ACHS Holistic Health and Wellness Blog

    Susan Yirku /  
    Jul 27, 2016 10:31:42 AM
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    Help! How Do I Choose a More Holistic Diet?

    We know holistic nutrition is important.

    Maybe you're looking for ideas to help improve the way you eat. But, with so much advice on the Internet about how to improve nutrition, how do you decide what is right for you?

    For example, maybe you’ve...

    Meiwa Chen /  
    Jul 1, 2016 10:37:23 AM
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    How to Navigate Food Allergies While Traveling this Summer

    One of the highlights of traveling is trying new cuisines and restaurants. But for individuals with celiac disease, gluten sensitivities, or other food allergies, finding a safe place to eat can be stressful and even make travel a dreaded...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    May 12, 2016 2:41:36 PM
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    ACHS's Official Comment to the FDA on the Term "Natural"

    Recently, the Food and Drug Administration opened a public comment period to determine what the term "natural" should mean on food labels. You can read more about what the FDA was looking for in our blog post here. As a holistic health college...

    Oleg Maksimov /  
    Feb 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Why Using Coconut Oil is One Fad You Should Follow

    Coconut oil is the newest health craze in functional foods and skin care.

    Have you wanted to include coconut oil in your diet or use it on your skin, but worried it was “just a fad?” Worry no more, skeptics, because this is one health fad you’ll...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Feb 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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    Help Define ‘Natural,’ or the FDA Will Do it For You

    You may have heard that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened a docket to collect comments from the public on what the term “natural” should mean on food labels.

    I was very excited and encouraged when I heard this news. As consumers,...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Jan 11, 2016 3:51:21 PM
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    Why Greece Loves Olive Trees and Oil (And You Will, Too!)

    I’ve always been a tree hugger. But I do have my favorites, like the beautiful Mediterranean olive tree. There is something about wrapping your arms around an old, weathered olive tree trunk and inhaling the surrounding aromas that provides deep...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Dec 16, 2015 2:23:39 PM
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    35 Holistic Nutrition Terms You Should Know

    By Dorene Petersen and Paz Etcheverry

    If you’re a holistic nutrition student, a health enthusiast who loves to cook, or simply someone who cares about what you put into your body, it’s important to understand the key vocabulary used in the...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Nov 24, 2015 11:55:16 AM
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    Spicy and Savory B6 Stuffed Potatoes

    The holidays are here! Are you struggling to balance your holistic nutrition with the call of winter comfort food? 

    Don’t stress!

    And stop scouring magazines and Pinterest for the perfect side dish to bring to your work potluck or family...

    Renee Long /  
    Nov 12, 2015 9:30:00 AM
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    Delicious Herbed Pumpkin Soup

    Delicious Herbed Pumpkin Soup

    It’s gourd season! Squash, including pumpkins, are ripe and ready for harvest season. Plus, when the weather turns cold here in Portland, my body craves the warming, nourishing goodness of soup.

    This year, I’ve been...

    Amanda Lattin /  
    Oct 1, 2015 10:38:09 AM
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    Recipe for Winter Wellness: Baked Winter Pears or Apples

    Winter is just a few months away, and it’s time to start thinking about supporting your body during what’s arguably the toughest season of the year.

    One of the biggest struggles we face during the colder months is the temptation of holiday and...

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