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Integrating Health: A Wellness Blog

Thu. February 16, 2017
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Sister Charlotte Kerr “for outstanding service on the Presidentially-appointed Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, and contributions to the implementation of the National Prevention Strategy.” Sister Charlotte served on the 21-member advisory group from its inception in 2011 through the submission of its final report in September 2016. Read more
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Wed. February 15, 2017
There are many ultimate appetizers to delight in for just about every season of a sport or event. But not every food receives its own national day and leaves the world captivated like this green goodness. While the trick to making perfect guacamole will always be using good, ripe avocados, adding green peas makes it low-fat, equally delicious and the brightest hue of green! When you need a healthy alternative to fatty dips and cheeses, check out this twist by MUIH Nutrition student Ruth Abate, MS. Read more
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Wed. February 15, 2017
Struggling with those last 10 lbs? Can’t get in the groove with your fitness routine? Stress levels out of control? Our health and wellness coaching students stand ready to help – at no cost to you! As part of the practicum phase of their program, students in our health and wellness coaching programs are required to complete several one-­on-­one sessions with clients. Their goal is to guide and support you in reaching your wellness goals. Read more
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Thu. October 27, 2016
It is with tremendous sadness that we share news of the recent death of Robert “Bob” M. Duggan, co-founder and President Emeritus of Tai Sophia Institute, now Maryland University of Integrative Health. Bob was a true pioneer in the field of integrative health and an assertive voice for wellness in America. Though he will be missed, his legacy will thrive through all those he touched. Read more
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Fri. October 07, 2016
Karen Soltes explores iRest® Yoga Nidra as a tool for dealing with anxiety. iRest is a research-based transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry that helps individuals deal with difficult emotions and beliefs by reconnecting with their deep, innate sense of wholeness and essential well-being that remains untouched by life’s events and circumstances. Read more
Mon. October 03, 2016
As the weather gets cooler, it’s so much more tempting to turn to our favorite comfort foods. Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? Before you pick up the phone to call your favorite delivery spot, know that there’s a way to enjoy the classics without any of the guilt! Cue this delicious gluten free take on the classic margherita pizza by MUIH Clinical Nutrition Intern Elizabeth Herbert. Read more
Fri. September 09, 2016
With school back in session and work plugging along, it can be hard to manage all the different tasks and activities life throws. MUIH Health and Wellness Coaching ambassador Sherry Leikin shares three effective actions you can take to keep your feet on the ground, your vision bright and clear, and any new experiences you take on joyful ones. Read more
Wed. September 07, 2016
This Mediterranean salad recipe by MUIH Clinical Nutrition Intern Elizabeth Herbert combines quinoa with olives, cucumbers, red onions, tomatoes, and feta cheese to provide great flavor as well as make it gluten free. Quinoa is a complete protein, making it a delicious and easy addition to any diet trying to include enough protein during the day. Read more
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Wed. August 17, 2016
Michael Phelps and other Olympic athletes have been proudly sporting distinctive purple bruises in Rio, which has brought new attention to an ancient Chinese medicine technique called “cupping.” In this article, our faculty explain the basic tenants behind the practice, how it works, and why it’s important to see a qualified professional for best results. Read more
Thu. August 11, 2016
Though we are in the dead of heat now, summer has been flying by and the crisp air of fall will be upon us soon. In preparation for the summer season peak, we sat down to chat with Andrea Miller, a student in the Master of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism program and the new gardener in the herb garden at MUIH. Andrea shared her knowledge with us about what’s in season, what we should plant now in preparation for cooler months, and what some of her best practices for gardening include. Read more
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