Healthy people, healthy planet

Author - Elson M. Haas MD

Elson M. Haas, MD has been in medical practice for over 25 years and was instrumental in the development of the field that he has termed Integrated Medicine. He is the founder and director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, an integrated health care facility in San Rafael, California, where he specializes in Family and Nutritional Medicine, Detoxification, and Individualized Health Programs. His books include: Staying Healthy with Nutrition , Staying Healthy with the Seasons (fully revised 20th Anniversary 2003 edition), The False Fat Diet, The Staying Healthy Shopper's Guide, The Detox Diet, and A Cookbook for All Seasons.

10 Tips for Winter Health & Stress Reducers

Take time for reflection. The introspective nature of winter provides an excellent opportunity for greater reflection and self-assessment. Take an honest look at where you are. At the same time, be gentle with yourself. If you are somewhat depleted...

10 Tips for Healthy Detoxification

Follow a non-toxic lifestyle – eat wholesome, natural foods, drink good water, exercise regularly, and avoid junk foods and additives--to minimize the need to detoxify. If you feel toxic or congested--from aches and pains, allergies and sinus...

10 Tips for Good Digestion

Eat in a relaxed way in a pleasant setting, and take your time. Chew your food until it is liquid. If you are under emotional pressure or in a hurry, take simple food – fresh juice, a fruit, yogurt, a few sunflower seeds, or a protein bar. Keep up...

10 Ways to Better Health

Chew your food well and take time to nourish yourself. Eat a balanced diet of wholesome, natural foods.
Drink one to two glasses of good water several times a day; first thing in the morning and about half an hour before meals are the best times.

10 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the most common interference with healthy aging and long life in the modern world. Here are a number of proactive ideas and tips to help you prevent the problems associated with heart disease. The triad of primary...

10 Tips for Preventing Cancer

Cancer is one of the greatest fears of modern societies. It squelches life too early in many cases and is often a difficult demise in later years. Many cancers are preventable with lifestyle changes. Keys are dietary deficiencies, excess fats and...

10 Tips to Enlightened Eating

Spring is a time to renew your relationship with all life, and to plan how you can grow even a little bit of your own food. A garden--whether it's a window box herb garden or an urban plot--can provide enlightened eating enrichment. Herbs in pots...