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

Ladies, want to Arouse your Dormant Libido? Pass the Flax!

holistic health tip libido flaxWell, maybe. Since writing about the anti-cancer benefits of flaxseed on Eat and Beat Cancer,™ I’ve decided to indulge–been taking 2 Tablespoons ground flax/day  for 5 days now.  Holy moly! Continue reading

Cheap Holistic Thrills

holistic massage tool

photo courtesy of http://www.jitterycook.com

Check out these bongers. (No, I didn’t say “bongs.”) They’re simple tools for giving yourself a massage–especially in places you can’t easily reach. 

Bong away those knots in your traps. Bong the bottoms of your feet to stimulate circulation. Bong along the front and back meridians of your body–or even of your dog

And no batteries needed. They’re powered solely by your own hands. 

Who wants to give it a try and see if you can break up cellulite?  If you’ll show me yours, I’ll show you mine.