Containing Coronavirus: Practical Advice from An Expert

Life is all about managing risks to protect ourselves and our loved ones– likelihood of risks? gravity of risks? consequences of taking or not taking actions?

I’m not one to be fearful–In fact, I think building your immune system by adopting a healthy whole foods plant-based diet tops the list of Best Practices for Protecting You and Your Loved Ones.

But I still think it’s important to listen to scientists like Dr. James Robb, coronovirus expert and consulting pathologist to the National Cancer Institute and the Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research.

Here are his practical tips and shopping list: Continue reading

Epsom Salts: Poop Away

holistic health tip constipationGot problems with constipation?

Try soaking in a bath with Epsom salts. They fill your pores with magnesium, a mineral that triggers peristalsis. Say what? Continue reading

Beans and Greens for a Healthy New Year

healthy foodsBack in the darker days of American history, African Americans brought in the new year with Hoppin’ John, a dish made from beans and greens. What a great idea, say the authors of “Becoming Vegan,” an award-winning guide to plant-based diets.  Continue reading

Hot Flush, Cold Press

Sometimes we women just have to put up with the crap—whether it’s our teens raging, perfectly normal,  or our bodies going through normal transitions, enveloped by boisterous waves of heat and sweat.

So what’s a lady to do? Continue reading