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Terrah Banakas

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National Eating Healthy Day

Healthy Eating Take the first step to making healthier food choices by taking part in the American Heart Association’s National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, Nov. 6. On this day, you are encouraged to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition. Give your …

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I have touched on this in the past, but I keep getting asked the same question over and over again: What are some stretches for various tight muscles and regions of the body? Below is a list of several videos that I have found around the internet that I believe …



With the fall equinox behind us and cooler weather in our midst I would like to touch on a topic many of you have come to me about lately — inflammation! What Causes Inflammation? Chemicals that cause inflammation can be found in a number of substances such as cigarette smoke, …


Thailand – 2013 Q & A

As you may or may not know, I will be heading back to Thailand for a follow-up trip. This trip is to continue my education for Thai Massage and I will bring back the ability to teach basic Thai Massage and work with special health cases. Many of you have …

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Nutrients for Muscle Pain

Excessive exercise and exertion can cause muscle aches and pains due to the muscles being stretched further than normal. After exercise, if your muscles are not given the proper nutrients, they may not be able to fully repair themselves. This results in muscle soreness. Muscles that are not regularly used, …