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.
As we start to age, signs of sluggishness, fatigue and the improper assimilation of nutrients may occur if the person was known to not be very physically active or have a balanced palate of nutrition to make up for it. While this is known and not new information, what is newer are the many cases … More Protecting Your Thyroid Vitality.
Of course it is very important to make sure that we eat and live for the nourishment of the health of our internal organs and external parts of our bodies; but it is equally as important to take care of the internal frame that holds it all up: our skeletal system. Our skeletal system is … More Nurturing Your Bone Structure.
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.
Every discipline has its foundations and pillars, and the first pillar within Naturopathy is a strong and functional digestive system. More and more research is coming to light on just why and how important digestion is in the human body and how without it working properly, many ailments can be connected to it somehow. There … More Clear Digestion: The First Stage of Healing.
The sources of the stress that we experience in our lives are sometimes not always obvious, but the effects in how it plays out in our life are often times very obvious. Stress can affect the body on so many different levels ranging from improper digestion, to poor assimilation of nutrients as well as even … More Best Foods and Holistic Pathways to Combating Stress.
*(Picture Credit: Courtesy of The Well Fed Peasant). When we get right down to it, in the past it was viewed that what a person eats really had no impact on one’s health; fortunately these ideas and options have changed. Through science and more western trained Doctors offering integrative and functional medical options for their … More Making the Most of Every Meal.
In our previous section within the Heart Health Series, we talked about the healing effects of Co-Enzyme Q10 and why it is beneficial for the healing and longevity of the heart. In this particular piece I wanted to go in a little bit deeper and cover the topic related to heart palpitations and what we … More Heart Health Series Vol 2: Natural Heart Control.