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    Penny Platt /  
    Aug 6, 2019 6:22:31 PM

    Kitchari: A Detoxifying Ayurvedic Meal |


    Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish that's known for its ability to detox the body and balance all three doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha. The combination of rice and lentils provides all the amino acids needed to form a...

    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 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...

    Kate Harmon /  
    Mar 5, 2019 5:00:00 PM

    Feeding my teenage daughter without the battle |

    Ha, the title would imply that I have a battle free relationship with my teenager.  Wouldn't that be incredible? 

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

    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...

    Paz Etcheverry /  
    Apr 28, 2016 4:51:27 PM

    Simple Swaps to Eat Healthy When Dining Out

    Let’s face it. For many of us, eating out at a restaurant is a wonderful experience. Sharing food with friends and family or simply sitting out at a café with a book and a delicious meal can bring a true sense of joy.

    But dining out can have its...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Dec 18, 2013 8:27:00 PM

    Nutrition, Vitamins, and Holistic Health |

    By Oleg Maksimov, Ph.D., Academic DeanA CNN news report earlier in the week that boldly stated that vitamins and supplements are a waste of time and money caught my attention.  The article the news report referred to was written by Dr. Alice...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Nov 9, 2013 8:12:00 AM

    5 Tasty Herbs for Seasonal Cooking: Flavor Fill Your Fall!

    I love veggies and herbs! They’re the best ingredients for making your plate colorful, flavorful, and nutritious! Have you gone apple or pumpkin picking, yet? The fall season offers some delicious fruits and veggies to cook with. I recently read...

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