How to RESET your System after the Holidays Food Indulgence

Posted on by Edison de Mello

It's that time of year again – the-after-the holidays time when some of us ask ourselves: "What was I thinking? Why did it eat that much, drink that much, party that much? The holidays are one of these times when we flood our system with fatty, sugary foods that can lead to digestive issues, low immune function, and plenty of weight gain. In fact, the average American gains 5 pounds between Thanksgiving and the new year. So how do you REBOOT your gut to increase immunity after the holidays? Akasha Center's RESET Program is your answer!  It helps you start...

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Top 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Health This Year

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

 The BEST way to improve your health this year is to set Realistic and Sustainable goals.  Setting lofty goals that you can only adhere to for a few weeks is not going to help your overall health.  So, don’t try to add in 2 hours of exercise a day, and don’t try to say you will live on steamed veggies alone.  Choose a Realistic health goal that is Sustainable for the long-term.  Eat more greens!  A realistic goal is to have at least half your plate be green at lunch and dinner.  By green, I mean any veggie – which...

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Check your Posture and be Mindful this Holiday!

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

The holiday season can be a stressful time between gift shopping, traveling, and cooking to name but a few. High stress levels and out-of-the-ordinary physical activities can be a recipe for injuries, and who wants injuries during the holiday season (or ever)? I would love for each and every one to enjoy a fun, pain-free holiday season filled with an abundance of joy and togetherness. Therefore, I’ve decided to write about injury prevention during this hectic time, by paying attention to one’s body and its ergonomics and mechanics.  Be Mindful It may seem like a buzz word, but most accidents...

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Green Powders: Why use them?

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THE BASICS:   We all know that that the more greens we eat, the less likely we are to develop chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. However, sadly most Americans do not eat nearly enough nutrient-packed dark-green vegetables – and thus cannot take advantage of their rich health benefits, such as decreasing inflammation, enhancing detoxification, and maintaining an optimal acid-base balance in the body.   Our nutritional needs should be met primarily through diet. Greens, or any other supplements, are not intended to be a food substitute. For some people however greens may be a useful way to...

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Reduce Bloating & Gas

Posted on by Edison de Mello

If you are having bloating & gas, you are not alone One of my most significant and rewarding accomplishments as a physician has been to help patients who suffer from bloating to get their lives back, by helping them feel healthy, vital, and sexy again.

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