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Category: Holistic Nutrition

What is Autoimmunity?

  • Autoimmune
  • Diabetes
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health

The healthy human body is equipped with a powerful set of tools for resisting invading microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, and parasites.

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Astragalus: The King of Herbs

  • Autoimmune
  • Diabetes
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health

Astragalus, also known as Milkvetch or huáng qí in Chinese, is an herbal medicine that has been used for hundreds of years, with its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. One of the few all-purpose herbs used, it is believed to support a wide array of biological functions. Despite the fact that Astragalus has over

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5 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Microbiome

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Diabetes
  • Gut Health
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Weight Loss

The human gut contains trillions of bacteria – also referred to as the gut flora or microbiome – and these tiny unicellular organisms play an unfathomable role in overall health. For instance, a healthy gut flora has been shown to improve gut health, heart health, brain health, weight management, and blood sugar regulation, among others. While most of these thousands

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Veggies Boost Probiotic Benefits

  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Gut Health
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

Taking probiotics with a Big Mac might not do you any good at all, according to an article published by the Division of Immunology at Harvard Medical School. In fact, The Western diet, very low in dietary fiber, has shifted our gut microbiota to become less diverse than more traditional diets, which is wreaking havoc on

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4 Ways Refined Sugar Is Hindering Healing

  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

It’s the villain of the health and wellness world. It’s sneaky, and hides in all sorts of non-Paleo foods. It’s cheap, addictive and blended into just about everything on supermarket shelves today. That’s right—it’s sugar. And it’s seriously bad news for anyone who’s trying to feel better, sleep better, or heal from any type of

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Nutritional Genomics As It Relates to Detoxification

  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

The study of nutrient-gene interactions is becoming a popular and developing area of science, and people now accept the diet-genome relationship affects our health. In other words, the belief there is an optimal individualized diet which, if compromised, could expose a person to greater health risks is gaining credibility. As the poet Lucretius stated long ago, “What

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Want to keep your muscles strong but dread working out?

  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

Want to keep your muscles strong but dread working out? “I should go to the gym.” It’s something we all say and know we should do, but sometimes life gets in the way. However, as we get older and begin to lose strength and muscle mass, supporting our bodies becomes increasingly more important. Not feeling the

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10 Brilliant Ways to Reduce Food Waste Daily

  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Men and Woman's Health

If you’re interested in living a low waste lifestyle, the best place to start is your kitchen. We waste food every day, but there are easy ways to lessen that impact without having to become a totally different person. Simple shifts in daily habits can make all the difference later down the line. Store your food properly

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The Dangers of Modern Wheat

  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

Why is everyone going gluten-free and ditching wheat based products? It seems that every second person is allergic, intolerant or unwilling to consume wheat-based products today. It’s not just a trendy fad, there are very solid reasons behind this shift. Many are asking, what’s changed in our bodies to make us allergic to something we’ve

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The Ins & Outs of Peanuts

  • Allergies
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

Peanuts: they’re part of some people’s fondest childhood memories, while being the bane of others’ existence. Some parents happily pack a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, knowing the smile it’ll bring to their child’s face, while those who have children with severe peanut allergies have learned to scrutinize every birthday party cupcake, every piece of

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Sage is All the Rage

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

There is a laundry list of traditional foods and tasty recipes associated with the holiday season. Yet it’s the seasonings—the herbs and spices—that really make them pop. Sweet potatoes and cinnamon, for example, are a match made in heaven. And while poultry and butternut squash come alive when paired with any number of seasonings, Salvia

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7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Dark Chocolate

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

Chocoholics rejoice! The amount of evidence in favor of eating chocolate is increasing, so there’s no need to miss out. Most of the health benefits of chocolate are believed to be because of its key ingredient – cocoa. More and more studies are linking regular cocoa consumption with a slimmer waistline, improved heart health, increased

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Want Glowing Skin? Try These 12 Hydration Tips!

  • Anti-Aging
  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

Water is essential for every system in the body to function optimally and therefore drinking an adequate amount of water daily is important for overall good health and wellbeing. Water plays a vital role in digestion, blood circulation, the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins. The body uses water to help heal from

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Happy “Healthy Heart”

  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

A vital organ, the heart beats over 100,000 times a day, pumping nearly 8,00 liters of blood throughout the body. 8,000 liters might not even fit on the shelves of an average supermarket, but that amount of blood courses through our veins each day. Our hearts never stop beating and carry a weighty responsibility for

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Thyme For Gut Health

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

More often than not, we associate thyme with the culinary world. The beloved, leafy herb that accompanies chicken or other savory dishes, we think of it flavoring a stuffing, sauces, stews and soups. The history of its use, however, reaches way beyond a cookbook, and back to the ancient Egyptians who used it for embalming, or

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5 Surprising Causes of Sugar Cravings

  • Acupuncture
  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Nutrition

Picture this: you’re sitting at your work desk, the clock strikes 3.30 pm, and suddenly your sweet tooth is on a savage hunt for sugar. You battle against the craving for 15 minutes, barely able to concentrate on the screen in front of you, before giving in and sneaking three packets of biscuits out of

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11 Largest Nutrition Lies in the Media

  • Diabetes
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

Every week there seems to be a new nutrition topic covered in the media; new fads, new solutions for weight loss, and new foods that are “bad” for you. Many of the claims are often discredited, upon further research, yet their impact on dietary choices remains. That is the case with several of the long-standing nutrition

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