• 30 SEP 15
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    The Habit of Food

    The Habit of Food

    By: Jill Hillhouse, BPHE, CNP Habits develop when familiar stimuli activate well-established neural pathways that produce repetitive behaviour. Put more simply, the same cues prompt us to react the same way because the specific sequence of actions we take (the script) becomes imprinted in our brain. Habits are convenient and allow us to do some things without the need

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    • 23 SEP 15
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    Cooler Temperatures, Warmer Foods

    Cooler Temperatures, Warmer Foods

    By: Lorette Steenman, RHN & RYT When the weather starts to get colder, it makes sense that we crave a warm bowl of chili or soup instead of a cold salad. According to Ayurveda, food (and lifestyle) is the most important medicine; each food has different properties that cool or warm the body, and whether

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