Sadly, more than 90% of the products on the market are chemicals. The first question we should ask is, “What is the difference between concentrated, whole food nutrients and synthetic mega-, multi-, anti-oxidant supplements?” The second question is, “What is the impact on my health?”
A properly processed whole food supplement contains an infinite number . . . → Read More: Is your vitamin supplement a food or a chemical?
Just a Little More Attention for a Big Impact
In a 2010 systemic review and meta-analysis (the researchers picked out all of the high quality studies globally and gained insights from them) the authors found that just a little more compliance with the Mediterranean diet led to an …
8% reduction of death from all . . . → Read More: Do your food choices, even if they are not perfect, really matter?
I found this article a practical and virtually complete holistic view of IBS treatment. The overview of the digestive system function starting at birth, the role of stress, the role of digestive and absorption and the view of integrated treatment of IBS was most helpful as a practitioner. Additionally, the article would be helpful to . . . → Read More: Irritable Bowel Syndrome: An Integrated Approach to Gut Feelings
First published in 1939, Nutrition and Physical Degeneration is THE classic book on human nutrition. Dr. Weston A. Price, DDS documents his journey around the world over the span of a decade with the purpose of gaining understanding of the role of nutritional changes on human health. In order to gather this information, he visits . . . → Read More: Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, Dr. Weston A. Price
In her book, Full Moon Feast, Jessica Prentice documents what we intuitively know when we stop to pay attention – there are certain foods that just fit with certain times of year. She takes us through thirteen moons and the stories and food stuffs that fit the particular moon. I loved how she intertwined culture, . . . → Read More: Full Moon Feast, Jessica Prentice
If you have ever said, “My health was great until ______. Ever since then, it seems like it is one thing after another”, then you have experienced the wholism of holistic health. It used to be that we intuitively knew that sick was just sick and health was more than the ability to make it . . . → Read More: The Wholism of Holistic
At age 31 with 2 small children, I had a very close friend with very different beliefs about health and wellness. While I was proud of my selection of pediatricians (a teaching M.D. at Mt. Sinai in New York), she was proud of rubbing garlic on her baby’s feet! Now this and many other idiosyncrasies . . . → Read More: My Journey… from Antagonism to Confidence
The health care industry is undergoing much change. Do you remember when the airline industry, the phone industry, the power industry were under strict government regulation and we, as consumers, had limited access? That is much like where the health care industry was from the mid to late twentieth century. As of the mid-90’s . . . → Read More: Who Do I Trust in Health Care?
The definition of holistic is, “emphasizing the importance of the whole and the interdependence of its parts.” This is generally seen in contrast to reductionism where the total system is taken apart and studied as individual units. A holistic approach to healing recognizes that the soul (emotions, mind and will), the spirit and the physical . . . → Read More: Holistic
The subtitle, understanding the link between out food, our immunity and our planet, summarizes the mission of Jensen and Anderson in creating an awareness of the intimate relationship between our food supply, our health and environmental issues that concern us today. They provide a clear and compelling case that healthy soil delivers healthy crops that . . . → Read More: Empty Harvest, Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Mark Anderson