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Lifestyle and Autoimmune Disease — Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. AHS14 – YouTube (0)

November 3, 2014 • Category: Health

Lifestyle and Autoimmune Disease — Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. AHS14 – YouTube. Excellent overview video about “Paleo” diet and the whole lifestyle approach to health with special focus on the gut, which affects everything: hormones, sleep, immune system etc… Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

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Bisphenol A (BPA)»

24,000 chemicals in bottled water?! (0)

Well it seems to have taken about 15 years in my lifetime from reading  Nature journal at my friend’s place of residence, which at that time was the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OK… I think I even found it in a magazine rack beside the composting toilet and brought it outside to read the […]

Contemplative Psychology»

Why Being Near The Ocean Can Make You Calmer And More Creative (0)

Wallace J. Nichols, a marine biologist, believes that we all have a "blue mind" — as he puts it, "a mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peacefulness, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment" — that’s triggered when we’re in or near water. via Why Being Near The […]

Dharma»

Penelope Sands – I have not heard the Zen phrase “living in vow”… (0)

LIVING BY VOW by Dainin Katagiri Roshi In Buddhism a spiritual life requires the practice of taking a vow. Mahayana Buddhists take the vow of the bodhisattva, which has four parts: to taste Truth, to save all beings, to master the teachings of the Buddha, to accomplish the Buddha Way. In Zen we speak of […]

Environment»

Psychologist Mary Pipher on America’s Biggest Social Taboo | Psychology Today (0)

  This is a GREAT interview with Mary Pipher about what she describes as America’s biggest social taboo: Climate change. Here is just a taste: Well, one thing I’d say to America as a client on the couch is that the amount of psychic energy it spends in denial around this urgent and terrifying issue […]

Health»

Lifestyle and Autoimmune Disease — Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. AHS14 – YouTube (0)

Lifestyle and Autoimmune Disease — Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. AHS14 – YouTube. Excellent overview video about “Paleo” diet and the whole lifestyle approach to health with special focus on the gut, which affects everything: hormones, sleep, immune system etc… Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

Health/Toxics»

Which comes first: the leaky gut or the dysfunctional immune system? – The Paleo Mom (0)

“This collection of evidence has lead many researchers and medical professionals to postulate that a leaky gut is a prerequisite for autoimmune disease to develop…. but this research shows something altogether more intriguing: that once the immune system develops the ability to attack tissues of the body, the gut is the first victim.” For me […]

Homeopathy»

The Strange Case of Homeopathy | Psychology Today (2)

This was published in Psychology Today in 2004. Its a good brief overview of why so many people continue to seek homeopathic treatment despite the ongoing opposition to it by medical professionals, skeptics and opinionated onlookers. Just this month the Swiss Government published its extensive review of homeopathic medicine to decide whether to continue funding […]

meditation»

Meditation Misconceptions on Vimeo (0)

I am currently involved in a conversation about meditation or “mindfulness” and all the myriad of interpretations and meanings of these terms that have become so common in popular culture and the media these days. Not a day goes by, it seems where someone is talking about mindfulness and how it will make you healthy […]

Pesticides & Organics»

30 Year Study debunks myths on organic farms:: Rodale Institute (0)

  The results are in from a 30-year side-by-side trial of conventional and organic farming methods at Pennsylvanias Rodale Institute. Contrary to conventional wisdom, organic farming outperformed conventional farming in every measure. Full Article from Phoenix Star here: Study debunks myths on organic farms. REPORT: 30 Years of the Farming Systems Trial | Rodale Institute.   Research […]

Toxics»

Oranges (or any citrus) are not the safest fruit – they all exceed pesticide limits – Environment – The Independent (0)

I recently read about the chemicals that can legally be applied to orange and lemon skins since they are deemed “inedible”. This is insane as not only do we use them for cooking but every cold drink in a restaurant or bar comes with a wedge of lemon of unknown origin. I cannot find the […]