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Impact of Dietary Changes on Health and the Environment

As the title of an August 2021 study published in the journal Nature Food states, "Small targeted dietary changes can yield substantial gains for human health and the environment." In other words, if every American replaced a few of his or her favorite foods — especially conventionally grown beef and processed meats like hot dogs —…

Hemp Protein Powder: The Perfect Plant-Based Protein?

Did you know that hemp seeds are one of nature's best sources for plant-based protein? If you're looking to increase your protein intake from a natural and vegan source, then hemp protein powder just might be the perfect choice for you. In fact, hemp protein powder is arguably the best vegan protein powder with 20 amino acids, including…

Common Drugs that Steal Your Body’s Nutrients

The following is an adapted excerpt from my new book “Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History“ (Little, Brown Spark) Have a fever? Take an antibiotic. High cholesterol? Use a statin. In pain? Pop an opioid. Feeling blue? Try an antidepressant. According to the Centers for…

Red Lentil Soup Recipe (Loaded with Vitamins!)

The following is an adapted excerpt from my new book “Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History" (Little, Brown Spark) Want a healthy, low-calorie vegan soup loaded with vitamin A, C and K … and that will also keep you satisfied for hours? Try this…

How Age-Old Emotional Techniques Can Help You Get — and Stay — Well

The following is an adapted excerpt from my new book Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History (Little, Brown Spark). Adopting habits to help you deal with emotions doesn’t mean you should never feel bad or ignore sadness, pain, or fear. Quite the opposite.…

What Your Tongue Appearance Means for Your Health, According to Chinese Medicine

The following is an adapted excerpt from my new book “Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History" (Little, Brown Spark) Thousands of years ago, TCM practitioners didn’t have the benefit of modern technology that allows us to peer inside the body. So in order to…

13 Health Predictions and Wellness Trends for 2021

It goes without saying, 2020 has been a year full adapting to changes and accepting new norms. It has had a major impact on the health and wellness space, with more and more people interested in taking care of their bodies and minds. My health predictions for 2021 reflect the special emphasis we've put on…

Chayote Squash: An Antimicrobial Vegetable/Fruit?

Eaten raw or cooked, chayote has a mild flavor that makes it extremely versatile in kitchen. It's also a very healthy food. What is chayote? It's a type of squash that is loaded with key nutrients including B vitamins, potassium and vitamin C. If you've never tried a chayote squash recipe, you may be pleasantly…

Pregnenolone: A ‘Prohormone’ that May Help Relieve Depression

Are you concerned about your memory performance as you age? Maybe you are looking to boost your cognitive health and want to use natural sources to stay mentally sharp. Aside from brain foods that boost focus and memory, a steroid called pregnenolone is gaining attention for its potential neuroprotective effects. Pregnenolone supplements are said to…