Food as Medicine

10+ Foods, Herbs, and B12 to Boost Your Energy and Mood

By |May 31st, 2018|

Boost energy and mood
It’s 3:00 p.m.  Are you tired or having trouble focusing?  In this article are some new ideas about easy ways to use Natural Medicine to help you.  It’s using your intelligence and Food as Medicine.  Oh, and lest I forget while I have your attention right now:  Acupuncture helps energy and […]

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Holistic Gut & Brain Health for Longevity: Live Long & Prosper

By |February 7th, 2018|

Longevity and the Gut, and How Gut Health & the Gut-Brain Connection Affect Your Health
Longevity and the Gut is Article 1 in a 3-part series.

The buzz word is “Anti-Aging”.  It’s everywhere…on book titles, anti-aging product labels, marketing ads and YouTube.  I believe the best approach to living healthy and long is to use the […]

FEASTING OR FASTING:

By |January 3rd, 2018|

THE NEW SCIENCE OF FASTING AS NATURAL MEDICINE
FASTING…hmmmm. That sounds like deprivation, hunger and muscle wasting, not a powerful, natural and holistic medicine approach. But, of all the wonderful music, art, science, and other contributions to our world which have come from Italy, I never expected to be fascinated by the work of a […]

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Mission Impossible part 3: Energy Healing Medicine

By |December 7th, 2017|

What Is Energy Healing (Medicine)?
Energy healing is in the realm beyond what we can “see” these are forces which affect us on the physical level every bit as much as the medicines we use. Power for change is clearly available in immune-boosting foods such as medicinal mushrooms, detoxing probiotic foods, and pain relieving massage […]

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Mission Impossible: Stories of Healing

By |October 4th, 2017|

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE:  STORIES OF HEALING

Part 1 of 3:  Food as Medicine

 

Your body knows how to heal.  You evolved alongside plants, other creatures around and inside of you, and you require minerals from the earth to conduct complex biochemical processes.  Natural medicine is all around you.  What does your body need for best health?

 

This article series […]

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THE HIDDEN DANGER IN NATURAL DISASTERS

By |September 5th, 2017|

“Discovering more joy does not save us from the inevitability of hardship and heartbreak. In fact, we may cry more easily, but we will laugh more easily too. Perhaps we are just more alive. Yet as we discover more joy, we can face suffering in a way that ennobles rather than embitters. We have […]

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Demonizing Coconut Oil… Again!?

By |July 5th, 2017|

DEMONIZING COCONUT OIL…Again!?

 

It all started on June 16th with an article in USA Today proclaiming:

   “Coconut Oil isn’t healthy.   It’s never been healthy.”   

and

   “The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil.”

View the full USA Today article

         Recommendation regarding the AHA’s demonization of Coconut Oil:   […]

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CHOCOLATE AS MEDICINE

By |May 31st, 2017|

Chocolate as Medicine
This article is written for Lotus Blossom Clinic, we provide acupuncture, massage, Reike, and food healing consultations.

TRUE CONFESSIONS:    Six years ago I became a confirmed Chocoholic.  It happened when I began to grasp the medicinal scope of this heavenly substance.  And when my neck inflammation “melted” after 30 years of whip-lash injury […]

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Mighty Mushroom Series: Reishi “Queen of Mushrooms”

By |May 4th, 2017|

Mighty Mushroom Series From (Acupuncture in Fort Myers) Lotus Blossom Clinic
REISHI “QUEEN” OF THE MUSHROOMS
“Asian history has more medical documentation on Reishi than any other mushroom.  In 2005, it took away my grandfather’s chest pains for 5 years…beginning on the day he started using it.

    

For advanced-stage cancer, asthma, depression and a long list […]

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IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

By |April 5th, 2017|

IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

 

Over twenty-five percent (25%) of Americans have Hashimoto’s Disease, which triggers the immune system to attack the thyroid gland, sending the endocrine system into chaos. The inflammation (or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis) caused by this attack on the thyroid will typically cause hypothyroidism (an under-active thyroid) and slow the production of […]

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Medical Mushroom Series – Cordyceps

By |March 1st, 2017|

Medicinal Mushroom Series

CORDYCEPS THE CONQUERER

Medicinal Mushrooms are fairly closely related to us, evolutionarily-speaking.  We share about 30% of our DNA with mushrooms, and both species use enzymes to break down nutrients to sustain ourselves.  Most mushrooms break down plant matter externally, and in the process, create soil and access to nutrients which Nature uses […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain and Neurological Health

By |February 1st, 2017|

LION’S MANE FOR THE BRAIN & NERVES

 

MEET THE MUSHROOM MAN

We first encountered Paul Stamets on YouTube.   I could not rip myself away for a second.   His talk at a Bioneers’ Conference in 2015 was riveting and inspiring.   This man and his wife have literally spent years in the forests, mostly in Oregon and Washington […]

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