The Lung and the Short of Healthy Eating this Fall

sweet-and-wild-rice-imageBy 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...

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...

Radiant Wellness Online Classes

new PATRICIA SPEAKER TIX For Women and Men - Who Want to Feel Better and Develop New Healthy Habits! Listen at Your Leisure to all 13 classes.  Only $67 —  Unlimited Access. Carl Ferre will give the first 5 people who purchases the series –  a complimentary pdf copy of his book “Acid Alkaline Companion“ that presents a clear explanation of acid and alkaline theory, how to tell one’s current condition, and numerous tables of the acid-forming or alkaline-forming effects of various foods. Are you feeling Read more...