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The Power of Forgiveness

The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiveness establishes healthy boundaries of respect in our relationships, if mutual respect is not present because the other person has…
The Power of Forgiveness

Happy Dog

My crazy canine loving friend caters to her dog and claims that she has the perfect advice for every canine owner.
Happy Dog

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Hydrotherapy

Dec 25, 2022
Using water treatments for a fever & congestion (See below for medical disclaimer):

Plantwise Trailer

Sep 09, 2022
What is the best and healthiest diet for the common lifestyle diseases afflicting Americans?

Water

Jul 09, 2022
Water is an all-purpose cleanser both inside and out of the body.

Overcome Depression!

Jun 01, 2022
Are you currently depressed? Were you depressed in the past? Are your friends or relatives depressed? Some…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

May 12, 2022
A baffling, frustrating problem for doctors and patients alike, IBS affects as many as 20 percent of…

Top Sources of Vegan Protein

Apr 01, 2022
…Protein is an essential nutrient... But too much protein is associated with several diseases.

Health Benefits of Brown Rice

Mar 07, 2022
Rice is considered a staple in the diet of many, and a lot of people prefer white rice to brown rice, perhaps…

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Parashat Bo

Parasha for the Week: Bo: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Haftarah for the Week: Jeremiah 46:13 -…

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The Best Form of Health Care

Benjamin Franklin said it best: "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
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Charcoal Therapy

Many old-fashioned remedies are going out of fashion, not because they are ineffective, but because an art is required for their…
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Olive Oil

Followers of the popular Mediterranean diet have known for years that eating fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds and plenty of extra…
Olive Oil

Sunlight

Sunlight has had some bad publicity recently. The impression has been given that even small amounts of sun are harmful. While it is true…
Sunlight

Why Ginger is Wonderful

Ginger is a popular culinary flavor in everything from Indian and Asian cuisines to soda flavoring, but did you know that this knobby…
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Globe Artichoke

Globe artichoke is Native to the Mediterranean region, and was prized as a delicacy and digestive aid by the ancient Greeks and Romans and…
Globe Artichoke

Traveling Kosher Style

Observing the laws of Kashrut has been a very gratifying experience.
Traveling Kosher Style

Tea Skin Care

Green tea, has a long and rich history.
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Air

The Facts The human body must have oxygen; each of its 100 trillion cells must receive steady, fresh supplies to survive. Every day, you…

Preventing Cognitive Decline

Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, to get fit, but working out…

The Healing Powers of Honey

Raw honey—which has not been pasteurized or filtered, and ideally taken directly from the hive—is a treasure chest of nutritional value and…

Wake Up and Glow

I spoke to Susie Galvez, a beauty expert who has developed energizing treatments for dozens of spas. She offered these all-natural tips…

Which is Better?

There has been some debate among parents regarding whether breastfeeding or using a formula is best.

Massage Therapy

Ancient Western and Eastern civilizations dating back as far as 3000 years discovered that massage and touch therapy have many health…

Pomegranates

The pomegranate is an interesting fruit known for its many seeds and vivid blood red color.

Fight the Virus

'Fight the Virus' by Alvin Oon is a remake of Simon & Garfunkel's classic song 'Sound of Silence'. This song shares information about the…

The Best Corona Virus Prevention

This video contains everything you need to know about Coronavirus, with practical ways to avoid getting it (much more than just washing…

Transforming Your Life

Whether you exercise to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal, or dare we say it just for fun, exercise changes you.

Creating Solid Perfume

Did you know that tons of perfumes contain nasty animal ingredients, such as whale barf (ambergris) and animal gland juice (civet and…

Nature Inspired Hair Care

According to the EPA, there are over 10,000 products in your conventional hair products, and only 11 percent of these products have been…

The Chia Seed

The Chia Seed has the highest and safest combination of Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber and phytonutrients of any source on the…

Mental Health Awareness

One of the stigmas society perpetuates is the supposed “shame” of struggling with mental health.

Sleep, Schedules and Sanity

We live in a busy world. In fact, business has become such a part of our lives that we oftentimes view business as productivity.

Why Nuts

Why nuts? The real question should be: why NOT nuts? If you want to live longer, then join those who eat nuts—lots of nuts!

Less Time Sitting

Many people believe they must engage in strenuous physical activity to achieve optimal fitness and prevent illness.

Ginseng

Ginseng has been treasured for centuries in Asia for its health benefits, and it should be.

Keep Moving

Muscles: The body calls on glucose, sugar the body has stored away from the foods we eat in the form of glycogen, for the energy required…

Fruit Tart

Here's a very healthy breakfast or sweet treat any time of day.

Nutrition

The American Dietetic Association has finally conceded—a vegetarian diet can supply all the necessary dietary ingredients to maintain…

Why You Should Love Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a common part of life for many people. We put them in sandwiches, salads, salsa, ketchup. Although it is technically a fruit…

Strong Bones

Osteoporosis is a condition known for weak bones in older woman, and while you may think you don’t have to worry about osteoporosis when…

Lowering Stress the Healthy Way

Stress is fairly common in this day and age, but it doesn’t have to be a constant in our lives. In our modern day world, with so much…

Grandma's Natural Remedies

Baking Soda Makes for Whiter Teeth: Teeth begin to lack a little luster after a while. Everyone's Grandma seems to have interesting and…

Exercise

Exercising can be hard to commit to because other things may seem like so much more fun. But this doesn’t have to be the case. You can find…

A General Letter on Arthritis

A simple nutritional suggestion helps many people with arthritis. It is to leave out all the nightshade foods in the diet.

Tips for Eating Out

Eating out can quickly throw a monkey wrench in your health plan. But don’t despair. With a little planning ahead, you can be a defensive…

Drink Milk Udder Propaganda

It takes 21.2 lbs of milk to make 1 lb of butter.It takes 10 lbs of milk to make 1 lb of hard cheese.It takes 12 lbs of milk to make 1 lb…

Death by Diet

"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."- Maimonides

Not So Good for the Soul

Long before I became the Notmilkman, a favorite restaurant was Sylvia's on Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem. Fast forward to 2016. I still…

Asparagus

Asparagus is an interesting vegetable. I am not sure how I would describe the flavor or what I would compare it to, it is just one of these…

Healthy Meal Ideas

Making healthy eating choices is not easy. Often, we eat the wrong food, in the wrong quantity, at the wrong time. One of the main issues…

Healthy vs Unhealthy Dips

"I think it's very expensive to not eat healthy. Eating healthy is the only affordable option we have left."- Marcus Samuelsson

Not So Sweet

You have probably heard these sayings: “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” “A man cannot…

Is Fat Free Making You Fat?

When the fat-free craze began back in the ’80s, I believe it was my sister the marathoner (though she hadn’t started running yet) who…

Go Nuts for Your Health

As a kid, nuts were a luxury in our home, and we only had them on special occasions such as birthdays and Christmas because nuts were…

Nephritis

Nephritis or glomerulonephritis is an inflammation of the kidneys and may be discovered by finding protein in the urine, swelling of the…

Water Water

Our bodies are more than 50% water. It is not surprising that water holds a priority place in our bodily needs. In health and sickness,…

Reducing Chronic Disease

Thirty-five years ago, I had the privilege of attending Loma Linda University School of Health to complete my doctoral studies in…

Heal Thy Heartburn

Can You Feel the Burn? Do You Want it to Stop? Acid reflux is an unpleasant condition that affects many people. It is caused by an easily…

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure• Eliminate saturated fats, shortening, margarine & refined vegetable oils. • Eliminate all foods containing…

The ABC's of Vegetarian Nutrition

For those of us thinking of moving to a plant-based diet, many questions about nutrition and health can come up. Is it really possible to…

Help for Acne

During the period of most active growth, the oil glands of the skin go through an extended period of development, along with other glands…

Exercise - It Goes to Your Head

Achieving "fitness" is different than just being active. Activity means moving about, burning so many calories when doing a certain task.…

A Healthy Start, A Better Future

Parents are hard-wired to protect their kids from physical harm. But are you protecting yours from disease? Feed your kids healthy foods…

Eczema

Eczema• Consume a whole-foods diet, rich in fibre, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and their juices. • Include essential fatty acids daily.…

The Kidneys Part 2

OTHER FACTORSBecause people lose fluid through sweating in hot weather, kidney stones are more common during summer. In winter, sitting in…

The Kidneys Part 1

The kidney is a masterpiece of beauty and function. Often I have held a human kidney in my hands, admiring its rich color, the intricacies…

Preventing Bone Loss

"Given the serious public health burden of fractures associated with osteoporosis, it is important to learn as much as possible about ways…

The Milk Myth

Do all children need cow's milk to grow strong bones and teeth? Is cow's milk good for everyone? Problems from milk drinking involve iron…

Foods that Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight,…

Cleansing

CLEANSING: Cleansing is the first step to health and wellness. Cleansing re-balances the body and prepares it for proper food absorption.…

Concentrated Calories

A study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds that American waistlines are still involved in a rapidly expanding movement, not…

Courting the Obesity Epidemic

In 2014, the average American soda drinker will consume 44.5 gallons of carbonated beverages. Twenty percent of those sodas will be…

Cholesterol Reduction

Refined Foods Heart and blood vessel disease, such as angina and hypertension, and metabolic disorders such as diabetes and hypoglycemia,…

Diet Diabetes and Health

The body is fueled primarily by glucose-a simple sugar. In people with diabetes glucose cannot enter the cells as needed. In type 1…

Anemia

Anemia is of three different types. The first is a nutritional deficiency, usually either of iron or protein. Sometimes other nutrients…

Angina

Question:I am 57 and have had three heart attacks in the past five years. Now I have angina when I walk up the two short flights of stairs…

Breakfast

About 31 million Americans skip breakfast every day. Many more have only a small, quick meal. You've probably heard that breakfast is…

How to Read a Nutrition Label

A study published in Agricultural Economics reported that women who read nutrition labels weigh an average of eight pounds less than those…

Is Your Diet in Ship Shape?

Prison researchers found that inmates on death row regularly ordered very unhealthy last meals before their execution. Many of these final…

Arthritis

Arthritis · Emphasize raw fruits and vegetables for a diet low in protein and calories and rich in the nutrients needed for re-building.

Who Gets Bone Disease?

"Dietary protein increases production of acid in the bloodwhich can be neutralized by calcium mobilized from theskeleton."- American…

Cravings

Cravings represent abnormal drives that have a compelling nature without regard for the benefit of the person. Cravings can cause one to…

Alcohol

Alcohol injures every cell it touches. It interferes with the enzyme system of cells, and is classed as a poison by physicians and…

Berries as Disease Fighters

If you have (or are at risk for developing) diabetes, hypertension, cancer, or dementia, frequent consumption of berries will improve your…

Fiber, Your Fabulous Friend

Dieting? How would you like to daily enjoy a variety of fresh fruits, plenty of colorful and tasty vegetables, wholesome whole grains, a…

Trust

By now, you may have come to realize that you need help to improve your health...Perhaps you have been trying to improve your lifestyle,…

Rest

Today, as never before, "the pressure is on:" Pressure to beat out the other guy for the top spot. Pressure to get the highest grade in…

Fresh Air

Smog's Contribution to Illness You feel like someone's choking you! Your chest feels tight—you may cough or wheeze—and you just can't seem…

Temperence

Balance has lost its true meaning: Modern society has become a society of excesses! We try to take something bad and make it good. For…

Water 2

"Anything but water, please!" We really don't say it, but when we go to the drive-up window or sit down to order a meal, that is exactly…

Exercise 1

We are a sedentary nation of couch potatoes addicted to computer games, TV, and spectator sports. We need exercise! Children who once were…

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin along with A, E, and K. The disease characterized by a deficiency of Vitamin D is rickets. All vitamins…

Ease Restless Leg Syndrome

If you experience an unpleasant creepy–crawly, tugging, or pulling sensation in your legs, and an irresistible urge to move them—especially…

Gluten Intolerance

Abdominal pain, bone pain, constipation, fatigue vomiting, bad moods, weight loss, and cramps are all signs of an often misdiagnosed…

Balanced Living

The word "Reasonable" can mean sensible, moderate, or balanced. God expects us to use our knowledge to act wisely and not to be moved by…

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Transforming Your Life

Whether you exercise to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal, or dare we say it just for fun, exercise changes you.

Massage Therapy

Ancient Western and Eastern civilizations dating back as far as 3000 years discovered that massage and touch therapy have many health…

Pomegranates

The pomegranate is an interesting fruit known for its many seeds and vivid blood red color.

The Healing Powers of Honey

Raw honey—which has not been pasteurized or filtered, and ideally taken directly from the hive—is a treasure chest of nutritional value and…

Less Time Sitting

Many people believe they must engage in strenuous physical activity to achieve optimal fitness and prevent illness.

Sleep, Schedules and Sanity

We live in a busy world. In fact, business has become such a part of our lives that we oftentimes view business as productivity.

Keep Moving

Muscles: The body calls on glucose, sugar the body has stored away from the foods we eat in the form of glycogen, for the energy required…

Nature Inspired Hair Care

According to the EPA, there are over 10,000 products in your conventional hair products, and only 11 percent of these products have been…

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The Chia Seed

The Chia Seed has the highest and safest combination of Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber and phytonutrients of any source on the…

Ginseng

Ginseng has been treasured for centuries in Asia for its health benefits, and it should be.

Mental Health Awareness

One of the stigmas society perpetuates is the supposed “shame” of struggling with mental health.

Fight the Virus

'Fight the Virus' by Alvin Oon is a remake of Simon & Garfunkel's classic song 'Sound of Silence'. This song shares information about the…

Creating Solid Perfume

Did you know that tons of perfumes contain nasty animal ingredients, such as whale barf (ambergris) and animal gland juice (civet and…

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