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  • New Food Research to Overcome Arthritis & Allergies

    New Food Research to Overcome Arthritis & AllergiesOften we don’t think arthritis and chronic pain and allergies are connected. Today we explore how everyday foods and one rock star supplement can help the liver and immune system to combat both gracefully and effectively. According to the Center for Disease Control, about 1 out of every 5 US adults has doctor-diagnosed arthritis in some now

  • Homemade Sugar Scrubs and My Skincare Routine

    Homemade Sugar Scrubs and My Skincare RoutineWe have some fun scrubbing today on Food as Medicine. We’re doing DIY sugar scrubs and talking about holistic ways to create beautiful skin. One of my indulgences used to be buying expensive scrubs from different spas. I love the dual exfoliation and moisturizing effect that you just can’t get from soap or body wash. But these scrubs are now

  • 5 Holistic Ways to Create Naturally Beautiful Nails

    5 Holistic Ways to Create Naturally Beautiful NailsToday we talk about how to get healthy, beautiful nails from the outside in, and of course since this is Food as Medicine, we also focus on the inside out – which is why we talk about what potential nutrient deficiencies you may have if you have brittle nails, fungus, or nails that refuse to now

  • 3 DIY Healthy Hair Masks

    3 DIY Healthy Hair MasksBecause self-care is just as important as the food we eat and the supplements we take, we’re carving out the next 3 weeks to talk about DIY self-care for 3 things women spend a lot of time on, and when these 3 three things look good, let’s face it, we feel better about ourselves. Those three things are hair, nails, and now

  • Sitting is the New Smoking

    Sitting is the New SmokingToday we’re talking about a bad habit that is now an epidemic in our society, certainly in my own life, and maybe in yours too. Sitting. All. Day. Long. Since I took The Whole Journey online a few years ago, I’ve been spending so much more time sitting now

  • How to Make Healthy Grocery Shopping Faster, Easier, and Cheaper

    How to Make Healthy Grocery Shopping Faster, Easier, and CheaperI’m curious, do you love grocery shopping or do you dread it? I’m somewhere in between depending on how much time I have and how familiar I am with the store. When I know the store and have plenty of time, the health food store is one of my happy places. When it’s a new store or I’m pressed for time, it’s something I just “get through” now

  • 5 Holistic Ways to Improve Teeth and Gums

    5 Holistic Ways to Improve Teeth and GumsAccording to the Journal of Bacteriology, the mouth contains over 600 groups of organisms that constantly affect our gums, teeth, tongue, cheeks, as well as the health of the rest of the body. Taking care of what is called the oral microbiome (collective genetic material of all the bugs, both good and bad, in your mouth) and making sure those bacteria are working for you instead of against you can have a profoundly positive effect on not only your oral health, but the health of your whole now

  • The 3 Ayurveda Body Types

    The 3 Ayurveda Body TypesAyurveda is India’s 5000 year-old natural healing system. “Ayur” means life and “Veda” means science or knowledge, so here we’ll explore the wisdom of the Indian science of life that identifies 3 distinct body and mind types and then gives guidelines for each. now

  • Which Emotions Affect Which Organs

    Which Emotions Affect Which Organs  We know that stress can exacerbate almost any symptom or disorder, but if we dig deeper and actually identify and move through specific emotions, they can provide us a roadmap back to health and balance. Emotions are considered the major internal causes of disease in Traditional Chinese now

  • 5 Ways to Feel Fuller Longer

    5 Ways to Feel Fuller LongerIf you feel like you’re always hungry or hungry a bit too often, then this Food as Medicine episode will help fix that. When we feel fuller longer, we are able to lose weight while balancing energy levels and our hormones. Our brains can get in the way of our weight loss goals, and make us think we're hungry when in reality we're just bored, tired, dehydrated, or now


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