Raw food: More powerful than most medicines

hThe original diet of humans was only raw food, before the discovery of fire and unnatural processing. A raw food diet is more powerful than most medicines, since natural nutrition is full of powerful nutrients and free of chemical additives or preservatives.

The Caveman diet is a version of the raw food diet, named for ancient humans in extreme conditions, who consumed raw food of their local environment. Grains were [Read more…]

Time to Heal

Can it be true that time heals all wounds? Sounds simple, but does it work? Is it time or is it what you do with this time that heals?

Cuts, scrapes, burns and broken bones will heal, often on their own – but what about trauma and emotional wounds? This damage can be caused by a variety of conditions and may involve a single experience or an ongoing series of events that completely overwhelm the individual’s [Read more…]

Weight-loss

dreamstime_m_57081121-sTo lose weight one must obviously consume fewer calories than are expended. However to specifically target fat loss other factors must be taken into consideration along with a program to maintain this weight-loss. The body has three sources of energy from which to draw to meet its metabolic needs: carbohydrates (sugars), lipids (fats) and proteins. [Read more…]

Managing stress with Biofeedback

“Reducing stress” and “bio-feedback therapy” are words often used in the same sentence. Stress may occur from environmental exposure, toxins, allergies, mental-emotional issues, obesity or aging, to name a few.

Stress is first and foremost a necessary part of our lives. Without it, boredom sets in, yet too much can be overwhelming at times. Hans Seyle, a pioneer in stress research defines stress as “the non-specific [Read more…]

The Dental Connection to Chronic Illness

Is it possible that your teeth have a biological effect on other parts of your body? In order to understand this concept, let us consider the therapeutic effects of Chinese acupuncture.

Chinese acupuncture believes there is a universal life energy called Chi present in every living creature. This energy is said to circulate [Read more…]

Leptin and Obesity

One would think that eating too much would result in an abundance of nutritional support for cells. But being overweight and undernourished at the same time is a reality that is just beginning to be understood.

Overweight people often suffer from gross malnutrition because the nutritional values of the basic foods available to us have been steadily dropping. Excessive caloric intake from too many processed white [Read more…]

Let food be your medicine

“Let food be your medicine and let medicine be your food.” Hippocrates 377-460 BC

Even today our health would be greatly improved if we would follow these guidelines. The art of eating foods for their medicinal value dates back more than 5000 years. Food and herbs were eaten because of [Read more…]

Ten Rules for Better Health

Cherish your health. If it is good, preserve it. If it is declining, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help

(1)  Set realistic goals and expectations. They are your choice. (2) Replace sodas and soft drinks with plain water or herbal teas. A single 12 ounce can of soda has as much as 13 teaspoons of sugar in the form of high-fructose corn syrup. [Read more…]