Posts Tagged ‘Musings from Marc’

The Psychobiology of Chewing

There’s more to chewing than you might think. It’s arguably the first digestive activity that we bring to a meal, and unlike the chemical processes that occur in our gut, chewing falls under our conscious control. Except of course, when we go a bit unconscious and inhale our food. But chewing is more than a […]

5 Unexpected Healthy Superfoods for Your Heart

Did you know that heart disease claims the lives of men and women more than any other disease, and is even more deadly than all forms of cancer combined? The simple truth is that our hearts need some help. And that’s likely why you’ll hear many of the leading natural healing experts recommend preventive remedies […]

Symbolic Substitutes

There’s a fundamental paradox in human nature that you may have noticed by now: a part of us wants inner peace, and another part of us actively fights against it. We want to eat right, but we also want to break all the food rules. We want love, but we love to look for it […]

The Metabolic Power of Vitamin A – Awareness

One of the most unusual scientific revelations of the last century is the mathematical proof that the act of observing any phenomenon in the universe – be it the flight of a bird of the rotation of the planet – has a direct influence upon that phenomenon.  According to the laws of physics, we have […]

The Simple Psychology of Habits

If you’re a human being alive on planet Earth, chances are, you’ve got habits. Some of those habits we like, while some of our habits nag us because they don’t serve a healthy purpose yet they don’t easily fall away. As Mark Twain famously said about habits, “quitting smoking is the easiest thing in the […]

What’s Up with Perfectionism?

I’m not sure of the number of perfectionists who walk among us, but if you work in the nutrition, fitness, or eating psychology business, it seems like perfectionism is everywhere. So many people are looking for the perfect body, perfect weight, perfect diet, the perfect nutritional system, and more. It seems like such a noble […]

The Eater’s Agreement

When I wrote my first book, Nourishing Wisdom, I wanted to create a whole new approach to nutrition and eating habits that was fresh, real and meaningful. I was committed to discovering a way to talk about food and nourishment that honors the timeless wisdom in these topics. Like so many people, I was bored […]