Entries by Viana Muller

Thanksgiving Letter 2021

Overeating and Thanksgiving dinner just seem to go together for so many of us. It is, after all, a feasting day with many side dishes. Lots of love is put into the food, as well as many hours of labor. When you are the host, you can add another course to the meal that will actually make it more enjoyable. (Or if you are a guest, you can take this item as a gift for your host.)

Desmodium Adscendens: The Plant That Helps Us Breathe Better

Many of you are understandably searching for natural and holistic ways to support your lung health and complement the current COVID therapeutics offered by conventional medicine. This is leading more people to discover a therapeutic botanical, Desmodium adscendens. I wanted to share my almost two decades of experience with this extraordinary medicinal plant.

Making Maca Work for You

One of the most popular supplements and natural food products in recent years is the root vegetable known as Maca. For centuries, Maca has been grown at high altitudes in the Peruvian Andes, where it’s still harvested, heated, and dried according to time-tested methods. Peruvians have long used Maca as a traditional remedy for a variety of health issues, including low libido, fertility, premenstrual syndrome, menopause, fatigue symptoms, and mood issues, among others.

Thanksgiving Letter 2020

Although most of us will have a small Thanksgiving dinner this year, we are still likely to overeat. That’s part of feasting! I don’t know about you, but by the time dessert arrives I’m full! I feel stuffed — a little to a lot uncomfortable, depending on how much I overate. Although I love pumpkin pie, pecan pie and apple pie, even better with whipped cream, my stomach is just not ready for it. But for a number of years now, I have solved that dilemma!