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Why a Vacation Can Improve Your Heart Health

…What many people don't realize is that vacations aren’t a luxury, they're essential to your health. This is not propaganda being circulated by travel agents; it's solid fact supported by impeccable reach. Two Studies Have Shown Vacations Can Have a Significant Impact on Heart Health Some of the most…

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5 Tips for Heart-Healthy and Enjoyable Summer Travel

traveling with bags on wheels and checking luggage when possible can help you avoid airport angina. * For heart-healthy snacks on the go, eat nuts—including almonds, walnuts, and macadamias. In fact, wherever I travel I go to the local health food store and buy some nuts. * If you’re traveling

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Airport Angina: What You Need to Know

I know many of you are already making travel plans for the holidays, and thousands of you will be traveling by air. That’s why I wanted to make you aware, and review once again, the heart risks associated with air travel—namely “airport angina.” “Airport angina” is a phrase coined to describe…

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Don't Lug Your Luggage

…breathe: I know it is easier said than done, but try to roll with the punches as you travel, and stay as relaxed as you can. You may need to release the outcome of your journey—especially time urgency—even when traveling for business. No matter how “important” your trip, it’s never worth dying for…

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Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

…of cleansing and restoring your GI tract, nurturing all the cells in your body, and boosting your immune system, as well as your overall energy. Traveling in your own car with a cooler is the easiest way to maintain a juicy life. You can pack some organic fruits and veggies to juice along with your Vitamix…

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Mindful Summer Escapes

…closer to summer, many of us are planning vacations and weekend getaways. But over the years many of my cardiac patients have expressed concern that traveling and dining out could take a toll on their waistlines and blood pressure. So, years ago I co-authored the book Spa Medicine: Your Gateway to the Ageless…

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Are Airport Security Scanners Safe?

…frequent-flyer miles. Whether I’m headed out for business a vacation or a fishing trip, I always follow my own healthful traveling tips. Plus, lately there’s another travel issue that has me concerned—exposure to airport security scanners. We all receive radiation frequency (RF) exposure from everyday…

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How Do You Know If You’re Getting Pure Olive Oil?

…other countries are shipped properly to the U.S. I was advised that most olive oils exported to the U.S. arrive by boat, as faster air travel is cost prohibitive. Traveling on barges where transit time is long, and temperatures are high, is risky when time and heat are so critical to olive freshness and…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…and seeds, fish, and poultry. * A sea salt and soda bath neutralizes radiation exposure from X-rays, fallout, nuclear plant emissions, and plane travel. Draw a bathtub full of medium-hot water and add 2 C. baking soda and 2 C. salt. Soak for about 20 minutes or until the water cools. If you are feeling…

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Protect From Exposure to Radiation

…Methods To Protect Against Exposure to Radiation To neutralize exposure to radiation from X-rays, fallout, nuclear plant emissions and even airplane travel, there’s a simple formula. * Draw a bathtub full of medium hot water. * Add 2 cups of baking soda and 2 cups of sea salt. * Soak for about 20 minutes…

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Beware of Dry Cleaning Chemicals on Your Clothes

…reduce our trips to the dry cleaners by wearing all-cotton, clothing and doing our laundry with biodegradable, nontoxic soaps. But with our busy travel schedules, our dress shirts do go out to be laundered. Simple soap, water and pressing at the cleaners are not the problem. But, occasionally dry cleaning…

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Pregnancy and Radiation Exposure—An Important Warning

…emit Wi-Fi. Instead, use a computer with a hard-wired Ethernet (DSL) connection. * Don't use your cell phone in enclosed spaces, such as during car travel. Proximity to exposure is key, so leave it off as much as possible. Plus, remember that older siblings are being exposed as well. * Avoid direct or…

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Pets and Your Heart

…that matter, use these lessons from the animal kingdom to reconnect with your intuition. If you can’t live with an animal because of allergies, travel, or some other reason, then you can always “borrow” one to spend time with, or watch a movie about an animal character. Some of my favorites are…

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My Advice to the Presidential Candidates—and to You

…you think we’re getting caught up in it, what must the candidates (and their families) be going through? Never-ending media appearances, frequent travel, meals on the run, and dealing with the emotional impact of it all must be causing a great deal of stress and anxiety for them all. Not only is stress…

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How to Relieve Holiday Stress for a Healthy Heart

…Holiday Tasks Into Bite-Sized Chunks: Whether it’s gift buying and wrapping, shopping for and preparing holiday meals, decorating our home, making travel plans—or juggling everything combined—this time of the year can feel like an endless to-do list. Instead of tackling everything at once, take it…

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Dr. Sinatra Training the Next Generation

On the Road with Dr. Sinatra - November 2009 I am lucky to travel the country with Dr Sinatra, and it always excites me to watch and listen while he lectures, whether he has an audience of MDs, NDs, allied health professionals, or subscribers. But what really warms my heart is sitting “in the bleachers”…

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Reducing High Blood Pressure Naturally With Asparagus

…it on the plate before serving with a drizzle of olive oil, chopped garlic or garlic salt, and a few squeezes of fresh lemon juice. You can even travel with the ingredients on ice in your cooler, and make this side dish fresh on the spot at someone else’s backyard. The Many Health Benefits of Asparagus…

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How to Include Yoga in Your Exercise Routine

…cooperate, schedules get busy, or you’re traveling. What I’ve found works for me (and I do workout regularly) is to have a variety of exercise options at my disposal, including yoga. My ideal exercise routine is the one I follow when I’m home and not traveling. I use my Power Plate and lift weights…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

While traveling on the West Coast to explore, connect with colleagues, and catch up with our grown sons living there, my wife Jan and I had another incredible educational experience. While visiting Drs. Drew and Briana Sinatra (both certified in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture) in White Rock, British…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…their irregular heartbeats, helped get their energy and their life back on track, and so on. Our hearts were especially touched by a couple who had traveled all the way from Vancouver, BC, to attend the session. Usually, word of an upcoming subscriber session appears in the monthly newsletter, but in the…

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