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.
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.
Being attentive to the cycles of our planet’s seasons and how they affect our life and health is really one of the simple yet key concepts in my integrative medicine philosophy and practice. Maintaining balance during the Summer to Autumn transition can be challenging.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 provides your body with fuel to promote growth, maintenance and all vital functions - it is a cornerstone of health. It is also an area of life where we can have significant control and therefore great positive effect on our wellbeing.
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.
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.
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!
Nature affects not only the outside climate but our internal health and mental well-being. When it was first published in 1981, "Staying Healthy With the Seasons" revolutionized the fields of preventive and integrated medicine, and introduced a seasonal approach to nutrition, disease prevention and mind-and-body fitness. The book works to combine Western and Eastern medicines with seasonal nutrition, herbology and exercise practices, providing the keys to staying healthy from spring through winter. [button button="Show me more" url="/products/" ]
Presents an improved look at health and nutritional medicine. After decades of practical experience and scientific research, Haas and Levin have compiled all of their findings into this encyclopedic volume. Expanded chapters on special supplements, life stage programs and more. The book is broken up into four key parts, "the building blocks" of nutrition, foods and diets around the world, building a healthy diet and strategies to enhance all stages of life. [button button="Show me more" url="/products/" target="_blank"]