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Black Cumin: The Blessed Seed

Black Cumin: The Blessed Seed

From Indian Ayurveda to Chinese herbalism to ancient Egyptian, Islamic and Greek herbal practices, Black Cumin Seed (a/k/a Nigella Sativa or “Black Seed”) has long been used in nearly every major health tradition. Because of its common use and perceived health benefits, it has also been called, “The Blessed Seed.” Today, both the seed powder […]

About the writer: John Chetcuti

John Chetcuti is a vegan of 30 years and owner of Atom’s Green Market, a natural products wholesaler. He was president and co-founder of the Michigan Vegan Society and has a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. Retailers, for wholesale information, call (313) 300-7709

GreenSpace Cafe Adds Lunch Service Starting July 19

GreenSpace Cafe Adds Lunch Service Starting July 19

GreenSpace Cafe Adds Lunch Service Starting July 19 Ferndale, Mich. — There’s a fresh and healthy new lunch option in town when Ferndale’s GreenSpace Cafe opens for lunch beginning Tuesday, July 19. The artisanal plant-based restaurant and bar will serve lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. According to GreenSpace owner and plant-based cardiologist Dr. Joel […]

VegMichigan Summer Festival is Aug. 7 in Livonia

VegMichigan Summer Festival is Aug. 7 in Livonia

VegMichigan Summer Festival is Aug. 7 in Livonia ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 11, 2016 – What’s better in summer than grilled burgers, frosty ice cream, fruity or creamy shakes and other tasty treats? A growing number of people might say those same items free of animal products, and that’s exactly what will be served up […]

Food Of The Month: Tofu

Food Of The Month: Tofu

Tofu is a harmless bean curd made from soybeans, so why are so many people afraid of it? Maybe because they have tasted a dish made using the wrong kind of tofu, and/or it was not properly seasoned or cooked. When used in the correct way, tofu can be very tasty and can be used […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

“Total Health Foods” in Wyandotte, Moves to a New Location!

“Total Health Foods” in Wyandotte, Moves to a New Location!

Total Health Foods in Wyandotte is preparing for their widely anticipated move and expansion of their popular downriver health food store to a larger location! Having outgrown their current store, they will be moving just a few doors down on the same street, to 2948 Biddle St. (W. Jefferson), sometime around Nov. 20. For the […]

White Beans and Kombu for a Healthy Spring

White Beans and Kombu for a Healthy Spring

Where does a vegetarian or vegan get their protein? From delicious and wonderful beans. Ranging from 17 to 25% in protein, beans can also help reduce cholesterol and are very high in fiber. They also contain many anti-cancer properties. Isoflavones help prevent heart disease and cancer. The phytochemical diosgenin appears to inhibit cancer cells from […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

De Stressing Your Body Naturally

De Stressing Your Body Naturally

Are you feeling tension, anxiety, anger, depression, guilt or sadness? These are signs of stress. Even long after the trigger of our stress is gone, our bodies still register stress and it can be very taxing on our immune & nervous system as well as our adrenals. We need to take steps regularly to rebalance […]

About the writer: Jennifer VanderWal

Jennifer Vanderwal has been a Melody Crystal healing instructor since 2004. She’s a Master of the Usui Tibetan Karuna Seiryoku system of Reiki since 1999. She offers classes in crystal healing and reiki. Her therapies include crystal healing facilitator and spiritual counselor. 248-672-0579 or [email protected] She teaches classes and offers chakra balancing with gemstones and Crystal Healing Sessions at Bodyworks Healing Center, 734 416-5200, www.bodyworkshealingcenter.com.

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