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    Lauren Torchia /  
    Aug 3, 2013 4:00:00 AM
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    Lemongrass: A Must-Have in the Holistic Nutrition Kitchen

    Lemongrass Cymbopogan citratus has been revered by many historical figures as a "cure-all" herb. In India, for example, lemongrass has been used as a medicinal herb for thousands of years. It is also an essential ingredient in Thai and...

    Tracey Abell /  
    May 29, 2013 7:00:00 AM
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    Holistic Nutrition for Busy People: How Easy Is It to Get Healthy?

    According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal, getting healthy could be as easy as seven minutes a day! Curious how? Keep reading to learn more…

    Tanja Kaneshiro /  
    May 7, 2013 5:47:00 PM
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    Pursuing a Master of Science: ACHS Adds Four New Accredited Programs

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Mar 24, 2013 3:10:00 PM
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    Quinoa: Vegan Superfood

    Pronounced “keen-wa”, quinoa is one of our favorite superfoods in holistic nutrition. In fact, a student recently commented to me that she felt like her Nat 101 instructor was obsessed with quinoa, answering many of her questions with this one...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Mar 8, 2013 3:27:00 PM
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    Top 5 Kale Smoothies for Spring | achs.edu

    These past couple of weeks we’ve seen just enough sunshine to remind us that winter will soon be coming to an end and Spring will be here! Yay! I don’t know about you, but Spring gets me into Spring cleaning: The house, office, farm...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 7, 2013 11:06:00 AM
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    8 Tools You Need to Be A Successful Holistic Health Student at ACHS

    A lot of folks ask me what it takes to be successful in an online class in herbal medicine, aromatherapy, or holistic nutrition. I spend a lot of time working with our graduates: I'm in charge of employer surveys and alumni outreach as part of...

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Dec 3, 2012 12:00:00 PM
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    Holistic Nutrition: Eat this Herb - Basil

    Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is sweet flavored with a warm, clove-like taste. Use it whole, chopped, or shred the leaves. For best flavor, use fresh leaves or add towards the end of cooking. Plus, basil can help the digestive process, too!

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Nov 17, 2012 7:00:00 AM
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    Holistic Nutrition: Sweet Potatoes More Than A Thanksgiving Treat

    By ACHS Student Timothy Grutzius, Associate of Applied Science in CAMA few months ago my four-year-old American Eskimo dog, Vino, was stricken with pancreatitis and became violently ill. As a result, he stayed overnight in the pet hospital and...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Nov 15, 2012 4:05:00 PM
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    10 High-Fiber, Low-Calorie Foods | achs.edu

    There are definitely "magic" foods that will make you put on weight if you eat them every day, but are there magic foods that we can eat all day and lose weight? So far I haven't found any... But there are some foods that are relatively low in...

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Nov 9, 2012 12:20:00 PM
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    Holistic Nutrition: Wine Tasting? Consider Organic Wine for Wellness

    By Eleni Delfakis, MS, RD, ACHS Instructor

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