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Continuing the Conversation: Waist Circumference, Weight Loss & Food Choices
In part
one of this article, I discussed how the utilization of measuring a patient's waist circumference (WC) becomes a valuable anthropometric measurement to gauge health risk. Now  I'll discuss the clinical approach to reducing WC and implementation your practice.

Why You Should Care About Prebiotics (Part 2)
In my last article [January
2018], I discussed the concept of prebiotics (also known as microfood, as a way to avoid the consumer confusion that can occur between the terms probiotic and prebiotic) and began exploring the literature supporting the health benefits of prebiotic soluble fiber.


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The Aromatic Message

By Shellie Enteen, RA, BA, LMBT

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Aromatic Allergy Relief
  November, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 11)
Using Essential Oils on Clients with Cancer: What You Need to Know
  April, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 04)
Aromatic Abdominal Massage
  January, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 01)
When Does Aromatherapy Exceed Your Scope of Practice?
  November, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 11)
Absorbing Essential Oils Through the Skin
  April, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 04)
Highlights from the Aromatic World: News from the AIA Conference
  December, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 12)
Don't Believe Everything You Read Online
How the Internet Changed Aromatherapy Education
  August, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 08)
The Power of Inhalation: Diffusing Essential Oils
  June, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 06)
The Current Emphasis on Clinical Research and Essential Oils
  April, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 04)
Getting the Name Right Gets the Right Essence
  January, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 01)
Adding Aromatherapy as Effective Ambience
  November, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 11)
Extending the Benefits of Massage By Using Aromatherapy
  August, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 08)
The Business Side of Adding Aromatherapy to Your Practice
  April, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 04)
Rubefacient Essential Oils for Pain Relief
  January, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 01)
Adding a New Dimension: Sedative Essential Oils
  November, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 11)
Methods: Inhalation and Topical Application of Essential Oils
  April, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 04)
Basic Aromatherapy: Recognize and Offer High-Quality
  January, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 01)
Essential Oil Quality and Education
  November, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 11)
Safety Guidelines for Aromatherapy
  August, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 08)
Endangered Plants: A Matter of Ethics and the Buyer Beware
  April, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 04)
Go Green for a Healthy Office
  January, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 01)
Essential Oils for Pain Relief, Part 2
  November, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 11)
Essential Oils for Pain Relief
  August, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 08)
Educating Others and Spreading Awareness
  May, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 05)
Working With Women, Part 2
  January, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 01)
Working With Women, Part 1
  December, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 12)
Using Aromatherapy in the Spa Setting
  August, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 08)
Office Scents Make Sense
  April, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 04)
Subtle Aromatherapy
  January, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 01)
Topical Application of Essential Oils
  November, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 11)
Combating Some Aromatic Myths
  July, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 07)
Aromatherapy for Clients With Special Needs
  April, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 04)
Aromatherapy for Clients With Special Needs
  January, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 01)
Essential Safety When Using Essential Oils
  November, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 11)
Client Sensitivities to Aroma
  May, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 05)
Essential Oils for Fibromyalgia
  March, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 03)
Questions From Readers
  November, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 11)
Stimulant Essences, Part II
  August, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 08)
Stimulant Essences, Part I
  May, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 05)
Essential Oils for Pain Relief
  February, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 02)
An Introduction to Aromatherapy
  December, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 12)
Inside Aromatherapy -- How to Recognize and Offer High-Quality Aromatherapy
  July, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 07)
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