Treasure from the Sea
For thousands of years Sea Vegetables have satisfied nutritional needs, as part of a healthy diet, all over the world. They are the best source of a wide variety of difficult to obtain essential nutrients. They contain high levels of important nutritional components that are rare in land plants, and have a unique ability for the whole plant to draw nutrients directly from the sea, not just through their base and what they are attached to.
Understanding Stress: Finding Balance
The moment you get stressed, you experience a physical stress reaction; you know, a faster heartbeat or tense muscles. Your body usually reacts to stress in the same way each time it strikes, so noticing how you tend to react, how often you experience these symptoms, and if they become more serious is the first step toward regaining calm. From there, heed these simple steps for keeping your cool.
Chef Ann Gentry: Real Food
Ann Gentry is arguably the most influential vegan chef in the world. Gentry's cooking helped put vegan food on the map as a cuisine, not just a collection of greens, beans and whole grains. Dietary fads come and go, but Gentry's approach to food is really an approach to life -- a life of balance, simplicity and radiant health.
Healing Foods: Cucumbers
Rich in silica, cucumbers contribute to the strength of our connective tissue, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bone.
Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners
It can be difficult to find the time, energy and motivation to put together a healthy family dinner every night of the week. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions.