When Healing Is Hard: How to See Inconsistency as an Invitation

When we finally discover the radical power of nutrition to heal ourselves from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, life changes. Nutrition can literally and metaphorically give us a strong taste of healing. But sometimes, we still don’t eat well. Even when we’ve had a taste of healing, we still don’t reach for the foods that will heal. Why? Why would we ever go back to our old ways of eating once we’ve learned of the impact of food on our moods?

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The Benefits of a Plant-Based Ketogenic Diet for Cancer Prevention

In addition to the robust nutrient density of a plant-based ketogenic diet, this nutrition plan puts cancer cells at a disadvantage and aids the body in fighting cancer cells. A plant-based ketogenic diet trains the body to use fat for fuel, alleviating the mechanisms that allow cancer to grow.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Back Pain

Why do so many suffer from pain, specifically low back pain? This is a question that patients and doctors ask with varying degrees of frustration. I’d like to provide an alternative angle of understanding low back pain through the model of Chinese medicine. About Traditional Chinese Medicine Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a system of medicine that … Continue reading Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Back Pain

Metabolic Detoxification

What Is Metabolic Detoxification? Each year, more than 4 billion pounds of chemical compounds are released into the environment. Although the body is designed to naturally process and excrete these elements, an abundance of environmental agents combined with poor diet and nutrition can lead to an overburdened system. Metabolic detoxification helps by providing advanced, targeted … Continue reading Metabolic Detoxification

Nutrition

For thousands of years a beautifully simple but profoundly effective the Five Element theory has been guiding Traditional Chinese Medicine in the creation of healing medicinal and nutritional recipes. This stems from the relationship of the five elements of nature— earth, metal, water, wood, fire—and the constant interaction among them. According to this theory, health in the human body is a state of balance among these five elements.

Ideal protein to help seniors rebuild lost muscle

While exercise buffs have long used protein supplements to gain muscle, new research suggests one protein source in particular, whey protein, is most effective for seniors struggling to rebuild muscle lost from inactivity associated with illness or long hospital stays.