What happens to your body when you stop eating meat? Forks over Knives looks at this important question with Michelle McMacken, MD.
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I’m starting out the new year helping people learn the basics of eating clean in 2016 with a workshop at Cookspace Hawaii. We’ll help you make healthier choices to feel better everyday in 2016. Eating Clean in 2016 will be hosted January 16 at Cookspace, a workshop and dining venue in Honolulu. In this tw0-hour workshop, […]
Find the right healthy fiber supplements to boost your digestive health and overall wellness today and everyday.
Learn how to use psyllium husk, and why a daily dose can improve your overall health and wellness. Cheers for happy poops!
What is kombucha, exactly? We delve into the secrets behind this allegedly magical fermented elixir.
Our list of the 10 best high fiber foods (and related recipes) will help you get your digestive health on track! Learn the importance of a high-fiber diet, and how it can make you feel your best.
Learn how to make homemade granola that is delicious, healthful and so very easy. Choose nuts, seeds, and fruits to make it your own!
Last month I gave a little talk at our local Nerd Nite, and event to celebrate all things smart and nerdy. Nerd Nite Honolulu is a monthly gathering at a hip bar, where each month nerds will come to talk about their favorite topics: climate change, graduate research, astronomy, stress relief, anything goes. Last week […]
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, […]
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, […]
Eight hours at a desk? Two hours sitting in traffic? An hour sitting in front of the television after dinner? Do any of these activities sound familiar? Sitting (and also long hours of standing) puts a lot of pressure on our lower vertebrae, restricting circulation to that area. When we mindfully twist our bodies we […]
A healthy digestive system is imperative for true wellness. Here are 6 natural ways to eliminate constipation and help you build a better poop!
I have been seriously OBSESSED with this drink for the past week, and could not wait to share it! If you like gooey, jello-y type drinks (think tapioca pudding and bubble tea-type things), this drink is for you. And if you are not sure if you like that type of drink, please try it anyway. […]