Does Bone Broth Stand Up To The Hype?

Does Bone Broth Stand Up To The Hype?

It seems like every year, simple fresh whole foods launch some new trend, and a bunch of folks jump on the wagon, and once manufacturers get wind, new products land on the shelves in the blink of an eye. Bone broth is no exception to that marketing craze, but does it have staying power?

Healing Communities With Food: Stone Soup

Healing Communities With Food: Stone Soup

Today’s recipe comes with one of my favorite stories I especially loved to tell when I began to teach how to use food as medicine. The story is an old folk tale called “Stone Soup,” and while there are several different versions, Jon J. Muth’s adaptation made a particularly strong impression on me while I worked to develop a community-based integrative health program to stop the growing trend of chronic disease. 

Dietary Supplements: Are they necessary?

Dietary Supplements: Are they necessary?

Supplements tend to be the first thing we run to, believing they can provide us with the nutrients our bodies need. In fact, one of the first questions most new clients ask me is generally presented in the form of a box or bag filled with bottles of "nutritional supplements" they paid a lot of money for.

Food As Medicine: Is the raw food diet worth it?

Food As Medicine: Is the raw food diet worth it?

So what if you eat a carrot raw or roasted, an onion raw or sautéed, a tomato raw or stewed? Well, it turns out that when your using food as medicine, how you prepare your food makes a huge difference in which nutrients your body absorbs.