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Build Your Brain Reserve

Boost Your Brain Majid Fotuhi Elixirliving.com

1st October 2013

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Build brain reserve one thought at a time! With these cognitive stimulation tips, you’ll increase blood flow to the brain and promote new synapses, helping to aid long-term memory and healthy brain-wave activity.

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Create a Community for Your Wellness Journey

Clean Gut Dr. Alejandro Junger Elixirliving.com

26th September 2013

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Communities are a place for like-minded people to share their ideas and grow from the perspective of others. No matter how smart you are or how many books you have on your bookshelf, there’s nothing like being part of a group of people who value what you value and can offer you advice when you are stuck, especially when it comes to your wellness journey.

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Take Control of Your Eating Decisions

Eatq Susan Albers Elixirliving.com

12th September 2013

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In her new book, Eat.Q., Susan Albers, Psy.D. presents a groundbreaking three-step program for conquering emotional eating—a practical, prescriptive, proactive approach using Emotional Intelligence that will help you slim down, eat healthfully and mindfully, and keep the pounds off.

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Is Your Dinner Reshaping Your Brain?

Boost Your Brain By Majid Fotuhi Md Elixirliving.com

10th September 2013

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If we were to tell you that what you eat affects your brain health, you would probably roll your eyes. We’ve all heard—for years!—about brain food. We know we’re supposed to eat blueberries and spinach. We know that they contain antioxidants and will counteract inflammation in our bodies. We know that in some mysterious way this is supposed to help us stay mentally sharp as we age. What most people don’t know is that the food you eat literally reshapes your brain.

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Celebrate National Yoga Month

5th September 2013

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September is the official National Yoga Month. To celebrate and inspire healthy living, we’re offering ebooks from renowned yoga teachers Ana Forrest & Donna Farhi for $2.99 each until September 16th!

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Alcohol During Pregnancy — Use Common Sense Along with Science

Healthy Mom Healthy Baby

22nd August 2013

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Each woman is different in how she metabolizes alcohol, based on genetics and metabolism, and thus there is no way to establish a safe level of alcohol for every woman. Therefore, March of Dimes is clear that there is no safe level of alcohol intake that can assure no effect. So let’s use common sense along with science – avoid alcohol if planning a pregnancy and most certainly cut it out entirely once pregnant.

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There’s No Such Thing as a “Good” Meditation

Meditation Mindful Birthing Elixirliving.com

15th August 2013

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From Mindful Birthing by Nancy Bardacke …and There’s No Such Thing as a “Bad” Meditation Either When you have a pleasurable meditation experience, take care not to fall into the trap of becoming attached to the experience, thinking that it was a “good” meditation or that you are finally “doing…

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The Four Aces

Love Laugh And Eat Elixirliving.com

6th August 2013

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Life is like a game of cards: you can’t be truly happy unless you hold all four aces. Lots of the “pop research” that you read about in magazines suggests that our health and fate are determined by genetics. Don’t you believe it!

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Is Regular Exercise a Magic Potion?

Savor Health Benefits Elixirlivin.com

30th July 2013

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When it comes to health and well-being, regular exercise is about as close to a magic potion as you can get. It’s been shown to boost mood, improve quality of life, and help people better deal with life’s stresses. That all sounds pretty great, right?

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