I’m delighted to have my latest book—Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress, Aging, and Chronic Disease— reviewed in Foodies West (http://foodieswest.com), a unique online publication that features interviews with people who are passionate about health and food—chefs, farmers, vintners, brew masters, restaurateurs, and food writers. My enthusiasm for delicious, healthful food—and how it can help to prevent degenerative disease and support healing—is one of the central themes of my new book. I am grateful to Foodies West for helping to spread the word.
Read the review here: http://foodieswest.com/Adaptogens.html
Continue reading “A Delicious Way To Support Health”
In my clinical practice, I have had the great pleasure of collaborating with Dwight McKee, M.D., a wise and compassionate oncologist who approaches the treatment of cancer in a truly integrative manner. Dr. McKee has written the forward for my new book, Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress, Aging, and Chronic Disease (September 2013, Healing Arts Press), which I would like to share with you here.
Continue reading “The Merits of Botanicals in Integrative Cancer Medicine from an Oncologist’s Perspective”
This may seem to be a radical stance, but I believe it is mistake to think that illness and disease are an inevitable part of the normal aging process. Although we may think of aging in relation to outward appearance, the way we look reflects only certain aspects of age, some of which are superficial–such as gray hair and laugh lines. How we think and feel inwardly–including our energy and zest for life–and the way our brain, bones, digestion, immune system, and the rest of our body functions is a much more accurate indication of our aging status.
Continue reading “Thoughts on Healthy Aging”