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Food Spotlight: Notorious Natto

If you haven’t yet tried natto, I hope this post will urge you to consider it.  Known for its slimy, sticky consistency and its distinct aroma, natto contains a range of bioactive compounds that make it a nutritional powerhouse.  Some argue that natto is the healthiest food in the world.  From nattokinase to isoflavones, vitamin…

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Boost Your Mood Naturally

Have you been suffering from mild anxiety and/or depression but don’t want to take medication to control it because of their side effects. If you are interested in boosting your mood without medication these diet and lifestyle approaches may really help! Eat a well-balanced diet. Might seem like a no-brainer, but ensuring adequate intake of…

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Mindful Eating – Who are you as an eater?

Are you worried about your weight or health in general? If you have not been able to get to or maintain the weight you want, it might more about HOW you eat versus WHAT you eat? Sound silly? Believe it or not, the subjective experience of eating has a LOT to do with nutrition as…

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Shrimp Soba Recipe

This recipe really is as good as it looks. The best thing about it is it’s versatility; many of the ingredients can be swapped out as needed for particular health or taste bud goals. For instance, if you want to make it gluten-free, you can trade the soba noodles for rice noodles or zoodles and…

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Class Schedule

Below you will find IMUA’s current workshop schedule. Classes are held on Saturday’s in IMUA’s waiting room at 1010 S. King Street, 4th floor. To ensure you get a spot, we ask that you sign-up ahead of time as space is limited and classes may be cancelled if there are less than 3 people signed…

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Super Seed Muesli Recipe – Grain Free, Dairy Free

Sometimes we just want a little crunch for our morning breakfast and this recipe will satisfy that craving! We love this muesli option because it is especially high in fiber and protein, and jam-packed with healthy fats. This breakfast will give you the sustainable energy you need to get you through the morning and if…

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3 Ingredient Pepperoncini Pot Roast Recipe

When you get busy but don’t want to sacrifice flavor or nutrition, try out this simple recipe. You might be surprised at just how good it tastes! Pepperoncini Pot Roast with Yams Serves: 4 people + leftovers  Ingredients: 2 pound beef chuck roast 1 jar “deli-sliced” pepperoncinis 2 small yams or sweet potatoes, scrubbed and…

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3 Ways to Keep from Sabotaging Health During the Holidays

  All too often, people think they have to throw in the towel on their healthy habits during the holiday season. It can be harder to stay on track but it’s not mission impossible! We have a few tips for you to get through the season keeping health on the top of your mind, while…

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