1. Why Men Need Acupuncture Too

    Getting a facial, a massage, or participating in holistic medicine primarily seems to be a part of women’s health. But what about men? Wanting to refresh your mind, boost your spirit, and rejuvenate your body doesn’t have to be inclusive to women only. Men have stressful lives and busy careers, men work out and have to deal with aches and pains. Men also have to deal with illnesses and psychol…Read More

  2. New Year’s Resolutions: How Not to Lose Your Self-Confidence and Move Your Life Forward

    So here we are, mid-January. Statistically, most of us have already broken our resolution and fallen off the wagon..back to our bad habits and lazy ways. For those that are still hanging on and trying to improve your life, kudos, yet I know it may come at a cost- to your self-esteem. You can actually set a goal, achieve it and feel great, if you follow a strategy for doing so. So often, we set goa…Read More

  3. Functions of Vitamins

    "No one under 80 should get heart disease, and if you have enough vitamins and no genetic defects you can stop a cancer cell from ever forming."   - Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D. Vitamin A (Beta-Carotene) prevents night blindness and other eye problems aids some skin disorders such as acne enhances immunity and protects against colds, influenza and infections may heal gastrointestinal ulcers prote…Read More

  4. Welcome to Our Blog!

    It can be challenging if you are dealing with health issues that seem to rule your world. Constant pain, illnesses or diseases can take over, reducing the quality of your life and making it hard to keep going. When traditional medicine is costing you a fortune and only treats the symptoms of an issue, leaving the actual issue left untouched, it may be time to try a different approach. Integrative …Read More

  5. What is Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia, a mysterious debilitating syndrome, is taking an increasing toll on our population. It is characterized by the constant presence of widespread pain so severe that it is often incapacitating. In the U.S., 3 to 6 million people may be afflicted by its symptoms. It is estimated that 15% to 20% of patients seen by rheumatologists have fibromyalgia. The condition bears a striking resembla…Read More

  6. Wealth’s Influence On Health

    I feel abundance or the sense of wealth and health are directly linked. According to the World Health Organization in 2003, the most devastating killers in the world are HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Childhood Diseases and conditions related to Childbirth. Certainly not in our country, but in developing nations this is what people die of and most of them are preventable diseases. Also according…Read More

  7. Probiotics – Why You Need Them and What They Do

    You have probably heard about probiotics and maybe know you need them but do you know what they really are used for in the body? Are you overwhelmed with all the products and don’t know what to choose or why? That’s where I come in. This article is a quick overview of what probiotics are and what they do in the body. Probiotics are live microorganisms which, when in proper amounts in the gut, …Read More

  8. How to Make Soy Milk

    You may have heard that soy milk is better for you than cow’s milk, but did you know that you can easily make soy milk in your own home? It is cheap, healthy and fun and easy to make. The soy milk can also be customized by adding orange zest, vanilla bean, ginger or anything else that sounds good to you. Things You Will Need: A pound of uncooked soy beans A gallon of water About 1/3 cup of stevi…Read More

  9. Food Combining: How to Prevent Digestive Problems

    If you've ever went on a run or tried strenuous activities right after a meal, then you know how uncomfortable you can feel with a full or bloated belly. Even if you've finished eating several hours before your activities, your body may still be working to digest your last meal, which means less available energy. To keep your body feeling light and vibrant, look within—to your digestive tract. T…Read More

  10. Beneficial Fats in the Vegetarian Diet

    You may not be eating enough of the good fats You may have heard that you should get more fat in your diet. Contrary to popular opinion, not all fats are bad for you. In fact, there are some fats you can't live without. And if you're a vegetarian, you may not be getting the right balance of essential fatty acids (EFAs) in your diet. Inadequate intake of EFAs, many of which are found in animal sour…Read More