“Holidays and traveling can sometimes play havoc with well laid dietary resolutions. Fortunately, Ume (plum) products from Japan are your best friends against a host of haunting upsets! The holidays cram into a short spell more celebrating and indulging that the rest of the year combined. But if I happen to overindulge during the holidays (or whenever there is a good excuse), I’ve got a plum up my sleeve that’s a cure –all. Technically it’s an apricot, but everyone calls it a plum, or Ume….” writes Patricia Becker on her new blog “Feel Better Now.” Read Patricia’s post on the amazing restorative properties of umeboshi here.
Patricia is a yoga teacher, nutritional consultant and Director of Common Ground Garden Center in Palo Alto, Ca.