Did you know your body contains roughly equal amounts of body cells and microbes? Your diet influences that crucial balance.

Creating Optimal Health- You Can Do It! The health of trillions of microorganisms living in our gut is more deeply connected to our health than most of us have imagined. Now, a new study shows that long-term dietary practices impact the richness and diversity of this community of microbes (termed microbiota), and it’s a good […]

TRIBUTE TO RACHEL LOUISE CARSON, PIONEERING ENVIRONMENTALIST

As a Five Element Acupuncturist, I honor Nature and see each of us as a part of the natural world. We cannot have health without a healthy planet.   So I have a special place in my heart for a great healer of and advocate for Nature, Rachel Louise Carson. ‘Silent Spring’ was a wake up […]

AVOID PESTICIDES AND SAVE MONEY!

TakePart is a great website that informs you and then gives you a way to make a difference by signing related online petitions. This article from TakePart.com will help you make the most of your dollar when buying organic food. Here’s the Cheap Way to Avoid Chemicals in Your Food Can’t buy organic all of […]

41 MILLION I.Q. POINTS LOST TO NEUROTOXINS

DO YOU EVER WONDER AT THE INCREASE IN AUTISM, DEMENTIA, ADHD AND OTHER NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS? Atlantic Monthly published a thought provoking article which confirms concerns over exposure to toxins and chemicals. THE TOXINS THAT THREATEN.

Eating As You Detox! An unbelievably delicious recipe for you.

Detox Diet! Along with thousands of others, I made a few (probably too many) New Year’s resolutions. I do have to give myself a pat on the back for getting one underway: a 10 day detox.     In case you think that detoxifying means starving or just drinking rutabaga juice, here is one of […]

HOW TO AVOID PESTICIDES IN YOUR FOOD

Choose your food wisely. Know which have the highest levels of toxins and those which are safer to eat. You can download a helpful app at the Environmental Working Group site: EWG.org/foodnews.   Click here to find out how and why to correct the damage caused by pesticides and other toxins: HueyHealth.com/detoxification. Have a healthy […]

AS PROMISED: FOODS THAT DETOXIFY!

GREETINGS! If you attended my webinar on detoxification, good to see you again! The webinar gives you the “WHY, HOW AND WHAT” of  detoxification for optimal health. If you missed the webinar, I will be posting it soon. Enjoy shopping for and preparing these beautiful gifts from Mother Earth! I will include some delicious recipes […]

Good News for those with Gluten Intolerance or Celiac Disease

Trader Joe’s now offers wheat-free, gluten-free tortillas! I think everyone loves shopping at Trader Joe’s.  I know I do, for the music and flowers and oh yes- the food. Trader Joe’s brand tortillas have a rice base with a few other safe ingredients like tapioca.  Unlike rice products of the past, I found these to […]

Do Artificial Sweeteners Help or Hurt?

Great article in the Huffington Post: “Sugar or Sweetener:  Your Body Knows What’s Right”. Good advice and tips; my only disagreement is with her criticism of agave.  I think for those who don’t suffer from blood sugar issues agave is a fine sweetener when used sparingly! To Your Health, Diane

CANCER AND OUR ENVIRONMENT

I am stealing a page from one of my fav magazines, “The Week”  (yes, I do still read the printed page!). So I am categorizing this post: “Boring but Important”. The President’s Cancer Panel (started under George W.Bush and now reporting to President Obama) recently released a report warning of a strong link between environmental […]

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