Food Regulations in Various Countries

Food Regulations in Various Countries By Erin Coley   Photo Credit: Erin Coley “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore   Ann Wigmore hit the nail on the head when she compared our daily fuel source as either medicine or poison. Poison – …

The Story of Sugar

The Story of Sugar By Linsy Hilton   It’s no secret that sugar is a concern when it comes to our health. Most of us are aware that too much of the sweet stuff can put us at risk of weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, liver issues, and unstable moods, yet we still see it pop up in so much …

Raw Food: Sifting the Fact from the Fiction

Raw Food: Sifting the Fact from the Fiction By Rae Hadley “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates   These are our watchwords. In fact, they are not just ours, these words were spoken around 430 BC by the Greek philosopher Hippocrates, often considered the Father of Medicine and the originator of the Hippocratic Oath. There …

Detox Naturally in Tropical Thailand

  Detox Naturally in Tropical Thailand By Gystilyn O’Brien   Being an adult in this world is crazy demanding and it’s incredibly easy to take in and on more than you realize. We all know our base responsibilities include paying the bills, putting dinner on the table, taking care of rent, and supporting the family. We get that those responsibilities …

Fasting for Life

Intermittent Fasting 101 By Nancymarie B.    Fasting seems to be a trend right now, however, the practice of fasting dates back thousands of years and has been done by vast groups of people and countless institutions to conserve energy, restore balance, and gain enlightenment. Hindus, Yogis, athletes, and even animals practice regular fasting of some sort. Fasting is a …

Reconnecting to Nature (and your own natural cycles)

By Nguyet Tran   With the advancement of technology and artificial intelligence, we find ourselves engrossed with phones, computers, and TVs. We have a lot of options to engage in natural approaches. We can order organic, engage in online meditation and yoga. Yet, in this high-tech age, we are able to stay online 24 hours a day, and often we …

Parasites and Your Body

By Rae Hadley   Hey! Hang on a minute! Don’t go!   Before you turn away in disgust and horror at the thought of parasites living in, on, and off us, let’s acknowledge that it is far better to have the knowledge and be prepared than to be ambushed and to find oneself in an unpleasant situation–with a dodgy gut.  …

TCM – Acupuncture and Cupping

By Gystilyn O’Brien Is it for me? The overall concept of acupuncture is to ensure that Qi (chi), the natural flow of energy through the body, can move freely. Acupuncture is a method of Eastern medicine that takes a preventative approach towards health. It’s culturally normal to visit a practitioner regularly and to integrate certain foods and practices into the …