Dr. Dow: GABA-Boosting Foods Stop Anxiety And Cravings

It's 3 p.m., and just looking at your to-do list makes you anxious. You're stressed, and ready to reach for a temporary solution like a diet cola or candy bar. To the rescue: Health expert Dr. Mike Dow, author of "Diet Rehab: 28 Days to Finally Stop Craving the Foods That Make You Fat" (click for details on how to order)....more

The Wake-Up Call Smoothie

Posca: A Better Tasting Way to Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

You probably already know that Apple Cider Vinegar is a great health tonic that you should be drinking every day.Drinking ACV every day can help regulate blood sugar levels. It also can help prevent a number of health problems ranging from digestion troubles to heart disease. I have Fibromyalgia and have chronic pain. Since I have been drinking ACV every day I have noticed a decrease in my pain....more

What does your body need to heal?

What does your body need to heal?  This is a question that Lissa Rankin asks us that I think is important for all of us to ask ourselves today.  Working at a wellness center, I continue to find clients who come to me looking for immediate fixes.  Many of these clients will ask about medications, believing that their emotional and physical stressors will be alleviated by popping a pill without even exploring what is the underlying cause of the problem....more

Healthy Tips for Navigating the Market

Do you consider the grocery shopping a dreaded chore? Wait until the cupboards are bare before you start writing the market list? Do you give in and just eat out? Well, sticking to a healthy diet is easy when you go with a list....more

Overeating

Excerpts from the book  "Overeating or eating too frequently can cause a feverish state in the system overtaxing the digestive organs. As a result, the bloodstream can become impure and diseases of various kinds can occur." Join me at my blog sites:https://www.facebook.com/CraigVelardiAuthor?ref=hlhttp://craigvelardi.com/...more

Caffeine

Excerpts from the book  "Caffeine is perhaps one of the most notorious tension-inducing chemicals which has the ability to cause stress and anxiety or even worsen preexisting symptoms. Caffeine also creates an acid pH within the body. Too much acid can cause or aggravate inflammation which can lead to pain. This can especially effect those individuals suffering from various types of joint pain."So now you ask, "What can a coffee drinker drink to avoid caffeine?"...more

Cancer

Today’s book excerpt  “Possible contributors to the development and growth of cancer can be divided into three categories – external, internal, and lifestyle. External factors include unhealthy workplace environments and exposure to air and water pollution, chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides. Internal factors include both genetics and infections. ...more

Simple, Natural Ways To Do An Internal Cleanse

 I can’t begin to tell you how often people ask me for advice on internal cleansing.  Internal cleansing is a method of detoxification and a great way to: 1) jump start your weight loss program, 2) initiate a lifestyle change (i.e. converting to vegetarianism or semi-vegetarianism), or 3) repair and maintain your body for optimal wellness.  However, internal cleansing should never ...more