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...
Doctor's Prescription for Yoga!
More doctors—including those with traditional Western training—are prescribing the ancient practice of yoga to their patients. With a growing body of research proving yoga’s healing benefits, it’s no wonder.
Given rising health care costs and challenges, experts agree yoga is a safe, affordable complementary therapy. “Health care providers and the yoga community need to continue to reach out to people who suffer stress and high rates of lifestyle-related Read more...
Natural Aspirin Tea
1 ¾ cup filtered water
1 Kukicha 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...
Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out.
You’ve heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So how do you use coconut oil?
1) Cooking at High Heat – Some oils are unsafe to cook with at high temperatures, coconut oil is a great alternative. Check out our Guide to Cooking Oils to find the healthiest cooking oils for whatever meal you are creating.
2) On Toast Instead of Butter – Read more...