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An ongoing series of informational entries

Eating with the Seasons

November 13, 2016

Learn how to eat with the Season. 

March-JuneEat more foods that are Pungent (Spicy), Bitter, Astringent / Light, Dry, Warm: such as flavorful steamed veggies, brothy soups, brown rice. Eat less Sweet, Sour, Salty / Heavy, Cold, Oily: such as fried foods, ice cream, heavy dairy.

July-OctoberEat more foods that are Sweet, Bitter, Astringent / Cold, Heavy, Oily: such as salads, smoothies, fresh fruit. Eat less Pungent (Spicy), Sour, Salty / Hot, Light, Dry: such as spicy foods, hot beverages.

November-FebruaryEat more foods that are Sweet, Sour, Salty / Heavy, Oily, Moist, Hot: soups, stews, steamed veggies, warm herbal teas. Eat less Pungent (Spicy), Bitter, Astringent / Light, Cold, Dry: salads, smoothies, cold foods & beverages, chips & salsa. 

Learn more about the seasonal diet in “The 3-Season Diet” by Dr. John Douillard

Sugar Facts

January 15, 2017

Sugar gives us a lot of energy at first, and then it makes us really tired and cranky, and always wanting more sugar.  Some Reasons Why Sugar Ruins Your Health is because it can: suppress the immune system, weaken eyesight, cause hypoglycemia & diabetes, cause a rapid rise of adrenaline levels, contribute to obesity, increase cholesterol, cause headaches and migraines, cause depression, and interferes with absorption of calcium & magnesium.  Addicted to Sugar? Don't know? 

Check out this document (coming soon - request it be emailed to you via Contact Page).

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead documentary 

December 15, 2016

this website is very informative

10 Tips for Living Healthy

February 14, 2017

1. Appreciate & Pamper your Body                  6. Variety is the spice of Life                              2. Feed your Body the Right Nutrients           7. Exercise Daily

3. You can’t Judge a Book by its Cover           8. Surround Yourself with Support

4. Throw away the Scale                                        9. Mealtime equals Family Time

5. Be a Good Role Model                                        10. Gratitude is the Attitude

Live Wholesome with these 10 points

March 15, 2017

1. Treat happiness as a method, not an end in itself.

2. Try creative, new ways to connect with others.

3. Examine your habits, good and bad. They reveal hidden lifelong patterns.

4. There is no substitute for simple pleasures.

5. Cut through the fuzzy math; get a better handle on where your money is going.

6. The future of health care will draw on the wisdom of many traditions.

7. Put wellness at the top of your list now! Don't wait until something goes wrong.

8. Spirituality isn't a rare gift; it is an integral part of who you are.

9. Your bones are a living, breathing part of you. Nurture them accordingly.

10. Make real, lasting change is like plowing a path. The more you use it, the easier it gets.