by Neda Smith, FDN, CMTA, HHC,
ATH Co-Editor of Holistic Nutrition
Do you find yourself midday crashing and needing a pick me up, such as coffee, chocolate, energy drinks or sweets in general?...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Did you know that your chronic fatigue could be associated to your weight gain as well as the other way around? Also did you know the same to be true about the health of your thyroid? Neda Smith has written a great article on how they are all entwined and what 3 steps can be taken to improve the health of your adrenals.
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by Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD
What exactly is “integrated or whole health nutrition”? The word integrated when added to nutrition describes an approach taken to understanding nutrition from a whole person perspective...
Editor's Note from Michael Jones: Understanding "The Big Picture of Health" (R)* starts with the fundamentals of nutrition.
Cross-posted from WakingTimes.com
As the American public continues to consume increasing levels of sugars, a study published just recently in Nature Communications shows that the accepted safe sugar levels for humans might not be so clear cut as previously thought...
Editor´s Note: How much sugar is "too much"? This article from Waking Times weighs the detrimental effects of sugar discovered in a new study by "Nature Communications" using mice. While it is still unclear to the body, we do know unhealthy amounts of sugar provokes the body to lose its ability to utilize insulin plus sugar can trigger chronic ailments including diabetes, heart disease and obesity. The bottom line with sugar consumption is we all have to be ultimately responsible for what we consume.
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.
by Mary Vance
Maybe you’ve heard of the food combining principle that states eating certain food groups together optimizes digestion and health. This is all well and good and may improve digestion, but there is an even more effective way to combine foods so that you get the most bang for your buck...
by Robin Lee
I am determined to clear out the blocks that are in the way of me being in love with myself and I figured a gentle detox is a great way to support this upcoming journey...
Editor's Note from David Arenson: Many of us are on a profound journey to learn self-love. Robin's insights about nutrition and the mind are down-to-earth and realistic. I encourage readers to consider how we feed our bodies. Although this could also be included in holistic nutrition, I feel it's an important part of sacred living, so I am including it here for your enjoyment.
Editor´s Note: Healthy desserts go along way in my book of recipes. Raw Carrot Cake with Cashew Nuts and Dates is a sweet treat, yet packed with valuable nutrients and fiber. Simple to create, be the first to impress guests with a cake that rocks with health.
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