Food As Medicine

9 Simple Steps to Improve Digestion

Be good to your digestive system and it will be good to you. Our overall health relies on the health of our gut. Here are a nutrition consultant’s suggestion on how to improve digestion. 9 Simple Steps to Improve Digestion…

The Forks Over Knives Guide to Plant-Based Recipes for Kids

We all know that a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables and unprocessed, whole foods is the foundation for overall health and well being. And we also know that even before children are born, they are already exposed to…

Study Says Benefits of Spinach Promote Eye Health and May Prevent Blindness

Popeye liked spinach for his biceps, but he was in the dark about how good it is for your eyes. Optometrist Dr. Ian Murray is leading a study that is trying to find the link between the retina disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)…

Medicinal Mushrooms: The Fabulous World of Fungi

From metabolizing environmental pollutants to absolutely critical roles in the process of decay and renewal in Nature to the absolutely stunning medicinal benefits for human health, mushrooms are mystical powerhouses with abilities far beyond most other plants or organisms. It’s…

Homemade Cold and Flu Tonic Recipe

Ah, the winter. A magical time of snow, festivities and a time of never-ending runny noses. It’s tough to avoid getting hit by some type of cold or illness this time of year, so why not be armed with a…

A New Film Discovers the Secrets of the Longest-lived and Healthiest Populations on Earth

Newest research is showing us that the life around us defines the life inside of us – or, in other words, that we are mostly put together by bacteria and cells that are not human, but other life forms and…

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

It’s winter, y’all – time for crockpot dinners, cozy nights and mother nature to put on one of her most beautiful displays of color. The flip side of winter fun? Less sun. Not many of us crave more darkness. Hygge…

The Benefits of Turmeric and Why It’s Nature’s Golden Answer to Chronic Disease

There are certain foods that suddenly become hip and draw attention from those in the health world. For example, kale, coconut water, spirulina, or avocados are all buzzing for good reason. These foods are known as superfoods – a category of…

Healthy Nutrition is the Key to Holistic Cancer Recovery

Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the body. Unlike normal cells, cancer cells can grow out of control, form new cancer cells and invade other tissues. Cancer prevalence is high in the United States. The three most common…

Eat These Foods to Maintain a Healthy Pancreas

How to Maintain a Healthy Pancreas A healthy pancreas provides assistance to the liver by releasing insulin for glucose absorption. Depending on the individual’s needs, the proper level of blood sugar level may vary and must be monitored. The pancreas…

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