By training your abilities in mindfulness, martial arts can protect your cardiovascular system, boost immunity and more. Here’s an inside look at the meditative tranquil awareness that can significantly improve your health.
Published: February 25, 2015
Tibetan herbalism carries a rich and sophisticated history of traditional use. A Tibetan herbal formula often includes more than 20 unique ingredients, and sometimes more than 100! These ingredients can generally be grouped into three classes:
1. A major group of ingredients that target specific area(s) in the body
2. A secondary group that supports and sustains the effects of the first group
3. A third group that helps balance the first two groups
Published: February 20, 2015
In addition to regular exercise and a healthy diet, there are a number of specific foods, herbs and supplements that can help support proper blood flow and promote long-term cardiovascular health.
Published: February 13, 2015
Most of us need extra immune support during the winter – this we know. But to reach optimal health this time of year, there are a number of additional steps we can take, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Greater vitality and overall wellness can be reached by following time-honored practices that align us with nature to deeply nourish body, mind and spirit.
Published: February 11, 2015
Your heart works non-stop, but it’s all too common to take its effectiveness for granted. Without the proper daily support we can fall into routines that degrade our cardiovascular wellness. February is American Heart Health Month an excellent time to remind ourselves about the importance of cardiovascular health throughout the year.
Published: February 6, 2015
Your heart works non-stop, but it's all too common to take it for granted. February is American Heart Health Month, so it's an excellent time to remind ourselves about the importance of cardiovascular health -- not just this month, but all year long.
Published: February 4, 2015
Keeping your mind sharp requires more than just a daily Sudoku puzzle. New research shows that an active body is just as important for maintaining an active mind. This week’s article focuses on the top methods to maintaining mental longevity.
Published: January 30, 2015
One of the best ways to care for ourselves, increase our healing capacity, and enhance our connections to others is through mind-body practices. Today, scientific research is exploring these fascinating relationships, and confirming what ancient spiritual disciplines have been teaching for thousands of years.
Published: December 30, 2014
Winter is an important season to care for heart health. Cold weather, lack of sunshine, holiday excess, stress, and sedentary habits all take a toll on the cardiovascular system. Fortunately, we can do a lot to support this critical area of health during the winter, and all year long.
Published: December 26, 2014
Summer is when temperatures soar and put a strain on our cardiovascular systems.
It’s no coincidence that Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month both fall in February. While for centuries the heart has been associated with love, we don’t always love our hearts. We may lead stressful lives, eat the wrong kinds of food (and too much of it), smoke or neglect to exercise. While the heart is an amazing organ, beating continuously our entire lives, it has limits. Fortunately, simple things, like stress relief, exercise and diet can make a big difference in heart health. And new research shows how PectaSol-C® Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) works to support a healthy cardiovascular system, among its other remarkable benefits.
Published: February 11, 2013