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!
Writing & Poetry Therapy
by Brooke Nisbet
In talking with my mentor and nutritionist, Julie Daniluk, I was reminded of the need for a daily meditation to help with stress busting. When I go to my friend’s house and draw spiritual cards, I often get the “meditation” card. When talking to other mentors or leaders in yoga and wellness, they ask if I have a daily meditation practice (knowing I should). Ugh… really?! Meditation again? Sigh. See the thing is, no matter how much I duck, dodge and fight it… meditation will keep being brought to my attention, because it is something that I really need in my life...
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: An article from one of my dearest of friends and also former college roommate (which means we've been friends for over 25 years). We've both come a long way, baby.
by Veronica Vargas
Our modern culture has become conditioned to think more in terms of a balanced meal rather than a balanced diet. Most people eat foods from all the different food groups at each sitting; this is very taxing on the body and may be why there are so many digestive diseases today - from stomach to colon...
by Mike Adams
Over the last month or so, the mainstream media has been making a huge deal about Kansas State nutrition professor Mark Haub who lost 27 pounds eating mostly Doritos, Twinkies and other junk food while drinking Diet Mountain Dew. But as usual, they're misrepresenting the story...
Editor's Note: A humorous and light hearted reality check concerning fad diets and junk food.
by Roby Mitchell, MD
Many of you worry about pesticides, radiation, microwaves, chem-trails, GMO products and other adulterations but after 36 years of healing people from serious diseases, I can guarantee you nothing is more dangerous to your health than the many different forms of sugar in our food supply...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: We all love our sweets but how damaging it is really to our bodies and overall health? Dr. Roby Mitchell explains which types of sweets creates disease in our bodies and one particular one that does just the opposite and kills disease. Find out now.
by Beverly Bell
Cross-posted from WakingTimes.com
Today, Native communities throughout the US are reclaiming and reviving land, water, seeds and traditional food and farming practices, thereby putting the culture back in agriculture and agriculture back in local hands...
Editor´s Note: Native communities have always considered themselves "land based people" and have a passionate history protecting their agricultural heritage. This article reveals how they continue their efforts involving buffalo herds, seed saving exchanges and agricultural programs, reviving land, water and seeds. Read how local tribes throughout the United States strive to develop sustainable programs, maintaining biodiversity and renewing sacredness between land and people.
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.
Editor´s Note: Now is the time to turn back the clock with food. Healthy, leafy greens boosted with some baby grasses, quality protein and knowing the right oils to cook with prove to reverse signs of aging. Certain fruits help plump the skin and achieve that nice healthy glow, but watch those grains. Whole grains, not refined, are crucial to reduce inflammation in the body, the key to keeping beautiful skin.
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