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Oldest Living Pearl Harbor Vet Still Going Strong at 104- Here’s What He’s Doing

Hey! I hope your weekend is going well. I came across a really cool article recently that inspired me and I think it will inspire you too. San Diego area resident Ray Chavez is currently the oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor in the world. He just recently celebrated his 104th birthday and is still a very visible local figure, making public appearances often. One interesting thing about Ray is that despite his age, Ray is also a consistent figure in his local gym, visiting it to do his...
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What’s Your Standard?

Hey! I hope your weekend is going well! I’m sitting in Columbus airport right now waiting to board my plane. I had a pretty cool weekend up here taking a continuing education course on manual muscle testing and advanced concepts related to it. Very productive weekend indeed. It was interesting having conversations with my clients and colleagues about my trip last week leading up to my departure because one question I got a few times was “is this a requirement to maintain your certification?” When my response...
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80% of People Surveyed Believe in This

Today is a special day for many people. It is a day of celebrating what many believe was a supernatural act, a miracle if you will. Interestingly, today I came across an article in Parade Magazine that showed that many people from different religious, spiritual and scientific backgrounds often fall into the category of "believers" in miracles according the Pew Research Group. In fact, a recent poll taken said that 8 out of 10 people believe that miracles can and do happen, including those related...
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Common Food Ingredients That Can Cause Joint Pain

Hey! I hope you're having a great day! More and more in my practice I have seen the need to take a more holistic approach to helping people heal from injuries and successfully manage various musculoskeletal problems. Although my unique form of therapeutic exercise is potent and powerful in stimulating the body to work better, feel better, heal faster and prevent common orthopedic conditions, it is helped exponentially by other supportive factors such as an anti-inflammatory diet. Many are unaware of the link between what goes in...
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This Little Part of Your Body May Be Keeping You From Getting Better

Hey! I hope you're having a great day! I have kind of a deep subject to discuss today, but it is one that holds so many people back from getting their body where they want it to be. Let me start with a few questions. Have you ever said anything negative about your body? Have you ever mentally or verbally labeled a part of your body as "bad?" Do these thoughts, beliefs and words about yourself, your health and your body really affect how your body feels and functions? According...
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A Salt That Is Actually Good For You

Hey! I hope you're enjoying your weekend! We had a long day at the soccer fields yesterday watching our son Christian play two games in a large Tampa Bay area tournament. He did great and at the end of day one our team is number 1 in our bracket! We have another game to play today to see if we make it to the final. I'm excited! As I was out there feeling the warmth of the sun I realized that we are soon to be on...
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New Research Shows LESS Salt Can INCREASE Heart Disease

Hey! I hope you're having a great weekend! I was doing research this morning about a topic that I wanted to write to you about- Himalyan Salt. I was going to write to you and tell you about all the great benefits of Himalyan Salt as compared to regular table salt and how you should make the switch. In the midst of doing that I stumbled across an article published in Scientific American as well as The Journal of the American Medical Association that summarized some pretty...
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A Message From the Heart

Hey! I hope your day is going well! I'm kind of a sentimental person. Maybe more than most. I often sit back and reflect on where I've been, how I got there and how grateful I am for all I have. This week I've been really hit with a gratitude for being able to instruct and lead others towards better health and a better life through many means, one of which being this newsletter. This time of year, as I'm sure you can imagine, I am ridiculously...
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Early Alzheimer’s Detection Test Inside Your Kitchen Cabinet??

Hey! Happy Valentine's Day! Today my wife and I are going to our favorite Peruvian restaurant to enjoy a nice Valentine's Day meal, but before we do that I wanted to share an article and a video that I saw yesterday that I think you will find interesting and useful. A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the top lesson learned by the worlds leading expert in brain health Dr. Daniel Amen. If you missed it, check it out here- http://www.nonfictionfitness.com/the-worlds-foremost-expert-in-brain-health-shares-his-top-lesson/ One of the...
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Fewer Colds, Less Stress and Less Pain From Doing This???

Hey! I hope you're having a great day! For years I've been known as a "touchy-feely" kind of person. I am one that more often than not shucks off the unspoken rules of maintaining peoples personal space and instead gives them high fives, pats on the back and in many cases hugs. Turns out I was making people healthier the entire time! In a recent article that was published in U.S. News and World Report, hugging has been found to be an incredible health promoting behavior. In...
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