by Lynn Colwell & Corey Colwell-Lipson
Summer’s long over. School is back in session. And that means Halloween is knocking at your door.
We thought that in addition to reminding you to check out GreenHalloween for ideas, we’d pass on some tips from our fellow green bloggers...
Editor´s Note: Whether it's using tea oil to preserve a pumpkin from molding or avoiding lead in Halloween candy, authors of "Celebrate Green" Lynn Colwell and daughter Corey Colwell-Lipson have summoned top bloggers that are in the know for a green Halloween.
by Leslie Cerier ‘The Organic Gourmet’
From Andrea D'Amore: Seasons are changing and this is a wonderful recipe to start using fall’s vegetables. Both beets and Brussels sprouts can be bitter and therefore some people choose to stay away from them, however they both possess unique phytochemicals that should be added to your diet and preparing them this way really cuts the bitter flavor...
by Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD
Take all the “white stuff” out of your diet. You’ve read it in popular magazines, heard it from your friends and even from the lips of the long reigning queen of day time television. Taking away all things white from your diet – bread, pasta, bakery items and sugar can be an excellent way of reducing empty calories from what you eat as well as losing weight...
Editor's Note from Michael Jones: Many people are so unaware of what they are putting in their bodies and how it effects them. Taking all the "white" out of your body can dramatically change your lifestyle.
by Dr. Tina Marcantel, NMD
"Health begins in the colon" is a frequent saying among naturopathic physicians. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is prevalent in the U.S. because our diet consists mostly of processed foods such as white bread, white pasta, white rice, refined sugar and fast foods...
Editor's Note: With patient education comes empowerment. Learn how you can take a more active role in your IBS management through Naturopathic care.
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...
Editor's Note: Yes, this may be a lengthy video but well worth the look. William Li discusses how our precious food can help starve cancer. Based on the process of how our blood vessels grow and feed cancer, Li explains a new treatment, angiogenesis, that treats cancer before it's too late.
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 Lisa J. Kelleman-McClain, CPT
No one is perfect. I eat foods that are bad for me too (Mexican, anyone?). Certain circumstances arise and sometimes you just can't control what is put in front of you. The trick is to eat in moderation and make the best choices you can. No diet works. No diet pills work. YOU have to do the work...
Editor’s Note from Bess Coble: This week’s fit tip is from Lisa J. Kelleman-McClain, CPT, Build A Body Personal Training.
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