Advertising and popular media messages have led us to believe that if we pop a probiotic pill daily all that ails us in the gut will be solved. That the complex ecosystem of microscopic bacteria and yeasts that inhabit our intestines is as easy to solve as washing our hands or brushing our … [Read more...] about Using Food As Medicine: Natural Probiotics To The Rescue!
May sound crazy, but adding powdered connective tissue from cows and chickens to your morning coffee, smoothies, oatmeal or juice is suddenly super-trendy among the health conscience crowd. Proponents of collagen say not only does it deliver a wallop of protein, but also soothes achy … [Read more...] about Is The Collagen Trend The New Fountain Of Youth?
Americans in general are in nutritional crisis. Sixty years ago our whole culture was hijacked by man-made manufactured foods that are now making us sick. My heart breaks as I watch us try to deal with the confusion. We did not make this problem but it will be up to us to pull together and … [Read more...] about Live Fermentation: The New Frontier Of Healing
The Japanese have been using Miso for its health benefits since the 7th century. I didn't truly realize what a superfood it was until I got involved in the Raw Food Movement. Today, when we are all exposed to a multitude of chemicals and heavy metals, Miso provides welcome protection … [Read more...] about Delicious Winter Raw Miso Soup
A great fan of the Raw Vegan diet for his own needs, it was Hippocrates who said "It's not just what you eat, but how well the body can use it" that determines our health. In the human body digestion begins in the mouth. Saliva, a sticky fluid, begins the enzyme process of breaking down … [Read more...] about Blending 101