Food Waste – Video

with Karen Roth, Holistic Nutritionist

with Karen Roth, Holistic Nutritionist

Have you ever wondered if those left overs were still safe to eat? Or how long after an expiration date is a product still good?

In the video below learn guidelines for how to confidently judge when food is still safe to eat.

Know tips for having your foods last longer.

Video Link: Food Waste with Karen Roth, Holistic Nutritionist.

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self Help Videos section.

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It’s Not All In Your Mind – Article

Joan Mathews-Larson, PhD

Joan Mathews-Larson, PhD

In the last few decades, biochemists and medical doctors have begun to pinpoint scientific explanations for behavior that used to be labeled “physiological.”

The article link below describes several of the biochemical abnormalities that can be caused by molecular imbalance in the brain and how they can be reversed and/ or treated successfully.

Discover what happens when chemists become doctors and how we all benefit from their discoveries.

Article Link: It’s Not All In Your Mind by Joan Mathews-Larson, PhD

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles Collection.

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Power of Choice available in Spanish – AHHA Resource

AHHA_LOGO_CLR_squareThe popular AHHA booklet, Wellness From Within: The First Step, is available in Spanish. You can direct your Spanish-speaking friends to this resource for learning about the power of choice.

For a briefer version of the same concepts, there is the flyer available in Spanish.

AHHA Resource Links: Booklet in Spanish; Flyer in Spanish

For additional information about the other wellness resources, visit the Wellness Resources resource page.

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6 tips to Control Your Food Cravings – Video

with Daniel Amen, MD

with Daniel Amen, MD

Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions.

In the video link below learn six important tips for dealing with cravings:
1. Keep blood sugar balanced.
2. Get rid of artificial sweeteners.
3. Stress management program.
4. Outsmart the food triggers.
5. Deal with hidden food allergies.
6. Use supplements to help cravings.

If these are not enough, you may be a compulsive overeater and need more tools.

Video Link: 6 Tips to Control Your Food Cravings with Daniel Amen, MD

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self Help Videos section.

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3 Steps to Manifesting Your Ideal Life – Article

Edwin Harkness Spinia

Edwin Harkness Spinia

Did you know that you can create your experience via your underlying beliefs  – whether they are conscious or unconscious? If you’re not conscious of your beliefs, then you must make them conscious.

The article below explains that once you are clear on exactly what you want, then it is a straightforward matter to manifest your desire following three steps.

Visualize exactly what you want for five minutes per day; put yourself in the pictures, with detail and emotion; focus on the end result.

Article Link: 3 Steps to Manifesting Your Ideal Life by Edwin Harkness Spinia

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles Collection.

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Do you have high blood pressure? – Research Article

iStockPhotoBooksIf you want to reduce your blood pressure without the use of drugs, have you considered yoga?

Researchers recently did a review of studies that tracked the blood pressure of participants who practiced yoga over an extended period of time. Although the study results were not consistent, perhaps due to varying research techniques, many showed positive results.

The research link below shows positive results.

Research Article Link: “Yoga Might Reduce Blood Pressure“ from the September 2014 issue of Natural Standard’s Integrative Medicine Newsletter.

For additional research results, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Special Updates eReport Archives and note Featured Research item in each issue.

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Nutrition for Fibromyalgia – Video

with Julie Cerrato

with Julie Cerrato

Forming a solid nutritional plan is vital for fibromyalgia sufferers who may be nutrient-depleted.

The video link below notes that an anti-inflammatory, plant-based diet focusing on fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains is highly advised for the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Also, learn about diet choices to avoid.

Video Link: Nutrition for Fibromyalgia with Julie Cerrato

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self Help Videos section.

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The Courage to Heal – Article

Steven E. Hodes, MD

Steven E. Hodes, MD

Before you can understand the nature of healing you must understand the spiritual nature of human beings.

The article linked offers powerful strategies which can help you in your internal struggles.

We need to learn, and really ‘get,’ that our minds do create our own realities and that courage is needed to face the challenge, to own up to that truth.

Article Link: The Courage to Heal by Steven E. Hodes, MD

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles Collection.

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Mercury in amalgam fillings – Issue

IssuesBlogPhotoAfter decades, the controversy about the safety of mercury in dental fillings is in the headlines again. The convictions of each side are just as strong as ever. The dental industry insists that when mercury is combined with silver, tin, and copper for an amalgam filling, the mercury is chemically changed so that the levels of mercury vapor released in your mouth are low enough to be safe. Concerned consumer groups stress the documented toxic nature of mercury. They point out that the mercury vapors of the amalgam filling in your mouth are higher than the levels banned by the EPA in paint fumes over two decades ago.

ISSUE: Mercury in amalgam fillings

AHHA strives to maintain a neutral position on issues. To support those who wish to learn more about this month’s issue, we have compiled the following pro and con online articles to get you started.

PRO
Pro Link #1: About Dental Amalgam Fillings
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Pro Link #2: What is Dental Amalgam (Silver Filling)? (9/6/14)
KnowYourTeeth

Pro Link #3: Fillings, Silver-Colored
American Dental Association

CON
Con Link #1: Are Amalgam Fillings Dangerous? 60 Minutes Investigates Amalgam Fillings (5/16/14)
Dr. Marilyn K. Jones

Con Link #2: Measurably Misleading (August 2014)
Consumers for Dental Choice

Con Link #3: New Report Finds FDA Deliberately Deceptive—and Slowly Poisoning Millions of Americans (8/12/14)
Alliance for Natural Health USA

We encourage you to post your comments and tell your friends about additional resources you have found relating to this important health issue.

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Balance, Stress, and Optimal Health – Video

with Emmett Miller, MD

with Emmett Miller, MD

Dr. Miller offers you a deeper understanding of how the mind and body can work in harmony to produce healing, balance and wellness.

In the video link below learn how this deeper understanding can help you to reclaim your inborn personal wisdom and integrate with the scientific knowledge and techniques of modern medicine.

Enjoy the benefits of uniting the seemingly disparate fields of knowledge and experience.

Video Link: Balance, Stress, and Optimal Health with Emmett Miller, MD

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.

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