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Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

Dr. Mao's Wellness Living: How To Improve Your Vision

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 8:49 am

It’s no secret that exercising and eating right builds a healthy body – well, the same can be said for your eyes! Protect your vision and boost your eyesight with these exercises and eye-enhancing super foods.

It’s imperative to maintain a healthy weight and keep the muscles surrounding bones and ligaments strong.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

Seven Tips To Prevent Lower Back Pain

Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:16 am

Your lower back especially is a very vulnerable area, prone to injury, particularly as we age. The wear and tear of living eventually weakens the skeletal structure, causing bone loss and disintegrated or displaced discs.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

Exercise: The Top Anti-Aging Secret

Posted Apr. 6, 2014, 9:04 am

There is a great reason to get up and dust off the sneakers: research shows that exercise just might be one of the most effective ways to combat aging!

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

How To Avoid Five Causes Of Rapid Aging

Posted Mar. 30, 2014, 6:00 am

Most people are aware that negative lifestyle habits like smoking and excessive alcohol can lead to rapid aging. But what about the abundance of stress and poor nutrition that are so often a part of today’s high-pressure lifestyle?

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Spring Cleaning: Inside & Out

Posted Mar. 23, 2014, 8:52 am

We are all ready for rebirth, newness, and spring cleaning! Here are some healthy ways to think about spring cleaning, inside and out.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Five Tips For All-Natural Allergy Relief

Posted Mar. 16, 2014, 6:56 am

Spring is here, bringing with it flowering plants – and allergies. If you are prone to allergies, the next time you have an allergy attack you might want to try these natural self-healing tips for sinus relief.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

Four Simple Tips For A Spring Awakening Detox

Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am

Spring is almost here, and as nature reawakens around us, we can take steps to stay healthy and happy. Take advantage of the mild weather by following these four tips from Chinese masters that will cleanse your body and rejuvenate your health.

In the spring, choose green herbs and foods that detoxify and improve the circulation of the liver.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Spring Awakening Detox To Strengthen The Liver

Posted Mar. 2, 2014, 8:00 am

Spring is almost here, and as nature reawakens around us, we can take steps to stay healthy and happy. Take advantage of the mild weather by following these four tips from Chinese masters that will cleanse your body and rejuvenate your health.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Love Your Heart For A Longer Life

Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 8:48 am

February celebrates heart-health month, and with Valentine’s Day today, you should take more to heart than just a box of chocolates! Since heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the Western world, focus on protecting this vital organ so you can celebrate life and love for years to come!

Eating two to three apples per day results in decreased cholesterol levels due to the fruit’s rich pectin content.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Eating For Heart Health To Protect Against Disease

Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:09 am

Heart disease is currently one of the highest-ranked causes of early mortality in adults. There are many factors involved in heart health, and one of the most important is diet. Here are some heart-healthy foods.

Different nuts appeal for different reason and their health profiles vary from nut to nut.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

The Benefits Of Going Nuts Over Nuts

Posted Feb. 2, 2014, 9:05 am

The news on nuts is in, and it’s all good. Eaten in moderation (a handful a day), these crunchy, tasty morsels aren’t just mouthwatering, they promote health and longevity like no other food.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Happy New Year Of The Horse: A Powerful & Majestic Symbol

Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 8:49 am

According to the iChing or the Book of Changes calendar 2014 (starting on January 31) is the year of the horse and the elements of Wood and Fire.

The flu, as a result of the mutating influenza virus, is a more severe form of the common cold and has similar symptoms with the addition of fever, body aches, and vomiting.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Kick Cold & Flu Season To The Curb; Six Easy Prevention Tips

Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 8:17 am

As the temperatures go down and the wind picks up, so do the cold and flu. It’s estimated that one in three Americans suffer a seasonal cold at least once a year; school kids and the elderly get them more and can have much more serious health repercussions.

Homemade soup is best, as many commercials soups are loaded with salt, sugar, and chemicals.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

The “Souper” Way To Cleanse, Lose Weight & Build Immunity

Posted Jan. 19, 2014, 9:05 am

There’s nothing like sipping a warm, soothing bowl of soup in the winter. But did you know that it’s one of the best ways to shed extra end-of-year pounds, cleanse the system, and boost your immunity all at once?

Start practicing Tai Chi, Qi Gong, or Dao-In yoga, which are gaining popularity in the US. These gentle exercises promote energy, balance, and a calm mind.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Dr. Mao's Top Tips To Restore Energy & Regain Youth

Posted Jan. 12, 2014, 9:26 am

Many people do not like the idea of aging, but age does not necessarily have to mean gray hair, sagging skin, lost muscle tone, and sinking energy levels.

In addition to consuming the right foods, the amount of water you drink affects your skin.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Softer, Younger Skin All Winter Long - Dr. Mao's Wellness Living

Posted Jan. 5, 2014, 9:02 am

Is your hand starting to feel like your pet lizard? With winter’s outdoor cold, dry, windy weather and indoor blazing heat, your skin can take a beating, looking older than your years and feeling dryer than a desert.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

New Year’s Weight Loss Tips - Dr. Mao's Wellness Living

Posted Dec. 29, 2013, 9:01 am

It is a time-honored tradition to make resolutions at this time of year. Many people make resolutions to lose weight, exercise and/or get in shape for the New Year; however, most people don’t make it through the first month.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Dr. Mao's Wellness Living: Get Happy To Live A Longer Life

Posted Dec. 22, 2013, 9:46 am

Science has confirmed that happier people do indeed live longer. The question is: how to get happy? On one hand, the holiday season is filled with the joy of friends and family and the warm glow of celebration; on the other hand, the holidays can also be stressful, and these shorter, darker days of winter can give way to seasonal mood disorders from lack of sun. Despite this, you can be happy right now. Here are four tips to keep your winter full of seasonal cheer!

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Health And Fitness, Holidays

Tips To Soothe Holiday Hangovers

Posted Dec. 15, 2013, 9:55 am

‘Tis the season filled with warmth, joy, good spirits, and unfortunately, overindulgence. Our tradition of toasting family, friends, and colleagues can sometimes lead to feelings of imbalance and downright unpleasantness the next day. How much is too much?

People that are allergic to foods, chemicals, or preservatives often find their symptoms improve when they eat only organic foods.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Toxins In Food & The Home: True Or False?

Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:09 am

It seems like every day there is a new exposé about harmful toxins in a product you use. How can anyone keep up with all this information? Here are some tips to help you get started with your food, your skincare products, your clothes, and your cleansers.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

15 Tips To Help You Get A Good Night Sleep

Posted Dec. 1, 2013, 9:02 am

We’ve all struggled with the endless mental to-do list at three in the morning. The tossing and turning that leads to more tossing and turning. And the creep of technology into what used to be our psychological and physical winding down time. Luckily, there are natural ways to help you say “good night” and actually mean it! Read on for 15 tricks to rest easy.

The orange color in vegetables comes from a very powerful carotenoid antioxidant compound called beta-carotene.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

Orange Color Recipes For Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 24, 2013, 6:49 am

If we could choose one color to represent Thanksgiving, it would be orange. From the crunchy leaves beneath our feet, to the healthy, sweet taste of orange vegetables like pumpkins, yams, butternut squashes, and sweet potatoes, orange is the color of the harvest.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Healthy Fall Vegetable Choices Now In Season

Posted Nov. 17, 2013, 8:58 am

In today’s modern world most fruits and vegetables are available all year long; however, some vegetables are meant to be eaten during their season.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Health And Fitness

Three Ways to Bump Up Your Immune System

Posted Nov. 10, 2013, 9:31 am

‘Tis the season for holiday fun, sweets... and sniffles! As the days get shorter and the outdoor temperatures start to dip, our immune system requires an extra boost to keep up with all the change. Here are some essential tips to give your body that much-needed immune boost.

Fruits and vegetables contain the most concentrated nutrients and flavor when they are consumed in season.

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Fall Foods For Weight Loss, Heart Health & Immunity

Posted Nov. 3, 2013, 8:06 am

As the foliage starts to turn colors, we may notice a change in the foods our bodies crave. The desire for an ice popsicle just might be replaced by a yearning for a warm bowl of soup.

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