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Nature and Its Health

Pollution has already affected half of Britain’s trees. Visible symptoms like sparse foliage, broken tops, bare branches, or trees to which autumn seems to come early are the outward signs of complex...

Our Bodies, Our Health

It is a great blessing if your body can transport you through life without too many recurring breakdowns. Being unaware of the body’s warning signs is part of a more general loss of many primal and...

Health, the Greatest Teacher

My teacher, Dr. Christopher, was in and out of a wheelchair for most of his early life. His illnesses included serious spleen and liver disease and a crumbling spine resulting from chronic arthritis...

Why Try Herbalism?

Medical science took a big leap forward in the United States and Europe after World War II with the introduction of a whole collection of drugs, including beta-blockers, anesthetics, antidepressants...

The Roots of Herbalism

Archaeological evidence tells us that during their time as huntergatherers, humans collected and consumed approximately one hundred to two hundred different plant species in any one year. The diverse...

The New Abs Diet Exercise Plan

IN THE PREVIOUS Abs Diet books, I recommend that people new to the system get the food part of the program figured out before jumping into the workout. Concentrate on acclimating your body to eating...

The New Abs Diet Dinners and Desserts

THE BEAUTY OF THE NEW ABS Diet is its simplicity. Unlike most diet plans that declare “don’t eat this, don’t eat that,” the Abs Diet tells you exactly what to eat in order to lose weight...

The New Abs Diet Guide to Healthy Grilling

THE IDEA OF GRILLING always sounds great: the open air, the sizzle of flame on flesh, the aroma of smoky meat setting everyone’s stomach rumbling. The reality, however, is often less than the...

WHAT IS FOOD?

Food is composed of a multitude of complex molecules. Some provide energy, some provide structural components, some interact with various receptors and transmit signals to our bodies, and some are...

OUR NUTRITIONAL FRAMEWORK

“I’m 46 years old and have lost the same fifty pounds over and over again, only to gain it back—and more. At the beginning of the year, my cholesterol was so high I was sure I’d need to go on...