Whether the subject is religion, education, politics, or even eating — when you swim against the current, you’d better be strong, confident, and resilient. Parents who work to feed their children nutritious foods know this well.
The Sea Change
Around the world and throughout time, the choice of what to eat has been made by adults combining […]
Americans love to eat, but being healthy starts with smaller portions! Learn how to correctly portion healthy foods to improve your diet and nutrition in this free video.
According to wellness expert Lisa La Barr, we should use our two fists to determine how much food to eat per meal. When we feel satisfied, not full, […]
Natalie counts down the 10 worst popular drinks. Chances are if you eat an average American diet, you drank at least three of these today.
In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical bills.
If you eat better, […]
Natalie counts down the 10 worst foods you could eat. Chances are if you eat an average American diet, you ate at least three of these unhealthy foods today.
In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical […]
Learn how to eat right to reduce cholesterol in this free health video. Dr. Susan Jewell discusses some basic tips to reduce cholestrol.
Here’s a list of some foods to AVOID if you have high cholesterol:
Whole-milk dairy products (e.g., ice cream)
Processed meats (e.g., hot dogs)
Fried foods (e.g., donuts)
Here’s a list of heart HEALTHY foods:
Fruits & vegetables
A Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Nutrition
by Allie Chee
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), human emotions and physical health are seen as deeply intertwined—as mutual correlations. As the body houses the mind, nourishing our body allows for proper functioning of the mind and supports clear, positive thought. Positive thought and a healthy mind create a peaceful […]
Why do we cheat on ourselves?
As I was writing this weekend, my ten-year old son approached my desk and said he had “a confession”. That always peaks a mother’s interest. He said, “I was really looking forward to my friend’s slumber party so I could celebrate by having cake and soda. Then I realized that […]
by Allison Ellis
If it’s good for you, isn’t it good for you all the time?
In Part I of our series, Eating with the Season, we discussed Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Nutrition principles, stating that the foods we eat all have specific energetic properties (cooling, heating, descending, dispersing, etc.) and can strongly affect specific organs. Eating […]
Learn tips to naturally diet and lose weight in this… video clip about how to use vitamins in weight loss.
Glucose, a form of simple sugar is the basic fuel the body uses for energy. In order for our bodies to utilize this sugar however, it must be transported across the cell membrane where it can be used to feed and fuel our cells. For some individuals this transportation of utilization of sugar is impaired. Fortunately, there are a number of natural and alternative health remedies that can help.