Nutrition

Feb

Managing Seasonal Allergies Naturally The emerging spring season brings the beauty of flowers blooming, but also for many, seasonal allergies.  By reducing your overall allergenic load, attending to your digestive health [the liver in particular] and attuning to the qualities of spring, you can reduce your sensitivity to the allergens ...

Jan

We've all heard the familiar airline safety spiel about securing your own mask before assisting others. We've also heard the old adage about knowing how to love yourself first before attempting to know how to give love to others, or expect to know how to receive love from others. Both ...

Jan

Integrative and Therapeutic, Defined

I am often asked what 'integrative' and 'therapeutic' mean, especially in terms of bodywork and massage, but also related to nutrition and overall health. Integrative refers to a full spectrum of modalities I employ in my sessions, that address both the energetic and structural aspects ...

Jan

Cleansing and detoxification are somewhat faddish, but really quite helpful if you do them in a way that is truly appropriate for you.   There are many, what I consider, extreme forms of cleansing that are more akin to fasting, and can leave you struggling, drained, and darn right hungry.  While fasting may be appropriate for those on the ...

Dec

I was just told about the DASH diet, a low sodium diet that helps lower hypertension and cholesterol, among other preventable lifestyle and diet related diseases. After checking out the website and a sample menu, here is my critique. Please keep in mind this is just an inital impression, from a holistic and whole foods perspective, ...

Apr

the food revolution

hey, did you know jamie oliver is a major voice for transforming school lunch programs? check out his program on abc and get involved here.

Apr

FOOD for thought…

Mar

BodySense Magazine Spring 2011 from ABMP. Features articles on "massage mind", qi, fascia, and healing foods for back pain.  

Feb

You are What You Eat!

The genius of nature never ceases to amaze me. Some call it 'God's Pharmacy'. 1. Carrot: Eye Slice a carrot in half crosswise and it's easy to see that the veggie resembles an eye—look closely and you'll even notice a pattern of radiating lines that mimic the pupil and iris. And the old wives’ tale ...