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Celebrate the color of love and Valentine’s Day by adding more delicious red foods to your meals. Whether you prefer the scorching heat of a red chili or the sweet crunch of a red bell pepper, you ...

Celebrate the Color of Love with These Red Hot Healthy Recipes

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‘Tis the season filled with warmth, joy, good spirits, and unfortunately, overindulgence. Our tradition of toasting family, friends and colleagues can sometimes lead to feelings of imbalance and ...

Tips to Soothe Holiday Hangovers

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While jack-o-lanterns may be the first thing that comes to mind for October, you will want to explore the many nutritional values of eating pumpkins and their seeds. Not sure how to cook a ...

Fall into October with Pumpkins!

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Autumn marks the beginning of mushroom season! Don’t worry, you don’t have to search the woods far and wide to get the immune-boosting benefits. You will find them popping up at your local farmers ...

A Tasty Mushroom Recipe to Boost Immunity

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Here are six pieces of advice from the great masters that have inspired me on my path to healing and helping others live happy, healthy lives. These wise sages keep the statement simple, but the ...

6 Pearls of Wisdom from Ancient Masters

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While you are spending summer fun in the sun and surf, take another look at seaweed swirling around in the water. Did you know many types of seaweed are nutrient powerhouses that have more calcium ...

Seaweed for Super Health

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Summer brings fun in the sun, but also a new set of nutrition and health needs. As the weather heats up, people head outdoors and you need to stay cool and hydrated to keep from getting ill. ...

Nutrition Tips for a Cool Summer

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Centenarians on every inhabited continent swear by their native water as the source of their long lives. Scientists agree that these particular waters may contribute to the local inhabitants’ ...

Drink Your Way to 100

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The cold weather might have you in hibernation mode, but before you take up permanent residence under the covers, give yourself a vitality boost with energizing foods! To help jump start your ...

Energy Smoothie: Three Foods I Drink

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Low energy really puts a drag on your day – and your longevity plans! Energy normally fluctuates according to daily rhythms, which can vary from person to person, but in general we have more ...

3 Natural Energy Boosts for Spring

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As spring fever gives way to rising temperatures, nature’s new blooms and crops fill our markets with an abundance of seasonal produce. Come out of hibernation and take advantage of the bounty of ...

Spring's Picks for Longevity

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Between the winter winds, the dry indoor heat, and a daily dose of makeup, you may not be feeling as if you are putting your best face forward. Read on to find 7 all-natural secrets for soft, ...

7 All-Natural Secrets for Skin Beauty

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The latest nutrition buzzword appears to be “gluten-free.” Gluten-free foods and dishes have popped up all over grocery stores and restaurants, as more people are eliminating gluten from their ...

The Scoop on Gluten

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Americans consume roughly 22 teaspoons of refined sugar every day, and as sweet as it tastes, sugar (when consumed in excess) has plenty of negative effects in store for your body, including some ...

The Not So Sweet Side of Sugar

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Two out of every three Americans is overweight, which is not only bad for your waistline, but also your health! With summer here many people are focused on reducing belly fat to stay trim and thin ...

Natural Ways to a Flat Belly

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Due to today’s diet and lifestyle, many people can find themselves with high or elevated cholesterol levels. Although there are no outward symptoms of elevated cholesterol, over time it can clog ...

Top Tips for Healthy Cholesterol

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Exercise is essential to maintaining our health and longevity, but many people avoid it because of pain. If you are experiencing chronic pain your healing plan should include herbal and ...

Natural Pain Relief

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Spring is officially here and spring is a time to focus on renewal and revitalization. Many people are probably thinking about spring cleaning and refreshing your home. If you are interested in ...

Optimize Health in Your Home

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Many stores and commercials are filled with weight loss pills and diet tips, many of which can be risky and unhealthy. The most recent weight loss trend to hit the market is a supplement that ...

Natural and Healthy Weight Loss

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Heart Disease is still the leading cause of death in America, and since February is Heart Health month, it is a great time to focus on the health of your own heart. High blood pressure, or ...

Best and Worst Foods for Blood Pressure

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Improve Your Energy Naturally In nature, winter is the season of rest and hibernation. However, people do not get the same rest each winter that other beings in nature do, so many people may ...

Improve Your Energy Naturally

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In the United States, more than 1.5 million fractures are attributed to osteoporosis (otherwise known as bone loss) every year. Many people think that it is a condition that only affects people ...

Stop Bone Loss Before it Starts

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Sleep Aids for a Healthier YouAmericans spend upwards of $3 billion every year on sleep medications that can come with heavy side effects. Would you like to sleep like a baby without needing to ...

Healthy Sleep Aids

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The Chinese medical therapy called moxibustion warms regions of the body and can penetrate to the muscles, tendons and bones. Moxibustion helps to relieve pain, stimulate blood circulation, relax ...

Moxibustion: Warming the Channels

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Spring: Season of the Liver In Chinese nutrition, the therapeutic and energetic properties of food are carefully considered. Specifically, Chinese nutrition seeks to strengthen vulnerable organ ...

Artichokes, Your Liver's Best Friend

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May is Women’s Health month. Last week I had the honor of speaking on a panel of medical experts at the premiere of Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing at Creative Artist Agency in Los ...

Don’t Get Breast Cancer (Again)

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The groundhog has predicted another 6 weeks of winter. Read on to find out your answers about how to stay warm and in good health for the rest of the season. Q: How can I naturally keep myself ...

Staying Warm in Winter

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Q: How can I can I control my appetite so that I don’t gain weight? A: People often respond to situational stress by eating comfort foods, which can quickly become a chronic pattern. Natural ...

Natural Remedies for Weight Loss -- Q & A

Ladies, it’s time to talk about your personal rejuvenation, and that’s why EmpowHER’s 38th generation doctor of Chinese medicine, Dr. Maoshing Ni, is here. Hi, Dr. ...

AUDIO: Dr. Mao - How Can Women Use Food To Achieve Personal Rejuvenation?

Did you know that EmpowHER’s Medical Advisory Board is filled with the best women’s health experts in the country? From the former President of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the ...

AUDIO: Dr. Mao Shares The Life-Changing Accident That Moved Him To Practice Medicine

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Did you know that orphaned babies stop growing and even die from the lack of touch and love? Similarly, researchers have long observed that unconscious patients who are regularly touched recover ...

The Touch of Life and Healing

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InfiniChi is based on the oldest foundations of Chinese medicine. InfiniChi is the Ni family practice of medical energy healing, where a practitioner reads and manipulates the internal and ...

InfiniChi Energy Therapy Creates Healing and Balance

U.S. health officials, Thursday, announced that six million doses of swine flu vaccine will be available by the first week in October. Now most of the vaccine will be the flu mist nasal spray ...

AUDIO: Dr. Mao - H1N1 Insight And Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System

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In Chinese philosophy, there are two main categories of natural energy: Yin and Yang. The universe is an integration of these two interacting, mutually assisting and also some what opposing ...

Applying Yin and Yang to Food and Health

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Did you know that love not only gives meaning to your life, it brings health benefits? Human touch, long recognized as a powerful technique, increases the production of endorphins, growth hormone, ...

Good Loving for Healthy Living

Todd: How do you know when you should eat organic? Really, I mean aren’t we all talking about that? When to have organic, when not to? Should you drink water from plastic bottles like the one ...

AUDIO: Dr. Mao - When Should We Eat Organic And Is It Safe To Drink From Plastic Water Bottles?

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It is around 2 a.m. in the morning. Your child is crying even though you notice the diaper is clean and you have just finished feeding not too long ago. The agonizing scream overwhelms your ...

Sense of Hearing: Enjoy Affection, Stop Ear Infection

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As a practitioner of natural medicine, I am a true believer in naturally assisting the immune system to protect and defend the body against pathogenic attack. I also believe antibiotics and ...

First Aid Kit For Children

Todd: Hi, this is Todd Hartley, and thank you for joining us right here at EmpowHer–the home of women’s health online. Joining us now to talk about your face and keeping your skin looking ...

AUDIO: Dr. Mao's Tips For Radiant, Healthy Skin

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Many women begin their journey toward menopause long before they reach 50. Some of the symptoms of perimenopause begin to manifest in the 40s. These symptoms can be warm flashes, menstrual ...

Create Wellness During the Menopausal Transition

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Every day, we normally shed up to 125 hairs. We are familiar, however, with the comic character who runs around and pulls out his hair while enduring a stressful situation. You may be amazed to ...

Herbs Promote Hair Restoration

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Although 50% of the population in the United States will be over 65 by the year 2025, aging does not have to mean lower productivity and quality of life. In order to stay healthier longer, many ...

Healthy Aging Naturally

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Cravings are natural. Why do they occur? How can I reduce them? What benefits do I get from the foods I crave? Is sugar an addictive substance? How do cravings relate to addiction? There are ...

5 Senses = 5 Tastes = 5 Elements

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The Path of Constructive Life is a paradigm for happy, healthy and prosperous living. It teaches that the source and path of a peaceful, healthy life of universal harmony lies in the constructive ...

Mastering the Five Powers for Joy and Peace in Your Life

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Your skin is your largest organ, and it takes a daily beating from the sun, air pollution, chemicals and other harmful pathogens. To restore and protect your skin, try these healthy tips and ...

Treat Your Skin With Extra Special Care

Dr. Mao explains which healing foods help prevent urinary system infections.

Urinary System Infections, Which Healing Foods Help Prevent These? - Dr. Mao (VIDEO)

Dr. Mao discusses the healthy foods that enhance a healthy reproductive system.

Which Healthy Foods Enhance A Healthy Reproductive System? - Dr. Mao (VIDEO)

Dr. Mao explains which healing foods help to prevent osteopenia and osteoporosis.

Osteopenia And Osteoporosis, Which Healing Foods Help Prevent These? - Dr. Mao (VIDEO)

Dr. Mao explains which healing foods can help prevent cancer.

Cancer, Which Healing Foods Help Prevent This? - Dr. Mao (VIDEO)

Dr. Mao discusses the healing foods that can help alleviate headaches.

Headaches, Which Healing Foods Help Alleviate Headaches? - Dr. Mao (VIDEO)