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Space Available in the Nedley 10-day Residential Depression Recovery Program

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

There are still a few places available in the upcoming Nedley 10-day Residential Depression Recovery Program. Personal consultation with Dr. Nedley, full laboratory services, hydrotherapy, massage, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy are just a few of the benefits you’ll receive by attending this highly successful program.
This session will be held at the Lifestyle Center of America [...]

Eating Well on a Tight Budget by Erica Nedley

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

With no end in sight to the global financial crisis, many families are finding that now is a good time to bring back the basics (e.g. nutritious and affordable foods that were staples during the depression, but have been all but forgotten during more affluent times).
You don’t have to eat stone soup or junk [...]

Exercise: Some is Good, but More is Better

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

A recent study emphasizing the value of relatively limited amounts of exercise for sedentary Americans should not be misinterpreted to mean that small amounts of exercise are adequate for maintaining good health.
Findings by British researchers, published in the journal BioMed Central Endocrine Disorders, suggests that those who are unable to meet governmental guidelines calling for [...]

Heart Attack Victims Need to Start—and Keep—Exercising

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

While starting an exercise program is important to any heart attack victim, the real key is not only to start, but to keep exercising on a regular basis. So say a team of Swiss researchers, who report that long-term, continued physical activity is an important factor in preventing a second heart attack.
In an effort to gauge [...]

Erica’s Kitchen - a recipe for garden vegetables

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Dilled New Potatoes and Peas
      1  lb. small new potatoes (6-8)
      2  c. frozen peas
 1 1/2 c. white sauce (see recipe below)
    1/2 c. Tofutti (Better than Sour Cream brand)
    1/2 c. onion, chopped fine
       1 t. dried dill weed
       1 T. olive oil
Cook potatoes in lightly salted, boiled water, until tender.  Drain and quarter. Cook peas for 1-2 [...]

Broccoli Sprouts and Other Cruciferous Vegetables May Prevent Respiratory Inflammation

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), report that sulforaphane may help reduce the risk of respiratory inflammation that leads to such chronic diseases as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In the study, researchers tested the upper airways of 65 participants, some of whom were fed escalating doses of broccoli or alfalfa [...]

Gardening Grows More than Flowers and Food

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Garden-based nutrition-education programs for youth are gaining in popularity, and with good reason. Many see gardening as a promising strategy for encouraging young people to increase their appetites for fruits and vegetables. A review of eleven scientific studies published between 1990 and 2007 found that garden-based nutrition intervention programs may have the potential to promote increased [...]