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The 7 Pillars to Wellness

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1st Visit Pillar #1 Commitment: “To eliminate illness or to create physical, emotional, or spiritual change, one must sacrifice some time and some freedom. Little losses result in great gains.”The Book of Internal Medicine, Nei Ching
Pillar #25 Element Healing Diet: This pillar is about your unique diet, based on the principles of Oriental Medicine i.e., temperature of food (Yin/Yang), the five tastes, food as medicine, and the anti-inflammatory diet.
Pillar #3Chinese Herbal Medicine and Nutritional Supplements: This pillar is about Chinese herbal medicine and nutritional protocols. You will be provided with the highest quality herbal and nutritional supplement available today.
2nd Visit Pillar #4Internal Exercises; Chi Kung: This pillar is about Chi Kung and internal exercises. Every session will end with chi kung instruction and chi meridian balancing.
Pillar #5Reduce Stagnation Internal (Detoxification), External (Feng Shui): In this pillar we will begin a detoxification program to clear i…

Inflammation:

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The City College of New York Continuing and Professional Studies
Inflammation: The Slient KillerWhat do obesity, heart disease, cancer, and asthma have in common? Inflammation is a link to these and a host of other chronic illnesses. When we think of Inflammation, most of us think of a bump or a bruise, not a chronic illness like asthma or obesity. In-flammation is a transitory response in the body; when that response becomes chronic, the body begins to attack itself – leading to many illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Drew DiVittorio, a nutritional consultant and health coach trained in Oriental Medicine and Nutrition, and board certified in Traditional Chinese Herbology, brings a wealth of experience and insight to this class which will look at the theory behind In-flammation and how chronic inflammation impacts your health. There will be coverage of the many natural ways to reduce and treat inflammation with a focus on anti-inflammatory diets, herbs, foods, supplements…