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The Seeds to Eat for Longevity

The Seeds to Eat for LongevityBy Mao Shing Ni, PhD, D.O.M., Dipl. ABAAHP

If you are a health nut, then you may want to consider stocking up on seeds this fall! Despite their tiny size, seeds are saturated with heart-healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and protein. Read on to discover which seeds are sprouting with loads of nutrients and flavor so you can munch your way to longevity.

A daily handful of seeds can help improve your muscle tone and circulation. They are abundant in the amino acid arginine, which helps fight heart disease, infertility, high blood pressure and impotence. More...  

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Tai Chi Quan: A Lifelong Pursuit

Tai Chi Quan: A Lifelong PursuitBy J. Matthew Brand, MATCM, L.Ac.

Tai Chi Quan can be translated from the Chinese as the highest form of martial arts. As with all Chinese martial arts, it developed from Shaolin boxing several hundred years ago and has the distinction of being one of the three soft-style Taoist martial art forms, alongside Baguazhang and Xingyiquan. On a purely physical level, these forms strive toward harmony of movement, utilizing the entire body in unison while helping establish good structure in the body. On a spiritual and emotional level, one strives to transition through the forms while quieting the mind in a moving meditation. More...


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Effect of a Single Session of Ear Acupuncture on Pain Intensity and Postural Control in Individuals with Chronic Low Back Pain

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Acupuncture for Improving Learning and Memory Ability in Animals

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Ask Dr. MaoQ: I feel very stressed lately. Can you recommend a breathing method to help me stay calm throughout the day?

A: For overcoming stress, try this deep, slow breathing exercise:

1.Sit in a comfortable chair in a quiet place.

2. Sit on the tip of the chair with your back erect. Place your arms gently on your legs, which are bent at 90 degrees.


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