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Healing Touch Charlotte is committed to wellness and natural health, which includes sharing information on natural foods. One way to ensure the quality of your food is to grow it yourself using organic gardening practices. For years I’ve envied my friend’s fantastic produce and her gardening expertise, and now she will be sharing her wisdom [...]

On occasion I’m asked what type of reference works does a professional massage therapist need? One of the most useful has been: Stretching Anatomy by Arnold G. Nelson and Jouko Kokkonen (authors) and Jason M. Alexander (illustrator). Champaing, IL: Human Kinetics, 2007. I find this book to be not just an important resource in my [...]

Will eating hot or spicy foods cool you down? Yes! Even though it seems counter-intuitive to eat something that makes you hot, being forced to sweat helps you to cool off. This helps to stabilize your body’s core temperature. Eating hot (temperature-wise) foods such as soup also help for the same reason. Spicy-hot foods help [...]

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