5 Morning-Sickness Top Tips

morning-sickness tipsMorning sickness is a common term for vomiting during pregnancy and some people suffer from it a lot more than others!  Anyone who considers themselves as having a problem with it will tell you that it doesn’t just happen in the morning.  Some cases can be so severe that they go on beyond the 16th week!  Traditional Chinese Medicine with acupuncture and herbs goes a long way to treat this condition – but there’s also plenty you can and should do at home to help yourself as well.   Here are my top morning sickness tips – grouped in five sections: Continue reading 5 Morning-Sickness Top Tips

Holistic nutrition – Hot & Cold describe more than just temperature

cold foodsThis article exposes you to some ideas that we use in Oriental medicine to think about foods, herbs, spices, even people.  How does Traditional Oriental medicine holistically approach the subject of diet? Its approach involves evaluation of the body first.  Once we understand where your body, as a whole, is at, then we have an idea what foods would help you, and what would hurt.  Continue reading Holistic nutrition – Hot & Cold describe more than just temperature

The Diabetic Diet and Natural Healing with Whole Foods

diabetic childDiet can significantly impact blood sugar regulation, and is crucial to consider when dealing with Diabetes.  Follow my advice for a healthy diabetic diet based on complex carbohydrates such as unrefined grains, vegetables, and legumes and healthy fats. After several weeks you can expect a drastic change in your need for insulin.  Here’s how to help yourself heal.  This applies not only to diabetics, but also the rest of us who are almost diabetic with our modern lifestyles! Continue reading The Diabetic Diet and Natural Healing with Whole Foods

Coffee side effects from chronic consumption

Coffee health problemsIts caffeine can boost concentration and energy, making you feel more alive, sociable and productive.   Coffee is a warming diuretic that can help with a hangover, and purge your bowels!  So whats the problem?  Basically that its usage is abused.   In this article I spell out some coffee side effects from chronic consumption. Continue reading Coffee side effects from chronic consumption

Natural Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment with Whole foods

natural osteoporosis prevention and treatmentThis article answers a lot of the questions that come up about osteoporosis treatment and prevention with regards to diet, especially Calcium and its supplementation.  First we go over what inhibits calcium from being absorbed into your body, then we talk about what foods and lifestyle modifications will help keep bones strong. Continue reading Natural Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment with Whole foods