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Happy Holidays Written by Doug Kaufmann

My gift to all of you is the life changing and lifesaving knowledge this newsletter has imparted to you in 2012. I know that sounds trite and even a bit narcissistic, but I don’t mean for it to be. Knowledge is power. However, far too often in the healthcare world, we get information, but not knowledge. Why? I believe it is because the facts regarding the cause of illness and diseases are obstructed by the American model of heath care.
It is one that is working tremendously for the economy, but not for we, the people. To me, it is really this simple; if you own a $400,000 business, you want more than anything for it to become a $500,000 business, and you’ll do anything in your power to accomplish that. That same quest exists in medicine today.
Healthcare is currently a $3,000,000,000,000 ($3 trillion) annual (12 months) business. Like any business, it wants to grow. As a matter of fact, optimistic prognosticators are convinced that it will become a $300,000,000,000 business within the next 5 years.
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Stop Feeding Into Guilt, A Useless Emotion « The Butterfly Maiden Project

Stop Feeding Into Guilt, A Useless Emotion « The Butterfly Maiden Project | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

I remember with crystal clear clarity (not to mention joy and gratitude) the year I quit guilt. I gave it up cold turkey. And my life changed drastically. Years of beating myself up for my shortcomings, mistakes, and failures were erased in the moment I fully understood just how useless guilt is.


What IS Guilt?
Guilt is an emotion that occurs when a person believes that they have violated a moral standard.”

 

To understand where your guilt comes from, you must first revisit your personal values and core beliefs. You may be holding on to outdated programs that no longer serve you as an adult. You may be giving your power away to a belief system that no longer applies to your life. You need to identify who and what defined the moral standards you believe apply to you, as well as what constitutes a violation.


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A New Take on Aging, From Silicon Valley

A New Take on Aging, From Silicon Valley | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
A senior home care franchise based in Palo Alto, Calif., and run by young staffers is looking to give its elderly clientele five-star treatment.
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Fine Tuning with Workouts | The Official Isagenix Podcast Site

Fine Tuning with Workouts | The Official Isagenix Podcast Site | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Trainer: 2012 IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner, 1 Star Silver Circle and Crystal Manager Craig Coleman
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Check the Bottle for a Harvest Date Before Buying that Expensive “Extra Virgin” Olive Oil

Check the Bottle for a Harvest Date Before Buying that Expensive “Extra Virgin” Olive Oil | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
When Consumer Reports tested a number of big name Extra Virgin Olive Oils, they discovered that many—including some expensive ones—didn't taste good enough to meet the criteria.
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Why Cut Processed Food - 100 Days of Real Food

Why Cut Processed Food - 100 Days of Real Food | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

Processed foods are an illusion, often appearing to be healthy (with claims like low fat, low carb, vitamin fortified, no trans fat, contains omega-3s, etc.) when these foods are in fact the very thing making a lot of Americans unhealthy, sick, and fat.Coronary heart disease, diabetes, stroke and cancer – four of the top ten chronic diseases that kill most of us – “can be traced directly to the industrialization of our food” according to Michael Pollan.Making smarter (and sometimes more expensive) food choices now may reduce your healthcare costs later in life.

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Nutrient Timing with Isagenix For Athletes | Isagenix Health

Nutrient Timing with Isagenix For Athletes | Isagenix Health | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

For athletes, when you eat may be nearly as important as what you eat. Nutrient timing is a popular concept among athletes and fitness gurus and refers to the timing of meals and supplements in relation to workouts. By strategically eating certain things at certain times, top athletes and fitness competitors can gain an edge over their competition

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Michael Dotterer's curator insight, July 4, 2013 5:16 PM

As a former professional athlete I wish we had the amazing Isagenix Food products when I was being paid to play!  Well now we do and I encourage all Athletes to try Isagenix.  You will not be disappointed!

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Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health Authority: Market Research and Advisory Services | SharpBrains

Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health Authority: Market Research and Advisory Services | SharpBrains | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

Great infographic


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Green Home Builder Las Vegas NV | Homes For Sale AZ | Fusion Homes

Green Home Builder Las Vegas NV | Homes For Sale AZ | Fusion Homes | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Call Fusion Homes For A Green Home Builder. Check out Homes For Sale in Arizona (AZ) and Fusion Homes For Sale in Las Vegas Nevada (NV). Call Us Today-(702) 979-9900!
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Isagenix Clinical Study Now Published In Second Journal with MRI Scans | Isagenix Health

Isagenix Clinical Study Now Published In Second Journal with MRI Scans | Isagenix Health | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)’s study involving Isagenix products has now been published in a second high-profile, peer-reviewed publication, Nutrition Journal. The new article includes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of a subject before and after use of Isagenix products.

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Cancer-Fighting Foods

Cancer-Fighting Foods | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Red- is a sign of vitamin A (beta carotene) and vitamin C.Typically, red produce are also high in manganese and fiber. Choose red bell peppers, tomatoes, cherries, cranberries, raspberries, rhubarb...
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Cancer Compass ~ An Alternate Route

Cancer Compass ~ An Alternate Route | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
This page advocates the use of alternative cancer therapies...
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Greenhouse gases hit record level - FT.com

Greenhouse gases hit record level - FT.com | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere rose to record levels last year, the UN has reported, reinforcing scientists’ warnings that the world may be on course for dangerous global warming.

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Hurricane Sandy Leaves Much More Than Huge Financial Losses.

Hurricane Sandy Leaves Much More Than Huge Financial Losses. | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
It seems that all we are hearing about in the news today is the billions of dollars that insurance companies will be spending to assist those who suffered from the ravages of Hurricane Sandy this past October.
But there is more, MUCH MORE that the media should be telling those whose homes and lives were devastated by the hurricane. Their health issues now may very well be linked to exposure to toxic fungi.
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Invasive Species Affecting Shrimp Industry | KRGV.com | CHANNEL 5 NEWS | Breaking News Breaking Stories

Invasive Species Affecting Shrimp Industry | KRGV.com | CHANNEL 5 NEWS | Breaking News Breaking Stories | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Valley shrimpers are trying to figure if an invasive species is responsible for lower shrimp catches this season
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6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d both agree that this is one of the most important days of their lives.

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Abdul Abdirahman's curator insight, December 11, 2012 11:13 PM

What to be more productive and feel like you are accomplishing your goals DAILY, here are a few tips that can help.

donhornsby's curator insight, December 13, 2012 9:25 AM

(Great quote - and excellent suggestions) “Every day I need physical energy, mental clarity, and emotional balance to tackle everything that comes my way,” Mike said. “Self-care is the secret to performing at the highest level.”

 

Here are the six simple rituals he uses to perform at his highest, which you too can begin implementing right away:

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Holy Spock! The Star Trek Medical Tricorder Is Real, And It's Only $150

Holy Spock! The Star Trek Medical Tricorder Is Real, And It's Only $150 | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
The device you're looking at is called the Scanadu SCOUT and, basically, it's a medical tricorder that will give you precise vital information about any human being within seconds, just on contact.

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Geek Pi's curator insight, December 12, 2012 4:06 PM

For years, Star Trek fans and medical professionals have dreamed of having a handheld device that could quickly and accurately assess a person's health status, and there are even foundations who offer prizes to the first person or company to come up with one.  This is the first of its kind, and I'm impressed by its capabilities.  It uses technologies like sound and light sensors and complex math to provide real-time data on a person's health, in a way that the average person can understand. 

 

Medical science has rarely been depicted as understandable, and affordable home technology as very "up-to-date."  But I'm willing to bet this will be the device of the century.  It combines so many technological advances of modern science and answers so many shortcomings of modern medicine that I believe it will challenge primary healthcare providers (family doctors, for instance) to prove their worth and justify their work in ways that could lead to even greater medical advances in the coming years.  Devices such as the Nike FuelBand and the FitBit Ultra have been paving the way for personal healthcare responsibility for the past few years, and now it's time for another leap forward.

 

Of course, any technology or device could be a flop, but if this succeeds, or even if it does not, many will follow it that improve upon its basic premise: responsible healthcare should begin at home, with each individual using effective, affordable tools to monitor their body's condition on a daily basis and use that data to effect a healthier lifestyle.

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Full Body Workout Plan | Workout Routines from Answer Fitness®

Full Body Workout Plan | Workout Routines from Answer Fitness® | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Full Body Workout Routine Not Only Builds Muscle But It Torches Fat  ... in Less Than 60 Minutes. Can you spare 60 minutes, three times a week?

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The Problem You Created is Now a Solution You Can Buy

The Problem You Created is Now a Solution You Can Buy | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
How Method is transforming ocean waste into soap bottles.
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Fumar 'pudre' el cerebro

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Fumar "pudre" el cerebro, según apuntan varios investigadores de la Universidad King de Londres, que aseguran que las personas que fuman tienen más problemas de memoria, aprendizaje y razonamiento.


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Intermittent fasting combined with calorie restriction is effective for weight loss and cardio-protection in obese women

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Do You Know If You Have Metabolic Syndrome? | Isagenix Health

Do You Know If You Have Metabolic Syndrome? | Isagenix Health | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

Have you talked with your doctor about metabolic syndrome? The syndrome is not a disease, but a cluster of risk factors—abdominal obesity, elevated triglycerides, elevated blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and impaired glucose tolerance—that is diagnosed when three out of five of these metabolic abnormalities are met.

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Fats; Essential vs Toxic

Fats; Essential vs Toxic | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
In America we are literally drowning in bad fats and  rarely consuming fats which are essential to our health.  Dietary fats aid in the absorption of nutrients and are crucial to the transfer of ox...
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Intentionally Create Your Life

Intentionally Create Your Life | Living in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

"If I said half the things to you that your thoughts say to you could we still be friends?"

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