Can a rice protein powder perform as well as other sources of protein supplements? Whey has been the leading source of protein for powders for years, though soy and casein are two other popular choices. There are more options available today than ever before and rice protein seems to be getting a lot of attention. Maybe that’s because people are more in tune with their allergies or intolerances. Maybe because there are so many people turning towards a vegan or vegetarian diet. But is it …
The Paleo diet is a time-tested and proven way to get back to basics and eat like our ancestors did. Why would you want to do that? Think about it… our ancestors were much healthier than we are. There were no health epidemics like diabetes, heart disease and obesity. They ate much differently than we do today, as they didn’t have a plethora of processed foods pushed at them each and everyday. Continue reading →
I have a confession. Even after many years of using and working with natural medicine, I still have an underlying fear of chiropractors. Not the men and women who are part of the appeal. Continue reading →
The key to more energy and can be quiet in front of your face. Before going crazy trying to figure out – take a deep breath. Continue reading →
The term “alternative medicine” can be somewhat misleading. If you combine it with the word “complementary” as in “alternative and complementary medicine”, the meaning is significantly more accurate. Continue reading →
On this site I have generally focused on the more positive and promising aspects of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). But not every study that examines the benefits of natural treatments produces successful results. Continue reading →
There is a chain of high-end health food stores in the United States called Whole Foods. It is a great place to visit if you’re interested in gourmet food, all-natural personal care and the most trendy supplements known to mankind.
But it is not cheap. Some people even joke that Whole Foods should be renamed Whole Paycheck, because that’s often what you end up spending there. This can be quite daunting for those interested in the natural life, but can not afford to shop this way. …
The most cost-effective way to reduce medical expenses, is to demand less. This is not a commentary on what the government or private health insurers to cover or not. Continue reading →
Stop using any and every random lotion under the sun to care for your skin. The things you rub into your skin will be absorbed, not only by your skin, but they enter your bloodstream as well.
We need to stop slathering our epidermis all over with a concoction of compounds, additives, and yes, toxins. Odds are, you are likely already getting way too much of those wonderful materials in the air you breathe or the foods that you consume. And in the event that you’re …