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How Beliefs Can Ruin or Transform Your Life

by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH All the talk in the New Year about resolutions won’t get you anywhere but disappointed. Statistics show that only 8% of people who make New Year’s Resolutions are successful.  Why is that? Are we all losers? Far from it. There is a definite secret to making changes stick. You […]

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Feng Shui Your Kitchen For A Healthier You

By Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH Whenever you want to make a change in your life, “move 27 things” says an old Chinese proverb. It may sound a bit crazy, or simplistic, but you’ll be amazed how much truth is in that one statement. For 20 years I’ve been practicing and teaching the principles of […]

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A Four Letter Word That Can Keep You Healthy: “WOOF”

by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH The American Heart Association issued a scientific statement on Thursday May 9, 2013 that owning a pet may help to decrease a person’s risk of suffering from heart disease and is linked with lower levels of obesity, blood pressure and cholesterol. Get a dog to help your heart? Now […]

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The State of Your Heart Health…. Map the Heart Health of Your State.

by Kac Young, Ph.D, ND, DCH The statistics for heart disease show improvement; and yet it is still the #1 killer in the USA. The staggering fact is that 90% of cardiovascular disease is preventable…so why the heck are we dying of it at such alarming rates? I teach heart health, and lecture about it […]

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Exercise: Enjoyable or Excruciating?

by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH 20 years ago I hated exercise. I thought it was boring, inconvenient, time consuming and exhausting. Then a friend took me to her yoga class and it made all the difference in the world. Suddenly I liked exercise, I made time for it, I looked forward to it and […]

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Change Your Mood on the Count of Three!

by Kac Young Ph.D. ND, DCH So what (or who) ticked you off today? Someone at work? A phone call you received, or didn’t receive? Some bad news from a friend or relative, or did you just get up on the wrong side of the bed? It happens to all of us. One day our […]

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Saved By The Pepper! Heart and Brain Health With a Kick.

by Kac Young Ph.D, ND, DCH I once was a spectator at a Que Es Mas Macho Competition where men and women competed to see who could eat the hottest pepper and survive. Faces turned red, lips burned, foreheads broke out in beads of sweat, but those contestants stalwartly hung in consuming hot and hotter […]

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Have a Heart to Heart With Dad on Father’s Day

by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH [Editor’s Note: You know that what is good for your heart is also good for your brain!] How do you celebrate your dad on Father’s Day? 79.1 million people will celebrate dad with a barbeque. There are two ways to show dad how much you love him: One is […]

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