by LeAnn Fox & Jean-Pierre Ruiz
ATH Co-Editor of Conscious Consumerism
Palm oil is used on a wide variety of products, including foods. One of these companies is Kellogg's, maker of a wide variety of food products and best known for its cereals. While Kellogg's touts its environmentally-friendly practices, its actual practices are far from being so...
Editor's Note from Jean-Pierre Ruiz: The extensive use of palm oil is proving to be devastating to the environment, including many animal species now nearing extinctions. This article provides background information and a link to take action.
by Dr. Sonica Krishan,
ATH Co-Editor of Ayurveda
Nowadays, owing to the number of lifestyle related diseases that we seem to be facing, it is worthwhile to know and understand what ancient Ayurveda therapy has to offer...
Editor's Note from Sonica Krishan: My article on Ayurveda lifestyle relates to the guidance provided in Ayurveda text as to how you need to have your everyday routine. Waking up in Brahma muhurata which is the early morning time between 4 to 6 am, relieving the bowels, cleaning of the face and mouth along with care of the teeth and tongue and daily eye care have been recommended. This also includes other procedures like Gandoosha or holding oil in the mouth and nasal cleansing.
by Andrea D’Amore
When I was younger green bean casserole was ALWAYS my favorite side dish at Thanksgiving, but as I got older and began to become more health conscious I realized it wasn't the best dish in the world for me. Cutting out most dairy and wheat from my diet has been quite the adventure, but this dish makes it easier, it is rich and decadent without including those two inflammatory ingredients. The mixture of coconut oil, almond milk and nutritional yeast make it almost impossible to tell that this dish is dairy free..
by Michael Bloch
Toilet habits don't make for the best general conversation, but how we dispose of our waste is a huge environmental issue and one we need to all consider in relation to our own impact.
We tend to flush and forget - not realising what leaves a sewage wastewater treatment works isn't exactly crystal clear, pure water in most cases...
Editor's Note: Ever think about the consequences of using toilet paper? Here're some eco-friendly reasons to consider switching to a bidet.
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: From warm oil baths to clean water, here's a quick look at a few easy, ideas to keep skin from cracking under the cold.
by Andrew Weil, MD
I recently read that women who are trying to conceive should avoid taking flaxseed oil. But there is a lot of conflicting information out there. What do you think?...
Editor's Note: Andrew Weil, MD is the author of the best selling books - "8 Weeks to Optimal Health" and "Why Our Health Matters." He is a Bravewell Foundation Pioneer in Integrative Medicine and the Founder and Medical Director of the Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.
by Dr. Steven Farmer, PhD
“The old people came literally to love the soil and they sat or reclined on the ground with a feeling of being close to a mothering power. It was good for the skin to touch the earth, and the old people liked to remove their moccasins and walk with bare feet on the sacred earth..."
by Dr. David Stewart
Aromatic science is a new field of research that is rediscovering the many health benefits of aromatherapy once lost in antiquity but are now being verified and refined by modern studies...
Editor's Note: Doctors and scientific experts alike promote the medical benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Essential oils are a powerful adjunct for supporting health and vitality, and are a pleasurable, practical addition to every lifestyle.
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