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The gifts are as endless and abundant as we desire them to be. For the last 5 years he has been building a successful financial planning practice, primarily in the New England area. Both organize several spiritual celebrations at local temples. You will love the stimulating music that will work the chakras as you do the poses! Move from your breath. In the US South, boiled peanuts are often prepared in briny water, and sold in street side stands. She is also an artist and art instructor and is the co-founder of the Inman Square Gallery.

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Typical seed weight is 0. This type is used heavily for sale roasted and salted in-shell peanuts and peanut butter. Varieties include 'Valencia A' and 'Valencia C'. These are alike, except for the color of the seed. Sometimes known also as Texas Red or White, the plants are similar to Valencia types, except the stems are green to greenish brown, and the pods are rough, irregular, and have a smaller proportion of kernels.

In , world production of peanuts in shells was Other significant producers were Nigeria, the United States, and Sudan. In the United States, Georgia is the leading peanut-producing state, followed by Texas and Alabama, respectively.

Peanut oil is often used in cooking, because it has a mild flavor and a relatively high smoke point. Due to its high monounsaturated content, it is considered more healthful than saturated oils , and is resistant to rancidity.

The several types of peanut oil include: In the United States, refined peanut oil is exempt from allergen labeling laws.

Peanut butter is a food paste or spread made from ground dry roasted peanuts. It often contains additional ingredients that modify the taste or texture, such as salt, sweeteners or emulsifiers.

Peanut butter is served as a spread on bread, toast or crackers, and used to make sandwiches notably the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It is also used in a number of confections, such as peanut-flavored granola bars or croissants and other pastries. Peanut flour is used as a gluten-free solution. In the US South, boiled peanuts are often prepared in briny water, and sold in street side stands.

Peanuts are particularly common in Peruvian and Mexican cuisine, both of which marry indigenous and European ingredients. For instance, in Peru, a popular traditional dish is picante de cuy , [35] a roasted guinea pig served in a sauce of ground peanuts ingredients native to South America with roasted onions and garlic ingredients from European cuisine.

Also, in the Peruvian city of Arequipa , a dish called ocopa consists of a smooth sauce of roasted peanuts and hot peppers both native to the region with roasted onions, garlic, and oil, poured over meat or potatoes. These dishes are generally known as ajíes , meaning "hot peppers", such as ají de pollo and ají de mariscos seafood ajíes may omit peanuts.

Likewise, during colonial times in Peru, the Spanish used peanuts to replace nuts unavailable locally, but used extensively in Spanish cuisine , such as almonds and pine nuts, typically ground or as paste mixed with rice, meats, and vegetables for dishes like rice pilaf.

Crunchy coated peanuts, called kabukim in Hebrew, are a popular snack in Israel. Kabukim are commonly sold by weight at corner stores where fresh nuts and seeds are sold, though they are also available packaged. The coating typically consists of flour, salt, starch, lecithin, and sometimes sesame seeds.

The origin of the name is obscure it may be derived from kabuk which means nutshell or husk in Turkish. An additional variety of crunchy coated peanuts popular in Israel is "American peanuts".

The coating of this variety is thinner, but harder to crack. Bamba puffs are a popular snack in Israel. Their shape is similar to Cheez Doodles , but they are made of peanuts and corn.

Peanuts are also widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine, such as in Malaysia , Vietnam , and Indonesia , where they are typically made into a spicy sauce. Peanuts originally came to Indonesia from the Philippines , where the legume derived from Mexico in times of Spanish colonization. One Philippine dish using peanuts is kare-kare , a mixture of meat and peanut butter.

Common Indonesian peanut-based dishes include gado-gado , pecel , karedok , and ketoprak , vegetable salads mixed with peanut sauce, and the peanut-based sauce, satay. In the Indian subcontinent , peanuts are a light snack, usually roasted and salted sometimes with the addition of chilli powder , and often sold roasted in pods or boiled with salt.

They are also made into dessert or sweet snack pieces by processing with refined sugar and jaggery. Indian cuisine uses roasted, crushed peanuts to give a crunchy body to salads; they are added whole without pods to leafy vegetable stews for the same reason. Another use is peanut oil for cooking. Most Indians use mustard , sunflower , and peanut oil for cooking. In South India , groundnut chutney is eaten with dosa and idli at breakfast.

Peanuts are also used in sweets and savory items in South India and also as a flavor in tamarind rice. Kovilpatti is known for its sweet peanut chikki , which is also used in savory and sweet mixtures, such as Bombay mix. Peanuts grow well in southern Mali and adjacent regions of the Ivory Coast , Burkina Faso , Ghana , Nigeria , and Senegal ; peanuts are similar in both agricultural and culinary qualities to the Bambara groundnut native to the region, and West Africans have adopted the crop as a staple.

Peanuts are used in the Malian meat stew maafe. In Ghana , peanut butter is used for peanut butter soup nkate nkwan. Peanut powder is an important ingredient in the spicy coating for kebabs in Nigeria and Ghana.

Peanuts are a common ingredient of several types of relishes dishes which accompany nshima eaten in Malawi and in the eastern part of Zambia , and these dishes are common throughout both countries. Thick peanut butter sauces are also made in Uganda to serve with rice and other starchy foods. Groundnut stew , locally called ebinyebwa in Uganda , is made by boiling ground peanut flour with other ingredients, such as cabbage , mushrooms , dried fish, meat or other vegetables.

In Canada and the United States, peanuts are used in candies, cakes, cookies, and other sweets. Individually, they are eaten dry-roasted with or without salt.

Ninety-five percent of Canadians eat peanuts or peanut butter, with average consumption of 3 kilograms 6. Per person, Americans eat 6 pounds 2. Peanuts are used to help fight malnutrition.

Plumpy Nut , MANA Nutrition, [44] and Medika Mamba [45] are high-protein, high-energy, and high-nutrient peanut-based pastes developed to be used as a therapeutic food to aid in famine relief. Peanuts can be used like other legumes and grains to make a lactose -free, milk -like beverage, peanut milk , which is promoted in Africa as a way to reduce malnutrition among children.

Peanut plant tops and crop residues can be used for hay. The protein cake oilcake meal residue from oil processing is used as an animal feed and as a soil fertilizer. Groundnut cake is a livestock feed, mostly used by cattle as protein supplements. Other components are crude fiber, crude protein, and fat. Some peanuts can also be fed whole to livestock, for example those in excess of the peanut quota in the USA, or those with a higher aflatoxin content than that permitted by the food regulations.

Peanut processing often requires dehulling: Peanuts have a variety of industrial end uses. Paint, varnish, lubricating oil, leather dressings, furniture polish, insecticides, and nitroglycerin are made from peanut oil.

Soap is made from saponified oil, and many cosmetics contain peanut oil and its derivatives. The protein portion is used in the manufacture of some textile fibers. Peanut shells are used in the manufacture of plastic, wallboard, abrasives, fuel, cellulose used in rayon and paper , and mucilage glue.

Peanuts are rich in essential nutrients right table, USDA nutrient data. They also contain about 25 g protein per g serving, a higher proportion than in many tree nuts. Some studies show that regular consumption of peanuts is associated with a lower specific risk of mortality from certain diseases.

Peanuts contain polyphenols , polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats , phytosterols and dietary fiber in amounts similar to several tree nuts. Peanut skins contain resveratrol which is under preliminary research for its potential effects in humans. Eating a small amount of peanut can cause a reaction.

Because of their widespread use in prepared and packaged foods, the avoidance of peanuts can be difficult. The reading of ingredients and warnings on product packaging is necessary to avoid this allergen. Foods that are processed in facilities which also handle peanuts on the same equipment as other foods are required to carry such warnings on their labels.

Avoiding cross contamination with peanuts and peanut products, along with other severe allergens like shellfish is a promoted and common practice which chefs and restaurants worldwide are becoming aware of. The hygiene hypothesis of allergy states that a lack of early childhood exposure to infectious agents like germs and parasites could be causing the increase of food allergies.

Studies comparing age of peanut introduction in Great Britain with introduction in Israel showed that delaying exposure to peanuts in childhood can dramatically increase the risk of developing peanut allergies.

Peanut allergy has been associated with the use of skin preparations containing peanut oil among children, but the evidence is not regarded as conclusive. Some school districts in the United States and elsewhere have banned peanuts. A recent study in Canada has shown that there is no difference in the percentage of accidental exposures occurring in schools prohibiting peanuts than in schools allowing them. Refined peanut oil will not cause allergic reactions in most people with peanut allergies.

If peanut plants are subjected to severe drought during pod formation, or if pods are not properly stored, they may become contaminated with the mold Aspergillus flavus which may produce carcinogenic substances called aflatoxins.

Lower-quality peanuts, particularly where mold is evident, are more likely to be contaminated. The peanut industry has manufacturing steps in place to ensure all peanuts are inspected for aflatoxin.

A bowl of sev mamra , consisting of puffed rice, peanuts and fried seasoned noodles. Peanut sweet known as chikki made from peanuts and jaggery. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Peanut disambiguation. For the folk song, see Goober Peas.

For the comic strip, see Peanuts. Arachis nambyquarae Hoehne Lathyrus esquirolii H. Peanut production in China.

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Retrieved 28 September Moscone December 1, Retrieved July 5, American Journal of Botany. Williams and Charles E. Retrieved June 29, The Spirit of Ancient Peru: Thames and Hudson , Retrieved 23 November The gifts are as endless and abundant as we desire them to be. Bindy Johnson began her spiritual journey at a young age when her mother shared ancient Persian medicine with her and taught her hypnosis and meditation to release pain or heavy energy within her body.

For the past 17 years she has been helping people live healthier lives through full body and spirit wellness.

Bindy is also a mother which in itself has brought endless gifts in lessons and happiness. Her journeys have left her with a deep appreciation for life, culture and the beauty of just being. Visit her at Bindy. She has designed and led workshops for conferences of the Parliament of the World's Religions, The Labyrinth Society and the Labyrinth Guild of New England, and has brought and taught about the labyrinth in corporate, health care, and religious settings. Barb has hosted countless public labyrinth walks, and has led labyrinth tours in New England and abroad.

Mia Corinha on right first learned about Labyrinths from the well-known geomancer Sig Lonegren in the mid s. She has led experiential labyrinth workshops for the Guild, the Labyrinth Society, and other venues in the US and abroad.

She lives in Nahant, MA with her husband, 2 cats, and a Labyrinth in the back yard. In our fast paced lives, we need a simple way to reset ourselves and draw on that limitless reservoir of healing and vitality that is our birthright. This class will use the dynamic movements and breathing of Kundalini Yoga to release old patterns and reconnect with deep peacefulness.

We will lift our hearts up and create new positive patterns with live mantra music, and enter into deep relaxation through the healing sounds of the gong. Dharam Singh brings a unique and earthy perspective to the Kundalini Yoga community that is inspired by broad exposure to Native American Shamanism, Tibetan Buddhism and Reichian Body-centered Therapy.

His lifelong passion for the transformative power of sound and music has found a place in the use of the Gong as a tool for deep healing since ' Dharam is a long time student of Yogi Bhajan and a resident of Guru Ram Das Ashram where he is the go-to guy for anything related to Gong, including buying one - www. He is part of the 'threesome' that leads the monthly Full Moon Gong event in Millis.

She facilitates health and wellness, art and yoga, and mindfulness programs and workshop and trainings for teachers, parents, children, and adults.

She is also an artist and art instructor and is the co-founder of the Inman Square Gallery. He has been developing music for Kundalini meditation and specific yoga techniques since and currently teaches and performs at Kundalini Yoga at Kundalini Yoga Boston.

Gurusangat is also a member of the amazing GuruGanesha Band! His background in jazz performance, composition, and music instruction allow him to fully engage the dynamic rhythms and subtle nuances present in mantra meditation techniques, and in Kundalini yoga.

He leads chanting and still performs jazz regularly in the Boston area, while maintaining an active teaching schedule at his Cambridge music studio. Visit Gurusangat Singh on the web at www. The JFS is a valuable tool to learn experiental anatomy.

When combined with Ujjayi breathing it becomes a deeply relaxing, vata balancing practice. Daily practice of this simple 45 minute practice can relieve pain and leave you feeling peaceful and rested! A profound therapy tool! Mangala is a Senior SYT teacher and currently trains teachers and therapists.

Being steeped in spiritual practice as well as possessing a Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology makes her uniquely qualifyed to present this material. Come experience the joy of trying fun postures, the aliveness of taking a leap of faith and the magic of choosing love over fear! In this class - serenity, strength and spirit become one!

She combines devotion to the Divine with a wicked sense of humor. Her classes are inspired by: Through her guidance of courage, kindness, possibility and faith, she encourages students to celebrate their strength and to honor the teacher that resides within their own heart. It is native to the Indian sub-continent and is an integral part of the rich Vedic heritage. Ayurveda is an art of daily living that has evolved from deep philosophical, spiritual and practical insights which have been perfected over centuries of practice and wisdom.

Ayurveda places great emphasis on prevention and encourages the maintenance of health through diet and lifestyle, proper cooking methods, yoga and meditation practices, proper exercise, nutrition as well as cleansing and rejuvenating Ayurvedic therapies.

This session will introduce some key concepts in Ayurveda. Pratibha Shah holds a Post Graduate degree in Ayurveda and has been practicing Ayurveda for more than 20 yrs. She conducts and speaks at events all year round. She also writes health columns and articles for different magazines and newspapers, and serves on the Editorial Board of a leading Ayurveda journal.

Presently, she is on the executive body of several National and International Ayurvedic organizations and is working towards promotion, propagation as well as integration of Ayurveda with mainstream medicine, globally. Then, we will allow ourselves to enter the stillness of a beautiful sanctuary space and experience a guided meditation which will lead us into a place inside of stillness and peace.

Meditation calms and focuses the mind and allows us to tap into the potential for deep peace that heals the whole being. Join us on this inner journey. Managed entirely through a network of volunteers from all sections of the community, the BKWSO works internationally to promote peace and positive change in society.

This fun fusion of bhangra and Bollywood is an exciting dance fitness blend of high energy bhangra beats, hot Bollywood style, and the most fun you've ever had in a workout!

No dance experience is required and all fitness levels are welcome. Come rock it out Masala Bhangra style! Teaching Masala Bhangra Workout for over a year, she's been a student of yoga for nearly 40 years. Now a member of the "half century club" she's taking it to the next level -- keeping active and staying fit into her 50's and beyond teaching Masala Bhangra Workout! The meditative flow will transcend all of us as we simply move and breathe together. Ginny Jackson has over thirty years of experience working in the field of health and wellness.

She has run wellness programs in Vermont and South Carolina and is very well known in this area with regards to yoga and Somatics a specific form of movement re-education.

Ginny holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and is a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and a licensed massage therapist. Her overall goal is to help each person reach and achieve their individual movement potential. For more information visit www. As a result of combined auric fields there is a significant increase in balance, coordination and strength. It allows participants to experience postures they may not be able to do alone.

It is an exhilarating experience that leaves one feeling powerful, focused and released. Partner postures include standing poses, balances, seated poses, prone and simple inversions. Join Maureen Spencer, RN in this fun interactive class that will release heat in the tissues, stagnation in organs and stuck thoughts in the mind. You will love the stimulating music that will work the chakras as you do the poses!

In she became certified in Vibroacoustic Sound Healing and completed training as a Clinical Aromatherapist in Her practice is currently closed to new clients. Maureen was a founding member of the hospital's Council on Integrative Medicine and developed a Reiki policy for the Patient Care Services. Maureen started practicing yoga when she was By the time she was 17 in nursing school, she started teaching her classmates yoga.

It has been a passion of hers all her life. In , she started the Finding Inner Peace Yoga Teacher Certification and has been training yoga teachers since then.

She sees yoga as her calling in life and is committed to continuing the practice and training for other yoga enthusiasts. In , she developed the Yoga School Kit to teach qualified yoga teachers how to set up an affiliate location. Sudhir will share what he practices on regular basis and will also talk about how to heal through Pranayam and reach Samadhi! Pranayam ke dvara, Vyaadhi se Samadhi tak ki yatra!!! According to Vedanta the motive behind all human actions is the pursuit of happiness.

So, what you think are the impediments to your happiness? You will be happy that you did: Sanjay Saxena runs a spiritual ministry www. Both organize several spiritual celebrations at local temples. They are volunteers for All WorldGayatri Pariwar, a mission committed to bringing about "Thought Revolution" and transformation of consciousness for the bright future of humanity.

Move from your breath. Join Sandy Bothmer as she guides you in an organic expression of your spirit self. This process may become a part of your personal practice. Come ready to move.

Bring a water bottle, journal, shawl or wrap, yoga mat, and a desire to connect to and express your inner self for improved well-being. Sandy Bothmer has practiced yoga for fifteen years and has reaped its many benefits.

She has an M. Sandy has a private practice in energy medicine working with adults and children, some on the autistic spectrum, anxiety issues, and ADHD.

Passionate is the best word to describe her interest in helping others find inner peace through her Moving From Within workshops where movement, asanas, and pranayama merge into an authentic expression of self. Victoria currently focuses her energy as the Director of The Baba Siri Chand Yoga Center in Millis, Ma where she combines her many skills to facilitate healing and empowerment with clients and students.

She is also available for workshops, consulting and private sessions. To contact Victoria directly please e-mail DivinePrincessofLight gmail. CHAIR YOGA with Jessica Lang Wright Chair Yoga incorporates the use of a chair into the practice that the student uses to support them so they may receive the very same benefits as mat yoga without the stress and strain of getting down to or up from the floor.

Meditation, breath work and chanting are incorporated, just like a regular mat yoga class. Chair yoga can help you feel better and regain strength and flexibility.

Jessica specifically uses the methods learned in Laskshmi Voelker Chair Yoga certification to help students gain all the benefits of yoga from a comfortable seat. Chair yoga is for every body! Jessica incorporates her varied background into her classes which include pranayama, chanting with the accompaniment of the harmonium, meditation, and a flowing asana practice with careful attention to alignment of the body in each of the poses.

She was inspired by a personal illness to become certified in chair yoga as a way to allow people that might not be able to take a mat class to experience everything that yoga has to offer.

Nia is a dynamic movement and transformational lifestyle practice with opportunity to move and play, to express and explore, get fit, and to personally develop by making a deeper, and richer connection to the body.

Nia teaches people of all lifestyles and abilities to explore movement guided by the Sensation of Pleasure, vs No Pain- No Gain and allows participants to move towards their personal health and well being goals as well as achieving stability, mobility, balance, strength, agility, and cardio benefits. Laura Selmer is a lifelong lover of dance and licensed Nia Instructor since Through professional and personal experience she is able to explore and teach movement as an expressive means and creative healing tool.

RxRelax with Jay Gupta What is the perfect prescription for inner peace? RxRelax is a pratyahar practice that leads to inner peace, inner awareness. Come explore the path of this guided, deeply relaxing experience! In a scientific manner, it releases tension and defrags the unconscious, relaxes and trains the mind, and opens us to higher levels of creativity and capacity. We'll also work with our Sankalpa , or powerful resolve. While this will be a challenging session, modifications will be offered and you can rest whenever you feel the need.

Our practice will be dedicated to removing obstacles and recommitting all of our actions to Peace: She teaches a vinyasa, or flowing style of yoga, which links breathe with movement to create strength, flexibility and balance. Elizabeth infuses all her classes with a sense of joy and fun. She grew up in Dorchester, MA second to the youngest in a family of eleven which helped shape her sense of humor.

Through this practice, we gradually learn to reconnect with our innate simplicity, joy and wisdom. Joline will share some gentle breathing and chair movements. Gene will provide instruction and guide a meditation on this practice. Both Beginner and experienced meditators welcomed. Gene Taylor is meditation practice leader at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge. He is member of the Greater Concord Interfaith Council.

As a member of the Interfaith Council he organizes an annual walk for global hunger relief. He is a member of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship and a practitioner of engaged Buddhism.

Jolene Csakany has dabbled with yoga on and off for more than 10 years. She was overweight and felt stuck in a downward spiral when a friend introduced her to Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga.

She hated the class at first and could barely keep up, but stuck with it because she liked the teacher who despite the fast pace made sure students listened to their own bodies, taking breaks when needed and reminding that yoga is never about competing with others or ourselves.

After a few months she found myself herself looking forward to class, motivated by both physical progress and the moving meditative state the breath work and flow through the asanas creates.

Initially, she joined the teacher training course to improve her own practice, but soon felt she had a lot to share with others and loves being able to help people meet whatever goals they hope yoga can help with- whether it be an improved physical state, relaxation and stress management, or deepening a meditative practice.

Friend him on facebook under Romy Valdez Ramjeet Singh. We will rhythmically flow through basic and moderate posture sequences, exploring the combined senses of our breath and body through movement-tasting the mind-body connection, flow to our natural rhythms and connect to all parts of our being.

She has been practicing and sharing traditional yoga for over 25 years.

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