Category: Health Reviews

Candida Albicans: Could Yeast Be Your Problem?

By Leon Chaitow, D.O., N.D. ISBN 0-89281-795-X (Inner Traditions, 1998) Candida albicans is a yeast that exists in all of us. Normally it poses no problem, but with everyday stress, consumption of refined carbohydrates, and especially the widespread use of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, and birth-control pills, it can take over one’s body and cause a… Read more »

Food Matters-A DVD Documentary

In today’s world of misinformation fueled by corporate interests Food Matters gave us down-to-earth information which will allow us to make better choices in our lives. It’s always been my experience that people make better choices when they have better information. Rahasya Poe & Dhara Lemos, Publishers of Lotus Guide Magazine ( www.lotusguide.com ) More… Read more »

Healing Trauma

By Peter A. Levine, PhD ISBN 978-1-59179-658-9 (Sounds True, 2008) Peter A. Levine, PhD, author of Waking the Tiger, spent 35 years studying the effects of trauma on the body. In Healing Trauma, he has written a slim companion book to the first book, describing his 12-phase trauma-recovery program and providing an audio CD of… Read more »

Anticancer—A New Way of Life

By David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD ISBN-10: 0-670-02034-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-670-02034-8 (Penguin Group, 2008) They say nothing speaks more clearly than experience, and when you add to that the academic background of David Servan-Schreiber you end up with a powerful message that can transform your life. I have read a lot of books on how to treat… Read more »

Pregnant in America (DVD)

Written and directed by Steve Buonaugurio Intention Media (www.intentionmediainc.com) This is a well-balanced view of the health system surrounding being pregnant in America. It asks questions such as: “Why is it that the cesarean rate is 30 percent in the United States while the rest of the world considers 7 percent too high? Why are… Read more »

Shanti Generation: Yoga Skills for Youth Peacemakers

(Instructional DVD) By Abby Wills, MA Available through www.ShantiGeneration.com (2009) As a counselor for adolescents going through recovery, I observed firsthand that physical health was synonymous with mental and emotional health. There is nothing more important for a young person than to find a way to simply sit and be present. At the very heart… Read more »

Advanced Chi Nei Tsang

By Mantak Chia ISBN: 978-1-59477-055-5 (Destiny Books, 2009) Living in a society where stress and tension are so much a part of life that they are hardly noticed any more made it nice to come back to the awareness of my chi. With exact instructions and photos, Mantak Chia guides you step by step on… Read more »

The Magic Language of the Fourth Way: Awakening the Power of the Word

By Pierre Bonnasse ISBN 1-59477-232-0 (Inner Traditions, 2008) Being a longtime reader of George Gurdjieff and the “Fourth Way” knowledge, I found The Magic Language of the Fourth Way to be a powerful step into the world of language and music for anyone seeking spiritual advancement through exact and precise knowledge. There is a magic… Read more »