Holistic Recipes to Keep the Holidays Joyful

December 7, 2015 | Leave a response

Serving an all natural main dish with great presentation suitable for a crowd can keep family and friends healthy and happy during the holiday season. These are a few ideas that are easy to prepare and an excellent choice for holistic eating. Traditional Seafood Cioppino This classic Italian fish stew originated at Fisherman’s Wharf in […]

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Nature and Health: Take a Walk in the Forest and Call Me in the Morning

July 23, 2015 | Leave a response

Look deep into nature and then you’ll understand everything better - Albert Einstein Why do we feel calmer and happier when we are outdoors in nature? One theory suggests that we are intuitively connected to nature since it’s in our DNA.   The indigenous people of our planet believe that humans are but one aspect of nature and therefore not just passive observers of it. Our role is to participate as part of the ecosystem. There has been a lot of research coming out of Japan regarding the health benefits of walking through nature. In 1982 the Forest Agency of Japan promoted the practice of ‘Shinrin-yoku’ or ‘forest bathing’ to encourage a healthy lifestyle. Since 67% of the land in Japan is ...

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