Sharing Together, Eating Together

Eating together aligns and connects us with each other. Food is condensed environment, and also our source of internal energy. When we eat, we break foods down from their solid state to liquid to energy. In this process, food provides physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual energy.

Grains, beans, and vegetables help […]

By |July 19th, 2016|7 Steps|0 Comments

Without Doing Other Things

It has been striking for me to compare the way spending time alone has changed over the course of my lifetime. It has become increasingly difficult for people today to give undivided attention to a daily activity. With so much media attention focusing on presence and mindfulness, being at peace with the moment may even […]

By |July 5th, 2016|Articles and Research|0 Comments

Keeping Up with the Solstice

Although today is one official start of summer, the energy of the sun has been rising since the Winter Solstice, and transitioned into summer on May 5th. Summer is the time when our energy and desire is opened fully and blossoming as in nature. In mid-August, the energy of the openness of summer begins to […]

By |June 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Sun is Our Friend After All

All of life depends on the sun, and sunlight is an essential ingredient for an overall healthy life. It is important to overcome our fear of the sun and the many myths surrounding sun exposure as an enemy to health. There are healthy ways to build up tolerance for sunlight to receive maximum benefit from […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Environment|0 Comments

Learning in the Womb: What is Embryonic Education

During time in the womb, we multiply in weight about three billion times, from a single cell to birth (anywhere between 5.5-10 lbs on average). After birth, we multiply in weight about fifteen to twenty times. Suffice to say, the vast majority of our total growth, development, and education occurs in the womb. Furthermore, what […]

By |May 30th, 2016|Fertility|0 Comments

Fertility’s Modern Challenges

There are three stages of fertility. First is the ability to become pregnant. The second is having a healthy full-term pregnancy and natural childbirth (from a macrobiotic perspective this means without the aid or use of drugs), and the third is raising a healthy child. All three of these stages are in danger or compromised […]

By |May 18th, 2016|healthy living|0 Comments

How Well Do You Know Your Sweeteners?

The sweet taste is our most natural, harmonious taste. In previous entries, I’ve talked about healthy sweets and unhealthy sweets. Today, however, I’d like to talk about sweeteners. Sweeteners in beverages are absorbed into the blood more quickly and tend to be more harmful. Compare the difference in feeling a sweetened beverage with a homemade […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet|2 Comments

How to Overcome the Hangry Horrors

Feeling hangry is a much different sensation than healthy hunger. Healthy hunger is a feeling based on a desire for life; it is a pleasant, mild, and comfortable anticipation of a nice meal. However, feeling hangry is a result of stressing the pancreas and liver through unhealthy dietary and lifestyle practices over time. Hangriness also […]

By |April 21st, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet|0 Comments

Steps to Avoid or Reverse Diabetes

Why is it that type 2 (aka adult-onset) diabetes has become an epidemic even for young children? For instance, 1 in 3 of all American children born in 2000 will go on to develop type 2 diabetes at some point in their lives. There is a clear path that lead to this problem.

Changes […]

By |April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

How to Reset The Biological Clock

Rhythms come from nature, and our circadian rhythms are produced by the interactions between our internal and external environments, especially within our microbiome, the sun, and temperature. These interactions and relationships produce physical, emotional, mental, and behavioral changes with each day and throughout the year. Our sense of order, rhythm, and balance comes from nature, […]

By |March 28th, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet|0 Comments

How to Choose Healthy Meals in Restaurants

Enjoying a healthy meal at a restaurant may at first seem like a difficult task. The key for choosing healthy meals while dining out is about sticking to a healthy format. Keep to the format of a healthy meal, even if you have to compromise quality a bit.

Restaurant Checklist

—Sit down to eat without doing […]

By |March 17th, 2016|Eating habits|0 Comments

10 Secrets to Anti-Aging

Everyone seems to be concerned about aging these days. People take special preparations and treatments to reverse the natural process of aging. Most of these treatments are based on hormonal and/or nutritional supplements, creams and injections, or surgery. Unfortunately, these treatments are only temporary and oftentimes these treatments backfire. What are the differences between those […]

By |March 14th, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet, Anti-aging|5 Comments

More Thoughts on Gut Health

I’d like to again thank Dr. Neal Barnard for posting a guest blog with practical and informative information on gut health.

When you have healthy gut bacteria, there is not much room for the unhealthy ones to thrive. Conversely, if you do not have enough healthy gut bacteria, the unhealthy ones can take over. A loss […]

By |March 4th, 2016|Articles and Research|0 Comments

More Thoughts on Healthy Sleep

I’d like to thank Dr. Neal Barnard for so much practical advice in his recent blog on sleep. I’d like to add a few tips that you may also find helpful.

Our sleep is regulated by our eating habits, diet, and activity. Sleep problems are the result of an imbalance […]

By |February 26th, 2016|Articles and Research|0 Comments

Lose Weight Once and For All

Healthy weight is natural. It is like breathing; we don’t think about it. Weight itself is an indicator of our overall health and the balance of our diet and physical and mental activity. Trying or struggling to lose weight rarely leads to success. The most effective and long-term way to get to your natural, healthy […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet, healthy living|0 Comments

Seeds of Change: Spring 2016

According to Nature’s energy, Spring begins around February 4th. Nature’s energy begins to rise midway between the Winter solstice and Spring equinox. Most years, by this time, we start to experience Spring Fever, and feel fed up with Winter. Many nature-based traditions, such as the Celtic celebration of […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Nurture|1 Comment

7 Healthy Steps Before Pregnancy

A healthy pregnancy ideally begins at least six months before conception. Within the first three weeks, the major systems and the heart of the baby are forming before most women know they are pregnant. Our diet and lifestyle practices before the pregnancy set the tone during and afterwards as well.


By |January 12th, 2016|7 Steps|0 Comments