Vilcabamba, Ecuador. When thinking about health trends worldwide, as Americans, we have much to consider and think about when it comes to our attitudes about aging. Although we may have touched on this topic briefly in previous post, this discussion deserves more introspection because ‘aging’ as we think of it here in the West is … More The Longevity Factor.
Often times we associate gold- the precious metal to be considered one of the most valuable commodities in the world, when it comes to price per gram, saffron actually out paces gold in terms of price. Based on 2014 data in England, some saffron growers were selling it in the range of $19.72 per 0.2 … More “More Valuable Than Gold.”
Over the course of the years here on the NFP site, you have seen many words and articles related to proper foods and portions for health as well as how the role of herbs plays a big role in the maintaining of essential Vital Life Force. Equally as important though, is the way we move … More Exercise as Medicine.
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.
Often times, many of us only experience severe coughing in while in the midst of going through a severe cold or illness, but are able to recover and rebound after the cold or illness has run its course. But for those continuing to experience regular and persistent coughing long after a cold and throughout the … More Dealing With A Persistent Cough.
*(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.