by Cheryl Murphy
Coughing your lungs up, a phrase no doubt, is no laughing matter so maintaining healthy lungs is crucial to all, especially as we age...
Editor's Note: Omega-3,6, and 9 fish oils have had their claim to fame, but omega-7, a mono-unsaturated class of fats, has stayed under the radar. Omega-7 is a powerful fatty acid that reduces mucous buildup and soothes the cellular membranes of the lungs. Read how this super fish oil can reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
by Kristin Wartman
"All natural." "Farm-fresh." "Cage-free." Thanks to phrases such as these, consumer confusion is common when it comes to understanding and buying food. The battle raging in California over the labeling of genetically modified foods illustrates just how much labels do indeed matter -- to consumers as well as to corporations...
Editor´s Note: Is organic food truly better for us? With current new studies revealing it doesn't matter to some, Kristin Wartman spells out why the term "organic" is becoming grayer by the day. Labeling food is a big deal these days. Large companies have spent over 25 million battling Prop. 37 in California to prevent labeling genetically modified foods. Is it time to bring a few more categories into our food supply?
by Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
Minerals are essential for optimum health. Due to the Standard American Diet, many of us are lacking in these vital nutrients. Eating too many processed foods or foods grown in mineral-depleted soils can result in a lack of minerals in the body which can lead to an onslaught of health problems as well as food cravings. Minerals help to regulate a variety of processes in the body including helping to create enzymes, hormones, skeletal bones, skeletal tissues, teeth and fluids.
by Kris Bovay
Organic foods are one of a number of healthy food trends that is developing into a longer term commitment to healthier farming practices, and healthier food. It is not only that organic food is healthier to eat; it is also healthier for the environment...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Trends of foods and diet come and go. The Blood Type diet and the Aitkens Diet, for example, all made headlines? Is organic food just a trend? When all is read and said and done, I have a feeling organic might become the norm instead the "other" crop.
by Rika Keck, ACN, Adv. MT, HLC
Having attended various 'Clinical Approaches to Cancer' symposiums, it is very clear that whole food nutrition, nutritional (non-synthetic!) and botanical supplementation support the individual - without adversely affecting treatment, or sometimes enhancing medical treatment if that is desired...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Cancer has been a hot topic on the news lately, with the recent decision of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy and Pierce Brosnan's daughter's recent death of ovarian cancer. Just as important as the path you have chosen for treatment there are many other ways to support and heal the body during time of stress. Rika Keck, has written a personal letter from her heart on other modalities to support yourself or a loved one.
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.
Interviewed by Susan Lutz,
ATH Co-Editor of Organic Living
Organic is an important ingredient in my son's life. life. Born with Down sydrome, he is an extra sensitive digestive system. I try to keep the use and exposure of conventional, non-organic food and subtances out of our diet and reach. Though very challenging to have every bite of food that goes into his mouth be organic, I try to buy as much local and organic as possible...
by Maia Alpern, CHHC, AADP
Have you noticed more food labels and television commercials touting gluten-free products lately? I have. So what’s the buzz these days about gluten? And more importantly...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Gluten is the main protein found in wheat and in many people the body reacts to gluten as if it was a virus and attacks it and the surrounding tissue. It has the potential to exacerbate many other health problems throughout your body, which is why gluten has such a devastating effect on your overall health. Maia Alpern's, Is Gluten Making You Sick?, provides us with great insight into what it all means.
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