Giving Thanks for the Past, the Present & the Future
Posted by Andrea Nakayama
What’s on my plate this month?
Earlier this week my son and I arrived at my parents’ house in San Diego, just skirting the storms in Portland. Thanksgiving has been the holiday my parents have claimed for decades now, calling all west coast family to feast at their table.
Grief is, in fact, the emotion associated with the season of autumn. In Retreat: A Late Autumn Cleanse (coming right on the heels of Thanksgiving to give you the opportunity to reset your good intentions amidst the holidays), we’ll delve into the benefits of moving with the season’s changes ~ with relation to agriculture, your food, your body, and your mental state.
UPCOMING CLEANSE TO RE-ANCHOR YOUR BEST INTENTIONS!
December 1st ONLINE TELESEMINAR
Group Cleanse Dates: 3rd through 9th
Get ready to focus on healing your digestion and your elimination (and most particularly your colon) and nourishing your body for the season.
What’s on my family’s Thanksgiving plates?
pastured turkey (for the omnivores among us)
On my plate throughout Thanksgiving Day. . .
We often think that it’s the tryptophan in the turkey that makes us so tired after the Thanksgiving meal. Tryptophan is the essential amino acid that is the precursor to the feel-good neuro-chemical serotonin. In the body, serotonin is converted to melatonin, which regulates both mood and sleep.
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