Wellness

  • When we sleep our cells rejuvenate and help our overall health, but also adequate sleep keeps cortisol (stress hormone) levels lower. Cortisol increases and attacks collagen! Skin...
    27 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Cinnamon, or Cinnamomum cassia, is praised for the sweet warmth it brings to foods. This spice not only gives extra flavor to dishes such as Brown Rice...
    26 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Yoga Pose
    Yoga has been practiced for over 5000 years. There are many different styles and levels of yoga and it's great for all ages. It connects the body,...
    21 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Winter is the time of year for kidney, bladder, and urinary tract. It is important to eat foods that support these organs. Keeping in balance with nature...
    19 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Do our kids' toys contain toxic chemicals? There are definite concerns about the toxic chemicals used in childrens toys these days...
    12 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Holiday Season is in full swing and so is the baking of pies, cookies, casseroles, etc. Here are the baking pan equivalents to help you with your...
    08 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • There seems to be so many upper respiratory ailments this month, I thought it may be helpful to write a little something about the flu. Flu symptoms...
    07 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • When you have a cold, your body is telling you that it needs to cleanse itself from wastes, toxins and bacterial overgrowth. There are hundreds of different...
    05 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Although this is not a pleasant subject, it is a topic we must not avoid as it is essential to our health! Abundant, frequent bowel movements (daily),...
    01 December 2017 // 0 Comments
  • If you suffer from indigestion or heartburn, you are 1 of 40% of Americans that are plagued with this problem! A big contributor is when...
    30 November 2017 // 2 Comments
  • With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas around the corner, I thought it would be rather beneficial to talk about strengthening our digestion, much needed especially when dealing...
    29 November 2017 // 0 Comments
  • I would imagine that after a long Thanksgiving weekend, your digestion may be a bit off track? Proper digestion is essential to balanced health and your overall...
    27 November 2017 // 0 Comments
  • There are a few different types of yoga to choose from, whether you're a beginner, a seasoned practitioner, or seek a more spiritual experience. Here is a...
    16 November 2017 // 2 Comments
  • Did you know that this amazing vegetable comes from the cabbage family? Not only is broccoli affordable and readily available, you can prepare it in so many ways!...
    11 October 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Did you know that our emotions are associated with different organs of the body? If we have a consistent feeling or emotion about something that is never...
    25 September 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Autumn is here and so begins the time of year when lungs & large intestine will need more attention. In the Autumn months, these organs are most...
    22 September 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Loaded with flavor and an intoxicating aroma, otherwise known as "the stinking rose", garlic not only makes your dishes such as Roasted Garlic or Lentil Roasted Garlic...
    19 September 2017 // 0 Comments
  • I found this fantastic quiz that helps you evaluate your immune system. If you answer yes to 3 or more of the following questions, your immune system...
    11 September 2017 // 0 Comments
  • The liver is often referred to as "The General" of the body. The liver is body's most complex organ and is, for the most part, responsible for...
    07 September 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Insomnia is one of the biggest health challenges known today. Here is the list of supplements, herbs and remedies to help you get back that much needed...
    28 August 2017 // 0 Comments
  • I encourage you to start a light regime of doing away with what ever is no longer serving you in your life and your body. Make it...
    16 August 2017 // 0 Comments
  • There are many causes for our eyes to become weakened. Our eyes age before any other part of our bodies...
    07 August 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Did you know that your right lung has three lobes and your left lung only has two? People who have a large lung capacity can send oxygen...
    07 June 2017 // 0 Comments
  • In Chinese healing arts it is believed that the liver rules the eyes. When the liver is stagnant and the body is deficient in qi energy (life...
    30 May 2017 // 0 Comments
  • We learned that Spring is the time for your liver and now it's almost time for Summer. The organs that are related to this season are: heart...
    24 May 2017 // 0 Comments
  • There are many different varieties of mushrooms, but there are 4 that are the highest in healing properties. Maitake, shiitake, reishi, and common white mushrooms. It appears...
    17 May 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Here are a few suggestions of all natural products to always have on hand for everyday quick clean-ups...
    09 May 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Why use harmful artificial fragrances, chemicals, or substances that are toxic when a pure, natural alternative is available to us for the highest benefit to our home,...
    04 May 2017 // 0 Comments
  • As I learned more about these amazing vegetables, I've learned that sea vegetables are amongst the most nutritious foods on earth! Here are some types of sea...
    02 May 2017 // 0 Comments
  • A must know for all vegans, vegetarian and macrobiotic practitioners! Did you know that based on in which manner a particular...
    27 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Although I consume a great variety of vegetables every day and I know the importance of eating all colors of the rainbow, I decided to get creative...
    25 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Our skin is the largest organ of the body and can most definitely be a reflection of our lifestyle. It really is a mirror of our physical...
    20 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • It is very important to exfoliate your entire body as often as you can. Whether you use a loofah, dry brush, a hot towel scrub, or salt/scrubbing...
    18 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • 1/2 cup of cooked collard greens packs in quite a punch! For example: In a 1/2 cup cooked collards, there is as much fiber as 1 cup...
    13 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • This amazing Indian spice is potent in anti-inflammatory properties and is also known as an Ayurvedic treatment for digestive disorders and arthritis. The turmeric antioxidant and other...
    11 April 2017 // 2 Comments
  • Since Spring is the time for renewal and liver function, I thought I would share a little about the benefits of dandelion greens. I love these greens...
    06 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Since Spring is the season for liver, which is cause for regeneration and growth, it is important to eat foods that will assist in cleansing the liver...
    04 April 2017 // 0 Comments
  • An odorless, colorless chemical found in rocket and other fuels known to leak into our water system. This chemical has been linked to thyroid issues and may...
    30 March 2017 // 0 Comments
  • This chemical is found in fluorescent light fixtures, fiberglass, caulking, floor finishes, adhesives, oil-based paints, electrical equipment, soil & ground water. This chemical has been directly linked...
    28 March 2017 // 0 Comments
  • This chemical is found in old upholstery such as couches, futons, car seats,toys, children's clothing, electronics, and carpeting. Was used as a flame retardant. This chemical...
    23 March 2017 // 0 Comments