Category Archives: Nutrition

Little Known Natural Remedies for a Cold or Flu Virus

So, you’re coming down with a cold or the flu and just don’t have the time to waste laying around at home feeling poorly, huh? I bet all your friends are giving you advice like: “Take Vitamin C” “Drink lots … Continue reading

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The Dirty Dozen: How to Eat Organic without Breaking the Bank

As massage therapists we strive to help our clients optimize their well-being. In our own lives, we are also striving to optimize our well-being — learning, growing and adapting to the changing needs of our bodies and minds. Which is … Continue reading

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Top Food Tips for a Healthy Summer

The summer sun has finally arrived full force in Portland. Brightly lit days have become the siren’s call for outdoor activities and backyard parties. While we may be vigilant in watching out for our health during cold and flu season, … Continue reading

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Intro to H2O2 (Hydrogen peroxide) and YOU

Hydrogen peroxide, we’ve all used it at some point in our lives, to clean a wound or as a natural bleach alternative, maybe even in our favorite brand of toothpaste to whiten and brighten teeth. But did you know that … Continue reading

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Massage: Treatment for Seasonal Allergies

Here we are again in allergy season. For those of us who suffer the annual torture of seasonal nasal allergies (as opposed to allergies or more commonly, “intolerances,” to food, drugs and drinks) caused by blooming plants, marks an important … Continue reading

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Tasty Chilled Soups for a Healthy Body

As part of our Spring Cleanse series, preparing the body for the rigors of a summer filled with fun and outdoor activities, we decided to share a couple of the best chilled soups from one of our favorite blogs Shamangelic Healing … Continue reading

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Simplify for Spring: Try These Cleansing Foods as Medicine

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” –Thomas Edison It’s spring, the sun is finally shining … Continue reading

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Winter Colds and Flu: Natural ways to keep them at bay

With no easy transition from fall to winter here in the Portland area, many are experiencing decreased immunity due, in part, to the sudden shift in temperatures. The change in weather signals shifts in your body to accommodate to the … Continue reading

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You Made it Through a Cleanse, Now What?

So, you survived a cleanse! Congratulations! If you’re like us, it may have taken you on a roller coaster ride of mood swings and fatigue but it was well worth it. You feel released, like a prisoner with a day … Continue reading

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Cleansing Week One: UltraMetabolism

We’ve talked about the benefits of cleansing and you’re all revved up and ready to go, but there are loads of cleanses out there — how do you choose? Well, in the interest of full disclosure, we are doing a … Continue reading

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