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 […]

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 […]

The Health Benefits of Sprouting

Remember back in elementary school when you stuck kidney beans in a jar with a damp paper towel and watched them grow little green tails? Well, the science experiment is back. Just take a look around your health food store. You can now buy sprouted chia seeds, beans and almonds to replace your regular old […]