Grounding

Secrets for Surviving Seasonal Flu

…daily. Excessive vitamin E in the absence of adequate vitamin C can cause a pro-oxidant effect on HDL that weakens the immune system. * Practice grounding, which lowers your cortisol levels and balances your autonomic nervous system. * Avoid toxic EMF’s, which can weaken your the immune system. If…

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5 Last Minute Heart-Healthy Gifts

…We can ground ourselves by simply walking barefoot or sitting/laying on the earth. But in the winter when it’s cold, you can also ground yourself by wearing leather shoes, or using a grounding device for your home or automobile. You can find unique healthy gift ideas at http://www.grounded.com/. *…

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Weed Killer and Pet Death

…just been chemically treated with weed killer for lawns. I do the same with oil spills I notice on pavement. Sure, grounding to the earth is good for your pet, but make sure that ground is not toxic. * If you do treat your lawn, call your service provider so you can know when they are coming and keep…

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Grounding is Good for Pets, Too

…with the concept, simply put, grounding maintains health and governs the intricate mechanisms that make our bodies work—just like plugging a lamp into a power socket makes it light up. Since I first wrote about this concept, stories about experiences with grounding have been pouring in from readers…

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The Health Perks of Yoga & An Invite to Kripalu 2013

…near death experience, or NDE, which is the subject of my upcoming book. Additionally, I will discuss the health benefits of Earthing (also called grounding) and energy/vibrational medicine. We’ll talk about which frequencies are harmonious and healing to the body, and which ones can be disruptive—and…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…medical doctor took them seriously. We connected in our common concern for the environment that day—as you can see from the photo of all of us grounding outside before we exchanged hug, positive intentions for the future, and hope for change. Like we are in America, these conscious and conscientious…

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Helping Your Pet to Live a Long, Healthy Life

grounding. I’m hoping to develop pet-sized Earthing products in the near future, but in the meantime I hear amazing stories of cats jumping onto grounding mats and sheets without prompting. A Facebook follower commented her cat "gravitates" to her grounding gear. For housebound cats especially, grounding

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Healthy, Inspiring Books for Children

…children in your life. * From the Ground Up, by Laura Koniver, MD: I met Dr. Koniver, an internist who works at home while homeschooling her children, while we were both shooting the movie The Grounded in 2013. This beautifully illustrated book teaches kids about how grounding to the Earth and staying closer…

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Prevent Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…lower your elevated Lp(a) cholesterol. Take as directed. * Delta tocotrienol: Take 100–200 mg of this natural form of vitamin E once a day. * Get grounded! Remember, heart disease—like diabetes, cancer and a host of autoimmune problems—is a disease caused by inflammation. In the case of heart disease…

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Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

…. Plus, remember that for overall health, your dog needs the same things you do—fresh air, sunlight, clean water, and adequate exercise. Plus, grounding can help pets, too. Also, don’t ever forget the power of love: the most important part of your relationship with your pet, and yourself! Now, it’s…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…T’ai chi, yoga, Pilates, relaxation and imagery sessions. Physical exercise is also good for respiratory sinus arrhythmia, as are meditation and grounding. As far as supplementation goes, my standard recommendation is a total daily dose of 1–2 grams of fish oil a day for healthy people, and 2–4 grams…

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Cooking for Cancer

Rebecca Katz, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, believes that “a grounding activity such as cooking and eating well can provide more than nourishment; it can offer a huge psychological boost.” Her philosophy is consistent with that of Dr. Sinatra. He believes that you should eat fresh organically…

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My Favorite Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe

…combination of both) 1 cup dried cranberries ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground, dried mustard powder Mix together cabbage, onions, and cranberries in large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, and seasonings in a…

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Flax and Omega-3 Benefits for Blood Pressure

…combination with activated omega-6 essential fatty acids. Natural sources of omega-6s are evening primrose oil, black currant oil, borage oil, and ground flaxseed or flaxseed oil. Small amounts of omega-6 fatty acids work in conjunction with omega-3 benefits to decrease inflammation, one of the biggest…

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How to Include Yoga in Your Exercise Routine

…under your shoulders and your elbows tucked in to the sides of your body. Next, lift your head and your chest off the ground. It’s important to keep the tops of your feet grounded down into the Earth. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat. Yoga Pose #3: Warrior 1: Stand with your feet hip-width distance apart…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…Brussels Sprouts * Organic Brussels sprouts (a few handfuls) * One clove of garlic, chopped * 3-4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil * Celtic sea salt and ground black pepper to taste * Organic butter * Cilantro or parsley to garnish 1. Wash Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and stems, and cut in half from…

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