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How to Wash and Prep Lettuce

Updated on April 8, 2019

When I encourage clients to eat plenty of green lettuce, the most common objection that comes up is lack of time.

Washing and drying a head of lettuce can be a little awkward, especially if you don't do it regularly.

Most are happy to learn that there's a relatively easy way to do it and transform even wilting leaves into fresh, crisp lettuce that you can use throughout the day. Read more about How to Wash and Prep Lettuce

 

What Most Physicians and Researchers Won't Tell You About Your Health

Updated on April 5, 2019

Once in a while, I receive requests for references to back up some of information on self health care that I share throughout this website. If a post doesn't have citations for published studies, some people refuse to consider its contents. Believe it or not, some of these folks get downright ornery about this issue.

My response is two-fold: Read more about What Most Physicians and Researchers Won't Tell You About Your Health

 

Shelby's Oat Milk Recipe

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Needed:

1 cup of rolled or quick-cook steel cut oats (gluten free if needed)
3-4 cups of water
Blender
Nut bag or cheesecloth

Directions: Read more about Shelby's Oat Milk Recipe

 

How to Avoid Taking Damage to Your Spinal Joints

When mobilizing the joints of the thoracic spine in the mid-back region, it’s important to apply pressure in the direction of the natural plane of the joint surfaces, which, which viewed from a person’s back, is upward toward the head at about 45 degrees. Read more about How to Avoid Taking Damage to Your Spinal Joints

 

Two Daily Practices to Support Optimal Health and Healing

One of the great challenges that I've repeatedly encountered since becoming a health care provider is the mindset that the human body is a mechanical entity, perhaps like a car, the idea being that if something is wrong with our health, all that is needed is a replacement part, or perhaps the right doctor to fix us up. Read more about Two Daily Practices to Support Optimal Health and Healing

 

The Heart is a Muscle

Break me off a piece of that
And mix it in with a little wine
With someone warm and smart, I guess
With a heart in first and a soul behind

And I won't give in
'Cause I wanna try again

There will be no years of silence in the shadow of regret
I won’t let it so betray me, though my soul got used to it
I will look at love as more than just an instrument of pain
And will give myself completely to the moving and the strange Read more about The Heart is a Muscle

 

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