The gluten-free diet trend has been picking up a lot of speed recently. But it is, at best, a shady topic. What exactly is gluten? Why is it bad? And is it really possible to have a gluten-free diet? For many, “gluten” is an elusive component of starchy foods that can wreak havoc on your health. What it [...]
You know what that is right? The “If you don’t change your life right this second it will be too late!” message? Mine was loud and clear. And scary. If I don’t take the plunge right now and completely embrace all I have learned through the work I have done with Organic Lifestyle Magazine, there is a good chance I will go blind. How’s that for incentive?
If you’re like most people, you use tap water for cooking, cleaning, bathing, and drinking. Also like a lot of people, you may not have given a thought to what could be in that water—things like chemicals, microorganisms, and bacteria. If you’re concerned about your health, you should consider purchasing and installing a home water filtration system to ensure that the water you and your family members use is safe and clean.
The European E-Coli outbreak is headlining the news due to a massive outbreak of antibiotic resistant E. coli. As usual, the news about this outbreak is misleading. First the reports stated Spanish cucumbers were the probable source. Now the reports have exonerated the cucumbers; organic sprouts are the new “possible source.”
The healing power underlying a person’s thoughts and expectations has flown largely under the radar and focus in the realm of Western Medicine. So I was intrigued (yet, not surprised) when I stumbled upon an abstract of a study the other day, entitled, The Effect of Treatment Expectation on Drug Efficacy: Imaging the Analgesic Benefit of the Opioid Remifentanil. Researchers discovered, what many people, especially those who are acutely tapped in to the energetics of being are already aware of, that the most inﬂuential determining factor to the effectiveness of any drug treatment is (cue intense music) a patient’s own mind.