Studies show that gratitude can benefit us on a physical level. But what if we're struggling to overcome a health issue? In difficult times, finding gratitude can be a challenge, but it may also be one of our greatest tools for healing. ecoNugenics founder and formulator, Dr. Isaac Eliaz shares his views.
Tasty stuffed mushrooms are a autumn holiday favorite!
Both are holiday super-stars. But which one is healthier?
Of all the food groups, fat is the most commonly misunderstood. We’re taught to believe that our obesity problems and related health conditions come from eating too many fats. However, fats are actually critical to numerous areas of health -- they just have to be the right kind. Here’s how to know the difference.
A tasty and healthy spin on a pasta classic.
Many major health organizations recommend you eat a variety of fish and shellfish twice a week. These choices are swimming in heart-healthy fats!
The holidays can have a way of derailing our health goals. But by planning ahead and taking the right steps, we can avoid the metabolic mayhem and enter the New Year with greater energy, vitality and overall health.
This infographic is full of great information on ways to enjoy autumn's most popular berry!
This Fall recipe is quick and easy to cook as well as delicious and full of immune boosting nutrients.
Prostate health isn't something most men think about -- until they have to. Read about some simple steps you can take to actively promote prostate health naturally, in an article by ecoNugenics founder and formulator, Dr. Isaac Eliaz.
This infographic provides some key information on prostate health and what you can do.
Healthy kale salad featuring shaved fennel, chopped honeycrisp apple, toasted pepitas, dried cranberries and goat cheese, tossed in a lemony dressing.
Some men will avoid visiting the doctor at all costs. It's true: taking smart measures to stay out of the doctors office is a worthy goal. In recognition of "Movember," we thought it's a good time to share some sound approaches that can help men maintain optimal health -- not just this month but all year long.
This mouthwatering vegetable chili is packed with protein and nutrients. With just enough spice, it's the perfect meal to keep you warm as it starts getting colder outside.
Movember is gaining traction. Click here to learn more about this popular men's health campaign.
Avoid "holiday madness" and give yourself the gifts of less stress and better health.
Here are a few tips to reduce stress in the moment to help you fell better in the long term.
Peppers are a great source of Vitamin C, and cruciferous greens like kale support your nervous system and blood sugar stabilization. This recipe combines those plus much more in an easy to make dinner that will both satisfy you and help lower your stress.
By Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc. As fall’s cooler weather begins to set in and days become shorter, most of us are probably not as active as we were during…Read more
From MindBodyGreen via Mima Romm Photo Credit: Mima Romm Serves 4-6 For the Stew Ingredients 1 large organic butternut squash 1 leek 1 small yellow onion 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons…Read more
6 natural remedies that you can use to help boost your immune system and stay healthy this fall and winter.
A strong immune system is the key to warding off the flu, and there are many ways to prime your defenses. Healthy diet, supplements, exercise and stress relief are all great ways to keep your immune system in top form. But if you do get sick, these unique, natural approaches may help speed up recovery time and relieve uncomfortable symptoms.
The fall season is almost here, presenting one of the best times of year to remove harmful toxins from your body.
Here's a list of 15 foods you can integrate into your everyday diet to help you detoxify and cleanse your body.
This delicious juice recipe blends detoxification-superstar turmeric with orange, carrot, coconut water and agave nectar that balance the root’s natural bitterness. Adding lemon and ginger gives it a lift.
Used medicinally for millennia, garlic is rich in powerful beneficial components and offers potent antimicrobial and immune support. Try this tasty garlic soup recipe for an extra health boost this fall.*
These supercharged and soothing beverages hydrate and warm you while increasing your defenses against seasonal and holiday stresses.
Infographic: Ten Immune Boosting Foods
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check out our informative article on breast cancer prevention, written by our founder and formulator Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc.
Recipe: Risotto with Mushrooms and Sweet Potato From Eat to Beat Cancer
Infographic: Top Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention
A strong and efficient immune system is perhaps the greatest health asset. But in today’s world, maintaining optimal immunity is turning out to be one of our greatest health challenges. Beyond protecting against viruses like the common cold or flu — although this is certainly a critical consideration for the upcoming season — our immune systems work very closely with many other body systems.
Astragalus will target toxins in organs and tissues and boost vital energy to support your immune system this fall. This savory vegetable soup is an amazing traditional recipe that includes superherbs like astralagus, garlic, and medicinal mushrooms into your diet.
Infographic: Stay Calm and Learn the Truth about Ebola in the United States
Calmly meditating produces exciting, beneficial effects on your body. It can protect your DNA against cancer-promoting genetic developments and free you from everyday stresses and distractions. That’s why meditation is one of the most powerful, but often neglected, tools for maintaining optimal health.
Cacao, goji berries, coconut oil, kale — it seems like everyone is talking about their favorite superfoods lately. One of the most versatile superfoods may be turmeric. This bright yellow spice from India is a remarkable botanical shown in studies to support breast health.
Broccoli is a veggie that can help keep breasts healthy! Crushed red pepper brings the heat in this Spicy Chile and Garlic Broccoli recipe. Serve this healthy side with lean beef or chicken for a well-rounded and delicious meal.
From Eating Well: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/grilled_salmon_tomatoes_basil.html
Feeling down? Take a look at your diet – at least that’s what many researchers are doing in order to explore the connections between food and mood.
6 Healing Herbs
Traditional healers have taught the benefits of easing illness with a healthy lifestyle and the use of herbs and botanicals. But don’t think you have to get all your herbs from a jar. Many remarkable healing herbs are growing in your yard. Herbs and spices can be picked a few steps from your front door and used to perk up your cooking and your health.
Fall is right around the corner. Are you ready to take advantage of this seasonal transition? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), fall is the best time of year to let go of physical, mental and emotional “baggage.” Just as trees lose their leaves and nature goes into hibernation, we can also let go of whatever is holding us back and enter the cool weather seasons with more clarity, energy and nourishment. It all starts with a gentle cleanse program. By taking steps to strengthen your digestion, immune system and overall health with simple detox methods, you can boost vitality in preparation for the cold winter months.
Try this nutrient-rich salad with a number of superfoods and antioxidant ingredients, for an extra boost to your vitality. From Eating Well.
Vitamin B6 is important for producing melatonin, our master sleep hormone. Chickpeas, the main ingredient in this hummus, are a good source of B6. Combined with basil, a mild relaxer, this recipe makes a nice sleep enhancing snack.