The season of excess is upon us. Snacks here. Dinners there. Food jumps out from everywhere . . . .
There are five processes the are indispensable to proper functioning of the body. In increasing order of importance, they are elimination, digestion, rest, hydration, respiration.
The Holidays have rolled around once more. The pandemic is putting a damper on many of the usual activities are upon us, but one item remains constant. There will be plenty of foods and snack items that will be circulating amongst us all. The urge to eat these foodstuffs must be tempered with awareness and … Continue reading Fa-La-La-La-La . . . . Holidays are here
Fasting, as a topic, engenders much conversation. It is viewed with an air of misunderstanding and mystery on one hand. On the other, there are those who use it on a routine basis. Fasting’s roots extend back to ancient times. One becomes more aware of their inner drives and conflicts when engaging in fasting. It … Continue reading Fasting Part III
How is seasonal cleansing and fasting beneficial to the body. The body goes through subtle changes at each seasonal change. According to an article in LIVESCIENCE 'How Change of Seasons Affects Animals and Humans' there are measurable physiological responses the displays when the seasons change. According to Rene Graber in an article on 'Fasting And The … Continue reading Fasting and Seasonal Change
Foods are consumed with the intention of gratifying the mind and fortifying the body. The sensual pleasure that is derived from eating cannot be overstated. The senses are stimulated due to the anticipation of the expected satiation. Food, also, serves a functional role. The nutrients, minerals and vitamins that sustain the body are acquired through … Continue reading Food: Good to you and Good for you