Holistic Nutrition Blog

Autumn–Eating With The Seasons

Eating in Autumn Autumn corresponds to the Metal element in the 5 Element theory of Asian (Chinese) medicine and rules the Lungs and Colon.    To embrace Autumn choose [...]

Spice It Up! Pungent–The Flavor Of The Metal Element

Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, peppers and curry--who doesn't love a little spice? The spicy (or pungent) flavor is a huge category and they range from cool pungents to hot pungents. [...]

Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

Late Summer–Eating With The Seasons

The foods of the Earth element and the Late Summer season are about creating strength of form in the body. They nourish the digestive system. Earth is stability and integrity [...]

Late Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Earth Element

The days are growing shorter, yet there is still light. The air is cooler in the morning and evening, yet it warms up in the afternoon. We are harvesting [...]

Cornsilk For Your Bladder & Gallbladder

As you enjoy your lovely fresh, organic corn on the cob be sure to save some cornsilk. Cornsilk is a gentle herb that has been used for centuries by [...]

Tomatoes – The Fruit Dressed As A Vegetable

It's very hot this year, which means tomatoes will soon be running amok in my garden and kitchen. This sounds funny if you know me.  I don't love tomatoes [...]

12 Common Immune Enhancing Herbs & Foods

As requested - a blog about a few common herbs that have antiviral, antibacterial and immune enhancing natures. Just in time as herbs are abundant in gardens right now. [...]