Healthy Gut Bacteria

Caraway SauerkrautGood 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...

Physicians Learn Benefits of Plant-based Diets

MJ Conboy phootos May16, 2016Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed healthcare organization in the United States, has published a remarkable nutritional update for physicians, telling them that healthy eating may best be achieved with a plant-based diet, defined as a regimen that “encourages whole, plant-based foods and discourages meats, dairy and eggs as well as all refined and processed junk.” This is good news for Kaiser’s 10 million members, because following this advice leads to lower blood pressure; reversal or Read more...

Sugar Blues

sugar blues photo 3The following is from a book that made... dramatic improvements in my physical and emotional health: While preparing his recurring volume, A History of Nutrition, published in 1957, Professor E. V. McCollum (Johns Hopkins University), sometimes called America's foremost nutritionist, reviewed approximately 200,000 published scientific papers, recording experiments with food, their properties, and their effects on animals and humans. The material covered the period from the mid-18th century to Read more...

What’s in your water?

Multipure savings clipHow to save on your water bill! Since 1970, Multipure has manufactured drinking water systems that help provide solutions to environmental problems such as plastic water bottles, harmful contaminants and the careless waste of precious resources. We’re proud of the “green” products we manufacture using materials that are biodegradable and come from renewable resources. This is why I am a Multipure Independent Dist ID #430421  For More Information:     Contact Patricia Becker   650-285-1867 Read more...

Healing Tea – also known as Natural Aspirin Tea

umeboshiNatural Aspirin Tea 1 ¾ cup filtered water 1 Twig Tea bag ½ Umeboshi plum or ½ teaspoon umeboshi plum paste 1 tablespoon Kuzu 2 drops good quality Tamari Bring the water to a boil in a small stainless steel pot. Turn off the heat and add the tea bag to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag. Put the umeboshi in the pot and stir until dissolved. Place the kuzu into a drinking cup and mix with 2 tablespoons cool water.  Slowly stir the kuzu and water into the pot and watch it thicken. Read more...