by Marc David, MA
Most of us have been taught to believe that good nutrition is simply a function of eating the right food and taking the right supplements. Of course, this is true, but there’s more to the equation...
Editor´s Note: Marc David’s savvy approach to eating is powerful, ingenious and sums up that we are all part of an integrative process of existence. This article, “The Secrets of Eating Psychology” puts everything in perspective on how the mind and body are part of a continuous sequence that not only feed off each other, but protect, support and in an odd sort of way, even love each other. David takes the negative connotations out of eating and shows us that eating and thinking can harmoniously work together.
by Dr. Cheryl Granger
In naturopathic medical practice, addressing diet problems is essential. Food is used as medicine in naturopathic philosophy. Therefore, it is important to make sure a person does not have food allergies or food sensitivities...
by Samantha Peris, CNP, ROHP
Congratulations! You have consciously decided to start a family and are looking for some fantastic tips on how to boost your fertility naturally with foods? Well, you have come to the right place. The truth is your diet can play a major role in your fertility, as it has the ability to either hinder or enhance your body’s natural baby making skills. Why not give food a chance to prove to you it’s amazing power?
Editor´s Note: According to Samantha Peris, registered holistic nutritionist and owner of Nu-Roots.com, diet may play a huge role in trying to get pregnant and what better time is there to incorporate, healthy, whole foods into daily living? Consuming quality seeds provide excellent fiber while vegetables and fruit enrich and boost the body with powerful antioxidants. Along with good healthy bites, Samantha also mentions certain foods that never do a body justice, especially when trying to start a new family.
Editor's Note from Michael Jones: The pumpkin seed is often overlooked for is healthy benefits. This short video examines some of the benefits of this nutrient-rich food.
by Avery Elizabeth Hurt
According to an article in the Washington Post, we are in the midst of a boom in home vegetable gardening not seen since 1975. With gas at an all-time high and food prices soaring, it is not hard to see why. But if the motivation is simple, the benefits are more complex. The current boom in home gardening will, we are told, improve our collective health, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and help reverse global warming...
by Jamie Ann Montiel, RN, BSN
Now that organic has become mainstream, should we really hold organic as the gold standard when it comes to food production? Many million-dollar companies produce organic foods and products that are nowhere near healthy...
Editor´s Note: Jamie Ann Montiel, RN and health consultant, digs deep into the meaning of ‘organic’ and distinguishes the difference between certified organic and natural while questioning other labels that are loosely defined. Monteil discusses how 'biodynamics' is the new gold standard, a holistic approach that links the entire eco-system into one, creating a self-sustained community, that nature intended, recycling everything back into the environment.
by Susan Lutz,
ATH Co-Editor of Organic Living
1) For several generations now, the word "diet" conjures up very specific images of restriction - correcting a lifestyle that's gone wrong. Why did you choose the word, "Undiet" as the title in your new book?...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Tired of living from one diet to the next in the hopes of finding "the cure?" Consider throwing out the old diet-way-of-thinking, and bringing in a new and vibrant vision with Megan Telpner. Meghan's gorgeous array of menus and recipes carve a path to a new way of seeing food and health. Meghan's creed will open eyes and ears to eating and loving life in-line with yourself and the world around us.
by Brook Le Van
It is clear that we are an unhealthy people and that health care must be reformed.
But first we must reform the way our food is produced and the way we eat. Even the most efficient health care system still would not confront the rising tide of chronic disease linked to diet...
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