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...
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...
Longevity in the Time of Plague

Longevity in the Time of Plague

Roger Green’s “Longevity Diet” approach at Academy of Healing Nutrition teaches our immune system to be intelligent and adaptable. The key foods are deeply strengthening, alkalizing, nourishing and tonifying for kidney/adrenal energy which impacts vitality, breathing,...
Valentine Red

Valentine Red

On Valentine’s Day we celebrate our love with flowers, candles, music and a lovely romantic meal. Red is the color of the heart and certain heart-protector foods. I could inform you about their natural chemicals, including antioxidants, polyphenols, and their ability...