Murad plans health retreat

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Now he’s taking that philosophy beyond the confines of his dermatology practice in El Segundo by offering an immersive weekend health retreat at the Parker Palm Springs in September. The itinerary includes consultations with Murad, a Murad signature treatment and products to take home, but also sessions with a fitness expert and health practitioner, lectures, yoga, cooking class, art class and hiking. It’s all in keeping with his belief that to slow or potentially reverse aspects of the aging process requires a holistic approach. “One of my favorite sayings is, ‘I don’t have any acne patients I have patients who have acne.’ So treating the patient first is actually more critical than treating the disease because everything is connected,” Murad says. He tries to determine what’s causing the acne, whether it could be stress, medication, hormones, a genetic predisposition or all combined. At the retreat, guests will learn about proper nutrition to make cell membranes stronger.
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The eye area is often one of the first places on the complexion to become damaged. The skin in this area has special needs and as a result cannot be treated with everyday products designed for the entire face. What makes the skin around the eyes so different? Which is the best product to use for repairing the under eye skin? How is it different from other eye creams and serums? To find out, visit BeautyResearch.com or click http://beautyresearch.com/blogs/beauty-research/archive/2013/08/20/best-repairing-skin-care-products.aspx .
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Reviving An Heirloom Corn That Packs More Flavor And Nutrition

The heirloom corn variety has only eight rows of kernels and hence, its name: New England Eight Row Flint.

“That’s why farmers moved to higher-yield [varieties],” explains Algiere. “They can get more corn per acre at lower quality.” Farmers produce for bulk because they’re paid by the bushel, not by the color or the flavor. So varieties such as New England Eight Row Flint corn may produce great taste, but they’re not really commercially viable unless you convince more people to pay for taste over volume. The Cotton Candy Grape: A Sweet Spin On Designer Fruit That’s what chef Barber is doing at Blue Hill. He serves a polenta made from the Eight Row Flint corn grown at Stone Barns. And when I tasted it, I was surprised.
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Tofu nutrition facts

“Don’t get duped by ingredients listed as ‘natural flavorings, she says. They are the same as ‘artificial flavors.'” Can tofu affect your brain? Possibly. A study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition involving Japanese-American men living on Oahu concluded that higher midlife tofu consumption was associated with cognitive impairment and brain atrophy later in life. Now that’s food for thought.
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Human Eye Movements for Vision Are Remarkably Adaptable

They note that patients with macular degeneration frequently do adapt their point of gaze, but in a process that takes months, not days or hours. They suggest that practice with a visible gray disc like the one used in the study might help speed that process of visual rehabilitation along. The discovery also reveals that the oculomotor (eye movement) system prefers control simplicity over optimality. “Gaze control by the oculomotor system, although highly automatic, is malleable in the same sense that motor control of the limbs is malleable,” Tjan says. “This finding is potentially very good news for people who lose their foveal vision due to macular diseases. It may be possible to create the right conditions for the oculomotor system to quickly adjust,” Kwon adds.
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Part V, Restore and Maintain Good Vision and Eye Health Naturally

It lowers the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration (low lutein intake is implicated as a risk factor in age-related macular degeneration) and may also help to prevent or slow down atherosclerosis. * Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a very important nerve stabilizer and is helpful in diabetics, and in patients with glaucoma, to protect their remaining optic nerve fibers. * Dicosahexaenoic acid (DHA), with six unsaturated double bonds, makes up 30 percent of the good fat in the retina, brain and adrenal gland. Following objects at a distance, driving and hand/eye coordination may all be improved with the use of DHA.
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Personal Trainers Around the Country Learn How to Get More Fitness Boot Camp Clients with the Help of Fitness Marketing Expert, Bedros Keuilian

Free and Easy: Screen on the Green, fitness day and Ward 8 festival

By launching a foolproof sales system, How to Close 9 Out of 10 Clients, Keuilian hopes to show personal trainers how to confidently sell more fitness training packages in order to grow their business. He explains, How to Close 9 Out of 10 Clients is a bona-fide proven sales system for fitness professionals of all levels. It’s not a marketing system that requires additional expenses, cost, time or effort. This system is developed to take your existing leads and prospects and convert them into loyal paying clients.
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No matter what, though, I spend a good portion of my day either coming from or going to the gym in fitness attire. In an attempt to still feel “put together” while wearing minimal make up and stretch pants, I have a few tips on how to transition your wardrobe from strictly functional to fashionable. One of the first ways to take your outfit from the gym to the mall is to switch your shoes. A lot of the latest sneaker fashions are incorporating some fashion-forward favorites: bright colors, shiny metallics and a little bit of bling. However, you can just as easily slide on a pair of trendy, seasonal boots. When it is chilly outside, I like to slip on neutral-colored faux fur boots over black athletic capri pants. If it is rainy or snowy outside, I would recommend a pair of flirty, pattern-inspired galoshes as a playful alternative.
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Functional to Fashionable Fitness Threads

Guests should bring a blanket, and snacks and beverages are permitted. 8 p.m. The Mall, between Seventh and 12th streets. http://www.hbo.com/screenonthegreen .
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