Natural Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

When we’re healthy, we are able to live life to the fullest and truly flourish. When it comes to being healthy, I believe in prevention first. And, by prevention I don’t mean vaccines and screening tests. I encourage cultivating true health from the inside out by adopting healthy habits such as proper diet and exercise, an enjoyable family and social life, and a personal spiritual practice.

Yet, even healthy people sometimes get sick. And with cold and flu season upon us, I want to share some of the best ways I know to stay healthy naturally, and some natural ways you can treat symptoms so you can recover fast.

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Are Vitamins The New Magic Bullet?

Do you pop vitamins or supplements like they are pills? In today’s society, whenever we are sick or have some discomfort, we are told to pop a pill. I was again reminded of this when someone recently said that I had forgotten to mention a vitamin that another expert recommended as a “cure.” (By the […]

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Pharmaceuticals Don't Build Health

Vitamins Versus Drugs: Which Is Safer?

In my recent blog post outlining , The Three Drugs That I Would Not Take I explained that pharmaceutical drugs mask symptoms—they don’t get to the root cause of the medical problem. In acute situations, they can save your life. And yes, sometimes they are helpful and necessary. But when an entire population has been led to believe that finding and taking the right drug for every ill is the Holy Grail of healthcare, we have a problem—especially since most health conditions respond so beautifully to holistic treatments.

Meanwhile, every now and then, our attention is very cleverly turned away from the treatments we’re led to trust without question (drugs) so as to stop us from doing the things that actually contribute to health—like taking vitamins.

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