The|Tides News Room
The|Tides New Room shares information about the latest developments, trends, innovations, interesting research and publications, book reviews and interviews, new technologies, exciting break-throughs and perspectives on preventive health care, spa and wellness.
We invite you to join the discussion and share with us your opinions and experiences.
by Dr.Richard Gold
There are great opportunities to practice Thai massage in spas, clinical settings and resorts around the globe and more and more they receive requests from clientele to provide this unique style of therapeutic touch. The learning, practicing and receiving of Thai massage can be a profound, wonderful and joyful life experience. Read more from The|Tides expert Dr. Richard Gold about this unique style of bodywork and therapeutic touch.
Protecting yourself against Cardiovascular Disease
Dan Kenner, Ph.D., L.Ac.
There is an overwhelming amount of information on heart disease, but it's extremely vital to sort through it because, according to the American Heart Association, 50 percent of the American population over age forty will develop cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease (That means heart attack or stroke). And people in their 20s and 30s should realize that by the time they are over 40, the percentage could be even higher. We all need to know our options.
The|Tides Expert Dr. Arya Nielsen in ABC News
Many women are willing to try anything to get rid of the dreaded hot flashes and mood swings associated with menopause. A new study out Monday offers an alternative to the herbal remedies and hormone replacement therapy so many turn to: traditional Chinese acupuncture.
The|Tides ready to market signature products
In the fast-growing and ever-changing world of health and wellness time to market is key. Whether it’s about updating treatment services, training off your staff, getting up to date with the latest developments or creating a more vital and hospitable work environment for your employees and clients, we offer innovations and solutions. We have created succesfull integrative programs that can easily be adapted and implemented in your own unique situation.
The|Tides involved in the future of health and wellness in TurkeyThe Turkish government is planning to develop a health and wellness concept on a scale and standard that will be unique in the world. The|Tides is involved because of its inspiring vision on the future of health and wellness, its international network of experts and innovators and its strategic and conceptual skills. The project involves participation of several ministries and universities.
Most experts in health care today are united in the view that there needs to be a shift toward prevention. There is very little agreement on how this transformation of health care will be financed and who will be fiscally empowered to provide preventive health care. The|Tides believes that employers who provide health care benefits are the chief stakeholders in a conversion to a pro-active approach toward containing medical costs.
Is your business in synchronization with the day of tomorrow?
As the health, spa and wellness industry continues to develop, we anticipate future consumer needs through exclusive trend forecasting. Currently the spa and well-ness industry is undergoing an evolution from being perceived as a pampering luxury to a new model of proactive health maintenance and age-management. During a one-day session The|Tides shares with you the latest trends and insights that could be relevant to update you business to satisfy new unmet consumer needs.
The importance of creating a strong brand in health and wellness
Article by René Eijdenberg
The expression "health and wellness" sounds and feels like two sides of a coin. However the reality is that in most countries it implies two sectors, two markets and two different meanings. Health is mostly associated with illness and costs paid out of pocket or by the insurance company. Wellness is primarily associated with relaxation and stress reduction, which is always paid for by the consumer.
Why cleanse and renew? 
Article by Dan Kenner
Some people experience malaise or headache with dizziness and a "shaky" feeling when they are late for a meal. These symptoms of "hypoglycemia" can be an indication that blood sugar is unstable. Blood sugar sensitivity can be another clue that the liver needs a break. Liver function plays an important role in blood sugar stability. Excess consumption of overly processed carbohydrates and/or sugar food products can cause unstable blood chemistry fluctuations, overeating and addictive food behavior.
Zenology, care and consider
A new line of hotel amenities with a green spirit. Jeroen Oude Sogtoen, the creative director of Zenology explains: "During my travels I felt the need to create a lifestyle brand that transcends the borders of design with quality materials and a simultaneous awareness of concern for the environment". And so Zenology was born - a amalgamation of Jeroen interest in fashion, and interior design and the amazing world of fragrances.
Why cleanse and renew? 
The challenge of weight loss for most of us is not only to change the diet and lifestyle, but also to cultivate the psychological and emotional power to build abundance and fulfillment into any aspect of life that falls short of our desires and expectations. The benefit of building emotional habits is having a sense of control over the direction of our lives. Hidden emotional patterns from traumas or poor emotional habits learned in childhood can control behavior and run a person's life unconsciously from "behind the scenes". Some of these patterns surface during diet and lifestyle change as a desire for emotional satisfaction.
The urge for a paradigm shift
A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Pew Global Attitudes Project, conducted in 47 countries around the world, found that, after financial issues, people are most concerned with health problems. Obesity, which contributes to cancer, heart disease, diabetes and respiratory disease is a worldwide problem. Rather than halve of the adults in Brazil, the UK and the US are overweight or obese and this trend is expected to increase.
Why cleanse and renew? 
This subject is so important that understanding it and taking it to heart can lead to a complete transformation of your health and well-being. Many health care providers use the term "detoxification" for a number of methods and practices that range from fasting to using healing herbs to improve the body's internal ability to remove waste. Natural medicine practitioners usually focus on improving the function of the bowel and of the liver, which is the other important organ