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On August 3, 2021, we received notice that Commonwealth, our CE accreditation provider, lost the ability to award CE credit hours from the American Psychological Association (APA). CE credits are for Psychologists, Nurses, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Social Workers.

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What Kind of Oxidizer Are You?

By: Dr. Leslie Korn, Published June 17, 2020
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Say Yes to Individualized Nutrition

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 17, 2020

Each of us has an engine that requires a different mix of “fuel.” Fuel in the form of food is made up of protein, carbohydrates, and fats. The correct fuel mix, meaning the correct ratio of protein, carbohydrates, and fats for the individual will ensure smooth healthy functioning.

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Say No to the Standard American Diet

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 17, 2020

The standard American diet (SAD) makes us sad! This too-frequently followed diet consists of refined, overly processed foods containing refined sugars in fruit juices and sugary drinks, and highly refined rice, pastas, and flours used in breads and bakery goods.

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Say Yes to Ancestral Diets

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 16, 2020

One of the points I emphasize in my work is the concept of “traditional nutrition and foods.” These are foods, diets, and preparation methods that have been used by our ancestors for millennia. They are foods that have evolved to optimize nourishment. In modern society, which usually follows the standard American diet (SAD), food and diet are often dissociated from authentic cultural traditions.

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Communication between patient and doctor

Multicultural Counseling and Integrative Medicine

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 16, 2020

Our attitudes about medicine, treatment, both receiving and delivering, are informed by our cultural, familial, and religious experiences. Asking the right questions can create better communication with our clients.

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Mustard Seed Poultice to Improve Respiration and Circulation Problems

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 16, 2020

The seeds of the mustard plant (Brassica juncea; Brassica nigra; Sinapis alba) are rich in selenium and magnesium which makes them an effective anti-inflammatory. They are a rubifacient. Ground mustard seed poultices can be applied for neuralgia, sciatica, gout, and pneumonia. Here’s a recipe useful to treat children and adults with a cold, flu, bronchitis, or pneumonia or pain due to poor circulation.

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Apple Hazelnut Tart (from the Eat Right, Feel Right book)

A Delicious Gluten-Free Dessert: Apple Hazelnut Tart

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 16, 2020

An easy gluten-free dessert Hazelnuts are rich in healthy fats and support brain function. Apples, along with the pectin, is an ideal food for easy digestion.

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Turmeric root and its benefits for the brain

Turmeric Root and Its Benefits for The Brain

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 16, 2020

Turmeric is one of the essential herbs in Indian cuisine. It has anti-inflammatory benefits and may prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. It reduces headache pain and supports the liver, gallbladder, and digestive health by stimulating bile flow.

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Roselle, a Powerful Antioxidant

By: Dr. Leslie Korn Published: June 16, 2020

Roselle, also known as Jamaica, is a hibiscus flower. It is used as a drink, but also as a medicine to reduce fever during colds and to provide nourishment during illness. It also lowers cholesterol and blood glucose, reduces risk of heart disease, has hypotensive (lowers blood pressure) and antibacterial activity, and is protective of kidneys and the liver. In addition, Jamaica has high levels of anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that scavenge inflammatory cells in the body.

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