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Build your Intestinal Flora with Probiotic Foods

Did you know that your intestines are considered to be the second brain? Recent studies have shown that the more than 80% of serotonin, a hormone responsible for mental well-being, are found in our intestinal tracts. It’s long been known in the East that headaches are often times triggered by an imbalance in the digestive system, […]

April 3rd

Avoid Kidney Failure Symptoms: Natural Healing for your Kidneys

We don’t usually pay much attention to the kidneys unless we develop problems with them. In Eastern medicine, however, the kidneys are considered to be the foundation of your health and vitality, also known as “Jing.” And when we focus on kidney health, we can also look at the related organs of detoxification and elimination […]

February 26th

How to Relieve Constipation Naturally

When was the last time you had a good bowel movement? Was it this morning..? Or three days ago? Do you have difficulty pushing or straining, or do you have discomfort, pain or bloating in abdominal area? If you are familiar with these questions, well, you are not alone. Constipation affects about 70% of Americans, […]

October 17th

The Benefits of Sprouting

I know I’m not alone in my passion for food and, despite my best efforts at being lazy, I think it’s about time I recognize and experience the nutritional and emotional benefits of sprouting. Sprouting According to the Whole Grains Council, grains like rice, wheat, corn, oats and barley are actually the dormant seeds of […]

September 2nd

Eating Healthy food on a Budget

We all know that eating whole grains, vegetables, and a plant based diet are keys to improved health, feeling good, and having a body that performs at a higher level in athletics, yoga, work, and even sex! The frequent lament is just how much it costs in order to eat right. Whole Foods is somewhat […]

July 9th