We're in for a chilly winter. At least, that's what is being predicted in this year's "Old Farmer's Almanac." The newest edition of the 230-year-old series projects the 2021-22 winter as a particularly cold one, dubbing it the "season of shivers,” and says it could even be "one of the longest and coldest that we’ve seen in… Continue reading Is It Soup Yet?
Andrea Beaman (right) and myself (left) barefoot with beachy hair! I mentioned in last month's newsletter that I'd share a few highlights of the retreat I went on in the Outer Banks - "Take Back Your Health." I was so inspired by many of the classes and speakers, as well as some of the other… Continue reading “Community Builds Immunity, Safety & Happiness”
Andrea Beaman, HHC, AADP, Herbalist (www.andreabeaman.com) and internationally renown health and nutrition coach/chef offered a special online class on April 8, and I want to introduce you to some of her suggestions. By focusing on ingredients from the kitchen, she demonstrated foods, even regular kitchen herbs that can help heal/remedy viral infections or prepare… Continue reading Acrid, Spicy & Pungent. Prevention and Treatment Tools for Lungs and The Immune System
Our Merman Jay Fickess is back and sharing insights on how natural remedies can help ease depression. If you are burdened with depression or know someone who is, you know that its effects can be seriously debilitating. Estimates are that depression is the second leading cause of disability in the United States. The disease is… Continue reading Natural Remedies That Can Help Ease Depression
Note: “Merman” Jay Fickess continues the series we started about "Food as Medicine," focusing on the incredible mushroom. In our post "Food As Medicine," I wrote about why we eat the foods we do and the choices we make in light of the perspective that food provides nutrients that either help or hinder the functioning… Continue reading Dancing in the Fairy Ring: Mushrooms Misunderstood
We at Midwest Mermaid Muse talk a lot about the healing value of our food. Browse our website and you will find that we believe in the health benefits of mushrooms and seaweed in particular. Our Merman Jay Fickess thinks it’s worthwhile to explain why we believe in them and what those benefits mean to… Continue reading Food As Medicine