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ADHD-increasing due to Genetics?

With some 12% of US children now diagnosed with ADHD – an increase of 43% in just over a decade – a new report from Science Daily suggests that the causes could be found in toxic heavy metals that have been increasingly passed by genetics from one generation to the next. These are found in our food because of commercial ... Read More »

Taco Frittata

Taco Frittata

By Laura Lea Goldberg Total Time: 45 Minutes Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: SPICE MIXTURE • 4 teaspoons paprika • 2 teaspoons garlic powder • 2 teaspoons onion powder • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder • 1 teaspoon cumin • 1 teaspoon  dried oregano • 2 teaspoons sea salt • 1 teaspoon black pepper • 1 1/2 tablespoons maple sugar (can sub ... Read More »

The Nashville Food Project recipient of Sustainability award

The Nashville Food Project recipient of Sustainability award

Last month, Governor Bill Haslam and the Department of Environment Conservation Commissioner, Bob Martineau, presented The Nashville Food Project with this prestigious award that ‘rewards individuals and organizations for their efforts in helping to protect Nashville’s natural resources.’ The Nashville Food Project is an organization that strives to alleviate hunger throughout Nashville through its mission-based work that is centered around ... Read More »

West Nile virus a possibility in Nashville?

Nashville Metro Public Health Department says it has collected two batches of mosquitoes that tested positive for the West Nile virus. This is the first time this year that mosquitoes have tested positive for this virus in Nashville. To prevent it’s spread, Mosquito protection and prevention education materials will be passed out by the health department to residents in both ... Read More »

Restaurant Review: Lulu Restaurant: Progress tastes good.

Lulu is one of Germantown’s newest health restaurants, located only steps away from the entrance to Nashville’s First Tennessee Park. With tall windows, wooden accents, and a funky pink logo, Lulu’s chic exterior preps the mind of its hungry visitors with an aesthetically pleasing entrance. As my best friend and I walked into Lulu, we were met by a glowing ... Read More »

Food Manufacturers, same product, different description?

Food manufacturers are adapting to the way women view their health and wellness. In the US, women spend more than $125 billion a year on nutrition and $40 billion a year on alternative therapy. The food manufacturers have recognized the change in women’s attitudes towards their health and are changing some of the most basic foodstuffs to reflect these interests. ... Read More »

And you thought these foods were healthy to eat

Just as it seems you found some tasty food that is good for you, along comes a report that says otherwise. This time is from the Nutritionists at musclefood.com. They claim that: Coconut oil is high in fat, fruit juice is high in calories, and even Sushi, while great on the protein front, can be high in sodium. Other foods ... Read More »

I can never seem to get money things right with my spouse — what can I do?

Q: I am married to someone who is really worked up about money. There are times he will check to see what I paid for something and compare them to the weekly ads to see if I got the best price. He wants me to go to two different stores to shop (even though I work full time and have ... Read More »

Eat the Rainbow

Eat the Rainbow

By Karina Hammer, Certified Holistic Wellness Coach Here’s an interesting way to vary your diet. Do you feel stuck in a rut? Are you always eating the same things every day? Eating a variety of food is an important factor in creating a healthy lifestyle. Studies show that increasing the assortment of fresh, whole foods helps to round out nutrition ... Read More »

Nashville Integrative Health Group formed

Nashville’s newest networking group for integrative practitioners has been formed by Sheri Rowney-Certified LENS Neurofeedback Practitioner at Harmonized Brain Centers, Karina Hammer-Certified Holistic Wellness Coach and Emily Janney-Strategy Consultant. As an integrative health network, Nashville Integrative Health hopes to create better patient outcomes in the Nashville area through shared resources and knowledge amongst holistically-minded practitioners. Nashville Integrative Health will hold ... Read More »

Chiropractic – A review of the different types of hands-on approach to whole-health

Chiropractic – A review of the different types of hands-on approach to whole-health

From FOX NEWS and the FDA to Consumer Reports and recognition of pro-sports chiropractors, like those of the NFL teams in Super Bowl LI, it is easy to see why more than 35 million Americans (adults and children) receive chiropractic care every year. Chiropractic physicians practice a whole-person approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. The ... Read More »

Some natural ways to keep your pet fit and healthy in Summer.

By Sheila McGinnis First of all, let’s start with the simplest way to keep dogs healthy during the summer time heat. Did you know that cat’s and dog’s body temperature is higher than humans? They run a few degrees higher than our normal 98.6. They can get heat strokes just like us if their temperature goes above 104 degrees. How ... Read More »

Keep your Pets safe in the Summer Heat

Keep your Pets safe in the Summer Heat

The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous—for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the double blow of intense heat and storm-caused power outages. The American Humane Society offers this advice. You can help keep your pets safe and cool ... Read More »

Six books you must read this summer!

Six books you must read this summer!

For many of us, a vacation is the only chance we get to sit down and enjoy a book. As summer is now in full swing, Rachel Rowney looks at six books that must be on your reading list this year, from classical novels to life-affirming nonfiction. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Recently made into a film ... Read More »

How to improve your dog’s emotional life

How to improve your dog’s emotional life

After all, we can’t ask our animals how they’re doing. Nonetheless, 75 million dogs in the U.S. experience anxiety, stress or fear at some point in their lives, and about 24 million of them regularly suffer from these potentially debilitating issues. For millions of pet parents, their beloved dog is more than just a four-legged friend – he’s a member ... Read More »

New in Nashville, LENS Neurofeedback has a 90+% success rate with ADHD, Anxiety and Depression.

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Two short articles look at a therapy now available in Nashville that has had excellent results with improving children’s mental problems, and how to spot whether your child has some kind of mental illness. With the latest figures showing that 14% of children ages 4 to 17 nationwide and over 16% here in Tennessee are diagnosed with ADD and/or ADHD, ... Read More »

Healthy Food for your Kid’s Lunch or Picnic Box

Healthy Food for your Kid’s Lunch or Picnic Box

Your kids are one of the brightest spots in your life, so they deserve the best of the best, don’t they? And that includes nutrition. Finding the correct balance of all the food groups is tricky for any age, but especially for the youngsters. Rachel Kirsch, pictured, comes up with some suggestions. It can be difficult, but accepting defeat and ... Read More »

How to Deal with Mobile Addiction

How to Deal with Mobile Addiction

Ping! Ping! Ping! Whether it’s WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram or whatever, are you constantly distracted by your mobile? Sadhguru addresses those who are glued to their phones – what was a convenience has been turned into a problem. Even if you switch off, the world will go on just fine. Sadhguru: The mobile phone is for your convenience. The purpose of ... Read More »

Take an 8 Question Sleep Apnea Self-Test

Take an 8 Question Sleep Apnea Self-Test

By Ryan O’Neill, D.M.D. Screening for sleep apnea should be a point of emphasis at your dental and medical appointments. Sleep apnea can lead to the development of other serious medical conditions including Type II Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux, ADHD and weight gain. According to Ryan O’Neill, D.M.D., pictured, effective treatment of sleep apnea results in fewer hospital ... Read More »

20 ways music can improve your health

20 ways music can improve your health

By Scott Christ Living in Nashville, you know all about music and how it makes you feel good. Well, there’s some scientific reasons as well. Read on to learn how listening to tunes can ramp up your health. Music can… 1. Ease pain. Music can meaningfully reduce the perceived intensity of pain, especially in geriatric care, intensive care, or palliative ... Read More »

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