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Interview with Dr. James Costello: Increase & Restore Sexual Energy with this Adaptogen

Most of us enjoy sex. However, as there are increasing demands on us, some of us may lose desire and appetite for sex because we are leading an imbalanced life. Luckily, adaptogens can come to the rescue. James Costello is back with us again to talk about how this one adaptogen can help us increase sexual vigour, and why "yang" energy is not always better, for men and women. In our next part ...

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4 Powerful Adaptogens for Better Energy, Mood & Sleep

Last time around, we talked about how adaptogens bring you back to balance, and increases our energy without leading to a crash. To reiterate our point, an adaptogen is any substance, generally from an herbal or a plant-based food, we ingest that balances the body. So you may wonder, what are some adaptogens you can ingest to improve your health and vitality? Today, we're back with ...

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Adaptogens: Better than Caffeine? (Part 2)

Last time around, we learned what adaptogens are, and how they work in balancing our body. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover why adaptogens can increase our energy without leading to a crash, and how they work in balancing our body. You might think that adaptogens may only cause a short term effect, if any, but this may not be the case – in fact, drugs and caffeine are ...

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Interview with Dr. James Costello – Adaptogens: Secret to Better Mood, Sex, and Health? (Part 1)

There are lots of talk about adaptogens in the wellness world these days. It's the new "buzzword", well at least in the "West." Adaptogens have gotten particularly popular these days. Examples include GOOP's collaboration with Moon Juice's Amanda Chantal Bacon on their $30 adaptogenic "Dusts," and Nootrobox's use of nootropics. Actually, adaptogens have been used in centuries in China and ...

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Interview with Dr. James Costello: If Soaked Nuts and Whey Fight to Death, Who Comes Out Alive?

While this article has been published before, I've decided to republish this interview series with Dr. James Costello to refresh your memory. ------------------- Last  time around, we established the importance of digestion to nutrition, why soaked, raw nuts or seeds can enhance our digestive system, and why you aren’t what you eat. Nuts, especially soaked, raw nuts, are a great ...

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Interview with Dr. James Costello: Sprouted, Raw Nuts: Best Healthy Foods to Boost Digestion & Energy?

  While this article has been published before, I've decided to republish this interview series with Dr. James Costello to refresh your memory. This is probably one of my favourite articles on the website, especially since this interview inspired me to follow a plant-based diet. ------------------- “Why am I not going to the bathroom when I’m eating tons of nuts?” “I’m always ...

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Is a Raw Food Diet Always Better? (Deliciously Playful Lana Episode 3 – Full Interview with Dr. Michael Greger)

"All cooked foods are unhealthy. All cooked foods are bad." "But... why? I love my steamed broccoli!” (Seriously?! ... unless you're sculpting your shredded six pack abs ;) )  “You don’t understand. Cooked foods are poisonous. To obtain the "purest form" of health, you need to go on a 100% raw food diet. It’s just something you have to do.” “But why?” “It’s the only way to obtain ...

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Dangers of 3 Surprising Health Superfoods – Dr. Michael Greger

If you're wondering whether superfoods are worth it or not, you may want to read on. Many of us may be buying into the idea that we need certain superfoods to be at our optimal health. However, our interviewee today presents a controversial perspective on certain foods, one that many in the health and wellness industry may not necessarily agree with. For instance, he continues to encourage ...

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