Traditional Wellness Wisdom

Vaccination or Nutrition? Why Vitamin A, C and other nutrients can prevent disease

by What role do nutrients from real food play in prevention and recovery from disease? Vitamin A is critical for absorption of protein in the foods we eat and immune system function.  USDA Dietary Recommendations call for low-fat and fat-free…
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Ginger bug/ginger ale recipe: natural, homemade alternative to commercial sports and energy drinks

by A popular, go-to commercial sports drink is Gatorade.  Gatorade has been around for 40+ years. For decades, professional athletes and people who exercise have depended on this product to replace electrolytes during  exertion. I remember how popular this beverage…
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Are plants preferable to animal foods for optimal health and digestive wellness?

by The inspiration for this post was a recent question from a reader on my Facebook page regarding a live interview on the Cancer Summit with Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome.  The topic is whether we…
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Why paddleboarding is so good for my health and digestion (and maybe yours too)!

by This summer my family has acquired a love for paddleboarding. I do love the outdoors, and spend as much time as I can there when weather is favorable doing activities I love including walking, bike riding, horseback riding, hiking,…
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