Feb/Mar 2011

Grapevine

Allergy-Friendly Eating Games for Kids

Play therapy is an effective way to help children heal from trauma. So why not use food-play therapy to help kids with allergies and sensitivities heal from negative experiences with food? Rashes, stomachaches, intrusive medical procedures and anaphylaxis can wreak havoc on a child's emotional well-being and quickly add up to a fear of food - a recipe for disaster.   More...

Medicinal Mushrooms

Subscribers Only — AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is a non-prescriptive nutritional supplement that’s widely used in Japan and China to help bolster wellness in individuals with immuno-compromised disorders, particularly cancer patients undergoing treatment. Produced from a culture of several different species of mushrooms, AHCC is now gaining recognition in the United States.   More...