It is not by chance that mandarins ripen in winter. They are a great example of how seasonal foods best support our health and wellbeing. So what gives a mandarin its winter magic?
Do you sometimes feel tired, frazzled or disheartened? You are not alone. Rituals help us maintain a sense of balance and direction in our lives. But I believe that the real importance of rituals is their ability to evolve with us.
“What is healthy digestion?” The answer to this question is slightly different for each of us, but there are some common things to look for. Eastern medicine views our digestive function as the foundation of good health and wellbeing. Western research into gut microbiota supports this principle too.
Nourishment comes in many forms. Today I am sharing five ingredients to nourish yourself. These five do not represent my full list, but they are what I consider foundation ingredients.
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Perhaps you are coming to the close of a busy week. May be you have been ‘burning the candle at both ends’ for a while. Or you may just need some time out. My suggestions are simple and need not cost you anything. If you truly want a day to recharge, then let your friends and family know that you are going off line for the day.
The word diet has so many meanings. Is it what I eat? Or perhaps it means what I don’t eat. Today I would like to give ‘diet’ a make over, and present a new definition of diet.