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10 Naturally Refreshing and Healthy Foods and Beverages

By |2019-08-02T13:38:46-04:00May 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Traditional diets have a variety of foods and beverages that are naturally refreshing and healthy. Almost all healthy diets have a high moisture content from cooked grains and beans, vegetables, soups, fruits, and fermented foods. The modern diet with staples such as meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, and baked/fried foods, is a very dry diet [...]

How to Eat Your Sweets and Become Even Healthier

By |2020-02-10T15:55:02-05:00April 24th, 2015|diet and health, healthy eating, healthy living, Macrobiotic Diet, Macrobiotic Philosophy, Macrobiotics|

Sweet Vegetable Soup, photo by Susan Waxman   Craving sweets is usually associated with emotional satisfaction. We often feel guilty indulging our taste for sweets. Craving sweets may not be such a bad thing. Sweet is the most important and healthiest taste, followed by salty and sour tastes, [...]

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 [...]

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