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    Judy Starr /  
    Apr 11, 2019 9:58:00 AM

    Going Vegan to Affect Climate Change |


    Judy Starr /  
    Apr 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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    Aromatherapy and Meditation for Stress Release |

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    Have you ever gone on vacation and came home feeling relaxed, content and worry-free, then, within two long work days of catching up correspondence your calm completely disappeared?  Did that great vacation become a...

    Judy Starr /  
    Apr 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM

    Promoting Healing and Vitality through Laughter |

    April Fools’ Day, sometimes called All Fools' Day, is meant to be one of the most light-hearted days of the year. Its origins are uncertain. Some think it is a celebration of spring’s arrival. Others believe it may have stemmed from people...

    Audra Turner /  
    Mar 29, 2019 10:57:00 AM
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    Nutrients and Immunity: Food as Fuel |

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    Putting the wrong gasoline in a vehicle is a lot like putting the wrong food in your body. Using lower octane fuel in a car that calls for premium can cause some serious internal damage to the engine long term and in...

    Judy Starr /  
    Mar 28, 2019 11:13:00 AM

    Alkaline Diets: Fad or Fabulous |

    What do know about the acidic vs. alkaline diet and health? Are you a proponent of one or the other? If you are, I’d be interested in knowing more about what brought you to your conclusion.

    Judy Starr /  
    Mar 26, 2019 2:09:00 PM

    Get Glowing with Raw Foods and Detox |

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    Attending a week-long immersion class on a Caribbean Island was my first encounter with the live, raw, organic vegan food lifestyle. Each day started with an open-air yoga class by the sea followed by gathering live...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Mar 20, 2019 4:48:00 PM

    Mediterranean and DASH Diets for Alzheimer's Patients |

    Memories, short or long term,  are too precious to forget. Yet, that is what happens with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Short-term memories may have a lifespan of only a few minutes while long-term memories get lost, or compressed in the mixed up...

    Judy Starr /  
    Mar 18, 2019 10:40:00 AM
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    Natural Skin Care Strategies for a Youthful Glow |


    As a licensed aesthetician, I began working in the skin care industry more than 30 years ago.  One product line I used in the facial room actually erased my fingerprints over time.  No kidding, I’ve been fingerprinted a few times over the years...

    Judy Starr /  
    Mar 12, 2019 2:00:00 PM

    Creating Healthy Food and Happy Healthy Families |

    During the month of March, National Nutrition Month®, The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is focused on nutrition education. We believe in the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical...

    Judy Starr /  
    Mar 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM

    Animal Protein vs. Plant-based Protein |

    The question I hear most when people learn that I practice a vegan lifestyle is: How do you get your protein?

    This is a super important question as WebMd tells us the daily protein intake recommended for adult men is 56 grams and adult women...

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