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Thursday Sep 13, 2012
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In our world of diverse foods, there is one group that is most beneficial to our health, but one which the majority of people's diets in our population today are severely lacking in. This being the greens. Green vegetables, especially leafy greens hold the power to heal us, and prevent numerous states of disease, but most of us have yet to put into action their incredible potential through our daily diet. Join optimal health expert, Evita Ochel as she explains why greens are such powerful foods for healing, prevention, healthy weight, longevity and optimum wellness. You will learn about the most common commercial greens, as well as some wild greens, and what makes them so unique compared to all other food forms. You will also learn about their nutritional makeup and specific benefits for our mental, emotional and physical health. Finally, Evita will share some practical tips for incorporating greens into your life, such as picking, using and storing your greens, as well as some meal ideas for making them a part of your daily diet in a way the whole family can enjoy.
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There are many levels to healing the human body. First, we have the physical body; this can be healed through food, diet and lifestyle behaviors (exercise). But, illness and discomfort may always return unless we go a bit deeper and get to the emotional and spiritual body as well. Learn how to support all facets of your human existence - from the external body to the internal body to the ethereal body.
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Did you know the entire body maps out on the eyes, just as it does on the feet in reflexology? In this introduction you will learn the basics of using iridology as an assessment tool to be able to see for yourself the level of health your organs have. And we will also go over some herbal remedies for each of the areas.
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Andrea Beaman is a Natural Foods Chef, health educator, thyroid expert, holistic health coach and herbalist, dedicated to alternative healing, and sustainable eating and living. Andrea was a featured contestant on Bravo's Top Chef. She is a regularly featured expert on CBS News, and hosted the Award Nominated, Fed UP! A cooking show that educates viewers how to cook for, and cure, bodily ailments.
Brendan is a former professional Ironman triathlete, a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion, the creator of the award-winning line of whole food nutritional products called VEGA, and the bestselling author of the Thrive book series. He is also the founder of a national, organic, plant-based, whole food delivery service called Thrive Foods Direct. Recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on plant- based nutrition, Brendan is a guest lecturer at Cornell University and presents an eCornell module entitled "The Plant-Based Diet and Elite Athleticism."
Sasha Gray is a Wellness Coach, Raw Food Chef, Permaculture Consultant, Thai Masseuse and Yogi incorporating the Living Food Lifestyle. She is also the Co-Founder of BALANCED WELLNESS RETREATS. Her journey began through her need to eat more consciously and ethically, for the sake of her body and our planet. Growing up on a farmstead in rural Saskatchewan, Sasha has been exposed to the very large business of farming while still being taught the importance of self sufficiency in gardening, hunting, trapping and fishing. Sasha's Russian & Metis roots have afforded her the luxury of learning self sufficiency, medicinal and nutritional methodologies from all over the world. As a former dancer working with such world famous artists as Gregory Hines, she has extensive experience in nutrition related to sports, sports injuries and eating for optimal health and performance. She has studied nutrition with the likes of David Wolfe, Daniel Vitalis, Victoria Boutenko, Gabrielle Brick, Alissa Cohen and Tim Van Orden. Using her skills as a certified Wellness Coach in combination with her practical training received abroad, Sasha is currently incorporating her knowledge in Herbalism and Raw Foods to aid stage two diabetics in reversing their diagnosis. Her latest achievement has been creating a fully functional Organic NON-GMO garden to build on self sufficiency in her community.
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