Summer’s Hydration Equation: Hydrate Properly to Beat the Heat

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by Jennifer Trimmier

Summer temperatures are already soaring well into the 90s and with the precedent of the past several summers looming over our heads, it’s time for a refresher in proper exercise hydration so that our bodies can survive and thrive in the infernal heat.

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“QT” HEALING: Engaging Our Body’s Energy to Heal

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by Frank Detrick

Why do most people visit their doctor? Usually because they are in some kind of physical pain or discomfort, and they want relief. Many times pills are prescribed to alleviate symptoms, but often the underlying problems are not resolved.

Quantum-Touch (QT) is a natural healing modality that helps rebalance the body and its systems energetically. It is a simple, easy-to-learn technique that uses intention, body sweeping of energy, and breathing exercises that can help any body heal itself.

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Pure Line Nutrition Opens First Store in the Alamo City

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Nutrition supplementation has become a big business. Visit any vitamin store or health food section of any grocery store and you’ll see proof of that. There are so many choices and options that it’s overwhelming, and for novices it’s impossible to know where to start.

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An Integrative Approach to Better Brain Health

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by Kathleen Quinn, MD

Most of us know that too much stress is a bad thing – bad for our lives, bad for our families and certainly bad for our health. One thing you may not realize is stress actually changes our brains permanently. This happens when hyper-arousal and continuous pressure puts us in “fight or flight mode,” and the result is detrimental responses that wreak havoc on body mechanisms related to health and well-being, including our emotional states.

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Wonder Weave: Natural Fiber is Stronger than Steel

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Nanocellulose, a material derived from tree fiber and some grain stalks, could now potentially be sourced from bluegreen algae in sufficient quantities to cost-efficiently create ultra-thin media displays, lightweight body armor, a one-pound boat that carries up to 1,000 pounds of cargo, and a wide range of other products.

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GLOWSTICK TRAIL RUN! 5th Annual El Chupacabra de San Antonio 5K/10K Coming July 26

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El Chupacabra de San Antonio takes place on July 26 and is a 5K/10K race that’s unique in that runners will make their way through heavily wooded dirt trails entirely in the dark.

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Johnny Appletree: One Life Yields Two Forests

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Jadav “Molai” Payeng spent 30 years single-handedly planting a 1,360-acre forest in his native India. The extraordinary, yet humble, eco-conscious farmer stands as a shining example of what one person can accomplish to make the world a better place.

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Gum Disease: Health Risks Go Far Beyond Losing Teeth

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by Dr. Paul Wilke, DDS

Contrary to what you may tell your kids, gum disease is NOT the result of filling your mouth with too much bubble gum. Also called periodontal disease, gum disease is a serious condition that’s the main cause for tooth loss after age 35. What you may not know about gum disease is it also increases your risk for stroke, diabetes, heart disease and premature low-birthweight babies.

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FOLLOW YOUR PASSION – Pursue a Career in Holistic Health and Wellness

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Have a passion for helping people? Want to pursue a career in the growing natural, holistic and integrative healthcare industry? Be sure to check out the two amazing training programs that begin in August at the San Antonio Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy and Natural Therapeutics:

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STAR CARD: A Reminder to Pause for Gratitude

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by Kathleen Smith

This is the unofficial midpoint of the year, the perfect time for a holiday. Parades meander through the streets, charcoal is lit, families and friends gather to laugh, tell stories and decompress in the fun of each other’s company. We gear up for the next steps on the path to our goals, or we take a breath before we pursue a new direction.

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