Wellness

  • I've often asked myself this question, therefore, I hope a simple overview of the difference helps you.
    01 September 2016 // 1 Comment
  • I found this information interesting and not something I have ever thought about, so I thought I would share it with you.
    30 August 2016 // 0 Comments
  • With plant based, macrobiotic, and vegan diets becoming more mainstream today, I thought it would be helpful to write about the health benefits of eating grains. Rice...
    25 August 2016 // 1 Comment
  • Cilantro is used in a variety of healthy cuisine from Latin to Asian dishes. It is terrific in a...
    23 August 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Juicing is an excellent way to get a high dose of plant-based nutrients readily absorbable in your system. Juicing nutrients are immediately absorbed by your cells and...
    18 August 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Like every other organ in our bodies, the skin has the natural ability to heal as well. Maintaining healthy moisture is a huge factor in how our...
    11 August 2016 // 0 Comments
  • There are so many oils available to us these days, but did you know the level at which you heat these oils has an effect on our...
    04 August 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Some of us can't stand it without our morning cup of coffee. So what exactly is the big deal? Is it really that bad for us? Here...
    02 August 2016 // 0 Comments
  • There are a lot of products in today's market that contain Kombucha. Usually advertised as a probiotic or antioxidant, but have you ever wondered...
    28 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • This delicious fruit, blackberries, such as the ones found in Berry Crisp, have a potentially lifesaving...
    26 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Summertime is notorious for mosquito bites! Commercial insect repellents may contain harmful chemicals that have an effect on our overall health.
    21 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • From the research that I've done and the most natural products I have found, if you want a tan that's not from nature (from the Sun) there...
    19 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Have you ever wondered what the term "hydrogenated oil" means? We've heard that it is unhealthy for us, but why? Here is a simple and brief explanation...
    14 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Just a simple tip on how to clean mushrooms. Because they grow in compost and other not so wonderful things, they demand some cleaning up before we...
    12 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • There are many causes for puffy eyelids, and thankfully many great treatments! The most common causes of puffy eyelids are allergies, especially to make-up, pet dander, cleansers,...
    08 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • I would imagine, we've all been there...you wake up and your head is pounding, you are dehydrated, and feel like you've been hit by a train? What...
    06 July 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Regulations for our bottled water are virtually non-existent. There are more regulations on our tap water then there are for bottled water! The utility companies are required...
    23 June 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Some food and drinks contain natural sulfites such as salmon, cod, soy products, eggs, and maple syrup. This typically only causes a problem if...
    16 June 2016 // 0 Comments
  • It seems we can not go anywhere today without a plethora of gluten-free products to choose from. Is it a marketing ploy or gimmick?
    14 June 2016 // 0 Comments
  • This is a traditional macrobiotic remedy (my personal favorite), used to dissolve stagnation and tension, and stimulate blood circulation. It is much easier, and more relaxing when...
    07 June 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Casein is a protein precipitated from milk and forms the basis of cheese and certain plastics. It is usually made from a solution of protein, water, and...
    02 June 2016 // 0 Comments
  • There are many different causes of food allergies. They may be hereditary, however, 90% of food reactions come from certain proteins in...
    31 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Do you ever wonder if you are getting enough iron? Did you know that vegans get more iron then meat eaters?!!
    26 May 2016 // 1 Comment
  • Foods that have the most alkaline minerals (calcium, magnesium, potassium) help to create alkalinity in our bodies, while foods...
    24 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • As we've learned in the post, Emotions and our Health, any intense emotions can cause physical problems, therefore, if you are a "worrier", it may help you...
    19 May 2016 // 3 Comments
  • Oregano oil is rich in polyphenolic flavenoids and contains over 50 compounds with antimicrobial actions that inhibit candida yeast, bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Oregano oil is also...
    17 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Healthy hair is an indicator that you have good blood quality. If you are experiencing unhealthy hair you may want to consider improving blood quality by strengthening...
    12 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Most of us don't think about our bones unless we have a problem, but the reality is that our bones require much more nutrition than we know....
    10 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Phytonutrients give plants their color and flavor and are packed with enzymes. These enzymes can be heat sensative, but some cooked help release antioxidants such as beta-carotene...
    05 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • It is always a good time of the year to make the resolution to lose weight. If you are making yours today, or every other day, I...
    26 April 2016 // 1 Comment
  • There a number of different artificial sweeteners on the market today. These artificial sweeteners are enticing because they have no calories. They are extremely...
    21 April 2016 // 0 Comments
  • I found this interesting article from Linda Paige about fluoride, so I thought I would share it with you. I hope you find it helpful and not...
    19 April 2016 // 1 Comment
  • Did you know that carrots are excellent for...
    14 April 2016 // 1 Comment
  • The health benefits for eating prunes go way beyond helping to promote regularity. Here is an impressive list of great reasons...
    12 April 2016 // 1 Comment
  • Since it is Spring, and Spring is the season for strengthening gallbladder, this is simply a reminder of how miraculous our bodies are! Do you ever wonder...
    07 April 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Spring is in the air so I hope this information is helpful if you are an allergy sufferer. Allergies are usually an acquired sensitivity to...
    29 March 2016 // 0 Comments
  • It's Springtime and "allergy season" is upon us. Here are 3 tips to help you boost your immune system...
    24 March 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Did you know that brussels sprouts contain...Many fantastic reasons to prepare Brussels Sprouts with Aioli that will compliment any meal, or simply enjoy alone as a snack!
    16 March 2016 // 0 Comments
  • Lately there has been some controversy regarding ear candling, which is a traditional remedy to remove ear wax. The procedure involves placing a hollow tube made of...
    14 March 2016 // 0 Comments
  • For good health, it is important to have strong, healthy blood. Blood deficiencies are very common and most times, we are not aware that we have a...
    08 March 2016 // 0 Comments