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How Stress Changes Your Brain

Daily Stress vs. Actual Danger Your body is hard-wired to respond to threatening situations with the fight-or-flight response. When you encounter a perceived threat (maybe you see a snake or a stranger approaches you in the dark), your brain sets off an alarm system via the hypothalamus. A surge of nerve and hormonal signals prompts […]

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Are you Afraid of EMF Radiation?

Electro-magnetic fields (EMFs) are invisible areas of energy –also called radiation– that are produced by electricity, which is the movement of electrons, or current, through a wire or electrical device. The radiation in the magnetic field increases in strength as the current increases, and it is stronger the closer you are to its source.   Electro-magnetic […]

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Heal your Gut with a Simple Smoothie: Everyone Needs UltraInflamx 360 for Inflammation!

At Acu-Na Wellness Center, we have been carrying Metagenics products for over 10 years and have seen hundreds of our clients improve drastically with the support of nutritional products in addition to acupuncture and our other therapeutic modalities. Who Needs it?             One of our very favorite Metagenics products is Ultrainflamx Plus 360 Medical Food. It […]

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Superfoods Turmeric and Ginger for Whole-Body Healing

Healers across the world have been using ginger and turmeric for centuries to alleviate symptoms and promote vitality. Both are part of the Chinese herbal pharmacopeia and used in a variety of formulas that treat a wide array of ailments including common cold, arthritic pain, and digestive complaints. In addition to their roles in ancient […]

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Black Sesame Goji Truffles

Ingredients: 1 cup almonds ½ cup black sesame seeds ¼ cup flax seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1 cup Goji berries 1 cup shredded dried coconut ¼ c agave nectar or honey ½ tsp vanilla extract Instructions: Grind nuts & seeds into a flour using a food processor, coffee grinder, or Vitamix blender In a […]

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High Cholesterol? Read This!

Cholesterol basics Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that forms the membrane structure of every cell of your body. It has very important functions in the body including making hormones, synthesizing vitamin D, and digesting food. When cholesterol levels are too high, it can accumulate in the blood and cause the blood to be too […]

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