Must Reads

Nov 17

Seeking Sickness: an Interview with Alan Cassels

Your book Seeking Sickness: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease highlights the dangers of medical screening, a practice that we are told prevents deaths in the thousands. Can you give us a brief overview of the risks?                                           ... Read More »

Memory Loss Protection          

by Stephanie Jaworowski, MSACN We have all been told that consuming a well-balanced diet is important for proper care and maintenance of the body. Unfortunately, though we may know this simple fact, we may be blind to the evidence supporting this statement. One of the biggest misunderstandings in food and nutrition is the use and balance of micronutrients. These nutrients ... Read More »

Reversing Disease, Reversing Culture

by Gabriel Cousens, M.D. In 2013, I released my revised edition of my book There Is a Cure for Diabetes, originally published in 2008. The revised edition included a review of the results for reversing diabetes in 120 Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic clients, occurring in the space between the editions, in my Diabetes Recovery Program at Tree of ... Read More »

‘What Hump?’

by Mark Blaxill Even as the autism toll passes a million children and the cost soars to a trillion dollars, a pernicious idea is taking hold: There simply is no autism epidemic. The implications are enormous. Is autism ancient, a genetic variation that begs only for overdue acceptance and acknowledgment? Or is it recent and growing, the frightening product of ... Read More »

Health Benefits of an Alkaline Diet

Balancing your body’s pH through an alkaline diet can be helpful in reducing morbidity and mortality from numerous chronic diseases and ailments, including hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, vitamin D deficiency, and low bone density. Research shows that diets consisting of highly alkaline foods—fresh vegetables, fruits and unprocessed plant-based sources of protein—result in a more alkaline urine pH level, which may help protect ... Read More »

Improving Your Yoga Practice Through Assessment

by John Wallman, DC, and Pamela Wallman “Have you tried…?”  How many times have you heard this dialog? “I’ve got a backache.” Someone else replies, “Have you tried leg lifts?” or “Do sit ups” or “Try this yoga pose” or any number of other options. And many people will try them all, one after the other, until the problem is ... Read More »

How Preventive Dentistry Can Save Money on General Health Care 

While modern dentistry and dental patients alike are largely concerned with pain management, they often fail to address the underlying causes of the pain that can lead to more severe conditions. For example, periodontal disease is the most common type of human infection but what is largely unknown to the public is that if it is left untreated, it can ... Read More »

What Is Feng Shui?

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese way to attract a beneficial flow of life-giving energy to your space. It was developed thousands of years ago and there are many schools of thought. The translation of feng shui is wind (feng) and water (shui), and this relates to the flow of energy (chi or qi) in a space and on the ... Read More »

Food Affects Your Mood

Many people already realize how much food affects how they feel. Often after eating too much sugar- or gluten-containing products, many feel tired, sluggish, achy, bloated and other less-than-desirable sensations. We think of it as just a temporary discomfort, but these mild to extremely uncomfortable feelings may create more chronic issues than we realize. At the same time, we must ... Read More »

Beyond Maria: Coming Together to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico

Luis Mendez and Waleska Sallaberry, the publishers of Natural Awakenings Puerto Rico (PR) edition for the past 15 years, have a simple request: “Please help us rebuild.” Mendez and Sallaberry are remarkable community leaders, having not only launched what is now PR’s number one health and wellness publication, but also having originated and managed the most important annual health and ... Read More »