A urinary tract infection, or commonly known as a UTI, is an infection of the kidneys, bladder, or tubes that run between them. How do you know if you have a UTI?
Ginger has two distinctly different qualities. First, it stimulates circulation very actively. Secondly, it can gather and penetrate deeply into the body and help to dissolve or disperse calcifications, stones, and cysts.
Since the Industrial Revolution, food refining has increased significantly. Before that time, it was done on a small scale in homes, or on a community basis...
Capers are the unopened buds of the Capparis spinosa plant that is usually pickled in a brine of salt and vinegar or wine, and can also be salt-cured. They are known for having a lot of flavor.
The average sore throat can be related to a common cold, the flu, a bacterial infection, allergies, environmental irritants, or acid reflux. In this article, we will discuss natural treatments for these common sore throat symptoms.
From my experience, I have seen many people make small adjustments at a time that result in very big improvements over time. The most important aspects are flexibility, understanding, and acceptance. Sharing your thoughts and feelings about why you are making adjustments can also improve your connectedness and bring you together through that communication as well as through the food you continue to enjoy with each other.
It can be difficult to plan a pregnancy and often times diets have not been changed specifically to nurture a baby prior to conceiving. That said, there may be different approaches to take depending on whether you've been planning a pregnancy for years, or didn't realize it until well into the pregnancy.
This self-improvement guide has 10 steps to help you wind back your biological clock to feel fabulous, look vibrant, and think clearly.
Understanding seasonal eating can help you select which food to eat and when for a fresher, tastier, and more nutritious diet.
Is there a need for animal and dairy foods in macrobiotic practice? Macrobiotics is not a traditional way of eating, but it is traditionally based on patterns.
Do you know that healthy eyes are a reflection of your overall health? Unhealthy eyes can be the first sign of mental instability and physical well-being.
Nobody wants to go through life unable to eat certain foods. But unfortunately, that’s just the case for millions of people. And the number is rising, too.
We’ve only recently learned that milk could cause osteoporosis, but fortunately, there is a solution. If you can change your diet today, then you’ll find that you’re reaping the benefits for many years to come.
A gentle rub with a hot damp cloth encourages our pores to open and allow fats and toxins stored in our skin to release.
Beauty is more than skin deep, but it does start there. The skin, the largest organ of the body, renews itself every 28 days.
Cravings are a way our body communicates with us. They are a way we seek balance and align with nature.
A recent article in the New York Times discusses a link between psychiatric troubles and imbalances in thyroid hormones. Quite often subtle imbalances in thyroid hormones can create depression, anxiety and other psychiatric problems. From a macrobiotic or energetic point of view, the thyroid is the balancing point between the pituitary and adrenal [...]
These are foods that we always try to keep well-stocked in our pantry. They form the basis of the way of eating that has kept our family healthy over the years.