INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Boosting and Protecting Cognitive Functions.
Ryan N. Harrison, M.A., offers advice about finding the proper nutrients, such as omega-3 fatty acids, to ensure optimum brain health.
Sleep Your Way to Youthful Vitality.
Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., writes that sleep loss can accelerate the aging process, and offers practical steps for getting optimum sleep.
Diabetes and Virgin Coconut Oil.
Bruce Fife, N.D., explains how coconut oil stabilizes blood glucose and increases metabolism, thus playing a role in reversing diabetes.
How to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Negative Emotions.
Judith Orloff, M.D., notes that we often encounter charged emotional situations, and offers tried and true ways to stay centered.
The Role of Vitamin D in Your Body.
Soram Khalsa, M.D., writes about the striking deficiency in vitamin D of over half the population and how simple it is to get enough D.
Prescriptions for the Soul.
Bernie Siegel, M.D., a longtime bestselling author, offers a few prescriptions that can alleviate the need for drugs.
Natural Bone Building Measures.
Chris D. Meletis, N.D., accounts for practices that reduce bone density and extols the virtue of certain natural foods and supplements.
Doing Less Creates More.
Marc Lesser has found a principle that is at the core of creativity: do less, envision more, then do more easily with less.
The Power of Raw Foods.
Susan Schenck, L.Ac., has a passion for raw foods and their phytonutrient energy that may inspire you to use them more often.
Healing Aspects of Aroma.
PJ Pierson and Mary Shipley point out that aromatherapy is one of the simpler, more natural ways to bring relief to the body and mind.
Can Environmental Factors Trigger Autism? by Jane Hersey
Listening to Broccoli, by Ellen Vande Visse
Clutter Busting, by Brooks Palmer
Energy Medicine: Surrogate Healing, by Shannon McRae, Ph.D.
The Power of Group Inspiration: Building a house in seven days
HEATH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
How Vegetables Prevent Cancer • Edible Estates • Gallbladder Congestion• Hormone-Free Yogurt • Genes Remember a Sugar Indulgence • Splenda’s Adverse Effects• Healther Eating Non-GM Challenge • Mercury Found in High Fructose Corn Syrup • A Gift of Healing • Vitamin D & Adult Stem Cells for Type 1 Diabetes • Babies with Colic • New Global Report on Need for Small-Scale Farming • Spain Withdraws Gardasil Vaccine for HPV • GE Crop Nuisances and Food Bans • Osteoarthritis and Exercise • GMO Corn & Soy May Compromise Fertility• Health in Switzerland • New U.S. Policies for Farming; Living Waste-Free • Growing U.S. Farms & Gardens • EFT: Try It on Everything • Functional and Integrative Medicine • Mom’s Cookbook • Earth Friendly Agriculture • Compassionate Communication