Fasting

When I was growing up, my family didn’t practice any kind of fasting. I had Roman Catholic friends who told me about not having meat on Fridays and about giving up certain foods during Lent, but that was about it. We also didn’t have blood tests at doctors that I can remember, so I never… Continue reading Fasting

Healthy Hair

Throughout history, both men and women have taken great care to maintain healthy, shining hair. If you have concerns about the condition or appearance of your hair or know others who do, take a few moments to read this post for tips and encouragement. Be sure to comment back if you have tried or are… Continue reading Healthy Hair

Stuck Inside

During the cold winter months – and especially when the roads are icy and covered with snow – it’s hard to get outside to walk or hike, cycle, play sports, and so forth. Shoveling and spreading ice melt is certainly a form of exercise, but most of us would prefer something a little more enjoyable.… Continue reading Stuck Inside

Immunity and Blood Type

This is the fourth in a blog series based on information from the book Live Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. Previously, I have written about how blood type is associated with: the mind-body connection, digestion, and metabolism. I invite you to use these links to read these prior posts before continuing… Continue reading Immunity and Blood Type

Metabolism and Blood Type

This post is the third in a blood type-based lifestyle series based the information found in "Live Right 4 Your Type" by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. I have already written about how the  mind-body connection and digestion are connected to each blood type. If this is your first time learning about metabolism, I invite you… Continue reading Metabolism and Blood Type

Digestion and Blood Type

Recently, I wrote a blog post on the relationship between the mind-body connection and the blood types. This blog post continues the series. The information is again taken from Live Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. It is my hope that you will begin to see more and more-  through these two… Continue reading Digestion and Blood Type

Constitutional Hydrotherapy – It’s a Wrap!

Last week, I offered a guest post by Dr. Gi Ming “Lili” Chan. In order to experience a treatment that I thought would be useful for just about everyone, I went to Dr. Chan this past week for a constitutional hydrotherapy experience. I was a little nervous when she told me that she would be… Continue reading Constitutional Hydrotherapy – It’s a Wrap!

Natural Medicine and Functional Medicine

This is a guest blog post by Gi Ming “Lili” Chan, Naturopathic Doctor. Dr. Chan is co-owner, with her husband Dr. Travis Horne (Doctor of Chiropractic), of Appalachia Chiropractic and Wellness, 20120 Route 19 Suite 202, Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16066. Dr. Horne also has an office in Johnstown, PA. I greatly appreciate the… Continue reading Natural Medicine and Functional Medicine

Mind/Body Connection to Blood Type

Many people wonder whether blood type makes a difference for anything else besides transfusions. Absolutely! Today, I want to share some information that is available from an excellent lifestyle book called “Live Right 4 Your Type” by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo (2001). Much research has been done in the almost 20 years since this book… Continue reading Mind/Body Connection to Blood Type

Yarrow, the Warrior Plant

I first came to know yarrow because I was looking for a pretty plant for my front yard that would act as a natural pest repellent and would attract pollinators. When I started to grow it, I was completely entranced by its aroma, by the beauty of its leaves and flower heads, and by its… Continue reading Yarrow, the Warrior Plant