Do We Have Something in Common with Lorikeets?

By |2020-01-10T19:39:49-05:00April 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 [...]

Do you soak your grain?

By |2020-01-10T19:36:52-05:00October 28th, 2014|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, grains, Macrobiotics, osteoporosis, plant-based diet|

Rice growing in the fields of Blue Moon Acres Farm. A number of my longtime clients are elderly women who have come to me with a variety of health concerns.  I have counseled these women over many years regarding their diet and lifestyle practices according to macrobiotic principles.  Some of these women [...]

Amberwaves, Elizabeth Karaman, and Macrobiotics

By |2019-12-19T15:27:13-05:00July 18th, 2014|Articles and Research|

Good morning, I would like to share with you an informative and entertaining article by my friend Elizabeth Karaman about the trials of therapy, extreme work-outs, and macrobiotics. This article will be published by Amberwaves later this summer. Enjoy! Below is a PDF of the article that you may want to share. Acupuncture With A [...]

Give Youths Back Their Health

By |2018-03-07T21:27:11-05:00July 16th, 2014|Articles and Research|

Play, or mischief? The Wellness section of The New York Times recently published a blog about the climbing numbers of sedentary youth in the country. Despite all claims that we as a country are making advances in health, it is clear that our health is declining and longevity is falling. Young people are [...]

Mom was always right

By |2018-03-07T21:27:11-05:00June 18th, 2014|Articles and Research, Uncategorized|

The Atlantic recently published an article about broccoli sprout tea: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/06/the-only-reason-anyone-would-eat-broccoli/372899/ Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables have similar effects on mitigating air pollution. Chemo-prevention is much better than chemo-therapy.

Confused About Protein? Don’t be!

By |2020-02-12T13:39:18-05:00March 5th, 2014|Articles and Research, Cancer|

Food can be just as addictive as cigarettes. Article from the Telegraph UK: "High-Protein Diet 'as bad for health as smoking'" To paraphrase T. Colin Campbell, epigenetics controls genetics and food controls epigenetics, or how our genes are turned on or off and express themselves. According to Neal [...]

Can Food and Learning Be Separate?

By |2019-10-02T16:18:13-04:00January 28th, 2014|Articles and Research|

Bound for college after a family meal. I’ve recently come upon a study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition published in November 2013. The article discusses the results of a survey conducted in four European countries concerning the effect that food has on learning and mental performance in primary school children. [...]

Al Gore Goes Vegan-It’s Not Stopping Meat, It’s How You Stop It

By |2019-02-07T18:42:38-05:00December 11th, 2013|Articles and Research|

Earth as Viewed from Apollo 17 Food choices, diets and our relationship to the production of food are becoming more and more prevalent in national discussions. People are becoming more openly aware of food personally, socially and environmentally.  A recent article in The Washington Post about Al Gore’s choice to become vegan [...]

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