Monthly Archive:: March 2016

Looking for Foods That Help Fight Allergies? Amy K Has the Answers

Let’s welcome back Amy Kuretsky, L.Ac., an experienced acupuncturist and one of HealingRadius’ favorite health coaches, who’s known for guiding professionals and entrepreneurs toward a happier, calmer, rested self. And since she’s been in their shoes before, she knows just how the weight of deadlines and expectations can cause anxiety and other problems that stand […]
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What in the World Is a Yoga Wheel and How Do I Use It?

It’s circular, it’s wooden, and it’s starting to be seen everywhere. The Dharma Yoga Wheel, as it’s officially called, was initiated from the masterminds of Sri Dharma Mittra (who founded one of the earliest independent schools of yoga in New York City in the 70s), his son Dov Vargas (a renowned Dharma yoga teacher who […]
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The Two Types of Fat You Want to Keep Eating

When we see high-fat foods, we get scared and walk away. We would rather eat a bowl of dry lettuce. We think they’ll ultimately lead us to obesity, heart disease, and other severe health problems. Well, as it turns out, not all fats are bad (cough, trans fats and saturated fats, cough). Monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated […]
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5 Big Reasons to Eat More Fiber

We don’t see it, we don’t taste it, but fiber is a necessary part of a healthy, balanced diet. To put it simply: it’s an indigestible component of plant foods that helps us digest and pass the foods we eat, keeping things moving smoothly and efficiently through our bodies. That means less built-up waste material […]
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Our Top 3 Favorite Healthy Instagrammers

As active social media users, the team at HealingRadius cannot deny the advantages of Instagram. I mean, what better way to keep up with our favorite health and wellness enthusiasts than viewing real-time posts of their eye-catching meals, workout routines, DIY beauty tricks, and most importantly, steps to live a more holistic lifestyle. With that […]
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9 Top Foods That Reduce Inflammation

When our immune system is called upon following the flu or a sprained ankle (for example), we experience pain, heat, redness, stiffness, and swelling—just some of the familiar signs of inflammation. Pro-inflammatory molecules signal our white blood cells to clear out infections or damaged tissue while anti-inflammatory compounds are required to support and maintain the resilience of […]
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What to Eat This Spring: 5 Must-Try Vegetables

Spring is upon us, which means we can start enjoying lots of clean, crisp, and farm-fresh vegetables that are loaded with vitamins and minerals. And frankly, they’re all we can think about. That’s why we at HealingRadius decided to make a list of our favorite springtime nutritional powerhouses that’ll be on our cooking roster for […]
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Gluten Sensitivity: The 4 Signs You’re Ignoring

There has been more awareness of celiac disease as each year passes, improving the quality of life for those with a gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder that results in inflammation of the small intestine when gluten is ingested. Some foods that contain gluten, which is a mixture of proteins, are pasta, […]
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5 Ways to Create Your Own Yoga Sanctuary

You love going to the yoga studio. Who doesn’t? Perhaps it’s the scent, the tranquility, the simplicity, or the necessary space for spiritual awakening. Unfortunately, though, there’s not enough space for our beds or personal belongings on the days we don’t want to leave. (We’ve already looked into that.) That’s why we’re resorting to plan […]
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