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LUKE COUTINHO

BENEFITS OF AWAKING TO SUNRISE
Are you tired of waking up to a blaring alarm clock and feeling groggy for the rest of the day? Maybe it's time to consider the wonders of waking up to the sunrise. Not only is it a natural and a more peaceful and gentle...
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A PRESCRIPTION FOR CHANGE
In our practice of integrative and lifestyle medicine, while we coach our patients on making changes in their nutrition, exercise, sleep and emotional health, we also offer guidance on nurturing their spirit. All of us have a spirit within us, and which is why humans...
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SELECT RESPONSIBLY: LIFESTYLE MEDICATION OR LIFETIME MEDICATION?
When the subject of preventative healthcare comes up, it is rare for someone to respond, "But I am a healthy individual." Why should we spend money on preventative health? It is absurd to spend money on testing when I have no symptoms! It's like squandering...
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AGE GRACEFULLY
Longevity isn't about adding years to your life. Instead, it is about adding life to your years. It isn't about life span but health-span. Aging is an obvious part of the life cycle. In fact, our aging process starts the moment we are born. It's...
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TREAT YOUR HEART RIGHT
Globally, the prevalence of cardio illnesses has prompted a shift toward better eating habits and lifestyles. It is widely held that cholesterol is the most important factor when it comes to heart attacks. While cholesterol does contribute significantly, leading a sedentary lifestyle also contributes to...
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WHY IS EMOTIONAL LEARNING CRITICAL?
As humans, it is normal to experience a myriad of emotions - anger, joy, happiness, sadness, lust, resentment, frustration, hatred, jealousy, and so on. The seven deadly sins exist in all of us to varying degrees. Even the happiest people on earth, meditation gurus, yoga...
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CONSCIOUS GIFTING
It is festival time in India, and Diwali is one of the most important festivals celebrated all over the country. It is celebrated with extra joy and happiness since it is a festival celebrated by everyone all across India and around the globe. Therefore, despite...
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EFFECTIVE WAYS TO REV UP YOUR METABOLISM
Metabolism has become a buzzword, and everyone seems to be talking about it for the right reasons. But what most people don’t understand is that metabolism is beyond - weight loss. Even people who appear healthy on the outside can have a metabolic dysfunction brewing...
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HOW HOLISTIC HEALTH WORKS: A WAY OF BEING, A WAY OF LIVING
In an age when medical advances occur every day, it seems absurd that people keep getting sicker and sicker. Each year, 38 million people worldwide die from non-communicable diseases or chronic diseases, including cancer, heart ailments, respiratory diseases, and diabetes. The sad reality is that...
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