Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

The biggest fear generated by pro-meat eaters and new vegetarians is about not getting enough protein. The real problem is just the opposite: we take in too much protein. According to the Max Planck Institute for Nutritional Research in Germany, considered by Paavo Airola to be the most respected and reliable nutritional rese arch organization … Continue reading Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

Study: Vitamin K may reverse arterial calcification

Arterial calcification, a process of hardening of the arteries, may be inhibited and even reversed with supplementation with high-dose vitamin K, suggests an animal study. Atherosclerosis, known as hardening or furring of the arteries is a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the cause of over 50 per cent of deaths in Europe and the … Continue reading Study: Vitamin K may reverse arterial calcification

What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Source: What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Your poop is an important indicator of how your body is running and your current health status. While using the appearance of your poop to gauge your wellness may seem strange to some, it is a medically … Continue reading What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet?

Source: What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A healthy colon is the center of a healthy, happy life. The colon is a workhorse for your digestive system and helps absorb the nutrients your body needs. Unfortunately, with all the good your colon does, it also gets hit with … Continue reading What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet?

Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Source: Foods That Lower Blood Pressure by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There is a virtual cornucopia of foods, herbs, and other forms of nourishment that are readily available to lower high blood pressure, or hypertension, naturally. Fruits, vegetables, and nuts are just a handful of the healthy things you can eat to promote … Continue reading Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that your body cannot digest. This essential nutrient is found only in plants; you can’t get it from animal products. Although fiber passes through your gut undigested, it’s a very important nutrient for maintaining health. The Benefits of a High Fiber Diet A high fiber intake supports your … Continue reading The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is tough. You’re exhausted, bloated, nauseous, broken out, and your feet and ankles are so swollen that they look like a hot water bottle with toes. As if creating life wasn’t enough of a challenge, over half of pregnant women must also contend with a backed up bowel. Constipation is likely to strike during … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

10 Vegetarian Recipes Kids Love

It’s been said that children don’t like their vegetables and that it’s difficult to get kids to eat healthy foods. In reality, kids and adults alike would love eating fresh, nourishing foods as long as they are prepared correctly and look appealing. While not every child is going to go for eating green beans from … Continue reading 10 Vegetarian Recipes Kids Love

Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health?

When it comes to healthy foods, it’s hard to beat beets. The nutrition facts for beets don’t lie. They are a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that are great for your health—antioxidants and fiber just to name two. Beets support heart health, liver detoxification, brain health, and much more. If it’s been a while since … Continue reading Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health?

What Are Prebiotics?

Probiotics have long been hailed as the ultimate support for the immune and digestive systems, and there is no doubt of their ability to promote and maintain a healthy gut. However, despite their fame, a little-known truth is that probiotics would be of little effect without their less-celebrated partner: prebiotics, or prebiotic fiber to be exact. Here … Continue reading What Are Prebiotics?