. This healing system relies on four diagnostic methods and is based on eight key principles. The diagnostic procedures are used to observe the signs and symptoms of an illness, while the principles are employed to summarize and analyze the observations to help the doctor find out the cause of the disease.
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2019-07-06   4151 Views
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2019-07-06

Jeffrey Smith's ”Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods,” Part 1 of 3

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Jeffrey Smith's ”Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods,” Part 1 of 3

And so we decided to survey our list at the Institute for Responsible Technology. And 3,256 people reported getting better from 28 different conditions when they switched to non GMO and largely organic diets. That the number one condition was digestive problems, and number two was fatigue, number three was overweight or obesity, and number four was clouding of consciousness. Number five was mood problems, such as anxiety or depression, and then there’s food allergies and sensitivity, and every one of those is 50% or above.
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2019-08-03   2599 Views
Healthy Living
2019-08-03

What Smiling Can Do for You

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What Smiling Can Do for You

Have you noticed that most advertisements use images of smiling people? What is it about a smile that is so important or powerful? Smiling is an Innate Emotional Expression. Smiling Sets the Stage for Human Relationships. Even if it doesn't come naturally at first, you can train yourself to smile regardless of the situation. Smiling Can Improve Your Health and Help Your Live Longer. Smiling is not only innate; it is universal. Smiling is Recommended by Saints and Enlightened Masters, to change their attitude and be happy by smiling as much as possible. Try! Keep smiling!
Healthy Living
2019-03-16   3736 Views
Healthy Living
2019-03-16

Dr. Lin Yeh-Jen: Healing with Forest Therapy,Part 1 of 2 (INT)

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Dr. Lin Yeh-Jen: Healing with Forest Therapy,Part 1 of 2 (INT)

Dr. Lin is currently an adjunct professor at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Formosa and supervisor of the Taiwan Forest Therapy Society. She has done extensive research on how the forest environment benefits human health. Dr. Lin often integrates psychological consultation with forest therapy through group activities, teaching people to appreciate the beauty of the woodlands and thus facilitating psychological healing. She is also the author of a book entitled, “The Healing Power of Forests,” in which she shares her ideas and research findings on how trees improve our well-being.
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2019-10-19   335 Views
Healthy Living
2019-10-19

What Compassion Can Do for Our Health

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What Compassion Can Do for Our Health

When you hear the word "compassion," what do you associate it with? In multiple studies over the past 25 years, researchers have determined that this characteristic is an inborn tendency of all humans. In the fifth book of the New Testament, it is recorded that Lord Jesus Christ said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive." (Acts 20:35) If performing acts of compassion make us happy, how does happiness translate into better health? In other words, when we are focused more on others than on ourselves, our life is rich in compassion and our wellness is enhanced. When the people around us are joyful and at ease, we become more cheerful ourselves.
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2019-11-02   170 Views
Healthy Living
2019-11-02

Dr. Lee Yu-Ming on Traditional Chinese Medicine's Profound Wisdom, Part 2 of 3

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Dr. Lee Yu-Ming on Traditional Chinese Medicine's Profound Wisdom, Part 2 of 3

The third diagnostic tool, the “inquiring diagnosis.”It helps us to confirm his physical situation. The fourth diagnostic method. Just by placing three fingers on the artery located on the wrist of the patient, a Chinese medicine doctor can detect signs of illness and certain changes inside the body. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, pulse-talking of the left hand would gain information about the person’s heart, liver, and kidney, whereas that of the right hand, the lung, spleen, and stomach. Traditional Chinese Medicine, whereas TCM examines the invisible aspect of the person. Traditional Chinese Medicine uses pulse-taking to observe the formless qi.
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2019-07-13   3927 Views
Healthy Living
2019-07-13

Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. William Glatt Discusses Opioids, Part 1 of 2 (INT)

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Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. William Glatt Discusses Opioids, Part 1 of 2 (INT)

We are privileged to have Dr. William Glatt, an esteemed internal and addiction medicine specialist, share with us his expert knowledge on opioids, pain treatment, and the nature of drug addiction. Opioids are morphine-like chemicals primarily used as analgesics to relieve severe pain. However, employing opioids for pain management has its inherent risks. Pain management need not be drug-based as there are many options available. Nowadays, more people are using meditation for pain issues. Inner contemplation is also another way to prevent, control, or resolve certain long-term conditions.
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2019-09-14   203 Views
Healthy Living
2019-09-14

Tzu Chi Medical Foundation's Healthcare Professionals on Optimal Wellness, Part 3 of 3

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Tzu Chi Medical Foundation's Healthcare Professionals on Optimal Wellness, Part 3 of 3

There are several principles for a healthy vegan diet. The first one is to eat whole foods. Some foods are advertised as vegan but they may be heavily processed. For example, sugary drinks and some vegan snacks may be vegan, but they are not healthy. So, on a regular basis, we encourage everyone to eat more whole grains, fresh vegetables, and fruit, nuts, seeds, and the like. In general, we should eat real food instead of those processed products. The second principle is to pay attention to several nutrients that vegans need. It is necessary to be exposed to the Sun for 10 to 15 minutes a day.
Healthy Living
2019-08-10   1727 Views
Healthy Living
2019-08-10

Dr. Steve Blake's Natural Approach to Osteoarthritis part 2 of 2

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Dr. Steve Blake's Natural Approach to Osteoarthritis part 2 of 2

Dr. Blake, a vegan, has a doctorate in holistic health specializing in nutritional biochemistry as well as naturopathic medicine. Currently, he is the research director at the Neuroscience Nutrition Foundation in Haiku, Hawaii, USA and lead advisor for the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. He has taught classes at the University of Hawaii on Maui, Stanford University in California, and the Boston University Medical Center in Massachusetts. Dr. Blake is the author of “Healing Medicine” and the reference book “Fats and Oils Demystified,” as well as many other significant publications such as “Arthritis Relief: How Nutrition Can Help with Pain and Inflammation.”
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2019-06-22   6003 Views
Healthy Living
2019-06-22

Dr. Heather Shenkman: An Interventional Cardiologist's Tips for a Healthy Heart, Part 4 of 4 (INT)

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Dr. Heather Shenkman: An Interventional Cardiologist's Tips for a Healthy Heart, Part 4 of 4 (INT)

The key to any healthy diet is going to be incorporating a lot of fresh whole foods. So, fruits and vegetables being the cornerstone of your diet. I mean, ideally, if you're looking at grains, those grains should be whole, unprocessed grains - things like oatmeal, like quinoa, like brown rice. And then your proteins, ideally, being non-animal proteins that are unprocessed. And then, there are a lots of online resources and cookbooks in this day and age for good plant-based recipes. Changing your diet gradually.
Healthy Living
2019-09-07   454 Views
Healthy Living
2019-09-07

Tzu Chi Medical Foundation's Healthcare Professionals on Optimal Wellness, Part 2 of 3

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Tzu Chi Medical Foundation's Healthcare Professionals on Optimal Wellness, Part 2 of 3

Dr. Chiu explains. The hospital’s meal system has several major therapeutic dietary plans - for example, meals for diabetes, meals for kidney disease, and high and low-protein meals. The hospital has several established meals, which means doctors can choose the meal that is best for each patient. Plant proteins are actually very good. Aside from their protein content, plants also provide a lot of antioxidants and anti-cancer phytochemicals that meat does not have.
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2019-08-03   2463 Views
Healthy Living
2019-08-03

Gemma Newman, MD: Plant Power Doctor, Part 1 of 2

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Gemma Newman, MD: Plant Power Doctor, Part 1 of 2

A team of scientists from Harvard University’s School of Public Health in the US completed a meta-study in October 2016 using data from 131342 participants who were tracked for more than 26 years in two separate medical studies to determine how diet relates to wellness and longevity. As reported in the “Journal of the American Medical Association,” the researchers concluded that replacing animal protein with plant protein was associated with a decreased risk of death. The most important factor in maintaining health and vitality has got to be what we put inside our bodies, and luckily that’s also what we’ve got the most control over.
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2019-05-04   5244 Views
Healthy Living
2019-05-04

The Autonomic Nervous System: Key to Our Body's Self-Healing Ability, Part 1 of 2

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The Autonomic Nervous System: Key to Our Body's Self-Healing Ability, Part 1 of 2

Do you often have difficulty falling asleep? Do you wake up feeling unrested? Have you experienced persistent in digestion and poor appetite? Are rapid mood swings part of your daily life? Do you have cold hands and feet, or catch frequent colds? These conditions could be warning signals from the autonomic nervous system about a compromised health status. There are two main reasons. Firstly, our diet is far from natural; and secondly, overwhelming stresses in life. But aside from clinical methods, we can also help regulate our autonomic nerves by upgrading to a plant-based diet.
Healthy Living
2019-03-02   2871 Views
Healthy Living
2019-03-02
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