Coca Leaves & Altitude Sickness: Fact or Fiction?

When I told our travel doctor we were doing the Inca Trail (up to 4125m above sea level), he was VERY quick to tell me that there was ABSOLUTELY NO scientific evidence that proved Coca leaves helped with altitude sickness; they were a myth he said, a placebo and not to waste my time with […]

Improving Digestion & Traditional Chinese Medicine

Are you suffering from bloating, fluid retention, stomach cramping, cellulite and/or bowel irregularities? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of poor digestion. What would you say if I told you that your salad may be aggravating this process and worsening your symptoms? Today we discuss some techniques that stem from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) aim to nourish your digestive system, working with it, not against it in an attempt to heal your body from the inside out. Definitely worth a look!