When I was a teenager struggling with mood swings and acne, I was told that diet had nothing to do with balancing my hormones. Well, wasn't that a far cry from the truth. In this post, Natcha - a holistic nutritionist and health researcher - shares how she healed severe PMS with food and other smart, simple steps. ~Emily If you're like me, you once thought a 'healthy diet' meant following the food pyramid (which also made … [Read more...] about Severe PMS? 6 Natural Remedies That Really Work
I've worked with many parents to help address their kids' allergies naturally, but despite all of the natural options available, many folks feel stuck suffering with allergies. The trick with lasting relief is taking a true holistic approach - addressing not only the symptoms and triggers, but also getting to the root cause. Natcha explains how in this post. ~Emily I was told I was dealt a bad genetic hand for allergies, so … [Read more...] about Natural Allergy Treatment That Really Works
In our previous article about the the red meat cancer scare, Natcha Maithai, nutritionist and cancer researcher, discussed the recent World Health Organization report - The Carcinogenicity of Red and Processed Meats - which took the internet by storm as it was misinterpreted as claiming that red meat causes cancer. Actually, there is much more to the story, because the carcinogenicity of red meat depends on what other foods … [Read more...] about Cancer Prevention for Carnivores
I'm a huge advocate of knowing the source of your meat, so when the recent WHO study came out regarding the red meat cancer connection, I assumed that it only applied to unhealthy CAFO meats. Many of my patients and friends, however, took the media coverage to mean that the red meat was indeed a real threat. In this post, Natcha Maithai - a cancer researcher and nutritionist - breaks down what this study REALLY says (not … [Read more...] about The Red Meat Cancer Scare: Should You Worry?
[We've talked a lot before about the health benefits of probiotics - but most folks don't realize that there's much more to healthy gut flora than consuming beneficial bacteria in supplements and food. In this enlightening post, Dr. Natcha Maithai explains what you must do for a healthy gut - beyond probiotics. How many of these things are YOU doing? ~Holistic Squid] Did you know that we are more bacteria than humans? For … [Read more...] about Healthy Gut Flora: 5 Things More Important Than Probiotics