Mushrooms are often associated with mystery. They are indeed fascinating, being neither plant nor animal, yet having characteristics of both. In ancient times mushrooms were regarded as magical, as people could not figure out how they were produced. Could they also be magical when it comes to … [Read more...] about Medicinal Mushrooms for Immune Support
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Stressed? Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help You may have heard of herbal adaptogens, which is a class of substances that work with the body to help it adapt and to promote balance (homeostasis). Adaptogens are well regarded for helping people to handle and manage stress and fatigue. … [Read more...] about Stress Management: How Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help
When it comes to weight loss, we all know the drill. You finally decide to take it seriously and set a strict diet for yourself. Maybe initially, you even see some results, but over time most people fall off the wagon and end up right back where they started… and are left with the feelings of … [Read more...] about How to Lose Weight Naturally: Does Dieting Work?
Your energy level can be a major indicator of the state of your health and well-being. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the concept of chi, or energy, is synonymous with life itself; hence, it is also referred to as our life force—the body’s vital energy. While chi is invisible there is a … [Read more...] about Fight Fatigue and Increase Your Energy
Flash back a couple of years... (see Breaking Down and then Taking Back Control for more details of the health story that changed my life and was the impetus for me to team up with Gav on 35to65.com). My health is failing and falling fast... from insulin and digestive issues to torn and ruptured … [Read more...] about Fighting Stress with Adaptogens
On a business trip to LA recently, I was listening to Radiolab (a really rather engaging podcast) and heard an episode simply titled, Blood. I was particularly interested in hearing about blood-building herbs but one of the segments delved into research being done by Dr. Saul Villeda. In experiments … [Read more...] about Herbs For Building Blood