What Does Your Gut Say?

By Namu Ju    We all know the gastrointestinal system is incredibly important to human health. The GI tract shuttles food from the mouth to the stomach, absorbs energy and nutrients from food, and transports waste out of the body. It’s relatively simple, right?   Without proper nourishment, we don’t survive. But in recent years, Western science has been catching …

Weight Loss Approach

By Gina Duncan   “If you are tired of starting over, stop giving up.”   There are numerous ways to achieve weight loss, and many of us have been on a cycle of trying it all—the latest fad diet, joining the newest exercise craze and purchasing products from infomercials that claim to make us lose weight fast. When the promised …

Elixirs For The Soul: Infused Drinks

By Erin McQuilkin   We spend our lives swimming in a sea. Composed of over 60% water, each of us is a living, moving lake. This reservoir is the source of our body’s health and what enables the most essential processes inside us to happen. Through water, the nutrients we need are carried to our cells and bacteria while waste …

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 …