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To Feed the Family

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
To Feed the Family

We were told to bring our appetites, so we did. Craig Madden spoke at the Mission Hills Garden Club’s March meeting. And, yes, we did get to eat. However, first we heard how he came to his current philosophy and lifestyle concerning food. Four and a half years ago, Madden’s baby girl was ready for […]

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When is the Best Time to Exercise?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

There have been many debates about the effectiveness of exercise during certain parts of the day. While nighttime workouts have been thought to disrupt sleep, new research adds in a new factor of the body’s circadian rhythm to determine the best time to exercise. The human body has a circadian rhythm that corresponds with the […]

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“Coldmaggedon” Got You This Season?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Coldmaggedon” Got You This Season?

by Violet Green Did you succumb to “coldmaggedon” this winter season? No. Well lucky you! Many of the rest of us were not so fortunate. When we had cold and flu season last year in San Diego, I remember there were lots of colds and sniffles and even some serious cases of whooping cough. This […]

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Kick Start Your Summer Body Now

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may think this is funny given it is resolution time for most. Rather than talk about your resolutions, I would rather focus you in now, on what your body will look like this summer. If you start chipping now, by the time it is here you will be ready to strip down, show up […]

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The Practice of Mindfulness

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The practice of mindfulness encompasses the idea of living in the present moment and being acutely aware of your surroundings and focusing on things that matter. This involves taking control of how you view the world through observations of your surroundings and in turn how those observations create emotions that drive behaviors. While experiencing emotions […]

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Emilio Nares Foundation Dedicates Bell for Childhood Cancer Survivors

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Emilio Nares Foundation Dedicates Bell for Childhood Cancer Survivors

This past December, childhood cancer patients at Rady Children’s Hospital received an inspirational opportunity to announce a victory milestone in their battles against cancer. The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a non-profit organization that helps families navigate their child’s journey with cancer, dedicated the first, permanent childhood cancer Survivor Bell for the hospital’s oncology inpatient unit, […]

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Salad Subscription Service Delivers Healthy Meals

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Salad Subscription Service Delivers Healthy Meals

Farmer’s Fix, a San Diego salad delivery company, offers weekly subscriptions of delicious and nutritious salads delivered directly to homes or offices. The salads are handmade in small batches every week using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Each salad is $10 and delivered weekly to customers’ doorsteps in reusable insulated bags with icepacks, staying fresh regardless […]

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Balance the New Year with Herbs

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Violet Green Phew! 2016 is finally over. The beginning of the calendar year often marks the end of a stressful holiday season. Sometimes we’re feeling drained from all of the holiday fun and running around, which is often exacerbated by sugar-filled, yummy homemade goodies or drinks that we’ve shared with friends and family. You […]

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At least 400 Studies Show the Healing Power of Music is No Placebo

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
At least 400 Studies Show the Healing Power of Music is No Placebo

A doctor in San Diego County has used his own personal experiences to learn and share the power of music to heal. However, Steven G. Eisenberg, D.O. is taking it one step further by composing original songs for his patients, and they say his bedside minor brightens even their darkest days. Patient Debbie Hallmark, who […]

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Sticking to it…in the face…of everything

| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Consistency is often a wandering target of “on again, off again” frustration. The problem is, the older we get, the easier it is to lose our gains and give up. Sticking to anything can be challenging. We know what we need to do. We know what we ought to do, but with the over crowded […]

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