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Podcast: Our Students, Our Future: Teaching Mindfulness in Schools

Teaching Mindfulness in Schools Does Mindfulness matter for children? It can; helping them cultivate awareness of their feelings, their actions, and compassion.  What happens in school is crucial. Mindfulness training in schools can help our students increase their focus and capacity to pay attention, reduce stress, raise self-awarenss, cultivate a sense of empathy and calm: all key…

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Podcast: Afro-Vegan: The Food!

Part Two: Afro-Vegan: The Food Welcome back Bryant Terry, chef, educator and author of Afro-Vegan as he takes us on a tour of Southern, African, Caribbean flavors and foods. Afro Vegan was voted one of the best cookbooks of 2014, and after listening to this you will know why. If you are wondering how collard…


Podcast: Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry

Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry is about eating close to home. Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean and Southern Flavors Remixed Bryant Terry is a chef, educator, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. In regard to his work, Bryant’s mentor Alice Waters says, “Bryant Terry knows that good food should…

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Podcast: Herbs for Health: Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

Parsely, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme are herbs for our health. Herbs for health, yes they are in your pantryThose simple cooking herbs in your pantry are there to add flavor to your meal yet they also help clear your ills, uplift your spirits and help you with that sore throat you may be getting.  They…

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Podcast: Autism Spectrum Disorder – Part 2 – Treatment

Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Bio-Medical Treatment, Part Two Dr. Valerie LaRosa continues the conversation about the bio-medical and naturopathic approach to treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The bio-medical and naturopathic  treatment takes a functional approach to each individual. Not all treatments fit all people. Dr. LaRosa takes us through what evaluation is like, and…

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Podcast: Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Bio-Medical Approach

Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders are challenging and the Bio-Medical Approach to treatment is making a difference. Dr. Valerie LaRosa, naturopathic physician and former behavioral therapist speaks about what Autism Spectrum Disorder is, what underlying issues may accompany it, and what could be done to help a child and their family. The bio-medical approach to…