Grounding

Grounding is Good for Pets, Too

…with the concept, simply put, grounding maintains health and governs the intricate mechanisms that make our bodies work—just like plugging a lamp into a power socket makes it light up. Since I first wrote about this concept, stories about experiences with grounding have been pouring in from readers…

Read More

On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…medical doctor took them seriously. We connected in our common concern for the environment that day—as you can see from the photo of all of us grounding outside before we exchanged hug, positive intentions for the future, and hope for change. Like we are in America, these conscious and conscientious…

Read More

Secrets for Surviving Seasonal Flu

…daily. Excessive vitamin E in the absence of adequate vitamin C can cause a pro-oxidant effect on HDL that weakens the immune system. * Practice grounding, which lowers your cortisol levels and balances your autonomic nervous system. * Avoid toxic EMF’s, which can weaken your the immune system. If…

Read More

On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…this groundbreaking book is building, and if you missed the sneak-preview discussions about the incredible health benefits of “earthing” or grounding in recent Heart, Health, and Nutrition newsletters, watch for two upcoming eLetters on the subject. For those of you who want a jump start to read…

Read More

On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…information, and earthing is about as cutting edge (and natural!) as it gets. Dr. Sinatra spoke about the anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits of grounding the body, and the crowd loved every minute of it! Dr. Sinatra will be talking about earthing in his eLetter and newsletter, so if you don’t currently…

Read More

Healthy, Inspiring Books for Children

…children in your life. * From the Ground Up, by Laura Koniver, MD: I met Dr. Koniver, an internist who works at home while homeschooling her children, while we were both shooting the movie The Grounded in 2013. This beautifully illustrated book teaches kids about how grounding to the Earth and staying closer…

Read More

Prevent Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…lower your elevated Lp(a) cholesterol. Take as directed. * Delta tocotrienol: Take 100–200 mg of this natural form of vitamin E once a day. * Get grounded! Remember, heart disease—like diabetes, cancer and a host of autoimmune problems—is a disease caused by inflammation. In the case of heart disease…

Read More

5 Last-Minute Heart Healthy Gifts

…We can ground ourselves by simply walking barefoot or sitting/laying on the earth. But in the winter when it’s cold, you can also ground yourself by wearing leather shoes, or using a grounding device for your home or automobile. You can find unique healthy gift ideas at http://www.grounded.com/. *…

Read More

Weed Killer and Pet Death

…just been chemically treated with weed killer for lawns. I do the same with oil spills I notice on pavement. Sure, grounding to the earth is good for your pet, but make sure that ground is not toxic. * If you do treat your lawn, call your service provider so you can know when they are coming and keep…

Read More

Helping Your Pet to Live a Long, Healthy Life

grounding. I’m hoping to develop pet-sized Earthing products in the near future, but in the meantime I hear amazing stories of cats jumping onto grounding mats and sheets without prompting. A Facebook follower commented her cat "gravitates" to her grounding gear. For housebound cats especially, grounding

Read More

Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…T’ai chi, yoga, Pilates, relaxation and imagery sessions. Physical exercise is also good for respiratory sinus arrhythmia, as are meditation and grounding. As far as supplementation goes, my standard recommendation is a total daily dose of 1–2 grams of fish oil a day for healthy people, and 2–4 grams…

Read More

Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

…. Plus, remember that for overall health, your dog needs the same things you do—fresh air, sunlight, clean water, and adequate exercise. Plus, grounding can help pets, too. Also, don’t ever forget the power of love: the most important part of your relationship with your pet, and yourself! Now, it’s…

Read More

Cooking for Cancer

Rebecca Katz, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, believes that “a grounding activity such as cooking and eating well can provide more than nourishment; it can offer a huge psychological boost.” Her philosophy is consistent with that of Dr. Sinatra. He believes that you should eat fresh organically…

Read More

Healthy Heart Nutrition Starts with Flax

…these benefits from flax by eating ground flaxseed. And yes, you must grind the seeds to release the oil. Otherwise, they'll pass right through you, undigested. I recommend getting a coffee grinder and dedicating it to flaxseed, because you don't want to mix ground coffee and flax. It's not a taste sensation…

Read More

Cranberry Slaw: A Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Dish

…combination of both) 1 cup dried cranberries ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground, dried mustard powder Mix together cabbage, onions, and cranberries in large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, and seasonings in a…

Read More

My Favorite Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe

…combination of both) 1 cup dried cranberries ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground, dried mustard powder Mix together cabbage, onions, and cranberries in large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, and seasonings in a…

Read More

The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

…lowering, it should be taken in combination with activated omega-6 essential fatty acids—evening primrose oil, black currant oil, or borage oil and ground flaxseed or flaxseed oil. Small amounts of omega-6 fatty acids decrease inflammation, one of the biggest culprits behind increased blood pressure.…

Read More

Delicious Autumn Dessert

…mashed * ¾ cup seedless raisins * 2 tsp. vanilla extract * 1 cup whole wheat flour * 2 tsp. baking powder * 2 tsp. cinnamon * ½ tsp. ground cloves * ½ tsp. ground nutmeg * 2 medium apples, peeled and grated Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray a 13" x 9" x 2" pan with nonstick cooking spray. Combine all…

Read More

On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…much excitement. Meanwhile, Clint had “grounded” all the chairs in the room, so participants could experience the phenomenon. Clint’s large grounded area of the exhibit hall was also a great area to sit and network between lectures and booths all weekend. David Wolfe, a dynamic presenter who is…

Read More