Category Archives: Science

Water: The Substance of Life

Saving Water for Our Planet and for Ourselves

In 1993, I had the privilege of taking a weekend workshop with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, founder of the School for Body-Mind Centering. The weekend focused on fluids in the bodya��blood, lymph, synovial, cerebrospinal, cellular and intercellular. Bonnie led us through explorations that helped us understand how these...
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Milk Thistle: Love Your Livera��and Much More

thistle2Dona��t Let Its Thorny Appearance Fool You a��

I was introduced to the milk thistle plant when I was 12. Brazenlya��and perhaps rather foolishlya��riding a pony bareback I slipped off my ride and fell into a thistle bush. It was a rather thorny but effective way to...
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Turmeric: The Super Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Herb

Turmeric: The Super Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Herb

If youa��ve ever eaten Indian food, youa��ve probably noticed the golden hue of many dals, rice pilafs and vegetable dishes. While the rich, warm color can be comforting on its own, ita��s not just there for looks. Nor is it used simply for its distinctive bitter, earthy taste. The...
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Nrf2 Fights Free Radicals

What is Nrf2?

adapted from LifeVantage Science Newsletter Every second of every day of our life, our cells are bombarded by toxins that are produced when we consume food or take in oxygen. These toxins, known as oxidants or free radicals, can wreak havoc on all components of our cells, including lipids, proteins...
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