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Really? Is it time to stop eating brown rice again, for real?

By |2019-10-21T18:21:23-04:00August 17th, 2017|Articles and Research|

This question of arsenic and brown rice has been an ongoing topic. ---Cereal grains been the mainstay of the world’s civilizations for at least 10-12,000 years. ---They have the ideal balance of minerals to proteins to carbohydrates. The only other food that has a similar balance and ratio is mother’s milk. This makes cereal [...]

Lose Weight Once and For All

By |2017-09-10T06:01:50-04:00February 16th, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet, healthy living|

When we move in the direction of health, we naturally begin to return to our healthy weight. Healthy weight is natural. It is like breathing; we don't think about it. Weight itself is an indicator of our overall health and the balance of our diet and physical and mental activity. Trying or struggling [...]

A New and Refreshing Approach to Macrobiotics

By |2019-07-09T14:56:06-04:00August 21st, 2015|Adjusting Your Diet, diet and health, Macrobiotic Diet, Macrobiotic Philosophy|

Coming up with a definition of macrobiotics is not an easy thing. Practically speaking, macrobiotics is a guide to living a great life. Macrobiotics offers an approach to daily life that nourishes and sustains us as well as our families, societies, and the environment. Macrobiotics has been misinterpreted and misconstrued in the past [...]

Cravings, A Search For Balance

By |2020-05-08T23:16:13-04:00March 12th, 2014|Adjusting Your Diet|

I’d like to offer a physiological perspective on cravings and how to work with them. Cravings are a way our body communicates with us. They are a way we seek balance and align with nature. For example, warm, dry weather makes us thirsty. There are two main types of cravings. 1)  Intense cravings. Unsatisfied [...]

Recommendations for PMS

By |2018-03-07T21:27:53-05:00September 3rd, 2013|Adjusting Your Diet|

PMS is part of a cycle of hormones--expansions and contractions. Being aware of where you are in your cycle, what you’re eating and how you’re feeling as a result can guide you with managing PMS.  During ovulation, hormones are causing contractions to release an egg. The other half of the cycle, hormones are building and [...]