MBA Spotlight: Ariel Perea Diaz

MBA Spotlight: Ariel Perea Diaz

MBA SPOTLIGHT: Ariel Perea Diaz by Ariel Perea Diaz MBA SPOTLIGHT: Ariel Perea Diaz by Ariel Perea Diaz This month, meet Ariel Perea Diaz, our MBA Membership coordinator… Ariel has a Masters degree in architecture and sustainable habitat, and has been involved...
Drug Free Way to Fight Diabetes

Drug Free Way to Fight Diabetes

DRUG FREE WAY TO FIGHT DIABETES by Anna Mackenzie  DRUG FREE WAY TO FIGHT DIABETES by Anna Mackenzie  A Mediterranean diet halves the risk of older people becoming frail, research claims. Results of studies of 5,789 people in France, Spain, Italy and China were...
3 Macrobiotic Gems in New York City

3 Macrobiotic Gems in New York City

3 MACROBIOTIC GEMS IN NEW YORK CITY by Valentina Deva Ray  www.theartofholistic.com 3 MACROBIOTIC GEMS IN NEW YORK CITY by Valentina Deva Ray A short guide to 3 fabulous Macrobiotic restaurants in New York where you can enjoy Macrobiotic style meals and relax. If you...
Macrobiotics and Health Coaching

Macrobiotics and Health Coaching

MACROBIOTICS & HEALTH COACHING by Simon Brown MACROBIOTICS & HEALTH COACHING by Simon Brown   Abstract To assess health coaching as a delivery system for macrobiotic lifestyle advice. This paper explores the natural compatibility of macrobiotics and...
Wild about Fermentation

Wild about Fermentation

WILD ABOUT FERMENTATION by Trish Dent WILD ABOUT FERMENTATION by Trish Dent   Abstract With the upsurge in probiotic foods and drinks in the food marketplace, this paper explores some of the science behind fermentation and the scientific evidence supporting...
Forget Your Morning Cuppa’ – Try the Body Rub!

Forget Your Morning Cuppa’ – Try the Body Rub!

Forget Your Morning Cuppa’ – Try the Body Rub! Marion Price | August 2017 The Body Rub is an important and transformative daily practice that helps to increase our energy levels and to maintain good health. It is best done in the morning, before eating,...
Bringing Up My Family with Macrobiotics

Bringing Up My Family with Macrobiotics

Bringing Up My Family with Macrobiotics Marion Price | July 2017 I was in my early 20s in Bombay (Mumbai) getting ready to go home after a year in India when, on a whim, I spent my last rupees on having my fortune told. I was told, among other things, that I would...
Who Really Feeds the World?

Who Really Feeds the World?

Who Really Feeds the World? By Vandana Shiva | Contributed by Anna Mackenzie | June 2017 This small book of 152 pages is required reading for every human because we all eat food. I cannot recommend it enough. It tells the truth of growing food in the world today....
Farmer’s Markets

Farmer’s Markets

Farmer’s Markets Marion Price | June 2017 It is really exciting to see how farmer’s markets are taking off in towns and cities worldwide. We are always looking for the best quality ingredients for our daily nourishment, and farmer’s markets provide a great place...
Fermenting our Food for Wellbeing

Fermenting our Food for Wellbeing

Fermenting our Food for Wellbeing Trish Dent | April 2017 Why Ferment? Fermented foods of different kinds can be found in just about every traditional culture the world over. For our ancestors it provided a way to keep food for longer, but they also discovered...
Pure Baby Food

Pure Baby Food

Pure Baby Food Anna Freedman | April 2017 As I entered motherhood with a tiny newborn in my arms, I knew that our first year would be momentous and extraordinarily special. I found myself scribing each month, charting our story. Our story attracted a following. People...
Eat Local & Seasonal

Eat Local & Seasonal

Eat Local & Seasonal Marion Price | April 2017 Living in a temperate (4 seasons) climate our food choices reflect the changing seasons: intuitively we choose soups and hearty stews in winter to keep us warm and energised, and then lighter dishes, salads and juices...
Weed Killers – Just Cosmetics?

Weed Killers – Just Cosmetics?

Weed Killers – Just Cosmetics? Gilly Webber | October 2016 Pesticides are widely known to be linked to serious human health problems.  Dozens of pesticides used in the public and domestic domain have been associated with illnesses from leukaemia, to neurological...
Exercise May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

Exercise May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

Exercise May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men Unknown | 1st June 2009 | Seattle, Washington, US Moderate to vigorous physical activity during young adulthood may help offset the increased risk for prostate cancer in black men, according to a study presented...
Desk Workers Should Stand, Walk 2 Hours During Workday

Desk Workers Should Stand, Walk 2 Hours During Workday

Desk Workers Should Stand, Walk 2 Hours During Work Day Unknown | 2nd June 2015 Employees in predominantly desk-based occupations should be swapping their seats for their feet and accumulating 2 hours a day of standing and strolling walking during working hours, and...
Optimal Amount of Exercise for Mental Health Revealed

Optimal Amount of Exercise for Mental Health Revealed

Optimal Amount of Exercise for Mental Heath Revealed Unknown | 25th October 2012 One of the largest studies to date on exercise and psychological distress shows that the optimal amount of physical activity for improved mental health may be from 2.5 to 7.5 hours of...
Exercise’s Antidepressant Effects Strengthened

Exercise’s Antidepressant Effects Strengthened

Exercise’s Antidepressant Effects Strengthened Unknown | 13th September 2013 Exercise may have a moderately beneficial effect on depressive symptoms, according to an updated literature review and meta-analysis. However, investigators note that more high-quality...
Exercise May Prevent Incontinence from Prostate Surgery

Exercise May Prevent Incontinence from Prostate Surgery

Exercise May Prevent Incontinence from Prostate Surgery Amy Norton | January 2011 | New York, US | Reuters Health Exercise May Prevent Incontinence from Prostate Surgery Amy Norton | January 2011 | New York, US | Reuters Health A healthy weight and regular exercise...
Exercise May Prevent Incontinence from Prostate Surgery

Exercise May Provide ‘Motor Reserve’ in Older Age

Exercise May Provide ‘Motor Reserve’ In Older age Pauline Anderson | 12th March 2015 Just as higher education and social connections seem to provide a cognitive reserve as people age, physical activity may build a motor reserve that protects against the...
High Fructose Diet Not So Sweet for the Brain

High Fructose Diet Not So Sweet for the Brain

High Fructose Diet Not So Sweet for the Brain Fran Lowry | 24th May 2012 Diets high in fructose impair cognitive function, but this is reversed when the diet is supplemented with appropriate intake of omega-3 fatty acids, new research suggests. Although the study was...
Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each Year

Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each Year

Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each year Marlene Busko | 20th March 2013 Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each Year Marlene Busko | 20th March 2013 NEW ORLEANS — A large, international epidemiologic study reports that slurping...
Energy Drinks up BP and Heart Rate; Calls for Regulation

Energy Drinks up BP and Heart Rate; Calls for Regulation

Energy Drinks Up BP & Heart Rate; Calls for Regulation Lisa Nainggolan | 3rd May 2012 Energy Drinks Up BP & Heart Rate; Calls for Regulation Lisa Nainggolan | 3rd May 2012 The lead researcher of a small study that has found that energy drinks can increase...
Single Diet Modification May Improve Metabolic Syndrome

Single Diet Modification May Improve Metabolic Syndrome

Single Diet Modification May Improve Metabolic Syndrome Susan London | 17th February 2015 A diet that focuses solely on increasing fiber intake works about as well as a more complex American Heart Association (AHA)-compliant diet for promoting weight loss and...
Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Mediterranean Diet & Metabolic Syndrome Michael O’Riordan | 7th March 2012 | Athens, Greece A diet high in monounsaturated fatty acids, fruits, vegetables, whole-grain cereals, and low-fat dairy products, coupled with fish, poultry, nuts, legumes, and a low...
Mediterranean Diet Might Delay Need for Drugs in Diabetes

Mediterranean Diet Might Delay Need for Drugs in Diabetes

Mediterranean Diet Might Delay Need for Drugs in Diabetes Marlene Busko | 10th September 2009 By following a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean diet rather than a low-fat diet, newly diagnosed diabetic patients may postpone the need for drugs to control this disease, a...
Eat Local & Seasonal

High Fiber Intake Linked to Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer

High Fiber Intake Linked to Reduced risk of Breast Cancer Anthony J Brown, MD | 2nd October 2009 As total dietary fiber intake increases, the risk of breast cancer, primarily ER–/PR– tumors, decreases, according to study findings published in the American Journal of...
Frequent, Brisk Exercise After Menopause Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

Communicating Macrobiotics

Communicating Macrobiotics Simon Brown | January 2017 When we make changes to our lives, and experience benefits, it is natural to want to share it with our family and friends. This is especially true of changes that lead to feeling better or health improvements. In...
A Little Running Goes a Long Way

A Little Running Goes a Long Way

A Little Running Goes A Long Way Unknown | Unknown | Ames, Iowa, US Just five to 10 minutes of daily running, even performed at very slow speeds, can significantly lower an individual’s risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to the results of a new...