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 Be Well Buzz
(BeWellBuzz) Stomach problems, unexplained weight loss or gain, irritability, depression, the list of side effects from conventional medications is endless! Every day, millions of people expose themselves to these potential dangers...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Coconuts are not only nutritious but in many parts of the world also used medicinally. Unfortunately, the United States has scared many consumers on the use of coconut oil due to its saturated fat content. BeWellBuzz has listed the many uses of coconuts for nourishment and health and its natural medicinal properties. Even if you do not like the taste of coconuts find out its many uses for external use. Instead of grabbing medicine, grab a coconut!
Editor´s Note: Sarah Pope, Chapter Leader and Board Member of Weston Price, leads her friend Alma through the pantry with guidelines on how to make her kitchen storage a little healthier. Sarah helps clean Alma's food area by first checking out the fats she has planted in her kitchen pantry and recommends a few additional good fats. She highly advises taking out boxed cereals, chats about sweeteners and discusses how breakfast bars, even organic, are very addictive and lead to extra empty calories.
by Dr. Michael Murray
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
There has been a great deal of study in recent years about what causes us to age, and whether it’s possible to slow down our genetic clock...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Don't we all want to slow down aging? As much as we love the direction, clarity and wisdom that comes with aging, we all want to slow down the outside aging process. Dr. Michael Murray is providing us with some simple yet affective steps to do just that.
by Mika Ono, Yuan Wang & Warren Sheir
After hearing a talk by a nutritionist from Henry’s Market who lauded beans’ many virtues — including high soluble fiber, protein, and antioxidants, not to mention ease on the pocketbook — I was happy to try out a new chili recipe...
Editor’s Note: Food Therapy is one of my favorite topics. Ancient Wisdom, Modern Cooking is a wonderful new cookbook and educational tool to learn about how to use food to bring more health and vitality into your life...
by Katharine Pike, HHC, AADP
What do we mean by diet roller coaster and how do we get off of it?
Have you ever forced your weight down, then have it creep back up, force your weight down again, then watch it creep back up?...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: It seems like every time you turn around there is a new diet. And your friend or family member is trying it out, thinking this just might be the diet to help them lose the unwanted weight. But if there was a way to get off of the roller coaster ride? What if there was a way to keep you nourished and balanced without deprivation? Katharine Pike is introducing us nourishment through our 5 senses.
by Jessica Robert
Fennel belongs to the parsley kin and is essentially an aromatic herb used extensively in cooking. Fennel works like a spice and its taste is quite similar to anise. Fennel is an integral part of the Mediterranean cuisine. The seeds of the fennel plant are consumed because they are tasty and nutritionally beneficial. While many of us may not be including fennel in our regular grocery list, the truth is that this herb has many health benefits and should be an item in your shopping list...
by Kristina Chew
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
Before there was writing, before there was prose, certainly way before there were such things as 140 character “tweets” and “status updates,” there was poetry...
Editor's Note from Susan de Wardt: If you hated poetry in high school this article will give you some new reasons to read and write poetry again!
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