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The ‘best’ diet? Add salt. Maybe butter.

“Everyone knows” that a healthy diet is low in fat, low in sodium, high in protein.Everyone does know this.Except it isn’t true.In early December of 2017, the world learned the results of yet another enormous new study of food and health.This most recent study...

Acupuncture Q&A with Maureen McNulty

What will the acupuncturist do? An assessment by the acupuncturist will be done during the initial evaluation. Based on the examination, a plan of treatment will be discussed. Treatment may be modified to address presenting complaints in subsequent visits such as cold...

Maureen has joined our wellness team!

Maureen McNulty is an acupuncturist (C.Ac.) and massage therapist (LMT) in the State of Wisconsin. She obtained her Asian bodywork therapy certification at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition...

Asparagus Leek Soup

2 1/2 cups leek, chopped 2 1/2 cloves garlic 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 1/2 pounds asparagus 1 cup diced celery 1 cup diced carrots 6 cups chicken broth or stock Himalayan Salt1. In a saucepan, cook the leek, carrots, celery and garlic in the olive oil...

Gift of Time Practice

Take a break from technology and unplug while you give your loved ones the gift of time! Try this activity from the Greater Good Science Center:Gift of...

Unplugged

A Yoga Retreat to Balance EnergyMarch 10-12, 2017Leave your cell phones and laptops behind… unplug at the Heartland. This weekend is designed with energy and chakras in mind.Unplug physically and mentally from the stress of everyday life. Explore and learn about your...

The first whisper of spring

“March arrives, the last hurrah of winter and the first whisper of spring. This month we plant the seeds of simplicity in the fertile soils of our souls.”- Sarah Ban BreathnachThis quote is from my favorite daily reader, Simple Abundance. I open up the book knowing...

Where Art Meets Winter

January 28 - February 12Celebrate the beauty and wonders of winter!Watch fifteen teams of the country's most talented sculptors compete for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting title.Sip water or tea inside the Ice Bar, which includes a custom carved 20-foot bar created...

Risotto with Asparagus and Parmesan

Ingredients: 4 cups arborio rice 4 shallots 1/4 cup garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 1 pound asparagus, blanched, sliced 2 cups Parmesan cheese 1 gallon vegetable stock 1. Heat the vegetable stock in a saucepan. Heat more than one gallon to be sure you have enough.2. In a...

Mini Resolutions

What are your resolutions for 2017? WholeHealth Chicago suggests these simple actions to make this a healthier year.Here are a dozen or so small resolutions that will boost your health, are likely to prolong your life, and will just make you feel good:1. Have one...