White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

From the kitchen of the #HealingPlaceMedfield Prep Time: 20 cut vegetables Bean Soaking Time: 3 hours or more Cooking Time: 1 hour or more Serves 16 Recipe can be cut in half or doubled.       In a large stock pot (16 qt) add the following ingredients – 2 lbs soaked white navy beans (I use 2 packages of HamBeens by Hurst’s) 1 large chopped onion 3 large sliced celery 3 large carrots, sliced in 1″ pieces 2 parsnips, sliced in 1″ pieces (optional) 3 gloves of garlic, crushed and chopped 2 bay leaves 1 jaleno pepper,...

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My Burning Heart: How to Heal Your Heartburn and Acid Reflux Workshop

There are many ways to avoid heartburn and acid reflux but many don’t know how. In this workshop we will talk about likely causes, how to prevent them and we will incorporate some hand reflexology tips to alleviate the pain. When: Tuesday, December 2, 7-8pm. $10. Part of the proceed will be donated to charity. To register for workshop, click here ————— About the Coordinator: #HelenChinLui is a Certified Reflexologist, Certified Energy Medicine and Reiki Practitioner. She is the founder and owner of the...

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FREE Holiday Stress-Buster Meditation and More Healthy Eating Tips!

FREE Holiday Stress-Buster Meditation and More Healthy Eating Tips!

If you are tired of running around for the holidays, drop by the Healing Place for some adult time-out, meditation and a healthy snack on December 10, 2014 from 7-8pm.  Bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots. To register for workshop, click here. ————— About the Coordinator: #HelenChinLui is a Certified Reflexologist, Certified Energy Medicine and Reiki Practitioner. She is the founder and owner of the #HealingPlaceMedfield, MA. She specializes in helping adults and children to find long-lasting relief from...

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Do You Have Low Stomach Acid?

Do You Have Low Stomach Acid?

Did you know that one of the underlying causes of most #digestivedisorders is low stomach acid!  Did you know that you are not supposed to take antacid for more than 8 weeks period? Many people are probably not aware that their stomach is not making enough stomach acid, especially if they are popping antacid like candy. Stomach acid known as hydrochloric acid (HCL) is necessary for many bodily functions especially for aid in food digestion. Many people take antacid to alleviate heartburn or ingestion, but what is not known in most cases by...

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Nourish Your Body with Nutrient-Dense Veggies

Nourish Your Body with Nutrient-Dense Veggies

by Digestive Wellness Coach, Katie Lamie A lot of sage health advice boils down to this simple statement: Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. Let’s take it to the next level. Add more nutrient-dense fruits and veggies to your plate. Now we’re talking. Let’s maximize the health benefits you – and your family – get every time you toss a veggie in your cart at the grocery store. The tool I recommend to explore nutrient density is Dr. Fuhrman’s list of Nutrient Density Scores. Kale, collards, mustard greens and watercress top this list...

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Is Sugar More Addicting Than Cocaine?

Is Sugar More Addicting Than Cocaine?

As I learn more about sugar and what sugar can do to a body the more aware of how much sugar I am eating daily. Most of my sugar intake comes from grain products and fruit smoothies. Even though I am not a big fruit eater but I love drinking fruit smoothies. As healthy as smoothies are, they are loaded with natural sugar. Depending on what fruits, how much, they can be loaded with anywhere from 15 to 30 grams of natural sugar in 8 ounce glass. Since diabetes run in my family I have learned to be aware of what I eat. For those who are not...

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