Health

Tips on Combining Vegan Food

By Martin Rubai Vegan; To Be or Not To Be Being a vegan consist of one, eliminating meat products and general products that are derived from animals. By doing this, you get to consume more of plant-derived products. It has, however, been a challenge for most people. Nevertheless, it has its fair share of advantages...

Benefits of Acid-Base Balance and Diets

By Martin Rubai Both acidic and alkaline conditions are vital for the normal functioning of the body. Our bodies are designed to sustain the acid-base balance, otherwise recognized as the PH balance. Generally, the PH balance is the level of acidity and alkalinity in the body; the normal range is usually 7.4. Organs such as...

Simplifying Acupuncture

By Elaine E. Before I begin, I must say I’m not an expert, but I am a traveler and love to experience new cultures and types of alternative medicines. Acupuncture has been foreign to me until recently, but now I think I’d like to try it. I’m simplifying acupuncture, so I can help myself and...

Types of Detoxification

By Elaine E. When I think about detoxifying my body, I simply think about getting out the “bad” in my body to make room for the “good.” But, does detoxing your body really do any good for it? We will find out in this article. There are various types of detoxification, and they can be...

What is Music Therapy?

By Elaine E. As we all know, music can help decrease stress after a long day at work, but Music Therapy is much more than just that. According to the American Music Therapy Association, Music Therapy “is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive,...

What is Color Therapy?

By Elaine E. When you think about colors, what comes to mind? I sometimes think about how certain colors can help my mood, just like aromatherapy can help my mood, too. Color therapy can do just that and more. Color therapy, or chromotherapy, “is a type of holistic healing that uses the visible spectrum of...

Holistic Medicine as Alternative Treatment for Depression

By Paige Arden Depression is a very serious illness that affects more than 6.1 million American adults. As will all other illnesses- mental or physical- it is always strongly advised that professional aid is sought by means of a doctor or another licensed healthcare practitioner. It has been clinically proven that modern medicine can do...

Vegan Benefits and Diabetes

By Paige Arden In a world with 30 million Americans living with type 2 diabetes and nearly 84 million dealing with prediabetes, it is more important than ever to make health-conscious decisions when it comes to dietary plans. The potential is there for veganism to be this relief. It is a well-known fact that the...

Disadvantages of a Dairy-Inclusive Diet

By Paige Arden “Our deeply-rooted beliefs about the wholesomeness of milk and dairy products should be re-considered under careful, scientific evaluation.” -Bodo Melnik While many abstain from a dairy-inclusive diet due to their intolerance of lactose, there are increasing numbers of people who are making the decision to eliminate dairy products from their life. This...

How Veganism Promotes a Healthier Lifestyle

By Paige Arden It is an undisputed fact among vegans that the act of being intentional with the products they use, eat, or are surrounding themselves with has changed their lives. They have had little choice but to choose healthier options in their diet because a certain amount of fruits and vegetables is required to...