Take Cordyceps to Strengthen the Lungs

People suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, can breathe easier by taking the Chinese medicinal fungus Cordyceps Sinensis, a new meta-analysis shows. Researchers at the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine conducted a review of …

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Ancestral Diets: A Lighter Shade Of Paleo

This month’s theme provides a timely opportunity to realize that a plant-focused diet does not derive exclusively from plants. Just as a carnivore does not subsist on meat alone, the same applies to a vegetarian. What can we learn from …

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Eating for Life

What if a dramatic improvement in one’s health were possible in their own home? And the only expense was to change what food is bought at the store and brought to the end of people’s forks? This is the whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. FoodRx.coach founder Becki Lee Timson

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The Roots Of Good Health: Thriving On A Plant-Based Diet

by April ThompsonWhether identifying as vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, flexitarian or other veggie-friendly variant, a growing number of Americans are moving away from meat products and toward plant-rich foods. Most come to a plant-based diet for personal, planetary or animal welfare …

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Zenful Eating

Mindful Meals in Quiet Gratitude by April Thompson In Zen monasteries, the head cook (known as the tenzo) is one of the most important positions a monk can hold; Eihei Dogen, founder of Soto Zen, one of the longest-established sects …

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