Author: Bevin Donahue

Bevin is the publicity and marketing manager at North Atlantic Books.

The History of Malaria & New Cannabidiol Treatment

Guest post from Cannabis Health Index author Uwe Blesching Adapted from CHI Magazine Malaria is a worldwide tropical disease that puts about half the world’s population at risk, with people of the poorest nations being the most vulnerable. To make matters worse, malaria is growing resistant to available drugs. It is estimated that each year, 330 …continue

Recipe Monday: Blue Passion Smoothie

Just because the holidays (and their concomitant food-fests) are over, it doesn’t mean you can’t continue to enjoy some decadence, even if you’ve resolved to eat more healthily in the new year. This energizing and uplifting recipe from The Art of Raw Food by Jens Casupei and Vibeke Kaupert is a great breakfast stand-in that’s sure …continue

Recipe Monday: Chia and Cauliflower Soup

After the past couple weeks of weather ups and downs, it looks like winter might finally be settling in— and what better time to make a creamy, delicious soup? Check out the recipe below, from Rawlicious Superfoods, and stay cozy this week! Chia and Cauliflower Soup The chia seeds in this recipe help to thicken …continue

Holiday Gift DIY: At-Home Spa Kit

Along with the holidays often comes some extra time to relax and take time for yourself. You can help your loved ones make the most of their “me” time with this At-Home Spa Kit, which provides the perfect opportunity. All the recipes in this kit have been excerpted or adapted from The Herbal Handbook for …continue

Recipe Monday: Festive Chocolate Drinks

Raw Chocochino Excerpted from Chaga: King of the Medicinal Mushrooms by David Avocado Wolfe Serves 3 to 4 Equipment • power blender Ingredients • 2 liters spring water • 1 cup raw organic hemp seeds (add more hemp for a thicker milk) Blend in a high-speed blender on high for approximately 20 seconds. Strain milk through a nut-milk bag …continue

Mindful Movement: A Q&A with Theodore Dimon

In his new book, Neurodynamics, author Theodore Dimon explores the principles and practice of mindfulness in action. We caught up with him to get a better sense of how we can build a better working understanding of our own bodies; how integrated, mindful movement can improve our overall health; and how to apply this knowledge to our everyday lives.   North …continue