The Secret to Love and Health

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Indigenous Puerto Rican Taino’s had a traditional ballpark known as the Batey. Inside the Batey the medicinal healer and teacher of ancient knowledge would share stories, lead traditional dances and begin ceremonial games. One of the games was to throw a resin ball up and whatever team let the ball fall would lose. This game was considered sacred, and would […]

Spring Detox – Five Tips from Ancient Societies for a Smooth Transition into the Green Season

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By: Dr.Carina Lopez and Kath Saxby Eastern theory suggests that the universe and our bodies are united as one. Each season is paired with corresponding organs in our body. Thus, ancient healers would use each season to nourish or detoxify its correlated organ for disease prevention and better health. They connected the liver with the spring. According to eastern traditions, […]

What Does Your Heart Health Journey Look Like?

What does your Heart Healthy Journey look like

I recently became part of a private Facebook group appropriately titled, The Greatest Wealth is Health. The human body is an exceptional biological machine with many systems working together to allow for life. Yet it is the one thing we take for granted. Without good health what good will money, career and family do you? You have to be around […]

5 Ways To Practice Self-Love this February

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As much as we love our significant others and our families we need to remember how important it is to practice self-love. Whether through small simple gestures or extravagant ones don’t forget to appreciate yourself this February. Here are ways you can show yourself how much you love you! Invest: Learn to invest in yourself! Whether that be through investing […]

I Feel A Tingle!

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Rosemary, a fierce community activist, was used to tough political situations, but what she was about to experience was a lot more personal being diagnosed with Metastatic Ovarian Cancer.  At age 55, Rosemary was faced with battling through Metastatic Ovarian Cancer, her doctors deciding the best course of action being to perform a complete hysterectomy. Through the process, they also found to […]

Joy For the New Year: Take two capsules of happiness twice daily.

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Joy, age 61, came to see me for asthma attacks, dry eyes and mouth, cysts in her liver, insomnia, chronic fatigue, dizziness, heartburn and burning urination. These symptoms began after her mother had a stroke and Joy took responsibility for her. Soon, Joy was diagnosed with Sjogren’s disease, an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation of the lungs, kidney and live lead […]

From Jello to JLO

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Ever wonder how Latina Jennifer Lopez got her famous backside? Well besides getting it from her mama she puts in hard work! Yes she is genetically gifted, but maintaining a firm bum takes discipline. Check out these 3 exercises that are sure to whip your backside into a Jennifer Lopez replica! 1) Hold dumbbells while doing your basic sit down […]