Tomatoes: Good or Bad?

Are tomatoes good or bad for us? Tomatoes belong to a category of vegetables called as the “nightshade vegetables”. These vegetables are highly acidic, cause inflammation as well as pull out essential minerals from the body. In fact, repeated studies by Dr. Childers’s clearly show that people with arthritis do much better when get off…

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Cholesterol and heart health

Cholesterol is a fatty and waxy-dense matter found in the blood stream.  When produced in moderation by the body, it helps to maintain cellular health. It also supports the healthy production of Vitamin D. However, when cholesterol is excess in the blood stream, then it can lead to heart problems. To understand cholesterol, we must…

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Yoga poses to rescue you from a cold

The thundering monsoons make their way after the prickly hot summer, and the freezing winters give way to the freshness of spring. With changing seasons, we often battle sniffles and a sore throat. Almost all of us have experienced some cold and cough at some point in our lives. Be it a runny nose or…

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Chicken or eggs: What is the difference?

In ancient and traditional medicine systems of health, food is not looked at for its physical qualities only. Food is viewed in a holistic manner – how it affects the digestion, blood quality, body temperature, mineral balance, activity levels, organ health, emotions, mind and the whole person. Besides all these, it takes into account the…

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How much cholesterol per day is okay?

“A life without health is like a river without water.” Carl Jung To maintain our vitality, it is necessary to maintain balance in our diet. The human body is a well-oiled machine that requires fuel to run. Cholesterol is one such fuel that helps in building cells and is useful in generating fat-soluble vitamins, hormones and…

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Pros and cons of raw foods

A raw food diet – so many people get on this as it feels light and refreshing. However, if we be honest, there are many people who say “it doesn’t suit me”. Why would that be? Why wouldn’t everyone like light and refreshing nourishment? Let’s explore this in this article. One man’s medicine is another…

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