Taking care of the physical brain-in relation to the overall outlook on health and nutrition is perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of medicine today. Even in Naturopathic circles, at times, the discussion on brain health may be spoken of as a side conversation in relation to another illness or a latent outcome that … More Maintaining Proper Brain Health.
Since the age of birth, many of us were told that we need calcium to grow strong bones and keep up a good solid frame. Yes, for the most part this is true, however many of us were told or lead to believe that we can only get quality sources of calcium from animal sources-namely … More A Double Healing Impact of Calcium Orotate.
*(Photo Credit: Conscious Reminder). At this stage in our develop as a Human Race, there should be no question as to if our thoughts and perceptions about the world, happiness and health; can directly impact our actual physical state. But it still seems that this connection in the medical field is slowly emerging in terms … More Making The Mind-Body Connection.
At some time or another in our upbringing we learned early of the foods that we like, the ones we love and the ones that we would rather not eat, or better yet, flat out avoid. As we age, often times our tastes change as we get exposed to different cultures, experience illness or vast … More Understanding Food Aversions for Today’s World.
There has been a lot of interest lately in herbs and spices that are originating out of the continent of India and the surrounding regions; Ashwagandha is one of those herbs that people can’t seem to stop talking about. In this time when more people are looking to heal themselves naturally, Ashwagandha is one … More Ashwagandha-An Important Herb for Our Time.
While Hippocrates most certainly was not the inventor of the concept of Do No Harm (It’s actual teaching roots trace back to African healing), this principle as it stands is a honorable one; and one that some health care practitioners treat with respect and some who choose not to do so. The Hippocratic Oath, … More Do No Harm.
Mindfulness meditation has become increasingly popular in these days and times, and very likely for a good reason. Reports of stress are on the rise from almost all age groups and people are seeking solace; if even for a few minutes out of the day to find some real inner peace. At one point, meditation … More The Path of Meditation: A True Healing Practice.
There are a number of diseases that have increased in volume; ailments that are now much more common it seems or would appear that many people have come to accept them as a normal part of living these days. In this time more recently, this nation has seen a super increase in the amount of … More The Holistic Position on Type 2 Diabetes.
At Natures First Path, a special point has been made over the years to highlight and let you , the reader know about critical healing modalities that still has major relevance and importance in the world today. We have discussed the modalities coming from the healing practices of Africa, went over the types and ways … More Elements of Wisdom: Traditional Chinese Medicine.
(*Picture credit: Holistic Ebony.) It’s no question that when couples welcome a new child into the world, that they want the best well-being and Health that comes along with that. From the very beginning of a child’s life, having the right nutrition, vitamins and minerals is crucial for their development both physically and mentally as … More Considerations For Raising Healthy Children.