by Maggie Ney, ND
Yes, you know sugar is not good for you, but you NEED it…especially after a meal and certainly after you’ve eaten a bite of chocolate goodness. What was once thought of as a relatively innocuous source of empty calories is now understood as a major contributor to our nation’s increasing rates of obesity, diabetes, ADHD, metabolic syndrome and cancer...
Editor´s Note from Milan Perry: Farida Sharan is a well know Naturopath that is a breast cancer survivor like so many women. She used Herbs to assist her body in healing itself. Herbs are whole foods that the body knows how to use to gain the maximum benefits. Patience is needed when taking any herbal treatment since it works in the body differently than pharmaceuticals, it works on a cellular level. One of the benefits of herbs compared to drugs is there are no side effects and it produces quality of life in individuals that has cancer.
by Karen Becker, DVM
A whopping 58 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity and Prevention. This cuts down on your pet's life expectancy by up to 2.5 years while raising her risk of serious diseases, including heart and respiratory conditions, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cancer and more. Further, there's a "fat pet gap" in which nearly all owners of overweight pets believe their weight to be just fine.
Editor's Note from Cathy Alinovi: There's actually a fine line between pleasantly plump and overweight. What's harder is that for a small breed dog, it can be as little as 2 pounds of body weight that makes a dog obese. Here are some great tips to get that extra weight off and share an extra 2 years with your dog!
Animals & Pets
by Sandra Miniere, MEd
Asst. Editor of Sacred Living
Life feels magical when I observe a mysterious force working behind the scenes to guide me. I acknowledge its presence when I feel directed to the people and places that benefit me in some way. My intuition and instinct usually help me make wise choices. However, finding the integrative cancer doctor after my mastectomy felt like a miracle...
Editor's Note from Sandra Miniere: Situations may occur that demonstrate the role Spirit plays in your life. Extra-ordinary events lift you out of the mundane and remind you what is possible. The power of grace (or whatever you call this force) magically guides and supports you when you ask for help. The five strategies I share in this article will help you attract miracles into your life, especially when you need them most. Become a miracle worker!
by Baeth Davis
Having just gone through a bout with breast cancer, my life has been rearranged in such a beautiful way. One of my relatives who is now 68 years old had breast cancer in her early thirties and has been healthy ever since...
Editor's Note from Carolyn White: I am always searching for great, practical advice for maintain health and wellness through the application of energy. Part of this process involves living the life you were meant to live - living true to your purpose. Baeth Davis shares her experience with breast cancer and offers three simple ideas on maintaining your energy of wellness and health.
by Michelle Schoffro Cook,PhD
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
If you’re not getting fresh lemons into your diet, you may want to reconsider after reading the many health benefits of lemons, lemon juice, pith (the white part), or zest (skin)...
Editor´s Note: Whether the lemon supports detoxing the body, prevents cancer or just keeps the body strong from infections, the amazing yellow orb has a multitude of health benefits. Michelle Schoffro Cook highlights how the lemon not only keeps one young with anti-aging benefits, but can maintain a healthy liver, prevent colds and flu plus alleviate allergy symptoms.
by Michael Wolfstar
1. Uranus squares the U.S. Mercury on the 24th but is a major influence all month, as it was last month. Since Mercury opposes Pluto in the U.S. horoscope, the square from transiting Uranus creates a highly polarized political climate, with plenty of fast-paced developments, and a high level of mental anxiety. Opinions may be based more on emotional, gut-level feelings (Mercury in Cancer) than facts.
by Elizabeth Thompson MBBS, BAOxon, MRCP, FFHom, DM
Alison was referred to the Complementary Cancer Care Service via her oncologist and began a course of treatment to help with the side-effects of chemotherapy, to help her come to terms with her condition and to try and ensure no relapse of the cancer...
Editor's Note: In Part 1 of Elizabeth's article (see it HERE), we were introduced to Alison whose conventional cancer treatment took a huge toll. Here, we get a firsthand look at her ensuing complementary care and how much she valued her homeopathic treatment with Elizabeth.
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