Food As Medicine: Building Immunity Through Conscious Dietary Choices

By |October 24th, 2014|

What does a human being need to thrive? A person’s needs match those of the ecosystem: air, water, protection from harsh elements, food, energy and inter-relationship.

Carbon, water, nitrogen, oxygen—the same materials that comprise the Earth, also make up our own blood and bones, our breath and our brains. Our shedding hair, skin, tears, and […]

Motherwort: An Herbal Ally For Anxiety

By |October 15th, 2014|

There is a tendency to regard herbal medicine in the same light as the pharmaceutical variety –  take this herb for this symptom, take that herb for that problem – when really we ought to think of herbs in an entirely different way.  Some use words such as allies or support. Others think of […]

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    Eating Right During The Second Trimester: 5 Important Elements

Eating Right During The Second Trimester: 5 Important Elements

By |September 29th, 2014|

The second trimester is when most women breathe a sigh of relief. Generally the risk of miscarriage is gone, the belly starts to show, and happy announcements are made. During this phase, it’s important to start eating for two. Nutrition for the second trimester should focus on five important elements that are vital for […]

Back To School: 4 Healthy, Hassle-Free Meals

By |September 17th, 2014|

As we get back into the school year, it’s important to make a weekly dinner plan with your household that everyone will enjoy. This practice will bring everyone together to share stories, reduce stress at mealtime, and promote everyone’s good health. Here are four back-to-school healthy, hassle-free meals that everyone can help put together!
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    The 4 Key Elements To Eating Right During Your First Trimester

The 4 Key Elements To Eating Right During Your First Trimester

By |August 29th, 2014|

Women who are newly pregnant often worry that they’re going to do something wrong, especially if it’s their first pregnancy. But there’s an easy way to make sure that all nutrient needs are met for both mother and baby–and you don’t have to be a seasoned mama or an award-winning chef to ace this […]

The Impact Of Diet On Kids’ Behavior

By |August 19th, 2014|

Much research has been done into the impact of diet on kids’ behavior, especially the role of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners that are used to make food look and taste more appealing.  Fast food, as well as packaged treats (including chips, cookies, cakes and sodas), are particularly high in these additives as food […]