Alumni Highlight: Full Bloom Acres

Lindsay Little is an MS in Holistic Nutrition alumni who took the leap and opened her own wellness coaching business, Full Bloom Acres, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Discovering Holistic Health Lindsay first started thinking about holistic health after something that her painting professor said during her Bachelor of Fine Arts undergraduate degree. […]

Summer Hydration 101

Summer Hydration 101

Written by Professor Abbey Skinner, MS, BS, HHP Drinking plenty of water yet still feeling parched this summer?!?! Sometimes we forget (or never knew in the first place!) that it’s not just water in, water out… the amount, quality, and capability for the water to be absorbed at the cellular level is what hydration is […]

Celebrating Alumni Excellence: Meet our DEAC 2021 Award Nominees and Winners

Celebrating Alumni Excellence_ Meet our DEAC 2021 Award Nominees and Winners

Each year, ACHS accepts nominations for the 2021 Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) Outstanding Graduate & Famous Alumni programs. These awards, given through our accrediting commission DEAC, are open to graduates that have gone above and beyond with their studies at ACHS and dedication to the integrative health community. Each of our nominees is beyond […]

Vitamin D: Importance To Immunity and How To Avoid Deficiency

Vitamin D_ Importance To Immunity and How To Avoid Deficiency

Overview Known as the sunshine vitamin, Vitamin D is both a hormone and a vitamin and can be both absorbed from dietary intake and produced in the body through the action of sunlight. A 20-minute walk in the sun stimulates the body’s production of vitamin D (although it is inhibited in cooler climates, by sunscreen, […]

Alumni Highlight: Amy Hardesty

Amy Hardesty graduated from ACHS with an AAS in CAM in 2017 and now owns her own wellness practice called Hustle and Chow. Amy came across ACHS when trying to research ways to help her son with his health issues. “We researched programs to learn more about health and nutrition and how to take care […]

Kitchari: A Detoxifying Ayurvedic Meal

Copyright: Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish that’s known for its ability to detox the body and balance all three doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha. The combination of rice and lentils provides all the amino acids needed to form a complete protein, and ginger is known for improving digestion. Turmeric is recognized for its […]

Get Glowing with Raw Foods and Detox

Copyright: Elena Schweitzer Attending a week-long immersion class on a Caribbean Island was my first encounter with the live, raw, organic vegan food lifestyle. Each day started with an open-air yoga class by the sea followed by gathering live wheat grass, squeezing it into juice and meeting the rest of the group for a […]

November 15 is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Yes, there really is a day for everything! But it is smart to make room in your refrigerator now before Thanksgiving starts to cause a panicked shuffle for space in the icebox. I like to do mini refrigerator clean outs every Sunday (I use up vegetables […]