This Week's Recommended Articles and Recipe
use my huge collection of natural health articles, reviews, and resource
links below to develop a personal program that will help you meet
your health goals without expensive and often dangerous prescription
Articles for the Week of July 25, 2015
Versus Depression and Inflammation
All too often in the news, we watch one superstar drug
after another fall from its pedestal, the victim of exaggerated claims
and unforeseen side effects. Meanwhile, omega 3 fatty acid which is
found in fish oil continued to rise as a fighter of depression. If
you suffer from the blues, this article is a good read.
Can't Buy Happiness
Well, at least that was the conclusion drawn by research that took
a look at the relationship between money and happiness. Personally,
I know I'd be a lot happier if I had a couple million bucks sitting
in the bank. But, hey, I'm 64 years old as I write these words and
getting to be old and in the way, at least that's a rational conclusion
to draw if one looks at Department of Labor hiring statistics for
aging baby boomers like moi.
to Make Healthy Energy Balls
You know, most of the so-called "energy bars" at the supermarket
are so full of sugar and additives that you almost want to cry if
you read the list of ingredients. Well, I have good news for you today
because Dr. Ben Kim has decided to reveal his powerful and secret
recipe for tasty, healthy snacks that'll give you an energy boost
almost as electric as sticking your big toe in a light socket.
to Make Your Own Herbal Tinctures
This is an interesting and detailed article that provides "how
to" details you can use to make your own herbal tinctures to
help a variety of health problems.
You don't have to live in debt, and if you follow the nine strategies
in this article, you'll pay your bills on time and maybe even have
a few bucks left over at the end of the month.
Articles for the Week of July 18, 2015
Back in 2009, I developed a 60-minute, two track CD to improve the
quality of my own meditating time. Since then, I've personally used
the CD for hundreds of hours... and so have a lot of other people
who have purchased this inexpensive tool to go deeper into the quiet
places within their minds.
You Need to Know about Arthritis
In this extremely detailed and useful article, Dr. Ben Kim shares
with you his encyclopedic knowledge of arthritis. Learn the causes
as well as many natural things you can do to either avoid arthritis
altogether or else reduce your pain.
If you like granola as much as I like granola, you need to zip over
to my blog and print out a copy of this easy-to-make recipe that's
going to save you a lot of money when compared to buying store granola,
which is probably stale and full of nasty additives, not to mention
that each package may contain 1/4 of a mouse dropping, which is allowed
by law according to some sources familiar with processed foods.
Articles for the Week of July 11, 2015
Choose How to React
"My grandfather took me to the fish pond on the farm when I was
about seven, and he told me to throw a stone into the water. He told
me to watch the circles created by the stone. Then he asked me to
think of myself as that stone person."
a Blended Salad If You Hate Salads
If you're missing out on all the vital minerals and vitamins and other
goodies found in a big bowl of salad because you hate eating green
things, then you MUST try my tasty and superbly healthy recipe for
a blended salad. It may look yucky, but this blended salad tastes
better than any salad you ever tried to choke down.
You Need to Know about Sprouting
You can save a ton of money and get wonderful food with very little
work by sprouting. You can also spend more than five bucks learning
how to do sprout successfully. Well, save the money by reading this
how-to-sprout article by Tom Billings. He'll teach you everything
you need to know.
Articles for the Week of July 4, 2015
If you've been thinking about taking up meditation to relax and improve
your overall peace of mind, reading this little article would be a
good place to start.
to Make Healthy Smoothies
I don't know about you, but next to sipping on lemonade in heaven,
having a healthy and tasty smoothie down here on earth might be the
next best thing. Well, maybe that's a stretch, but, hey, everyone
likes a good smoothie and in this pictorial Dr. Kim will teach you
how to make a healthy, beautiful smoothie.
Drugs Most Often Prescribed for Insomnia
Nearly one out of two visits to a doctor's office for help with a
sleep disorder result in the prescription of potentially addictive
medications. If you're having trouble getting to sleep at night, please
read this article before turning to prescriptive drugs as a solution.
There are better alternatives.
Articles for the Week of June 27, 2015
Coconut Water for Weight Loss
If you'd like to learn an easy and tasty way to stay healthy and hydrated
while also losing some weight, you need to read this article about
coconut water right now.
Raw vegetable salads. They're not the most fun thing to make, especially
when you've been cooking for an hour or more and have prepared a main
course and several sides. Fortunately, Josh Day discovered a trick
to escape the doldrums of salad making and he shards all the details
in this interesting and fun-to-read article.
Gurus Ate Meat
It's not common knowledge, but many of the natural health experts
often cited by strict vegans as being against animal foods actually
encouraged the moderate consumption of clean animal foods like free-range
eggs, raw milk cheese, and deep sea fish. Read this article and open
your eyes to what the gurus really wrote and believed.
Your Nails Reveal about Blood Circulation
Your finger and toe nails provide a quick look at your overall health
status. There's also a very easy test anyone can do to check the status
of their circulation. Read this important article by my friend Dr.
Ben Kim and you'll have yet one more good indicator regarding your
level of health.
Articles for the Week of June 20, 2015
to Clear Brain Fog
I understand wanting to have a clear head with a functioning brain
in the ol' skull cavity, so in this blog entry I point out a few healthy
foods you can use to dissipate brain fog when it comes rolling in.
to Grow Lettuce
In this article by the good folks at Heirloom Seeds, you'll learn
how to grow your own lettuce for those delicious evening salads.
Why pay through the nose for supermarket lettuce that's often contaminated
with herbicides and pesticides when it's so easy to grow your own?
Myths of Vegetarianism
The late naturopath Dr. Stephen Byrnes takes vegetarianism
to task in this controversial and fascinating article that debunks
many of the "myths of vegetarianism." Must reading for all
vegan, raw foodists, and would-be vegetarians.
Articles for the Week of June 13, 2015
Retards Aging and Improves Immune System
have found that a simple dietary intervention -- periodic fasting
-- may combat both chemotherapy-induced and aging-related changes
in immune cell function by replenishing stem cells in the blood. This
is very important information for aging men and women who want a natural
way to booster their immune systems and possibly turn back the clock!
Hey, if you've been wanting to learn how to meditate but haven't had
the time to take up the practice, you need to read this article which
provides all the "how to" details for a simple but powerful
meditation that'll only take you one minute to do.
In this blog entry I share one of Dr. Ben Kim's favorite nut butter
recipes. If you've never tried nut butter, you really should make
a batch because you're going to love the stuff. I promise.
to Shake Off a Bad Mood
Some bad moods emanate from home, an angry argument. And others seem
to have no specific trigger, out of nowhere a darker veil descends.
Here's something you may not know: bad moods are contagious. Check
out this interesting article and learn how to push away a bad mood
when one darkens your day.
Articles for the Week of June 6, 2015
Health Benefits of Physical Touch
Gentle physical contact is good for your health and universal well-being.
Read Margaret Chuong-Kim's article and see how babies who were gently
touched more often do better than those who were not.
Top Ten Superfruits
More than a dozen industry publications for functional foods and beverages
have referred to various exotic or antioxidant species as "superfruits"
-- like mangosteen and goji -- yet this category presently does not
have a working definition. This article helps to identify each of
the ten species.
Health Benefits of Japanese Cuisine
The fresh seafood and plethora of vegetables that make up the heart
of Japanese cuisine are excellent for your body. Even steamed white
rice, which is not the devil it's made out to be, can be good for
Articles for the Week of May 30, 2015
Fasting One Day a Week Good for You?
Is fasting one day a week good for your health? To answer this question,
let's take a look at what happens in your body when you begin to eat
and drink nothing but water.
Budgeting for Financial Health
My mother kept our family out of debt her entire life with a simple
cash-based system called envelope budgeting. You don't hear much about
envelop budgeting in our cash-less society, but if you're in debt,
it may be the answer you've been looking for.
Theory of Self-Deception
Self-deception is a common everyday phenomenon. Someone who sees the
facts, but refuses to admit them, is generally described as unreasonable
- wrongly, say two German university researchers.
Articles for the Week of May 23, 2015
Post Workout Smoothie
If you enjoy exercise, you know it's important to provide your body
with something healthy when you finish that particular session so
you can rebuild healthy cells. Try this delicious smoothie by Dr.
Kim and your body will shout, "Hallelujah!"
Healthy Hair Tips
In these days of dirt and dust and pollution in the air we breath,
it's amazing any of us have any hair left on our heads. Well, if you're
not already bald, you'll most likely find the five tips for health
hair in this blog entry to be worth learning.
Primer and Three Dental health Tips
If you still have teeth, this is a MUST read article because my friend
Dr. Ben Kim's going to tell you all about toothpaste and then a biochemist,
physiologist, and doctor of dental surgery is going to share his best
three tips for improved dental health.
Articles for the Week of May 16, 2015
Cinnamon Can Help You Lose Weight
Recent studies have shown a little bit of cinnamon added to your daily
diet can contribute to your weight loss process. Read this interesting
article for all the useful details.
"Five More" Productivity Tip
this short blog post, I provide all the "how to do it" details
regarding the "Five More" productivity tip. If you have
a hard time staying focused and/or on task, this is a must read. The
technique is extremely simple and easy to do. So take two minutes
and learn it and then use it to increase your productivity every day
for the rest of your life. Wow!
Realistic Fitness Goals
Fitness isn't an easy feat, especially when you're
committed long-term. That's why setting goals from the beginning is
so crucial to keeping with the program.
to Make Guacamole
Though it's not one of Dr. Ben Kim's secret Korean recipes passed
down for hundreds of generations, the directions provided in this
pictorial will allow you to serve a tasty and healthy guacamole to
your family without having to spend more than a few minutes preparing
Articles for the Week of May 9, 2015
for Breakfast Diminishes Appetite All Day
Try adding some protein to your breakfast, like salmon or eggs, and
you may experience a diminished appetite for the rest of the day.
Treatments for Ear, Nose, and Throat Infections
Here are two popular and easy to find herbs that may help naturally
treat ENT infections.
Bowel Flora and Sauerkraut
idea of microscopic organisms living and reproducing within you probably
seems creepy at first. But when you see the good these beneficial
bacteria do for your health and well being, you'll want to welcome
them aboard instead of wanting to throw them over the side.
Articles for the Week of May 2, 2015
If you're like me, you're always interested in healthy snacking. Well,
in this blog entry I share a little snack concoction I came up with
that's darn right wonderful, if I do say so myself.
Pilgrim and Health
Some simple and beautiful wisdom about physical and
mental health from a woman who devoted the final years of her life
trying to bring peace to the world. Great reading!
Side Effects, and Celebrex
In this important article about side effects, Jay S. Cohen, MD, asks
and answers a question about Celebrex: "Does this strong,
one-size-fits-all drug put seniors, women, and others at unnecessary
Articles for the Week of April 25, 2015
Fruits for Weight Loss
This article contains useful information and a list of healthy fruits
that you can eat when your goal is to lose weight. Fruit gets a bad
rap on far too many occasions these days... but eating a banana makes
a lot more sense than munching down on a nasty candy bar that contains
little but empty calories, flavor enhancers, and corn syrup.
Signs Your Relationship Is in Trouble
This article by Debbie Mandel highlights several signs and
symptoms of an ailing relationship. Here are seven tips to help you
reclaim your relationship with your spouse.
Pesto Said to Remove Heavy Metals
Heavy metal poisoning is rampant. It may be a major cause of hormonal
imbalances, cancer, thyroid problems, neurological disturbances, learning
problems, depression, food allergies, parasites, and more. This is
a great recipe that is not only easy to make but also really yummy,
and it tells you how to remove heavy metals from the body.
Eating tomatoes and other members of the nightshade family can make
your arthritis worse. Read this article to learn more about the
Articles for the Week of April 18, 2015
Good Fruit Diet Weight Loss Program
If you like fruit and want to lose some extra weight in a hurry, then
you'll find quite useful this article providing full details for a
fruit diet weight loss program.
John H. Tobe took on and poked holes in practically everything that
"mass manufacturing" and the "medical establishment" came up with
until his death in 1979. He was also one of the few individuals to
visit the Hunza people in the 1950's and then write about their remarkable
health. The article you're about to read comes from his book, The
Golden Treasury of Natural Health Knowledge, which is full of
articles he wrote during his lifetime for his monthly magazine Provoker.
Also contains one of the great recipes for muesli.
You Throwing Away Your Egg Yolks?
Cholesterol is not a deadly poison, but a substance that is absolutely
necessary for you to be healthy. High cholesterol itself does not
cause heart disease. Join my friend Dr. Ben Kim in never throwing
away another egg yolk.
Articles for the Week of April 11, 2015
Touch Pain Relief
Paul Newcomb's classic tome on how to relieve all kinds of aches and
pains with a simple "hands-on" technique that anyone can
use. If you or anyone in your family suffers pain, you need to know
how to do the Gentle Touch.
Good Weight Loss Foods
A significant part of losing weight is controlling the number of calories
that you consume. However, good weight loss foods are not merely those
which are low in calories. There are also foods which can kick start
your metabolism, or help you to control your cravings by satiating
your hunger for longer. Here are eight of the best foods to add into
your diet if you are trying to lose weight.
Milk - Nature's Recovery Drink?
New research suggests an effective recovery drink may already be in
your refrigerator: lowfat chocolate milk. Grabbing lowfat chocolate
milk after a tough workout helped give both trained and amateur athletes
a post-exercise training advantage.
Articles for the Week of April 4, 2015
to Have Clear, Healthy Skin
Your skin is a complex organ, one that consists of three layers that
are optimally organized to protect you against disease and injury.
Once you're read this important article, you'll know exactly how to
nourish all the layers of your skin naturally.
Yeah, the tips in this blog entry appear simplistic on the surface,
but if you actually put them to work, you will notice an improvement
in your self image. Give 'em a try because you've got nothing to lose
but your negativity.
Five Day Relationship Fast
My longtime friend and correspondent Michael Bobier prepared
this interesting article which will give you some important insights
into relationships and how they too can become toxic. Includes details
on how to fast from a relationship that's causing you pain.
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