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Mission Thrive Summer Gears Up for Third Year

The Institute for Integrative Health in partnership with Civic Works’ Real Food Farm is just a week away from launching the third year of our youth summer program, Mission Thrive Summer.

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‘Embracing Complexity’ to Solve Community Health Issues

As his tenure came to a close as an Institute Scholar last year, George Kaplan, PhD, delivered a Capstone presentation: “Embracing Complexity: H.L. Mencken, Whole Systems, and Integrative Approaches to Health.” View the video of his presentation.

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Optimizing Your Nutrition: Part Two

Bone broth and fermented foods are more than nutrition trends. They're ancient practices shared by cultures around the world. Chef and health coach Jennifer Helene explains how these and other nourishing traditions can help us age more gracefully, control our weight, and improve our digestion.

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Safeguard Your Skin and the Environment

On April 25, the Institute held an Eco-Healthy Skin Care Workshop where attendees learned how to select and make toxin-free skin care products. Today, one of our presenters, Community Programs Coordinator, Alica Diehl shares her favorite tips.

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Optimizing Your Nutrition: Part One

The first in a four-part blog series of highlights from each "Optimizing Weight Loss, Digestion and Healthy Aging with Nutrition”’ panel. Today, we’re featuring Dr. Chris D’Adamo, a nutritional research scientist.

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Understanding Pain and the Gut-Brain Cross-Talk

The Institute is co-sponsoring a symposium in Salerno, Italy that will bring together health care professionals explore ways to treat pain stemming from bidirectional brain-gut interactions.

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Young People with Bright Visions for the Community

Last weekend the Global Shapers Baltimore Hub, which includes the Insitute's Alica Diehl, held a meeting at the Institute.

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Flipping the Script on Stuffed Peppers

This recipe for Italian chicken & barley stuffed peppers, prepared during our Five Times a Feast class, is a healthy, nutrient-rich twist on the classic meat and white rice variety.

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