No Problem Beans

No Problem Beans

At Academy of Healing Nutrition we learn The Longevity Diet which includes successful cooking methods for problem foods. There is a world of flavors to discover. Beans and legumes such as peas and lentils cause indigestion because they contain protein, carbohydrates...
How Fat is Fat?

How Fat is Fat?

Are you confused about cooking oils? I am a religious food label reader, but monounsaturated, saturated, polyunsaturated, what do they mean? Most of us make the sign of the cross when approaching a transfat–margarine, fake butters and excess fried foods. We know...
Ayurvedic and TCM Energy Types

Ayurvedic and TCM Energy Types

This month Academy of Healing Nutrition students in New York are being introduced to the ancient world of Ayurvedic medicine and making connections between traditional Indian and Chinese diets and herbal treatments. Both healing traditions are complex, comprehensive...
Merry May

Merry May

The old song goes: While strolling through the park one day, In the merry merry month of May, He was taken by surprise, By a pair of roguish eyes, In a moment his poor heart was stole away. That may be less likely to happen today. While corners of the world are...
Happy Home

Happy Home

From somewhere in the I Qing comes the advice, “In times of war and strife, the wise sage goes to the mountain.” We retreat to feel our connection with Heaven and Earth. Qi comes from Heaven. Flesh and blood are Earth. Place your hands on your navel to warm your...
Spring Greening

Spring Greening

The poet wrote, “April is the cruelest month.” Yeah, tell us about it! (in a sarcastic New York voice.) We’re snug in our caves, up all hours watching funny cat videos, finding alternatives to personal paper products, adding rubbing alcohol to dish soap as hand and...