Monthly Archives: September 2015

Detox Can Help You Feel Better… Or Worse?

Detox Can Help You Feel Better… Or Worse?

When engaging in a detox (aka cleanse), many people often feel worse at first. This is commonly known as a “detox crisis” and is believed to be an inevitable part of any detoxification program. But truthfully, it’s not.
10 Essential Superfoods for Men

10 Essential Superfoods for Men

Today, an abundance of superfoods and advanced nutraceutical ingredients make it easier than ever for men -- and women -- to take advantage of natural solutions that help maintain long-term vitality. The month of September gets a lot of attention for prostate health awareness, and these healthy choices can help support the cause -- not just this month, but all year long.
The Dangers of Colon Cleansing

The Dangers of Colon Cleansing

Detox has become a big deal these days. Countless health-conscious people view detoxification and cleansing as a fast track to greater vitality, more youthful energy and better overall health. The truth is however, the process isn’t a quick-fix. And some practices can actually do more harm.
Recipe: Ayurvedic Breakfast Shake

Recipe: Ayurvedic Breakfast Shake

Ingredients 5 fennel seeds 3 dates (pitted) 6 almonds 1 cardamom pod 1 large glass of water Directions Soak all ingredients in the water overnight in the refrigerator. In the…Read more
Reclaim Vitality with a Fall Cleanse

Reclaim Vitality with a Fall Cleanse

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.
Recipe: Healthy Detox Soup

Recipe: Healthy Detox Soup

The ingredients in this nourishing, cleansing soup work together to support an optimal detox program.
Your Metabolism Affects Much More Than Just Weight

Your Metabolism Affects Much More Than Just Weight

When we hear the term “good metabolism” in social situations, it's usually about somebody who seems to be able to eat and eat -- without gaining weight. But metabolic health entails much more than this. Although it’s true that your metabolic rate is the speed at which your body burns calories, your metabolism has more to do with health than just your weight.
When it Comes to Long-Term Health, Think Small

When it Comes to Long-Term Health, Think Small

All life has something in common -- cells. They are amazingly complex, performing countless specialized functions. When cellular systems are working correctly, they inspire awe in even the most seasoned scientists. But when they go wrong, any number of issues can result.
Recipe: Detox Kale Salad

Recipe: Detox Kale Salad

Ingredients For the dressing: 1/3 cup grapeseed oil 1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated 2 teaspoons whole grain mustard 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup,…Read more