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May/June 2019

Integrated PracticesDr. Li’s Eat to Beat Disease

Eat to Beat Disease is a groundbreaking book by a Cambridge, MA based physician who is an expert in angiogenesis, the making of new blood vessels. William Li, MD, is an internist and leads the Angiogenesis Foundation, funded to come up with cancer treatments designed to starve tumors by inhibiting Read more…

Integrated PracticesCome to Your Senses

The Paradigm Shift in Medicine Today

In the hectic pace of normal life, I can often tell that I am stressed or anxious.  In these moments it feels like life is moving too fast or my brain is spinning with too much input.  I’ve been working at practicing a technique that I am finding helpful and Read more…

Financial HealthBuying a Home: Lessons from Three Little Pigs

Once upon a time there were 3 little pigs that wanted to buy a house. Each of them had their own ideas on where they wanted to live so they each went off to find a home. House of Straw. The first little pig met with a lender and to Read more…

Through the GenerationsMoving the Dial on Your Happiness Set Point

Happiness is an energy that seems to ebb and flow, yet, it can be strengthened and honed within each of us to permeate our lives with a gratifying tide.  There may be fleeting happiness that focuses on satisfaction of achieving material goods and momentary whims, but this type of happiness Read more…

Through the GenerationsMeditation Myths That Can Belittle Your Bliss

Do you meditate? If you’re like 80 percent of the people asked, your answer is, “I’ve tried it, but can’t make my mind stop.” This meditation myth and a few other common misunderstandings can keep you from learning this very valuable relaxation practice. Today, I’d like to share some good Read more…

Through the GenerationsGood Grief

There’s one thing no one gets out of this life without experiencing, and that’s dealing with the loss of a loved one, friend, co-worker, community member and even a famous person who left their indelible mark on many. Yet, even though death is a given, many of us enter a Read more…

Fresh CuisineCream of Cashew Asparagus Soup

I am delighted to share my seasonal favorite soup for cleansing, for healing and for warm yummy goodness for spring. What I love about this recipe is that you can substitute any other vegetable you wish. Enjoy ~ Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp butter Read more…

Fresh CuisineYour Personality’s Relationship with Food

As a nutrition consultant, I have always queried clients to better understand why nutrition programs work for some and not others; why certain people find discipline so easy while others are so challenged. Recently I attended a workshop on enneagram personality testing that helped shed light on the nine different Read more…

Fresh CuisinePaleo Vegan “Beefy” Tacos

Summer is a time for more simple things in life, especially when it comes to food.  On hot desert days we tend to opt for lighter dishes that have minimal preparation, but that doesn’t mean we have to give up flavor. This rich taco skillet recipe is sans meat but Read more…

FitnessAre You Ready for Tabata?

There are so many exercise programs available these days that it can be a challenge to figure out what is right for you. Everyone is built differently – some are athletic while others are overweight and have never worked out before. Therefore, it is always recommended that you consult your Read more…

FitnessBlood Flow Restriction Training

In the world of rehabilitation there are many treatment techniques at the disposal of health care professionals to address musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. One of the biggest problems for people recovering from injury or surgery is muscle weakness and atrophy (decreased muscle size). As the cost of health care increases, Read more…

Desert EventsThe 2019 Wellness Awards

Thank you to all who took part in the 2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards!  Photos of the spectacular evening can be viewed on our Facebook page and will appear in the July/Aug issue of Desert Health. The 2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards are proudly sponsored by  Eisenhower Health, Fresh Juice Read more…