Studies have shown that when you ask the average male what food he would refuse to give up, the most common answer is beer. When researchers posed the same question to women, the answer without hesitation is chocolate. There is something tantalizing about this tropical Amazonian food that … [Read more...] about Food As Medicine: Rethinking Chocolate
Organic September: How To Avoid Being Scammed By Beauty Care Labels
Organic September is an annual campaign that encourages people to make consistent changes to their purchasing habits, to chose organic whenever possible. But with the very tricky labels how can we be double sure we're getting it right, buying the best products, not wasting our … [Read more...] about Organic September: How To Avoid Being Scammed By Beauty Care Labels
Chronic Sickness Is Not Normal No Matter How Old You Are
Chronic sickness is not normal matter how old you are. Many of us have been led to believe that declining health and chronic disease is just a circumstance of normal aging. Yet people are now having heart attacks and stokes in their 40's. Women as young as 30 are being diagnosed with … [Read more...] about Chronic Sickness Is Not Normal No Matter How Old You Are
Is Fruit Sugar Bad For Your Health?
I hear this often, especially in low-carb circles: sugar is sugar is sugar. Meaning all sugars are the same. This is a great misunderstanding. "Anyone who tells you sugar is sugar is way behind the times" says well respected Doctor Joseph Mercola. He goes on to say, "The problem with … [Read more...] about Is Fruit Sugar Bad For Your Health?
Cancer Support: When To Help And When To Step Back
My very dear friend Mary Ellen died of cancer. There was no one like her that I knew and she is greatly missed. Part gypsy, part white witch, full on Sufi spiritual counsel, she lived as her own artistic canvas. When she was young, she dressed in Chanel Couture, but as she matured into … [Read more...] about Cancer Support: When To Help And When To Step Back