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10 Health Benefits of Pickles and Fermented Foods

By |2019-10-21T17:53:54-05:00June 8th, 2018|diet and health, gut microbes, healthy eating, plant-based diet|

Pickling & Fermenting Process Basics The health benefits of pickles may be surprising to you if they're not already a part of your diet. But, there are also many other less traditional yet healthy options for pickled foods. Natural pickling and fermentation are the most unique, traditional forms of food preservation that enhances [...]

Do We Have Something in Common with Lorikeets?

By |2018-03-07T21:25:29-05:00April 12th, 2015|Articles and Research, diet and health, digestion, Eating habits, grains, gut microbes, Immune System, Macrobiotic Plant-based diet, plant-based diet|

Peaceful scene of balance I was recently surprised to read about the destruction of the natural life experienced by lorikeets when unnatural foods are introduced into their diets. Many are feeding lorikeets simple sugars from syrups, honeys, and jams to encourage them into their backyards. In turn, the regular diet of the lorikeets [...]

4 Preparations That Bring Out the Goodness of Food

By |2019-05-22T15:13:08-05:00April 5th, 2015|Adjusting Your Diet, diet and health, digestion, gut microbes, healthy eating, healthy living, Macrobiotic Philosophy, whole-foods|

Photo by Susan Waxman In a recent entry , I began to discuss the benefits of cooking food. Cooking is a lifetime study that makes humans unique. It is a practice we can enjoy and learn from everyday without end. Each method of cooking affects the color, taste, [...]

More on Gut Microbes

By |2018-03-07T21:25:56-05:00October 8th, 2014|gut microbes, healthy eating, Macrobiotics, plant-based diet, whole-foods, Yogurt|

I found an interesting article from NPR about gut microbes and diet soda. Healthy gut microbes aide in digestion and absorption of nutrients and the elimination of waste. All of these processes are supported by good eating habits and a whole-foods plant-based diet, together with naturally fermented and pickled foods. I have discussed the details [...]