Rooted in Smart Nutrition: Plant-Based Diet Popularity Makes Sense

The increased popularity of plant-based diets can be attributed to the myriad of health benefits ranging from improved longevity to chronic disease prevention. If you are considering adopting such a diet, it is important to learn about what plant-based ...

Make Room for Veggies

Vegan cafes, meatless meals and healthy organic foods are trendy these days. Awareness is growing around issues like organic farming, side effects of modern medicine, climate change, healthy living, animal welfare, moral issues of eating meat, industrial agriculture and ...

The Spice Drawer Challenge: Discover the Superpowers in Small Jars

Spring brings a sense of renewal and freshness and a desire to shed the layers of heavy coats and sweaters, extra pounds of sluggishness, the winter debris from the yards, and the old clutter from our homes. One little space that tends to get overlooked in the grand ...

Using Turmeric to Fight Inflammation An Ancient Herb Gains Modern Respect

Inflammation is quite the buzzword these days and there are good reasons for that. Most modern-day Western diseases are rooted in excess inflammation in the body. This may include diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disorders, asthma, ...

5 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent and Heal Chronic Inflammation

Muscle aches. Joint pain. Gastrointestinal discomfort. Stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia. What do they all have in common? Chronic inflammation.How do we get chronic inflammation? When the body’s first line of healing refuses to turn off due to constant ...

Lowering the Pressure: A TCM Approach for a Common Cardiovascular Issue

Are antihypertensive medicines helping or harming our bodies? Recently, the benefits of treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medicines have been called into question. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicinein October 2018 found that treating mild ...