The Member’s Blog

Switching to no shampoo, inspired by the no ‘poo method

No shampoo sounds like one of those crazy hippie things that only women who don’t shave their armpits do, but after doing some more research on the matter I’ve been inspired – especially by Crunchy Betty’s no ‘poo method. So – in entertaining this craziness – lets look at the history of shampoo. No Shampoo […]

Jaw Pain: 3 Little Known Causes of TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) cause pain in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and those with TMD usually have difficulty opening their mouths widely and may experience clicking or popping of the joint. TMD is also associated with neck and tooth pain, as well as dizziness and tinnitus. In this article, I’ll describe some of the current […]

A Life Lesson from Hawaii We Should All Follow (myself included)

This past week I took my annual summer trip to Kauai with my wife, daughter, and two of our close friends with their baby. If you have never been to Kauai I highly recommend it as the scenery, food, activities, and culture was amazing and completely refreshing. We had no idea what to expect as […]

Your Doctor is No Super Hero

I say this title somewhat tongue-in-cheek, with mixed feelings, but it is beyond the shadow of a doubt that your physician is NOT a super hero. There was a time, not so long ago, when physicians were members of a revered profession. We were respected and looked up to. Individuals looked for our guidance and […]

My Favorite Paleo Recipes: Al’s Best Paleo Burger

I’ve made plenty of burgers in my time, but I believe this is my best. It is juicy, tasty, and quite versatile for many presentations. I do this burger on a thick slice of an heirloom tomato and then garnish it with slices of… Subscribe to Email Updates 100% Privacy. We don’t spam.

RHR: Dispelling the Acid-Alkaline Myth

The basic idea of the acid-alkaline hypothesis is that if we eat acid-forming foods, we get sick, and if we eat alkaline-forming foods, we’ll be healthy and we’ll be protected against disease. There are three claims of the acid-alkaline hypothesis. One is that diet affects the pH of our blood. In other words, how acid-forming […]

Beet V8 Juice

Beet V8 Juice: This recipe is from my wife Angel, who loves to make food, home and body care recipes that support people’s journey to optimal health. Beet V8 Juice Ingredients: 1 lemon 6 medium organic tomatoes 7 small organic carrots (Green tops of carrots may also be included.) 1 bunch or organic parsley 4 […]

10 Reasons to Bake with Coconut Flour

10 Reasons to Bake with Coconut Flour: Coconut has been traditionally cultivated for its raw coconut meat, oil, milk, water and most recently for its flour. The Philippines is now the largest coconut producing country and was first to produce flour as a byproduct from its production of coconut milk (1, 7). The growing demand […]

All-Natural Sunscreen

All-Natural Sunscreen: This recipe is from my wife Angel, who loves to make food, home and body care recipes that support people’s journey to optimal health. All-Natural Sunscreen Ingredients: 1 c raw unrefined shea butter 2/3 c coconut oil 20 drops Myrrh essential oil 30 drops Carrot Seed essential oil 20 drops Lavender essential oil […]

Natural Ant Repellent

Natural Ant Repellent: This recipe is from my wife Angel, who loves to make food, home and body care recipes that support people’s journey to optimal health. Natural Ant Repellent Ingredients: 1 glass spray bottle (I used this 1oz bottle here) Peppermint essential oil Water Natural Ant Repellent Directions: Fill glass spray bottle with 15-20 […]

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