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    Lauren Shapiro /  
    Mar 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM
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    Wisdom from a Successful Ringside Sports Nutrition Advocate

    Wisdom from a Successful Ringside Sports Nutrition Advocate

    In 2016, Shivana Inalsingh was appointed Director of the Female Championship Committee for the World Boxing Association. It’s no surprise since Inalsingh has been a relentless advocate...

    Kimmer Collison-Ris, MSN, FNP-BC, WOCN, MS CAM /  
    Mar 4, 2017 9:15:00 AM
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    Homeobotanicals: Secret Wellness Weapons

    Homeobotanicals: Secret Wellness Weapons

    Are you tired of wading through the overwhelming amount of cold medicine products? Or, maybe you’ve felt guilty about giving your child a popular synthetic allergy medicine, but just didn’t have another...

    Scott Stuart /  
    Feb 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM
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    What’s in a Name? Why Latin Binomials are Important

    What’s in a Name? Why Latin Binomials are Important

    As every ACHS student of herbalism quickly learns, the use of Latin terminology in herbalism is essential. Common names for an herb may be used for several quite different herbs. The only way...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 17, 2017 4:00:00 PM
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    Green Cleaning: 8 Eucalyptus Life Hacks You’ll Love

    Green Cleaning: 8 Eucalyptus Life Hacks You’ll Love

    The best thing about essential oils: they’re incredibly versatile. An essential oil kit with a few key oils can be a “one-stop-shop” for holistic wellness. In my seemingly endless battle to...
    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 16, 2017 12:30:42 PM
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    How to Become an AHG Registered Herbalist

    How to Become an AHG Registered Herbalist

    How do you become an herbalist or even a Registered Herbalist? As the CSO and a Professor at ACHS, I get a lot of questions about how to become a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Feb 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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    The Aroma of Love: Rose in Perfumery

    With Valentine's Day comes delightful aromas! What better botanical to work with than the flower of love: rose! If you are a budding perfumer, rose is an essential oil in your repertoire. Here's a little more about love's most notorious...

    Mary Ernsberger /  
    Feb 10, 2017 12:52:31 PM
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    3 Powerful Smoothie Recipes for Successful Students

    Getting your kids to eat a healthy breakfast is not the easiest thing to do, especially when the alternative is a big bowl of sugary sweet cereal. A replacement is one of these amaz-i-licious smoothies that taste terrific and will provide kids...

    Amanda TwentyFive /  
    Feb 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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    7 Delicious Recipes to Help You Go Paleo in 2017

    The Paleo diet is gaining in popularity and it’s really not difficult to follow. The cornerstones of the Paleo way of eating are eliminating refined sugar and refined carbs, while concentrating on natural foods, like nuts, meats, and vegetables....

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jan 27, 2017 5:38:45 PM
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    Anxious or Feeling Down: Can Essential Oils Help?

    There has been more open discussion than ever in the health and wellness community about emotional issues like depression and anxiety. Talking about this difficult topic is an enormous step forward on the road to supporting those in need....

    Leslie Moldenauer /  
    Jan 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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    5 Must-Know Tips about Essential Oil and Pregnancy

    Essential oil safety is something everyone should be very clear on, from the aromatherapy novice to the expert. You don’t need to be an aromatherapist to practice basic safe use, but you definitely need to know where to look to find reliable,...

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