One Step at a Time

Last week I graciously found myself in San Antonio, Tx, attending the initial Mind-Body Medicine Class offered by cmbm.org.  We (I and the other 100 or so strangers) spent 5 days experimenting with new ways of practicing meditation and creating awareness, and then sharing those experiences with each other — a powerful exercise in itself, … More One Step at a Time

Big Sugar Documentary

Sugar, was the oil of the 18th century…this documentary about Big Sugar not only reviews sugar’s early days with ties to slavery, but continues on to modern times with it’s detrimental effects on the everglades and political ties. This is both part 1 and part 2. Written & Directed by: Brian McKenna. Produced by: Galafilm … More Big Sugar Documentary

142 Reasons Sugar Ruins Your Health

By Nancy Appleton PhD & G.N. Jacobs Originally posted on nancyappleton.com   Sugar can suppress your immune system. Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in the body. Sugar can cause juvenile delinquency in children. Sugar eaten during pregnancy and lactation can influence muscle force production in offspring, which can affect an individual’s ability to exercise. Sugar … More 142 Reasons Sugar Ruins Your Health

Sweet Shepherd’s Pie

Technically this recipe shouldn’t be called a shepherd’s pie because it is made with beef instead of lamb. But same idea! The point is that because this recipe calls for sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes, and because we incorporate highly nutritious kale, this version has more bang for its buck. There’s something about the … More Sweet Shepherd’s Pie

Cleanse with Greens

Chlorophyll, a component of dark green vegetables and grasses, is a natural detoxifier.  This is because it has been found to help renew damaged tissue, build blood, counteract the effects of radiation, assist with wound healing, fend off bacteria, assist with digestive disorders, increase healthy gut bacteria, remove drug residues from the body, improve liver … More Cleanse with Greens

It’s Not Just About the Food

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend Healing Journey’s cancer convention and see some incredible speakers share their wisdom and knowledge about cancer and healing.  Guest speakers included Marianne Williamson; Jonathan Ellerby, PhD; Kelly Turner, PhD; and Lise Alschuler, ND.  While the focus was on cancer, most of the info shared could be applied … More It’s Not Just About the Food