Category: Nutrition & Detox

10 Tips for Winter Health 2024

Winter can be a challenging season for our health so we should take action to strengthen our body and our immune system in particular.

The Sugar Season

The last quarter of the year is full of celebrations, beginning with Halloween through Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. That's why I call it The Sugar Season. We need to be wise about our sugar use over the coming months.

The Purification Process

Personally, I have been doing various detoxification and cleansing programs for over 40 years and it is a healing approach I offer to many of my patients with very positive results over many years. This article is an overview of my thoughts on this important topic.

10 Tips for Water Balance

When we think of good nutrition we mostly think about food, but water is nutrient number 1! Here are my tips for this element that is essential to our health, especially during hot summer days.

Spring Cleansing

Fasting and juice cleansing can be terrific sources of vitality and a great healing tool that removes congestion and toxins, and helps you feel more youthful. Try it with me this Spring!

10 Tips for a Healthy Spring

Attuning our lifestyle activities and choices to the changes of the seasons is one of my key healing concepts. This year my own Spring maxim is: Clean and Clear, Conscious and Creative!

Staying Healthy through the Holidays

There's an inherent conflict between the rather hectic pace of the end of year holidays and the natural slowing down that is part of late Autumn. It's also a time when we can easily over-indulge. Here are my tips for thriving through this sometimes challenging Holiday Season.

Summer Smoothies

As we begin to transition from Spring to Summer and the weather gets warmer, smoothies are a great source of light but powerful nutrition.

Evolutionary Healing Class – recording available

This is the second free introduction to my Evolutionary Healing Course - where I will teach about the more subtle and meta-physical aspects of health and healing. Recording now available.

The Glycemic Index and Sugar in our Diet

The use, overuse and abuse of sugar in the typical American lifestyle are increasingly known to be significant factors in creating poor health and chronic disease, especially among young people. The Glycemic Index is a useful tool in managing sugar in our diet.

Have Fun Sprouting!

Growing sprouts of all kinds indoors is a great way to add fresh chlorophyll plus protein, vitamins and minerals to your diet in addition to what you're already getting fromthe fresh, leafy green veggies in your garden or at your local farmers’ market.

Food Combining

Given the basic American eating habits, proper food combining may appear to be a fanatic indulgence contrary to the popular concept of a “balanced meal.” Don't be fooled. This is a valuable way to think about what you eat and when.

Acid Alkaline Balance

Each food when metabolized in the body breaks down into acid or alkaline elements. The body is normally slightly alkaline, the blood pH being 7.41. A diet that consists of 70-80% alkaline forming foods will keep eliminative and nervous systems strong. Use my simple guide to review your food choices from an acid-alkaline perspective.

On the Cover of Woman’s World

I have been featured in Woman's World several times over the years so I am happy to be contributing to the publication again. The issue dated August 26th featured me on the cover with a two page article inside about detox focussed on liver cleansing.

How to Regain Your Natural Energy

If you want to Regain Your Natural Energy then first address Stimulation Sedation Syndrome: it's a term I have coined to describe the way many people live in our modern society—using stimulating and sedating substances to manage their moods and energy—often resulting in chronic fatigue and exhaustion.

Winter Detox Online

It's still not too late to sign up for Winter Detox 2021. January is an excellent time to reset your body after the Holidays. Please join me for this 2 week healing journey.

Seasonal Eating

Aligning our eating patterns with the changing of the seasons is one of the main tenets of my health philosophy so I am pleased to be inlcuded in this recent article in Experience Life magazine.

What is an Elimination Diet?

Learn more about the difference between regular detox cleansing programs and an elimination diet which helps you identify potential food sensitivities and reactions - based on Elson's book "The False Fat Diet."

Nourishing our Children

The lifestyle choices we learn as children often stay with us our whole life and they can have long term positive of negative health consequences. It is so important to teach children the basics of good health so they have a sound foundation.

Weight Loss Diets & Healthy Eating

It seems that every month or so there's some new diet that promises better health and/or weight loss. While being overweight is a problem we still need to eating healthily as we address this issue. Here are my suggestions for how to find balance.

Eating Healthy at School and Work

These simple guidelines will help you maintain good nutrition during the day when you are at work or your kids are at school. When we are busy it is easy to grab whatever food is quick or available and most often these are not good health choices.

Nutrition that’s Good for Each of Us and Planet Earth?

I believe that good nutrition is a cornerstone of great health, and when talking about food, my focus is often very personal - how each of us can find and maintain our optimal diet, but there is also a bigger question - is there a way of eating that promotes health both for people and our precious planet Earth?

10 Tips on Wise Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol is a big part of the way our society relaxes and celebrates, but if consumed unwisely it can have negative health consequences from simple ones like disturbed sleep patterns to more serious conditions.

A Great Time for Summer Detox

By August, there’s typically a bounty of fruits and vegetables in gardens and at local markets. That bounty includes virtually all of Mother Nature’s best aids in detoxing our bodies and infusing our systems with nutrients to achieve optimal health and an optimal weight

Toxins – too close for comfort

I believe that one of the main causes of dis-ease is cellular dysfunction caused primarily by a deficiency of needed nutrients and toxicity. Personal care products are one of the most common yet overlooked sources of environmental toxicity.

The Politics of Sugar

Not only do we need to pay attention what food we buy and consume, but also what nutrition information we ingest and digest.

Making Progress with Sugar?

Some goods news about sugar - the nation’s largest drugstore chain, CVS, has announced that it is reducing space devoted to junk food and devoting more space to nutritious food and health products.

10 Tips on Weight Gain and Food Cravings

The problems of obesity and being overweight are a health crisis of epidemic proportions in our country. It is a complex problem, but these simple steps are a place to start with prevention and treatment.

Detoxification and the Detox Diet

In several of my books I have referred to detoxification as the missing link in western nutrition. I have come to this conclusion through my own personal detox experiences and working with thousands of patients in my clinic.

Winter Detox – Daily Menu Plan

A useful daily menu guide for detox during the colder Winter months

10 Tips for Healthy Detox

Detoxification has been a core healing principle and practice for me since I did my first cleanse in 1975. I believe it is the missing link in modern healthcare and nutritional medicine, and my book The Detox Diet tells you everything you need to know to get started.

10 Tips for a Better Diet

Dr. Elson Haas offers his 10 tips for a better diet. He applies integrative medicine which combines Natural, Eastern and Western approaches to improve health in a balanced, natural and effective way.

10 Tips on Staying Healthy with Water

How much water do we need? Learn from Dr Elson Haas how correct hydration is crucial to your health.

10 Tips For Good Digestion

Nutrition may be the key to health, but its not just what we eat, but what we assimilate that's key so a healthy digestion is central to our wellbeing and vitality. Follow these 10 tips from Dr. Elson Haas, author of Staying Healthy with Nutrition.

10 Tips for The False Fat Diet: How to Minimize Food Reactions

Dr. Elson Haas presents his top 10 tips for minimizing food reactions based on his book The False Fat Diet.

10 Tips to Enlightened Eating

Food is an essential part of everyday life and a key component of your natural health. Read these top 10 tips from Dr. Elson Haas on achieving an enlightened eating plan and see how you can make strides at your very next breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

10 Health Resolutions for the New Year

I have promoted a seasonal approach to health since I wrote my first book Staying Healthy with the Seasons in 1981. The New Year gives us a chance to review our health habits and plan to make a positive change. I hope these 10 tips will help you make improve your health in the coming year.

10 Tips on Wise Sugar Use

Understanding the use of sugar and its effects on health and weight is important for all of us who want to remain trim and vital

10 Tips for Eating Healthy at Work & School

Often we don't pay close attention to what we eat when we are away from home, whether at school or work and even when we travel. Planning and being prepared are the keys and these tips will help you do that.