Most people start the new year with wonderful resolutions, only to get discouraged and let them go a couple months later. I do not believe that resolutions work for most individuals, simply because we are for the most part not strong enough to follow through. However, I do believe that by making some adjustments it is possible to live every day to the fullest and to enjoy life even if circumstances don’t look good.
In the recent years we have been hearing a lot about all sorts of flu pandemics (out of control influenza virus, bird flu, avian flu, swine flu,.…) that have gotten the world worried. But does that mean YOU have to be worried? ABSOLUTELY NOT! As long as you understand some basics about your body, health and nutrition and as long as you turn this knowledge into practice, you have no reason to worry about getting ill, not even during the flu season.
Most people think of inflammation as the painful component of arthritis. However, inflammation can be an underlying cause of various chronic diseases such as allergies, heart disease and cancer.
Chinese philosophy is all about balance. Foods are classified by taste, color, and their thermic nature. Consequently, meals are supposed to reflect a perfect balance of each of these groups. If one flavor, color and thermic nature is used too much or too little, the body can get out of balance. According to traditional Chinese philosophy, diseases are invited by neglecting basic nutritional and lifestyle principles.