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The Art of Self Healing TV Show

T.V. Show-"The Art of Self-healing" with Dr. Sonia--Dr. Sonia presents "The Art of Self-Healing" a Food and Energy program on healing, broadcast on international Appadana satellite television network.

Through energy of food wisdom, love and nature's ancient wisdom from the Silk Road to modern society studying new health wisdom model.

Pioneer food and Chinese Medical Qi Gong authority Dr. Sonia Gaemi, a registered Dietician and multicultural food therapist and energy self healing Qi Gong therapist. She is the first woman to host nutritional Food Wisdom Therapy on-line, has created the first woman's global satellite T.V. show on "The Art of Self-Healing". Broadcasting from California, Dr. Sonia will reach the United States, Middle East, Europe, Canada, Australia, and the Orient bridging food for healing and Qi Gong, an energy healing with meditation, from culture to culture.

The show in English and Farsi "The Art of Self Healing" or "Sorood Khod-Shafabakhshi" features information on food and energy self healing for the body, mind and spirit. From the Silk Road to modern scientific study, Dr. Sonia will demonstrate the relationships of food, culinary cooking with herbs, supplements, Chinese Medical Qi Gong, yoga, acupressure, tea for life, a toxin-free environment, meditation, poetry, sound, music and other integrative health practices, in preventing diseases and staying young.

Dr. Sonia's guests will be people making a difference in creating more spiritually, and a more body nourishing culture such as Deepak Chopra and a prominent Persian woman who has been effective in healing herself and others. In the U.S., the severe jump in frequency in heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression and fatigue, and the rise in obesity and overweight individuals, indicates a need to seek wisdom to heal ourselves.

Warns the Surgeon General: Obesity "a threat" to US security. Two out of three adults and children in the US are obese or overweight, this number has jumped by over 50% in the last decade. Overweight America is killing itself with excess and all that can save it is a cultural transformation led by individuals and families. Preparedness as a nation depends on our health as individuals. Adding to this problem is the lack of exercise among youth and eating of processed foods. This pattern extends beyond the United States.

We see the same result in the rest of the world in urban areas. If the rest of the world follows the US lead in our food culture and lifestyle, the world is in trouble. The first step in world healing begins with self-healing. Teaching people to teach themselves is the model used by Dr. Sonia and has worked in many cultures. History reveals that women are good leaders and healers in health of the body, mind and soul. So when women's wisdom is heard the world will be healed. This is the century that Mother Nature is urging us to make the shift.

Dr. Sonia as a multicultural nutrition and energy-healing expert brings the "Art of Self Healing" by international media Appadana in Northern California to each individual's home around the globe. To make this global village a healing center.

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What is Qi Gong?--"Qi" is breath or vital life force and "Gong" is to work or cultivate the Qi. It is the five-thousand-year-old Chinese energy healing system for health of body, mind, and spirit and is one of the most powerful components of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Scientific research has proven that medical Qi gong can promote health, boost the immune system, enhance circulation, delay aging, cure disease, and extend life where all else has failed. The basic aim is to bring the body into a state of balance.

World Healing starts with Self Healing--Da Yen (Wild Geese) Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese energy medicine and Buddhist therapeutic tradition of movement, breathing, meditation, and form that promotes longevity through the circulation of the body's vital energy (the Qi or Chi) and acupressure. Through the practice of Qi Gong alongside healthful, joyful eating habits and consistent intake of vital minerals and hormones in herbal teas and other natural foods, Dr. Sonia's exceptional program helps to bring the individual to his/her peak state of health and peace. All these concepts are integrated in Sonia's up coming television series, "Denna-e-ShafaBakhshi," (Wisdom of Self Healing).

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Cuisine Around the World--Traditionally, in other cultures, especially Mediterranean cultures, appetizers, which are called mazeh there, are miniatures of the main courses. Mazeh can even take the place of meals. They consist of fresh herbs, such as dill, mint, and basil, beans such as garbanzo and soy, and grains such as couscous and bulgur. Friends and members of the family sit around a table and help themselves to each mazeh-sharing and enjoying each dish-instead of restricting themselves to one plate.

Parsley Sesame Salad

Easy to make, and just a few ingredients make a nutritious and delicious salad.

Makes 4 - 6 servings

3 bunches parsley, stemmed and washed
2 bunches watercress, stemmed and washed (opt.)
juice of 1 lemon
¼ cup sesame seeds
Salt and pepper, to taste

Drizzle parsley with olive oil and lemon juice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Season with salt and pepper. Chill.

For more information on the benefits of a multicultural diet see Dr. Sonia's article "Balance in Life Comes Through Food Choices"

For more recipes from around the world order Dr. Sonia's A World of Choices cookbook. Contact Dr. Sonia at now to order a copy.

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Healing Topic: Eating Hormonally--Women do need to eat differently from men. Our hormones are different and our livers process food differently from men. As women age, their metabolism changes and they lose estrogen. This is natural. If we eat plants throughout our lives from which we obtain estrogen and progesterone, our bodies will use this natural hormone to balance and supplement our own. Read more...

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Dr. Sonia receiving an award

Dr. Sonia standing with her arms open wide

Dr. Sonia having tea with Foojan

Christine Jones
Created: 2004