In so many ways, the fall is a great letting go. We see the hours of the sunlight become fewer, and we accept. We see the leaves of the trees blow away and the limbs become barren, and we accept. The days become colder and we spend fewer hours outdoors, and we accept. In so many […]
The cover of the May 24th issue of Newsweek magazine ran the following headline in big, black, and bold lettering: “Desperately Seeking Cures. Medical Research Isn’t Making Progress Rapidly Enough. Here’s Why – and How To Push Things Forward.”
The main article stated plainly enough: “…frustration is growing with how few seemingly promising discoveries in basic biomedical […]
Last month, a Swedish study of showed that women between the ages of 49 and 83 who took a multivitamin each day were more likely to develop breast cancer than women who avoided supplements entirely.
The Swedish scientists, whose study was published in the March 24th issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed 35,000 women […]
At the holidays, the one physical sense that may be able to rival our sight is taste. The holidays are celebrated with food – lots of it, usually with a variety of exotic flavors.
Taste is perhaps the most immediately gratifying sense, and the one that can get us into the most trouble – especially at this […]
We’ve entered spring, and with it the season of the liver and the gall bladder, according to Chinese medicine. We’ve looked at the liver in some detail in previous articles. Now it’s time to give the gall bladder a little attention.
The gall bladder is a pear-shaped organ, about three inches long and found at the back […]
How To Find Balance In The Most Intense Season Of The Year
Like most of us, I love the spring and summer months, especially the big sun, green life, and freedom of movement that the summer provides us. But I have long observed the season’s shadow and its implicit message, which is caution. The summer months […]
Sometimes it’s better to think about what you can do right, than to list all the things you think you’re doing wrong.
Here are seven foods that if eaten on a daily basis will change just about every area of your life for the better. Your body will feel lighter, your mind clearer, your memory sharper. Your […]
The ocean is the mother of life on the planet and, not surprisingly, the memory of the ocean still flows in our arteries and veins. Blood has a mineral composition almost identical to that of ocean water. Those minerals make both the ocean and our blood alkaline, which strengthens our immune system and make our blood […]
Back in 1981, I wrote a book entitled, Recalled By Life: The Story of My Recovery From Cancer, with Anthony Sattilaro, M.D., who used a macrobiotic diet to overcome advanced prostate cancer. Before he adopted the diet, Sattilaro was given perhaps a year to live. His disease had spread throughout his body, including his skull, ribs, […]
The “lower intestines are like the officials who propagate the right way of living and they generate evolution and change,” wrote the Yellow Emperor in his seminal work, the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, the two-thousand year old bible of Chinese medicine. Like so much else in this great work, this statement offers the most […]