Self Improvement

Things, tips and articles we think that could help you, in order to achieve better health and wellness for both your body and mind.

Meditation : The Eight Gates of Zen.

The Eight Gates of Zen were developed by John Daido Loori Roshi and form the basis of training in the Mountains and Rivers Order. The Eight Gates offer us a tangible way to take up the whole of our lives…

Are Plant-Based Diets Good for Our Health?

Vegans and vegetarians have been promoting the lifestyle for decades and now research firmly supports a huge cancer prevention benefit to those who add fruits, vegetables, herbs and tea to their diets. Are Plant-Based Diets Good for Our Health?

Why Does Organic Food Matter?

As if most consumers weren’t confused enough already about making the “right” food choices, the pseudo-scientific Stanford study released early last month had many of those on the fence thinking it was okay to once-again blindly trust what they found…

Avocado Health Benefits: The World’s Most Perfect Food?

Did you know that the avocado has been called the world’s most perfect food and has many health benefits? It has achieved this distinction because many nutritionists claim it not only contains everything a person needs to survive — but…

25 Foods: Eat More to Weigh Less.

The tendency to eat one or two large meals per day of all the wrong foods is what eventually leads us to tip the scales. You need to consume more meals, and of the right foods to weigh less. If…

Kiwi Orange Coconut Flu Busting Smoothie.

There’s little that tastes better than a fresh fruit smoothie in the morning. They do wonders for the immune system and if you pack them with the right ingredients, they can supercharge your ability to not only prevent colds and…

Goodbye Gluten: Over 200 Clinically Confirmed Reasons To Avoid Wheat.

This title is the same as a recent GreenMedInfo.com. It contains a list of over 200 health problems, with celiac disease at the top and including many more not normally associated with gluten intolerance.

Spirulina Explained: Here’s What You Need To Know About This Healing Superfood.

One of the oldest life forms on Earth, spirulina is a blue-green microalgae that helped produce the oxygen in our atmosphere billions of years ago so that other life forms could appear (http://www.chinese-herbs.org/spirulina/). The original ‘superfood,’ spirulina is so nutrient…