Author Archives: Alex Newell ND

Have You Heard Of Oil Pulling?

It was new to me until a few months ago when I started to notice videos and blog posts all talking about this so called ancient technique. To be a little more exact the claim was that this is a technique used in Ayurvedic Medicine and that also puzzled me. Because I have studied Ayurveda;… Read More »

How To Do An 80% Detox :-)

Detox is one of the most effective ways of boosting our energy, our health and giving our overworked immune system a rest. It is also rather complicated and can take a lot of time to accomplish and everybody wants shortcuts and quick fixes. So the market provides them with "Detox Overnight" foot patches, "Detox Weekends"… Read More »

Where Do You Get Your Protein If You Don’t Eat Meat?

Lots of us raised on a meat eating diet come across vegetarians and the vegetarian diet sooner or later. And we ask "Where's the protein? " And vegetarians and vegans who are usually slimmer and healthier than their meat eating cousins are totally fed up hearing that question so here we'll cover the ever present… Read More »

Are You a Barley Fan?

Comfort food and ancient grain, the Superfood, Barley, has something for everybody. I'm biased about Barley. My mother came from Scotland so I was brought up on Barley Soup, called "Scotch broth" by many! Whatever it's called this delicious soup got us through cold winters and was something to look forward to Its versatility means… Read More »

Is Buckwheat a Super Food

Buckwheat seems to have a wandering heart. It first settled into the US when Europeans brought it with them. And they received it from the Romans and other travellers from the east. How far east? As far as Tibet and China It has always been one of the crucial dependable crops that flourished in poor… Read More »

Can Light Be Lunch?

What's your idea of a "Light lunch? Mine is soup and salad which fills me up and leaves me feeling well-nourished and ready to get going on what I want to do next. But what if the energy we get from our food could be got from light itself? Could light really be our lunch?… Read More »