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Sugar's link to depression

Last month I talked about sugar and your pineal gland. This month it's sugar and depression. Many doctors agree that the most damaging thing we can eat is sugar. It is a major cause of inflammation … more

Keeping kids healthy this summer

The weather is warm and the school year is drawing to a close, much to the delight of kids, teachers and many parents. As a parent... more

Practicing mindfulness

When Taos Academy lost three of its students to suicide two years ago, teacher Anne-Marie Emanuelli began looking for ways to deal with her overwhelming sadness. more

April's Move More Month: How to hit your stride

As winter gives way to spring, New Mexico residents may be emerging from a state of "seasonal sedentary syndrome." more

Guide to your medicine cabinet

I have to admit, if I need to convince myself that I made a good career choice or I need to feel like the training was worth it, all I need to do is visit the pharmacy aisles. It's hard enough to … more

Sugar can nix meditation

No doubt you already know that too much sugar is bad for you. It can harm your heart, your pancreas, your kidneys, your joints and cause depression. more

Pole fitness in Taos

A new fitness class in Taos has students spinning with excitement. Adding to the growing list of classes at the Taos Body Shop, owner Julia Fernandez de … more

Laughing at gravity

Skin sliding south? Yep, me too. That's okay - it's what gravity does. Inevitable, like death and taxes. When I was younger, I got a facelift, but at 81, it doesn't make much sense. I'm happy with who … more

Curanderismo

The tradition of healing with plants and medicinal food has deep roots in the Southwest and Mexico. Today healers continue to practice these techniques using locally available plants and knowledge of … more

Living a full life in the face of disease

Living well with a degenerative disease is the topic of a new book by Robert J. Silver. It is also the theme of his life."Keepin' On: Living Well with Parkinson's … more
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