End of Summer, Fall Superfoods

At the end of summer,  your body will potentially overheat or dry out. Summer Superfoods are cooling seasonal antidotes to stop the heat in its tracks. Watermelons are naturally cooling and hydrating. Apples support blood sugar and are also heat-removing. Pomegranates are one of the most powerful antioxidants. Fall is detox season, eat as many […]

Are Packaged Foods Engineered to Create Food Addiction?

Food manufacturers have engineered our foods to have a longer shelf life, be easier to digest, and satiate us more quickly and inexpensively – and without the hassle of cooking in many cases! What could be better, right? Truth be told, in order to deliver all of these modern conveniences, they added numerous additives that […]

Fruit-Eating Guidelines From Ayurvedic doctor

by Dr. John Douillard Ayurveda suggests that fruit should be eaten alone, yes, it’s true! That said, this is more of a guideline than a strict rule. If we think in terms of an ancestral diet, where we naturally ate seasonally and geographically, we would all be eating way different than we do today. In […]

Super Health Benefits of Celery

Celery is from the same family with parsley and fennel, the Umbelliferae family. It is well known for its crunchy stalks, which people often consume as a low calorie snack. Celery is not only a good low calorie food. There are a number of other reasons why you might want to include this vegetable in your diet. Celery […]

Where is the healthiest fish can be found?

by Dr. John Douillard For many years, public health experts have warned against eating certain kinds of fish, including tuna, that tend to accumulate mercury. But recently, as industry cuts down on its mercury emissions (whether it be by new enforced standards or better business practices), research has found mercury concentrations in some fish are dropping! […]

Soluble vs. Insoluble Fiber

In nature, certain fibers predominate in different seasons to deliver specific and timely health benefits. This winter, make sure you board the right fiber train to boost digestive function and support immunity. There is soluble fiber, which expands and becomes slimy in water, like oatmeal and psyllium. Think winter! Most soluble fibers predominate in the […]

Nature’s Path for Winter Immunity

It is hard to ignore the fact that seasonal foods have been feeding us since the beginning of our evolution and, as a result, our health depends greatly on a diet that changes with each season. We have compelling evidence that suggests that microbes in the soil, the plants they attach to and the health […]

Tips For a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

How you eat on Thanksgiving Day does not determine your health; how you eat the other 364 days of the years does. Here are some tips for making this special day healthier. Eat Breakfast. Start a healthy Thanksgiving with a big bountiful breakfast like hot whole-grain cereal and an egg-white omelet brimming with veggies. That’s […]

Reasons to Not Eat Tofu

Excerpt from Dr. Axe article Tofu, also called bean curd, has gained popularity over the years especially as a vegetarian- and vegan-approved source of protein. It seems to have a healthy reputation with consumers, but what is tofu exactly? The truth is tofu is made from soy, and the majority of the time soy is bad […]

Figs… Fruit from Paradise!!!

Although dried figs are available throughout the year, there is nothing like the unique taste and texture of fresh figs. They are lusciously sweet with a texture that combines the chewiness of their flesh, the smoothness of their skin, and the crunchiness of their seeds. California figs are available from June through September; some European […]