Healthy Nutrition

Managing the tension between modern living and our natural physical disposition is a challenge. Within Healthy Nutrition you will find practices and resources to help you maintain a healthy relationship with your body.  We strive to navigate the different dimensions of our lives with a healthy perspective on weight management.

Chocolate Benefits for Health

Almost everybody loves chocolate. Whether chocolate is given as a gift of love or as an indulgence of self-love, the association between chocolate and love [...]

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Comments on a Hildegard Fast

The concept of a Hildegard fast is often associated with Causae et Curae, where Hildegard actually makes scant mention any specific fasting regimen. Instead, Causae [...]

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A look at Hildegard and Spelt

For centuries before the advent of modern medicine, healing practices have not been confined to curing existing diseases and ailments. Practitioners such as Hildegard of [...]

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Periodic Fasting

The end of the celebratory eating season naturally invites a period of cleansing, fasting, and renewal. There are many ways to incorporate fasting into your [...]

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Consider Community Shared Agriculture

You may have heard of Community Shared Agriculture (“C.S.A.”) or perhaps you even participate already (let us know what you think.) For those who haven’t [...]

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Cold Weather Foods

We’ve compiled our version of winter food groups with specific cold weather foods to help you roast, stew, sauté, and simmer your way to spring.  

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8 Prebiotic Diet Foods

What is a prebiotic diet? Though this question would not likely have been asked of Hildegard of Bingen medicine, Hildegard of Bingen herself could not have overstated [...]

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8 Fermentation for Health Foods

If you’ve read our posts on intestinal health and probiotics and digestion you already know that fermentation is an essential part of our digestive process and the [...]

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