Sugar is everywhere! It’s in our ‘healthy’ fruit juice, yogurt, salad dressings, and BBQ sauces. There are only 2 items on the MacDonald’s menu that do not contain sugar! Sugar now exists in 74% of packaged products. Most people don’t realize how common it is because there are 61 different names for sugar. Some of […]
Improve your family’s health by following the guidelines below: Make sure you get the best nutrition available, i.e., organic, whole foods. Avoid processed foods. By doing this you will prevent an increase of further toxicity with heavy metals, pesticides, flavour enhancers like MSG, color additives, GMOs, preservatives and chemicals. If you are going to eat […]
The reality is that when it comes to cold and flu, prevention is your best bet. Keeping your immune system functioning well is important, especially at this time of year. Take charge of your health and minimize your down time with the following suggestions for both preventing and remedying cold and flu this fall.
For many people, part of their health journey requires healing the digestive tract, which can mean avoid gluten for periods of time. Going gluten-free can be a challenge at first…stick to simple choices at the beginning, until you start to navigate the ins & outs of gluten containing food. It is always best to focus […]
The flowers are starting to bloom…and the birds are singing once again, finally! Slowly, as the temperatures rise, we transition into the new season with recurrent optimism of a long winter’s end. Aaaah-aaaah-CHOO…that’s the common sound we hear of springtime allergies interrupting our enjoyment of the warming season. Allergies are commonly associated with hayfever with […]
What is vitamin D? Originally credited with helping the body with calcium and bone metabolism, more recent studies show that vitamin D has many other influences on keeping the body healthy. It is thought of as a prohormone more than just a vitamin because it is only after D3 is metabolized in the liver and […]
What is sauna therapy? Sauna therapy has been a part of healing practices for centuries as part of many different traditions – the Greeks and Romans historically used bathhouses to both cleanse and detoxify, and many indigenous peoples use sweat lodges as a means of both spiritual and physical purification.
I remember being excited as a kid, every September meant new clothes, school supplies, teachers and classesâ€¦a fresh start to a new year. The more I learn about health and wellness, the more I realize that one of the most important factors to success in school starts with the our humble microbe populations that live […]
Healthy Weight Loss, Hormone Health, Stress, Thyroid Health Good health has a lot to do with maintaining balance: the right balance of work and play, the right balance of nutrients in the diet, and the right balance of hormones. What people donâ€™t often realize is how complex the effects of hormones are in the body. […]