By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
We have to take especial care of ourselves during the cold months because the body needs a little extra help then to tick over properly. It’s no coincidence that more people die during this season of death, in Nature, before the rebirth of the Spring.
As we get older, the body needs more help in staying well, and this is mainly achieved by strengthening the immune system with the alchemical magic of miracle superfoods. So here are my three main superfoods that I rely on to keep me in good fettle. Continue reading
By Geary Andrew
Maitake mushrooms have been used as both food and medicine in Asian cultures for many centuries, and are described as having a rich, earthy taste. The name maitake means “dancing mushroom” in Japanese. They are most common in the Northeastern areas of the United States and Canada. They also exist in hardwood forests in parts of Japan, China, and Europe. In North America, fresh and dried maitake mushrooms are available at some grocery stores and markets, and the extract maitake D-fraction is sold as a dietary supplement. Continue reading
By Ishtar Babilu Dingir
The Indian guru Sathya Sai Baba used to say “Life is a Game. Play it.” We really do seem to be on the most amazing helter-skelter fairground ride at the moment where only those who insist on thinking for themselves about the best way to say healthy and nourished, will survive it.
I’m not sure when the purveyors of life-enhancing substances became the purveyors of death-dealing substances, but I recently read a very well respected medical researcher referring to the pharmaceutical industry as ‘organised crime’. Peter C. Gøtzsche, MD is a Danish medical researcher, and leader of the Nordic Cochrane Center at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark said: Continue reading