Denis Ouellette

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About Denis Ouellette

Denis is a breathworker, bodyworker, seminar leader, author and editor, who lives in Livingston, Montana. A holistic-health practitioner since 1978, he publishes the bi-monthly healthy-lifestyle magazine, Natural Life News & Directory, distributed throughout the West. Read more about Denis here: https://www.naturallifenews.com/about/

Roses, Roses, Roses!

“The Gourmet Herbalist”

Marlenea La Shomb, N.D., LMT
January–February 2019 • Vol 3, No 102

Beautiful by nature, roses delight the senses: visual, touch, scent and taste. Yes, taste! This edible flower is used as oils, essences and food. Organic, wild-crafted rose petals can be put in salads, and in side dishes. Yet roses are best known for their rose hips in tea. (They grow in my garden and the deer love them too!)

One cup of rose-hips tea has more whole-food vitamin C in it than a whole bag of California oranges that have been sprayed, picked, stored and gassed to make them turn orange. Most recently, I have been using powdered rose hips found at my local health-food store. It is very versatile and a wonderful cell food. It mixes easily into a fruit salad, fresh juices and smoothies, and apricot-coconut-nut balls. Be creative and enjoy roses all year long!

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2018-12-27T10:08:58-07:00Barefoot Gardening, Recipes|

Begin Again…

Getting Back to Basic Core Values

Catherine Nelson, Ph.D.
January–February 2019 • Vol 3, No 102

Here we are at the beginning of a new year. In our culture it is customary to reflect on the past year and set some goals and priorities for the coming year. We are leaving a year that was filled with excess and inundation—political commercials spending excessive amounts of money. We are inundated with all the pressure to buy things over the holidays, with the emphasis on “things,” not relationships. We are bombarded with excessive amounts of information in the media, on our computers and cell phones. Endless kinds of entertainment are available day and night. Many of us are distracted, mesmerized, overwhelmed, even addicted, to looking at the little and big screens in our world of technology. More and more of us, adults and teenagers, look like cell-phone zombies as we walk down the street totally focused on their gadget. Some of these individuals trip and fall; some forget where they are; some get hit by cars!

It’s interesting to note that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were both very restrictive about the use of technology for their children and teens. There are recent reports from veterinarians that our domestic animals are suffering from depression because their owners are not paying attention to them. Another factor to examine is the high rate of suicide in the US, and especially in Montana.

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Spring Into the New Year…

JUST MOVE!

Marlenea La Shomb, N.D., LMT, Certified Reboundologist
January–February 2019 • Vol 3, No 102

Did you know, statistically speaking, that lack of movement is now being considered our number-one cause of disease? Your mitochondria are the key workers in your cells. They need oxygen to do their chores, and they multiply with movement and use. Dr. Jerry Tennant, MD, ND, reminds us that moving the arms activates energy for the lungs and heart. Moving the legs activates and massages all the organs located from the diaphragm and below.

Studies and research have proven that children learn better on their feet and when moving. Getting out and moving in nature, with fresh air and sunshine, is even more beneficial. So get away from that desk and just move!

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Integrated Functional Movement

3 Exercises Optimal Biomechanics

Terry Kennedy, MPT
January–February 2019 • Vol 3, No 102

In my previous article, “Addressing Chronic Pain from Suboptimal Biomechanics,” I discussed how our body’s biomechanics and movement patterns (the way we hold ourselves and move), can be altered by old injuries or bad habits, which results in an imbalance of muscle tension. Some muscles become overused and painful; others become weak and often “silent.” The fascia (our three-dimensional web of connective tissue) adapts to the imbalance and contributes to abnormal forces on joints. All this can lead to arthritis. Any component can contribute to chronic pain, and this is often difficult to sort out and treat successfully.

The meanings of the two terms, biomechanics and movement patterns are very similar. Good biomechanics result in good movement patterns. Good functional movement patterns have nerves, muscles, joints and fascia that are working together optimally. With optimal biomechanics and integrated movement patterns, there is the potential to be pain-free, because of less joint compression and better-balanced soft tissue tension.

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2018-12-27T10:08:58-07:00Fitness & Nutrition|

Toasted Quinoa

The Lightest, Fluffiest, Most Flavorful Quinoa

Janice Feuer-Haugen
January–February 2019 • Vol 3, No 102

TThe idea came to me a couple of weeks ago while enjoying a bowl of vegetable soup. Hmm, I thought, this soup would be perfect over a scoop of quinoa. Maybe even toasted quinoa. Interesting thought considering that I’d never before tasted toasted quinoa.

I made a small batch, toasting the quinoa in the same pan I would cook it in. The smell was incredible, the color change promising, and adding the boiling water exciting. The depth of flavor was rich, earthy, nutty, and fabulous, the texture amazingly light and fluffy.

I have never before used such words and adjectives to describe quinoa—and I love quinoa and have since before the turn of the century (something else I doubt I’ve ever said before). Toasted Quinoa may be my new best friend. I’m guessing it will become yours, too.

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2018-12-27T10:08:58-07:00Recipes|

January–February 2019 • Vol 3, No 102

From the Editor…

Recipes— Toasted Quinoa • Janice Feuer-Haugen
The Trager Approach • Caroline Falconer
Are Your Chakras Healthy? • Christine Renee
Where to Start with Essential Oils? • Maria Low
Integrated Functional Movement • Terry Kennedy, MPT
Reforge Your Heart with Chanting! • Kathleen Karlsen
You Are As You Believe! • Dawna Campbell
Your Ayurvadic Body Image • Lisa Souba
Spring into the New Year…Just Move! • Marlenea La Shomb, ND
Your Face Is a Roadmap! • Deborah Lee
CopperZap! Kills Germs on Contact! • Priscilla Schnarr
Getting Back to Basic Core Values • Catherine Nelson, Ph.D.
Shakespeare and Autism • Carol Brenner
Healthy Horizons • Lynn Evans
How to Care for and Support the Grieving Heart • Arlene Hoag
Roses, Roses, Roses! • Marlenea La Shomb, ND
Medically Assisted Weight Loss • Michael Lang, ND, ABHRT
Holistic Animal Care? Why, Naturally! • Kim Shotola
Bowenwork for Pain • Crystal Maceira, LMT, MH
Get In Shape & Keep It! • Carol Wilcock, RN
Karmic Relationships & Soul Contracts, #2 • Tara Maier
What Is Awareness? • James V. Fix, R.M., CST
Feng Shui—2019, Year of the Earth Pig • Michele Lewis, CFSP
How to Determine the Right CBD Dosage • Tiera Jaquel
Your Health Assurance Policy for • Christopher Rudy
Wellness: It’s Never Too Late! • Mary Loveless, LMT, PTA

2019-03-04T10:16:36-07:00Archives|

Winter—A Time for Rest

Ensuring You Get a Good Night’s ZZZZZs!

Michele Lewis
November-December 2018 • Vol 3, No 101

It is so beautiful to witness nature going deep into her rest. We too, should be “resting” by slowing down and getting more sleep, beginning in the fall and especially in the winter cycles of nature. This initiates the process of building our energetic reserves as well as strengthening our immune system. Many people needlessly suffer because of a lack of sufficient, rejuvenating sleep. It is not just the number of hours. The quality of sleep — how deeply we go and the time cycle in which we get our sleep—are important determining factors in how we feel when the alarm goes off each morning.

Our health and spirit heal best in a night sleep cycle. In Chinese Medicine, the hours of 11:00 pm to 1:00 am benefit the gall bladder, 1:00 am to 3:00 am is when the liver cleanses, 3:00 am to 5:00 am is associated with the lungs, and 5:00 am to 7:00 am benefits the large intestine. The earlier you can go to bed during these long winter nights, the more highly beneficial it is. Nature is going to sleep earlier and rising later, and you should too! When you are awake and active, especially during gall bladder and liver time cycles, your body cannot detoxify and replenish.

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2018-11-08T10:58:58-07:00Feng Shui|

SomaDerm™ Gel

Homeopathic Transdermal Human Growth Hormone

Denis Ouellette
November-December 2018 • Vol 3, No 101

NewULife’s SomaDerm Gel™ is the only transdermal, FDA registered product, containing homeopathic Human Growth Hormone (HGH), which is a single-chain peptide hormone produced from the pituitary gland, the master gland in the body. This is the hormone that helps you grow throughout childhood, hence the word “growth”.

Around the age of 20, HGH is at its peak, and then plummets around the age of 25. This is when the dreadful aging process begins, as this hormone slowly declines for the rest of your life. But don’t worry; growing isn’t the only thing HGH is good for. Many experts say that elevating growth hormone when you are older can bring back your levels to when you were in your 20’s.

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Celery Is an Herb!

“The Gourmet Herbalist”

Marlenea La Shomb, ND
November-December 2018 • Vol 3, No 101

Celery is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory foods, because it starves unproductive bacteria, yeast, mold, fungus, and viruses that are present in the body and flushes their toxins and debris out of the intestinal tract and liver. Pathogens like these are so often the underlying cause of inflammation—in their absence, your body is much better able to handle whatever life throws your way. At the same time, celery helps good bacteria thrive.

Above is the opening paragraph on celery, Life-Changing Foods, Save Yourself and the Ones You Love with the Hidden Powers of Fruits and Vegetables, a #1 New York Times bestseller by Anthony William. He is known as the Medical Medium, also being called “the next Edgar Cayce.” Here are just a few highlights of what’s inside this book…

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The Power of Garlic

“Garlic Is Divine!” —Anthony Bourdain

Crystal Maceira, LMT, MH
November-December 2018 • Vol 3, No 101

The late great Anthony Bourdain once wrote, “Garlic is divine. When handled correctly, few foods can taste so many distinct ways. Please, treat your garlic with respect…” While he was referring to garlic’s culinary uses, we will see here that the same is true of its herbal and medicinal uses.

In the previous issue, we highlighted the power of Lobelia. Garlic is another one of my favorite herbs. Since the holidays are coming up and the cold and flu season is upon us, it’s garlic’s turn to shine. You may already know that garlic is a wonder food, but I’m sure you will learn more about it before this article is through. For example, did you know that China produces some 80% of the world supply of garlic?

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