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.

7 Tips for Probiotics and Digestion

Digestion plays a crucial role in overall health and well-being, according to Hildegard of Bingen medicine.  What is the relationship between probiotics and digestion? Probiotics are living [...]

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6 Ways to Preserve Fresh Herbs

Autumn is bittersweet. The burst of color left behind as plants gather their energy inward for the winter is a delight, but it also means [...]

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Hildegard’s Health Benefits of Beer

Every autumn, a meadow near the city center of Munich transforms into the world's largest beer and folk festival or Volksfest. Known as Oktoberfest, the [...]

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Food Activity Rest

The rhythm of Food Activity Rest predates medieval medical treatments, and yet the concept helps set the foundation for Hildegard's healing harmony.  We first discovered a modern perspective [...]

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The Slow Food Movement and Hildegard

Hildegard of Bingen could not have anticipated that progress would render the cultivation, preparation, and consumption of food to something of an annoyance, a chore [...]

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25 Natural Diuretic Foods and Drinks

Introducing diuretic foods and drinks to the daily menu, represents a low barrier solution for those suffering from water retention and looking for ways to reduce swelling [...]

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Hildegard’s 13 Healing Spices

In our post on Ten Tips for Slow Food Success, we talked about your domain, your kitchen, and how to stock foods that best facilitate [...]

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Ten Tips to Slow Food Success

The Slow Food Movement comes in response to our rapidly changing lifestyles.  We've seen the decline of family dinners, the rise of processed and fast foods, [...]

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