Ginger Beer Mocktail with Blueberries and PERQUE DigestivAide™ Herbal Bitters

By Katherine Jones Ginger root, or ginger, is praised for being one of the healthiest spices in the world. Ginger can aid digestion by reducing nausea and vomiting and can promote repair via its anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger is also one of Nature’s Alkaline Way GGOBE foods, and should be used as a staple, rather than a condiment! This refreshing Ginger …

Anti-Inflammatory Veggie Soup with Turmeric Recipe

Turmeric is a spice that is typically found within Indian and Asian cuisines and cultures. A member of the ginger family, this vibrant yellow spice has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and ancient healing traditions for thousands of years. Turmeric can act as an anti-inflammatory and aide in the management of anxiety and arthritis, as well as muscle soreness. Its …

Men…Live Long and Prosper!

By Katherine Jones and Liz Friedman, MS Across the globe, men have shorter life expectancies than women, due to many factors including risk taking, stressful occupations, unhealthy eating, and higher rates of smoking and heavy drinking. As a result, they face a higher risk of accidents and disease. In the United States alone, more than 350,000 men lose their lives …

Vegetable Broth Recipe

Dr. J recommends starting each meal with something warm, wet and savory such as a good quality vegetable, fish, or meat broth (other than bone broth). We recommend against bone broth, as bone is where the body stores toxic minerals such as lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, and nickel, and bone broths thus can have high concentrations of these toxins. The …

What is Nature’s pHarmacy?

For over 30 years, Dr. Russell Jaffe and his team have offered a program he originally developed as “The Alkaline Way,” which then became “Nature’s Alkaline Way” to emphasize the fact that this program is based on tuning in to your own healing nature, and creating a personalized proactive prevention plan that includes eating, drinking, thinking and doing all the …

Exercise for Bone Health

Definitions: Piezoelectric Effect is defined as “The ability of certain materials to generate an electric charge in response to applied mechanical stress.” Osteoblasts are cells that build bone.. Osteoclasts are cells that break down bone You may have heard that exercise builds bone, but how does it really do that? At the cellular level, bone renewal is stimulated and directed …

Choose Well: Alkalinize for Bone Health!

By Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN Bone is sensitive to small changes in pH and an alkaline diet provides the balance required for a healthy pH.  A metabolically alkaline diet includes foods that have a buffering, alkalinizing effect on cell chemistry. This is often different from the food’s ash residue or physical chemistry. Failure to recognize this distinction has led to …

Stress Busting Adaptogens

By Jayashree Mani MS, CCN and Liz Friedman, MS Stress can cause a cascade of physical responses that affect immune function, our hormones, our cognitive function system, and our circadian rhythm. If these stressors persist, this leads to chronic illness. Including adaptogens in your daily routine can help the body deal with these issues in a systematic and proactive manner. …

Seven Stress-Busting Sustenance Selections

By Liz Friedman, MS and Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN Twenty-first century living can be stressful. On top of the normal routine stresses from years past including jobs, household chores, and demands of family members, children and pets, we are now connected through technology to a constant barrage of headlines, clickbait, reels, stories, tiktoks and more that are designed to keep us …

Restorative Sleep is Essential

By Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN Everyone experiences an occasional sleepless night. For those with young children, sleepless nights are all too common. Isolated incidents of sleeplessness certainly can take their toll for a day or so, but what happens when lack of sleep is chronic? The human body requires sleep to function properly. Fatigue Science reports that after one day of …