Monday, July 22, 2019

The Will to Heal

Ron Sweeney's life was full of despair and loss when he discovered that he had cancer. But in the challenges, he saw...

I Love Raw Almonds!

Over the past week there has been an enormous outcry throughout the raw foods/ living foods communities: Almond Board...

Macrobiotic Nightshades—Have Your Say!

This is an open post to share your thoughts on Nightshades, foods that contain toxins that interfere with red blood cells and...

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Colon Cleanse for Detox

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7 Natural Remedies for Stress

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51 Tips for Going Plant-Based

Learn about animals and factory farms. Know the truth behind what goes into dairy/eggs and meat. If you don’t like veggies,...

10 Ways to Deal with Stress

Stress reduction is all about learning how to cope and release tension and anxiety in your life. Here are 10 ways to...

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Can I just say that I love all of you? I mean in the way a blogger can just love the people...

7 Ways Music Is Good For Our Health

“One good thing about music is when it hits you, you feel no pain."   Bob Marley Music is pretty...

Easy Way to Lose Weight — Go Plant-Based

While I don’t really like the word “lazy” I’ll just go with it, because so many people tell me that they are...

Weight Loss Success After 70

Last year I lost 50 pounds. Congratulations to me! It was a present to myself for my 70th birthday. Here is what happened. I have had...

Macrobiotic Diet: is this the plan for you?

A key teaching of macrobiotics is that each and everyone of us is different. We are born differently, we grew up under...

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A SURVIVOR’S STORY: Dealing with trauma and pain

Why did I have such a run of bad luck? Bad karma? Fate? Pure random ...

Why Vegan?

Many people ask me "why I went vegan?" and I think it's best illustrated as a story... Imagine that...

30 Day App Challenges: do they really work?

Many of us want to lose a little bit of weight and tone up a little bit, but that can be...

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Why Exercise is The Best Stress Relief

"Rest and relaxation" -- it's such a common expression that it has become a cliché. And although rest really can be relaxing,...

Understanding Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

For your father, the initials AAA may represent his favorite auto club. But for your doctor, the initials stand for an abdominal...

Relief from Restless Legs Syndrome

Leg discomfort is the first symptom of RLS. People usually describe the feeling as tingling, pricking, bubbling, tearing or burning. People say...

The Problem with Painkillers

Opioid drugs such as oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin) and meperidine (Demerol) are among the most powerful painkillers available. Opioids are used both...

Are Beans the REAL Super Food?

Legumes and beans have been an important food in many cultures for centuries. Their tastes and textures are diverse. While there are...

10 Ways To Make Your Recipes Healthier

You can make many of your favorite recipes lower in fat and calories, and higher in fiber by simply swapping out some...

Do Cherries REALLY Work for Gout?

A colleague recently sent me an e-mail asking, "Is it true cherries are good for gout?" It was a...

Is Bad Posture The Cause of Scoliosis?

One day when my daughter was in middle school, she wore a bathing suit under her clothes. Naturally, I wondered why! She told me...

How to Deal with a Fever

Recently, I heard the suggestion that if someone has a fever, "get him or her warm enough to sweat it out." This...

What Being ‘Double-Jointed’ Means

Remember that kid in grade school who could bend her thumb backwards until it touched her wrist? Or the one who could...

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Herbs have been used since early times. People gathered herbs hundreds of years ago to use as natural health remedies and to...

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When most people think of organic products, they usually think about the food we eat. While that’s important, it’s...

Why Natural Perfumes?

If you can no longer wear commercial fragrances due to allergies or sensitivities; or if you no longer choose to wear them...

Aromatherapy Treatment For Gastroenteritis

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