Plant-Based Diet, Part One

The term "plant-based diet" is attributed to Cornell University nutritional biochemist Dr. T. Colin Campbell, who presented his diet research at the US National Institute of Health in 1980. Dr. Campbell's research about a plant-based diet extended from the China project, a decade-long study of dietary practices in rural China, giving evidence...

Take A Deep Breath

What a pleasure are the ocean waves coming up to the shore. Waves of pain from a migraine are the exact opposite: repeated, powerful or overpowering - you catch your breath from the shock. Migraines hurt so much that you forget to breathe. Being deprived of oxygen is the...

Vegan Diet, Part Two

Becoming vegan slowly is a great way to approach veganism. Cut down on your consumption of animal products by removing the ones you don’t like that much. Then, gradually work on swapping all animal-based ingredients and meals with plant-based alternatives. This is a great way to start healthy eating...

Are We Communicating Yet?

Communication problems are very common whether it is between family members, friends, work colleagues, or an intimate relationship. How many times have you said “That’s not what I said” or had someone accusingly say “You are not listening”? It can be very frustrating to feel like you are being...

The Power of Now

Looking back to a piece I wrote many years ago and feeling it holds water. And Who am I, you, they, etc…. Human being, spiritual being, student, teacher, Mom, Elder, story teller, fire builder, garden worker… It happens that recently I have come to a space in my life...

Vegan Diet, Part One

There are no distinctions or categories of veganism. Some close to being vegans, known as strict vegetarians, refrain from consuming meat, eggs, dairy products, and any other animal-derived substances. An ethical vegan is someone who not only excludes animal products from their diet but also tries to avoid using...

Make Every Day a Spa Day!

The word “migraine” is composed of two halves - Latin “hemi” - half and “crania” - skull. Most migraines show up as pain from mild to severe affecting half the head. Migraines are a very old, even prehistoric affliction: even before the ancient Greeks recognized and described migraine symptoms...

The Role of the Nervous System in Healing: A Holistic Approach

By Julia Worrall RN, CCRN, SANE You are probably already aware that the most profound healing comes from addressing the root cause of an issue, rather than merely concealing the symptoms. This is a central tenet of holistic medicine and one that we firmly believe in at Holistic Bio Spa. But,...

The Keto Diet

The keto diet is a high-fat, high-protein, low-carbohydrate dietary therapy. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. The keto diet Is a very low-carb, high-fat diet that shares many similarities with Atkins and other low-carb diets. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing...

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