Food & You: The Body-Mind Connection

Did You Know? The human brain consumes the largest portion of the total energy that is generated in the human body – up to 20%! There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But did you know that...

Soothing Herbs for Restful Sleep

Lavender (Lavendula species), Chamomile (Matricaria recutita), Oats (Avena sativa) Three herbs well known for calming effects are Lavender, Chamomile and Oats. Perhaps, not quite as well known as the first two herbs, Avena sativa (Oats Milky Seed or Oatstraw) is the...

Sleep: Essential for Mind-Body Health

Adults and children alike are spending more time awake late at night to study, work, or have fun. All those late nights may be slowly killing us. More than 20 years of research shows us that sleep is vitally important to physical and mental health. Most of what we...