Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:09 am
It seems like every day there is a new exposé about harmful toxins in a product you use. How can anyone keep up with all this information? Here are some tips to help you get started with your food, your skincare products, your clothes, and your cleansers.
Posted Dec. 1, 2013, 9:02 am
We’ve all struggled with the endless mental to-do list at three in the morning. The tossing and turning that leads to more tossing and turning. And the creep of technology into what used to be our psychological and physical winding down time. Luckily, there are natural ways to help you say “good night” and actually mean it! Read on for 15 tricks to rest easy.
Posted Nov. 24, 2013, 6:49 am
If we could choose one color to represent Thanksgiving, it would be orange. From the crunchy leaves beneath our feet, to the healthy, sweet taste of orange vegetables like pumpkins, yams, butternut squashes, and sweet potatoes, orange is the color of the harvest.
Posted Nov. 17, 2013, 8:58 am
In today’s modern world most fruits and vegetables are available all year long; however, some vegetables are meant to be eaten during their season.
Posted Nov. 10, 2013, 9:31 am
‘Tis the season for holiday fun, sweets... and sniffles! As the days get shorter and the outdoor temperatures start to dip, our immune system requires an extra boost to keep up with all the change. Here are some essential tips to give your body that much-needed immune boost.
Posted Nov. 3, 2013, 8:06 am
As the foliage starts to turn colors, we may notice a change in the foods our bodies crave. The desire for an ice popsicle just might be replaced by a yearning for a warm bowl of soup.
Posted Oct. 20, 2013, 6:00 am
While jack-o-lanterns may be the first thing that comes to mind for October, you will want to explore the many nutritional values of eating pumpkins and their seeds. Not sure how to cook a pumpkin? Read on for a delicious dish that is served in a pumpkin.
Posted Oct. 13, 2013, 9:21 am
Are you dragging yourself through the day? Fatigue can be your first signal from your body that your immune system is run down, leaving you open to cold and flu.
Posted Oct. 7, 2013, 8:52 am
As the autumn breeze cools the summer heat, nature offers us delicious fruits and vegetables to enjoy this season. Eating seasonal produce is tastier, healthier, and easier on your wallet.
Posted Sep. 22, 2013, 9:07 am
Autumn marks the beginning of mushroom season! Don’t worry, you don’t have to search the woods far and wide to get their immune-boosting benefits. Here is everything you need to know about their benefits and how to enjoy them in a creamy, delicious soup.
Posted Sep. 8, 2013, 9:01 am
Fresh salsa, tomato bruschetta, tomato and basil salad: tasty tomatoes fresh from the farm rule this time of year – but in spite of their many health benefits, what’s in store for people with arthritis?
Posted Sep. 1, 2013, 8:54 am
Chances are you have heard a lot about the latest buzzword, GMO, which is short for genetically modified organism. You might have noticed that your grocery store is stocked with items labeled GMO-free, but what exactly does that mean for you and your health? Are GMOs decreasing your longevity and should you stay clear from them? The following will help to clarify the confusion to help streamline your grocery shopping.
Posted Aug. 25, 2013, 8:44 am
Corn is a late summer staple that may conjure up the smell of sweet cooking cobs on the BBQ or fresh yellow kernels brightening up a summer salad. It is also a food with plenty of benefits for your health and longevity!
Posted Aug. 18, 2013, 8:54 am
While you are preparing for fall and a new school year, putting your home in order might be high on the to do list!
Posted Aug. 11, 2013, 8:56 am
Hundreds of expensive products and procedures exist for beautifying the skin and keeping it looking young and fresh, some of which may pose dangers to your health. Instead, try some of these all-natural, do-it-yourself beauty recipes you can use to keep your skin young and glowing – at a fraction of the cost.
Posted Aug. 4, 2013, 8:53 am
Here are five pieces of advice from the great masters that have inspired me on my path to healing and helping others live happy, healthy lives. These wise sages keep the statement simple, but the message is profound. If you follow this wisdom, you will live to the best of your health potential and enjoy life more!
Posted Jul. 28, 2013, 9:34 am
Deadlines at work, vacations to plan, gatherings to attend. Summer is a fun and happy time, but it can also be a very stressful time as we tick off all the things we have to do and places we have to be.
Posted Jul. 21, 2013, 9:00 am
Making the leap from a regular diet of processed, convenient items to nutritious whole foods can seem like a real challenge.
Posted Jun. 30, 2013, 9:04 am
The soaring temperatures are a sure indicator that summer is in full swing! Running for cover in your air-conditioned home will surely cool you off, but it won’t protect you from dehydration.
Posted Jun. 23, 2013, 8:42 am
Did you know that eczema affects more than 15 million people in the United States? If you are one of them, you are not alone! However, the blisters and itching do not have to be a permanent part of your life.
Posted Jun. 16, 2013, 9:03 am
Are you feeling foggy in your mind as spring leads into summer heat? This Brain and Vision Blend recipe will enhance your cognitive function and brighten eyesight with tasty antioxidant herbs and spices.
Posted Jun. 9, 2013, 9:28 am
Summer is officially here and it is a big season for traveling! Here are some ways to keep your health and longevity intact on your journey. Dr. Mao explains how to adopt a flexible attitude for stress-free travel, take time out to renew your energy, and avoid the common ailments of travel.
Posted May. 26, 2013, 9:30 am
Summer brings fun in the sun, but also new nutrition and health needs. As the weather heats up, people head outdoors and you need to stay cool and hydrated to keep from getting ill. Change up your eating habits with a few simple tips, and remember to drink plenty of water and exercise in a cool environment. Don’t let the heat get to your head!
Posted May. 19, 2013, 9:19 am
Diet. The very word strikes rumblings of hunger and deprivation in the stomachs of those seeking weight loss. But losing weight doesn't have to be – and shouldn't be – about deprivation and starvation.
Posted May. 12, 2013, 9:16 am
Seaweed may not be something you think of as a food, but this top longevity food packs a powerful nutrient punch that very few other foods can match. For instance, did you know that many types of seaweed have more calcium than cheese, more iron than beef, and more protein than eggs?