Health & Nutrition

Vegetarian does not have to be all or nothing

Many people contemplate becoming a vegetarian at one point or another. Some consider a meatless diet because they feel sorry for the animals. Others think a vegetarian way of eating will improve their health. However, out of those well-intentioned people very few actually follow through and change their way of eating. The idea of completely […]

What’s So Special About Green Tea?

Health Benefits, Brewing & Varieties Green tea is much more than just a refreshing beverage tea; it provides many proven health benefits as well. The Chinese and Japanese have enjoyed green tea’s healing qualities for thousands of years but it hasn’t been until recently that scientific research has proven the health benefits of drinking green […]

Apple cider vinegar to the rescue!

Apple cider vinegar has amazing health and healing properties. The best type is organic, naturally brewed, unfiltered and unpasteurized versions of apple cider. Filtered, pasteurized vinegar does not have healing properties. The most recognized brand is Bragg’s, which is available in most health food stores. Natural apple cider vinegar should be a rich, brownish color and if held […]

Healing with Whole Foods

Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition (3rd Edition) by Paul Pitchford is by far one of the most comprehensive books on nutrition and healing. At 753 pages, it covers everything. Health and healing of the body involves all facets of the individual: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual; healing the whole, holistic. This book […]

Unlocking the Mysteries of Chai Tea

History, Recipe, Health Benefits Close your eyes. Relax. Imagine yourself in a far away, exotic land. Listen to the soft music blowing in the breeze. Smell the fragrance of spices and … no wait, those aromas aren’t from some foreign village; you’re at the local café. They’re radiating from a cup of chai on the […]