Finding True North: Your Roadmap to Health

Are you interested in being healthy? Most people say,”Of course!” Over time, though, I’ve learned that not everyone is interested in being healthy. Some never have been interested in being healthy, and never will be. Others begin the journey and then...

COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES, SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES, AND FAT (OH MY!)

Many people confuse simple and complex carbohydrates. The digestive tract quickly absorbs simple carbohydrates such as white sugar, white flour, and corn syrup. Blood sugar levels skyrocket, and the body converts any excess sugar into fats and cholesterol. Many of the...

Qi gong: Vitalizing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Our bodies respond not only to physical medicines but also to the more subtle energetic realms that provide the “juice” or “qi” [CHEE] that sustains our lives. Without this enlivening force, our bodies would be nothing more than sacks of bones...

Body Composition: How Much Do You Really Weigh?

(With excerpts from “But My Doctor Never Told Me That!”: Secrets for Creating Lifelong Health ) Judith L. Boice N.D., L.Ac. Opening a sleepy eye and stepping on the scale in the morning tells you how much you weigh but provides no information about the...