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Stripping down to the basics at Chelsea’s naked yoga

Stripping down to the basics at Chelsea’s naked yoga

BY ANN VOTAW  |  Nudity is not about sex, according to Monika Werner and Joschi Schwarz, co-owners of Bold & Naked Yoga. The Chelsea business is the nation’s first nude yoga center, which recently expanded its male-only instruction to include women and co-ed classes. “It’s too new to say something,” said Schwarz about the format, read more here »

Conversations With Health By Christopher Hassett   I’ve had people tell me that Type 2 diabetes, the kind I have, is reversible through diet.  Is this true?                      — Julian, Battery Park It’s funny how important news like that manages to go quietly under the radar, read more here »

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Conversations With Health By Christopher Hassett             I feel angry all the time, for reasons I’m no longer sure of.  I don’t really remember being angry as a child or even as a teenager, but in my adult years it seems I’ve been engaged in a decade-long battle.  I fight read more here »

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Conversations With Health By Christopher Hassett   I actually think my diet is quite good.  I eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.  I get enough protein.  I exercise.  I’m at a great weight.  Yet with all of it I still don’t feel right.  I feel stuck, run down, uninspired, lifeless, alone.  Not sure where I’m read more here »

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CONVERSATIONS WITH HEALTH By Christopher Hassett          I’m a little confused about protein.  How much of it do we need each day, and how much of it should come from our friendly farm animals? Some of your columns have addressed the benefits of a plant-based diet, but wouldn’t that create a risk for protein read more here »

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BY CHRISTOPHER HASSETT  | I’ve been thinking about meditating as a way of relieving stress. Do you think this will help? If so, do you have any suggestions on how to go about it?      — Rory, Fort Greene  Meditation is a great way to reduce stress in the moment, though in the beginning the read more here »

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CONVERSATIONS WITH HEALTH BY CHRISTOPHER HASSETT  |   I’m continually hearing from family and friends that I should only be buying organic.  For the difference in price, is organic really that much better?         — Mitchell, Wall Street   Buying organic is worth the difference in cost, since in doing so we support read more here »

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CONVERSATIONS WITH HEALTH By Christopher Hasssett   My wife is convinced I have a food allergy.  I’ve always thought I had hay fever (itchy eyes, sneezing, headaches).  To be honest I’m no longer sure.  Can food allergies act like seasonal ones?                               read more here »

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Conscious weight loss: Shed pounds, boost energy

Conversations With Health   By Christopher Hassett My sister’s wedding is coming up in three months and to look my best I need to lose some weight. My goal is 15 pounds. What’s the safest way to do this?     — Lucinda, Lower East Side There are so many benefits to being at a read more here »

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Conversations With Health: Awakening desire through diet

By CHRISTOPHER HASSETT My sex drive of late has pretty much vanished. I love my girlfriend and love being intimate with her. I’m just not feeling any desire for sex. Is there anything I can be doing with my diet that might change that?              — Carolin, West Village Diet read more here »

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