SEX! Can Make or Break a Relationship.

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by Rachael Ross, MD, PhD   Functional Care and Sexual Medicine Sex can make or break a relationship. The desire to be sexual with another person is a natural and healthy human impulse. But the skills to be open to enjoy it while also being knowledgeable and confident enough to become a great lover are not a given. These are learned skills. Does an award-winning tennis player wake up one day and just watch a how-to video, and instantly transform her/himself into a top-ranked player? Did Michael Jordan pick up a basketball and overnight become the basketball sensation that he is...

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January Nutrient of The Month: New Decade, Stacked Immune System with L-Lysine

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By: Amanda Miller MS, RN Clinical Integrative Nutrition Nurse Consultant Want to know the nutrient that can help you fight cancer AND banish cold sores? I bet you didn’t think there was such a nutrient. Think again! It’s L-lysine, an immune system powerhouse, your necessity for ringing in the new decade. L-lysine is an essential amino acid, a protein building block that must be consumed for protein growth and creation in the body, making it a necessity for multiple cellular processes in the body.  As with most nutrients, it is best absorbed when consumed with food. However, deficiency can be...

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Forget about Setting New Year’s Intentions

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By: Bren Boston, MD Talk about setting yourself up for failure. Trying to make a decision about a behavioral change that you will stick with for 12 straight months is nonsense. What research shows is that it takes 3 weeks to form a new habit. So, this year, I encourage you to make separate monthly intentions starting with January 2020. Try it on, feel it out, see if it works for you or if it is even possible to mesh with the rest of your life. If you find it is not working, then, presto, you can make a new intention...

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Food Freedom

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  The ultimate goal when it comes to eating and your relationship with food is freedom. Having food freedom means knowing you can eat whatever you want, whenever you want, but nevertheless choosing to eat nutrient dense, wholesome foods that nourish your body and mind.  It means making informed choices based on direct information from your body about how food makes you feel physically, not just emotionally. I know that some people have been denying themselves foods for years and when they do “cheat,” it is often followed by guilt. When you have food freedom there is no cheating or...

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Help! What Do I Do After Eating and Drinking Too Much This Holiday Season?

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 By: Amanda Miller MS, RN Clinical Integrative Nutrition Nurse Consultant   You’ve been SO good the whole year, eating clean nutrient dense foods, working out 3+ days a week, working more on your mindset & self care routine through meditation and gratitude journaling. Akasha is proud of you! So, you decide to treat yourself this holiday season - You try a slice... or two of you Aunt’s apple pie, you have one too many cocktails with friends, you are living and enjoying your life!  Akasha is still proud of you! Living an Akasha lifestyle is NOT about depriving yourself and missing out on lifeexperiences...

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