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Brighten Up Your Winter!

By |2019-09-03T21:23:41-04:00November 27th, 2012|Adjusting Your Diet|

The winter solstice is less than one month away. This year it will be on Friday, December 21. The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year in contrast to the Summer solstice, the longest day of the year. On the winter solstice in Philadelphia the sun will rise at 7:19 am and [...]

Health is Natural

By |2018-03-07T21:30:14-05:00April 3rd, 2012|7 Steps, Adjusting Your Diet, Macrobiotics|

When I first started to explore macrobiotics, I discovered George Ohsawa’s “7 Conditions of Health.” These conditions of health were a revelation to me. George Ohsawa divided health into three main areas: physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual. He assigned the most importance to spiritual health and the least importance to physical health. From the macrobiotic view, [...]

Regulating Thyroid Issues Naturally

By |2018-03-07T21:31:20-05:00December 15th, 2011|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, Exercise, Macrobiotic Philosophy, Macrobiotics, Mental Health|

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 glands or, [...]

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