James Talks: Surviving Cancer, Part 5

James Talks: Surviving Cancer, Part 5

Read the Introduction, Part 2, Part 3 & Part 4 of Surviving Cancer Getting Inspired When I left the Kushi Institute, I knew it was time for growth beyond the macrobiotic lifestyle and the supportive community there, but I didn’t have a clear direction. Ann Louise Gittleman inspired me, and what she Continue reading

Can’t Lose Weight? The Stress Factor

Can’t Lose Weight? The Stress Factor

The warm weather is here, and with it comes the latest styles of swimsuits, crop tops, and shorts. Are you ready to bare your midriff? Or, are you frustrated because no matter how much you exercise and try to eat right, that muffin top is still there? The answer to Continue reading

The Dangers of Glyphosate

The Dangers of Glyphosate

It’s in your food and water, your bandages, even feminine hygiene products. RoundUp herbicide, known by its main ingredient, glyphosate, has been shown in studies as a cause of many serious health woes, from birth defects to Alzheimer’s disease. And even though it’s been banned in many countries, its use Continue reading

James Talks: Surviving Cancer, Part 3

James Talks: Surviving Cancer, Part 3

Read the Introduction here. Read Part 2 here. Healing In Community I felt alive again, better than I had in my whole life. Macrobiotics really turned things around for me and set me on the path of natural healing. But I was lonely, and I wanted to be around others living Continue reading

More Than A Gut Feeling: The Gut-Brain Connection

More Than A Gut Feeling: The Gut-Brain Connection

Ever had butterflies in your stomach, or been so nervous you’re nauseous? You can thank the connection between your gut and your brain for what you’re feeling. We’ve known for decades the brain can send signals to cause these sensations, but researchers are finding out the nervous system in the Continue reading

James Talks: Surviving Cancer, Part 2

James Talks: Surviving Cancer, Part 2

Read Part 1 here Leaving Mainstream Medicine I felt like a guinea pig. All I could do each day during 8 to 10 hours of experimental chemo was lay in my hospital bed. I was feverish, weak, tired and nauseous all the time. It was like the worst case of Continue reading

Is It Allergies or Histamine Intolerance?

Is It Allergies or Histamine Intolerance?

From nose running and eyes watering, to heart racing and head pounding, allergies wreak havoc and leave you tired, looking for remedies to end the misery. This time of year, the trees and flowers are blooming, and pollens and molds are in the air. But, it’s not seasonal for everyone, Continue reading