There’s no denying that food these days is confusing. With over 40,000 items lining grocery store shelves and countless divergent “diet” theories, food choices can start to seem endless, scary, and frustrating. Sifting through the clutter of contradictory nutrition articles on the internet or standing paralyzed comparing the minuscule nutrient profiles on food labels, sometimes it seems easier just to throw the reusable grocery bags in the air and eat a candy bar. Yet, nourishing your body and mind doesn’t have to be this mystifying and frightening. In fact savoring the wholesome foods of nature’s design is one of the most intuitive, beautiful and simple things you can do to return to the vibrant health that is your very essence- and to contribute to a safe world for generations to come. If you or someone you know is making the transition to a nutrient dense diet, or considering it, this basic outline may make those pesky food choices seem a bit less daunting....
There are few things more wholesome and enjoyable than picking up a good book and flipping through its pages. Add a cozy armchair and steaming mug of herbal tea, and you have yourself a completely lovely and enlightening afternoon. More than just a resource, a well-crafted book can offer sweet relief from the rumbling growl of fast-paced, manipulative media messages that we are exposed to daily. This year, we were inspired by many traditional food and natural living writers who captured the essence of what it truly means to live simply, healthfully and joyfully. And so, whether you find the time to make an event of it or just read a few pages on the go, here are the influential books we've read in 2012 that you don't want to miss.
"Believe it or not, every thought or feeling you have affects everything around you. Think about it. What happens when you smile at someone? They smile right back! When you share joyful feelings you pass on positive energy and help create joy in other people. And your feelings don't affect just people. They affect the entire planet..."
Every once in a while, I am inspired to pick up a children’s book. As a researcher accustomed to reading complexly detailed scientific articles from renowned health journals, the simplicity of children's books is altogether refreshing from time to time. And though seemingly juvenile, they are often far more informative than we sophisticated adults give them credit for. Children's books frequently remind of the creative and whimsical simplicities of life that "grown-ups", entranced by to-do-lists and stymied by deadlines, forget.
30 years ago: 1 in 2,500 children have autism.
Today: 1 in 91 children have autism. The rate is increasing by 10-17% yearly.
The rates of autism have reached epidemic proportions. Doctors, pharmaceutical companies and media organizations state there is no hard scientific evidence to point to a cause...
According to Dr. Bruce Fife, coconut oil can help rebalance your brain! The key is found in coconut ketones.
Substantial and overwhelming research shows that we can all reap significant benefits from incorporating basic changes into our habits and lifestyles. It is simply a matter of making a commitment to taking control of our health so that we may enjoy a radiant life, full of robust vitality!
Every now and then, a nutrition book is written that is so well researched, grounded in science and makes so much common sense that we are simply compelled to write about it and share it with as many like-minded people. Perfect Health Diet by Paul Jaminet, Ph.D. and Shiu-Ching Jaminet, Ph.D. is such a book.
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