The Brain and Nutrition – preventing Alzheimer’s Diease

Many of us know already about Alzheimer’s Disease and its effects on the brain.  While we may think of it abstractly as a part of growing older, when it begins to threaten our own cognitive functions it becomes much more serious. According to the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation Alzheimer’s is a “progressive, neurodegenerative disease” and … Continued

Magical Bone Broth for Boosting Your Health This Fall

Chinese medicine is based on the idea that humans are a microcosm of nature; that is, that we are inseparable from nature.  Because we are an organic part of the universe, living with the seasons helps us to maintain balance and stay healthy.  As the weather cools, it’s essential to keep our bodies warmer—both on … Continued

Health Benefits from Eating Seasonal and Local Foods

Seasonal and local foods are incredible beneficial to your health. There are many fall fruits and vegetables to try for this season.  When your internal body environment becomes aligned with the external environment (the area where you live), your physical body becomes grounded and more balanced. It is a good idea for people to know what … Continued

Age Well ~ A Healthy Life Lesson

“Age Well” ~ What you can do throughout your life time to allow yourself to age well.   There are times where I think I have had my chance at a healthy life and my focus needs to be on affecting the quality of life for those that come after me.  ~ Anna Bass As I … Continued

Welcome to Spring; aka ‘The Season of Phlegm’

  Welcome to Spring; aka ‘The Season of Phlegm’     Hard to feel confident of its arrival, what with our most recent light dusting of the white stuff, but we are officially in the spring season.  It seems as though our weather of late has been experiencing a mix of all four seasons, giving … Continued