Articles by Tom Monte

Healing the Body

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Foods And Recipes For The Fire Season

The summer is the season of the heart and small intestine, according to the practitioners of Chinese medicine. They called ...
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Gifts Of Health From The Mother Ocean

The ocean is the mother of life on the planet and, not surprisingly, the memory of the ocean still flows ...
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Healing Depression: What Causes The Disorder And How To Overcome It

In the movie, “As Good As It Gets,” Jack Nicholson’s character – who suffers from manic-depression, or bipolar disorder – ...
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Healing Fear: What To Do When Fear Strikes, And How To Prevent It From Controlling Your Life

Last summer, I boarded a small plane in London for a flight to Brussels and soon found myself encountering a ...
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Healing the Kidneys

(What The Cowardly Lion Needed To Do) Winter is the season of the kidneys and bladder, said the Chinese sages ...
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Healing Your Tootsies

In a normal day, each of your feet will hit the ground about 5,000 times. No matter what your weight, ...
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Helping Your Liver Do Its Spring Cleaning

We’re still weeks away from the official arrival of spring, but my neighbors have already tapped their maple sugar trees ...
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How Diet And Lifestyle Can Change The Way Your Genes Behave

Back in 1981, I wrote a book entitled, Recalled By Life: The Story of My Recovery From Cancer, with Anthony ...
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Asthma: Through The Looking Glass

A Rising Epidemic Tells Us Much About Ourselves, And Offers Clues to Effective Treatment There is an old Sufi story ...
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Beware: Vitamins Pills May Be Hazardous To Your Health

Last month, a Swedish study of showed that women between the ages of 49 and 83 who took a multivitamin ...
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Boost Your Immune System: It’s The Best Defense You’ve Got

The best protection that you have against any illness is your body’s own defense system. The human immune system has ...
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Cooling The Flames Of Inflammation

Global warming isn’t restricted to the outer environment. It’s happening inside of us, too. Our blood and internal organs are ...
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Cruciferous Vegetables: Eat Lots of Them

Long ago, Native Americans created many myths to explain why plants had such awesome medicinal powers. One of those myths ...
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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Your Large Intestine

The "lower intestines are like the officials who propagate the right way of living and they generate evolution and change," ...
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Everything You Need To Know To Keep Your Gall Bladder In Tiptop Shape

We’ve entered spring, and with it the season of the liver and the gall bladder, according to Chinese medicine. We’ve ...
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Gifts Of Health From The Mother Ocean

The ocean is the mother of life on the planet and, not surprisingly, the memory of the ocean still flows ...
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Healing the Kidneys

(What The Cowardly Lion Needed To Do) Winter is the season of the kidneys and bladder, said the Chinese sages ...
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Healing Your Tootsies

In a normal day, each of your feet will hit the ground about 5,000 times. No matter what your weight, ...
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Helping Your Liver Do Its Spring Cleaning

We’re still weeks away from the official arrival of spring, but my neighbors have already tapped their maple sugar trees ...
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How Diet And Lifestyle Can Change The Way Your Genes Behave

Back in 1981, I wrote a book entitled, Recalled By Life: The Story of My Recovery From Cancer, with Anthony ...
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In Winter, Protect Your Heart

What do the following have in common: Mornings, between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Mondays; and the winter months, from ...
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Making Your Kidneys Stronger

The first snow came to Amherst, Massachusetts this month, and with it the first signs of kidney season. Winter is ...
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My New Year’s Resolutions

It happens every new year – we get this wonderful feeling of starting anew, of being restored in some way, ...
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Rest: An Often Overlooked Health Habit

I love to work. It’s so much fun to have a project, and there’s nothing like the feeling of accomplishment ...
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Seven Foods That Will Change Your Life

Sometimes it’s better to think about what you can do right, than to list all the things you think you’re ...
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The Common Cold: More Friend than Foe

February is often referred to as cold season for all the obvious reasons.  Most people think of colds as bad ...
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The Fires of Summer

How To Find Balance In The Most Intense Season Of The Year Like most of us, I love the spring ...
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The Power Of Flavors To Heal

At the holidays, the one physical sense that may be able to rival our sight is taste. The holidays are ...
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The Secrets Of Autumn, Sacred Encounters

I grew up in a cigarette experiment, or so it seemed. My parents appeared to be exploring the question, How ...
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The Truth About Alzheimer’s Disease, And How You Can Protect Yourself

In mid-July, The New York Times ran a series of articles on Alzheimer’s disease, which, among other things, touted the ...
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Treating Allergies Naturally and Effectively

It’s allergy season again and many people are suffering with sneezing, runny noses, watery eyes, headaches, and various other aches ...
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What’s Wrong With Dairy Food?

Thanks to the overwhelming success of ad campaigns conducted by the dairy industry, milk is widely believed to be essential ...
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Why Modern Medicine Cannot Find Cures

The cover of the May 24th issue of Newsweek magazine ran the following headline in big, black, and bold lettering: ...
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Your Acid-Alkaline Balance: The Key To Better Digestion, Greater Health, And Slower Aging

When the fall and winter months arrive, we naturally crave more warming foods, which means we tend to increase our ...
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Your Large Intestine And How To Keep It Happy

In so many ways, the fall is a great letting go. We see the hours of the sunlight become fewer, ...
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