balance the reproductive cycle

Balance the Reproductive Cycle Naturally with Traditional Chinese Medicine

02/11/2013 Andrea Bertoli 22

Bring balance to your monthly menstrual cycles using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Dr. Charyse Harvick specializes in women’s health care, and works with food, herbs, and supplements to help balance the reproductive cycle naturally. She offers us some advice about the four phases of our cycle: foods to enjoy, foods to avoid, and suggested supplements for a happier, healthier period.

Acid-Alkaline Balance for your Health: pH Balancing the Body

01/11/2013 Andrea Bertoli 12

There is SO MUCH to know about pH balancing, and much of it is disputed or conflicting. But this is what is true: disease cannot grow in an alkaline environment. Our collectively high stress lifestyles and standard poor diet leads to acidic conditions in the body. Chronic acid conditions can have negative impacts on health, however, it can be reversed or mitigated with a high intake of alkalizing foods. 

eating mindfully

Eating Mindfully

12/20/2012 Andrea Bertoli 6

So many of us are rushing before, during, and after meals it’s hard to focus on what we eat, nevermind actually sitting down and savoring it! Here are some tips from us here at VWJ to cultivate a better relationship with our meals, and learn to make some space for eating mindfully.