Recent Blog Posts

Inside the Herb Garden: Summer, Fall, and Winter Blooms

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.

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Another look at Garden Veggies: Raw Heirloom Tomato Marinara Sauce Recipe

Growing seasonal vegetables at home can make it easier to meet your health goals. Vegetables like heirloom tomatoes are traditional vegetables that have maintained their original, or non-hybridized, plant DNA. This recipe by MUIH Nutrition Intern Trina Cobbler, MS, highlights the robust garden flavor of the heirloom tomato to create a respectable marinara sauce seasoned with classic Italian herbs and spices.

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Four Lessons on Organic Living from Maria Rodale

MUIH recently had the pleasure of welcoming Maria Rodale—author, activist, and CEO and president of Rodale Inc.—to campus for a lecture and book signing. Maria is a woman who truly embodies and exemplifies MUIH’s core values of discernment, inquisitiveness, and integrity. If you weren’t able to make it to the event in person, here are some of the key takeaways from her lecture.

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Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award Winner: Steffany Moonaz, Ph.D., RYT 500

We interviewed Steffany Moonaz, Ph.D., RYT 500, winner of MUIH’s first Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award, for her research on the effects of yoga practice for people with rheumatic diseases.

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Research Symposium Faculty Research Poster Award Winner: Celeste Homan, M.S., M.Ac., L.Ac.

We interviewed Celeste Homan, M.S., M.Ac., L.Ac., winner of the Faculty Research Poster Award at MUIH’s first Research Symposium, for her study using acupuncture as an alternative treatment for cystic acne. The study not only demonstrates successful symptom treatment, but also explores critical thinking around patient healing and focuses on treating the whole person, not just a particular symptom.

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