Camp Sylvester, Pinecrest Lake in the Central Mountains of California
July 15 -July 22, 2017
Join us for the 2nd annual Summer Retreat, continuing the tradition of the French Meadows Macrobiotic Summer Camp for the 48th year in a row.
With updated cabins and recreation halls sprawling over nearly ten acres of the Stanislaus National Forest, Camp Sylvester provides the fresh air, green pines and excitement of an outdoor adventure with all of the comforts of a rustic resort.
The picturesque, Read more...
Drinking a cup or two of green tea is one for me. I enjoy the taste of organic loose leaf "Everyday Green Tea". I ordered it bulk from the Imperial Tea Company and purchase it from there shop at Ferry Plaza Market in San Francisco.
The list of health benefits are many; Here are just seven!
It may prevent skin damage and wrinkling. EGCG appears to be 200 times more powerful than vitamin E at destroying skin-damaging free radicals. Source Care2
It contains a potent antioxidant Read more...
By Patricia Becker
This is one of my articles I wrote for the Harbin Hots Springs Quarterly Magazine in about 1987 during my 5 years as a resident chef, cooking class teacher and diet coach. I dusted it off the article, freshened it up. It also is at Peace Quarters.
Welcome to autumn! I would like to begin with a thought from Lao Tzu:
Nature alternates dynamically when it completes what it is doing, then it starts over again. All that is springs from such alternation. As we observe Read more...
Good news - you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing what you eat.
“Did you know we are only 10% human? 90% of our cells are nonhuman, microbial cells.
Since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: We really are what we eat.
Bacteria that live in our intestinal tract flourish off of colorful, plant-based foods.”The good news is that you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing Read more...