We Americans are leaders in the world… One of the many things we lead in is obesity! A CDC report released this year shows that in 2017-2018 the adult obesity rate is a whopping 42.4.%.  That is almost every other person. There is something very wrong with this. If the trendline … [Read more...] about 42.4% Obesity!
How do you pronounce... Tongkat Ali, Shilajit, He Shou Wu, Ashwagandha, Eleuthero, Dong Quai, Cistanche, or our other herbs? Watch this video to learn how to properly pronounce these herbs, plus find a complete list below. Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) Shilajit He Shou … [Read more...] about How to Pronounce Names of Herbs
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men. This fact alone proves that our heart health is central to life itself. Western medicine focuses on heart health mostly from a physical standpoint. Our heart is the center of our circulatory system—pumping blood … [Read more...] about Top Five Chinese Herbs for Heart Health
Before we dive into the details of using herbs for weight loss, there is something very important I want you to understand... If you’re looking for an herb that will 'auto-magically' help you shed 30 pounds overnight, I'm here to tell you, it's not going to happen. Herbs can and will provide … [Read more...] about Herbs for Weight Loss
In Chinese elemental theory, fear is the emotion associated with the Winter season. When observing the winter time, we see that things slow down and even freeze. The natural world is in a state of contraction and condensation. It is a time for conserving energy. While the world outside us is … [Read more...] about Use Your Gut Instinct: Navigating the Holiday Season
I admit. I was one of those types of people that cared only about lifting heavy and drinking protein shakes. The thought of doing anything else made no sense to me whatsoever. The thought of using herbs and herbal supplements to improve my fitness and physique never occurred to me. Over the years, … [Read more...] about Herbs and Fitness: 5 Herbs That Helped Me Improve My Physique
Yes, inflammation... The nastiest of nasties. It is vital for the healing process. However, we all try to avoid it when possible. It can increase our pain, and the time it takes to heal an injury. It can make workouts almost pointless if your body cannot deal with the inflammation caused by … [Read more...] about Recipe: Inflammation Fighter