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- May 1st, 2012
A new brain study by researchers at Yale University shows that people who meditate regularly are able to switch off parts of the brain associated with anxiety, schizophrenia, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, and other problems.Experience the therapeutic effects of meditation.By Dr. Matthew B. James, PhD
- April 1st, 2012
As you clean your closets, pack up your woolens, and bring your spring clothes out of their storage places, remember to clear the energies that have accumulated over the cold, dark days of winter, says Elaine Seiler, author of the new book Multi-Dimensional You: Exploring Energetic Evolution.
- July 27th, 2011
I am 62 and have been working on a probiotic diet to improve my health, which is not bad, but I feel I could have more energy. What should I do for myself, without following mainstream solutions?
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1 1/2 cups green beans, trimmed at both ends, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons coarse sea salt
1 cup Greek–style yogurt
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
4 tablespoons minced fresh chives
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and cubed
1 ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
8 ounces cooked lump crabmeat (about 1 cup)
1. Fill a large pot fitted with a colander with water. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Add green beans and coarse sea salt to colander, and cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
2. Remove colander from pot. Rinse beans with cold water, drain, and pat dry with a clean towel.
3. Whisk yogurt, mustard, and fine sea salt in a large, shallow bowl. Add green beans, chives, apple, avocado, and crabmeat. Toss and serve.
nutrition info per serving: 220 calories; 9 g fat; 38 mg cholesterol; 20 g protein; 17 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 610 mg sodium
- July 1st, 2009
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- September 1st, 2008
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- August 1st, 2008
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