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  • A Comprehensive Approach to Weight Management

    Posted on: December 8th, 2012

    Posted in: Aging     Detoxification     Digestion     Energy and Fatigue     Men's Health     Weight loss     Women's Health    

    The old thinking is that weight balance is a simple case of calories in and calories out.  But research shows that that just isn’t the case.  Those struggling with excess weight are not simply lazy or gluttonous (well, some might be but then so are some slim people!).  Not everyone is built to look like


  • Using Acids to Support Alkalinity

    Posted on: February 1st, 2012

    Posted in: Aging     Detoxification     Digestion     Nutrition     Weight loss    

    It might sound counter-intuitive but most of us need more acid (in the right place) to prevent painful acidity, and promote appropriate alkalinity in the body! There is an increasing awareness of the role that bodily pH plays in supporting optimal health.  Increased acidity of body tissues has been linked to inflammation, allergies, and osteoporosis


  • Warming Socks Treatment

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011

    Posted in: Detoxification     Energy and Fatigue     Immune Support     Pediatrics    

    The warming socks treatment is used to gently stimulate the immune system and move lymph in the body.  It is a useful adjunctive treatment for coughs, colds, flus, fevers, but can also be used in times of health as immune support for the prevention of illness.  An RMT friend said that they learned about “cold


  • The Power of our Breath

    Posted on: June 6th, 2011

    Posted in: Aging     Athletic Performance     Detoxification     Energy and Fatigue     Lifestyle counseling    

    Why think about your breath? Considering how fundamental breathing is to our very existence, it is remarkable how many of us fail to breathe properly!  Breathing is a means of obtaining the oxygen that our body needs and excreting the carbon dioxide that we produce, but gas exchange is not the sole benefit of respiration. 


  • Castor Oil Packs

    Posted on: February 14th, 2011

    Posted in: Detoxification     Digestion    

    Castor oil is derived from the bean of the castor plant.  When taken internally it acts as a powerful, purgative laxative, and as such has a negative image among people familiar with this effect.  When applied topically the oil has the ability to penetrate up to 10cm of tissue.  As it moves through the tissue


  • Thanking Your Liver

    Posted on: February 14th, 2011

    Posted in: Detoxification     Digestion     Energy and Fatigue    

    The liver is the governor organ of the body and deserves a “thank you” from time to time.  Everything that is taken into the body by mouth passes through the liver after absorption from the intestines in a process called “first pass”.  Only those nutrients and compounds deemed necessary or essential for the body are