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    Apr 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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    Aromatherapy and Meditation for Stress Release | achs.edu

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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
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    Promoting Healing and Vitality through Laughter | achs.edu

    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 | achs.edu

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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
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    Alkaline Diets: Fad or Fabulous | achs.edu

    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
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    Get Glowing with Raw Foods and Detox | achs.edu

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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
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    Mediterranean and DASH Diets for Alzheimer's Patients | achs.edu

    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 | achs.edu

     

    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
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    Creating Healthy Food and Happy Healthy Families | achs.edu

    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
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    Animal Protein vs. Plant-based Protein | achs.edu

    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...

    Judy Starr /  
    Mar 11, 2019 10:11:00 AM
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    ACHS: 1 of the Best Oregon Companies | achs.edu

    American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), an accredited, online integrative medicine college based in Portland, Oregon was recognized as one of 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine at a seated dinner the...

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