We are being bombarded with over 30,000 chemicals in our environment and the over 8,000 chemicals in the household and personal products we may use. There are millions of toxins in our water, food and the air we breathe. These toxins overburden our bodies and the only way to rid ourselves of them is to DETOX.
Detoxing is one of the oldest medical modalities to heal the body. It is a period of time in which you allow your body to ged rid of extra toxins that have accumulated in the body over time.
We often think of Valentine's Day as a day to give a special someone a gift such as flowers, chocolates or a greeting card. It feels great to be loved and to love. In fact it is well-documented that being in love has many health benefits and is good for us. But...What about loving yourself this Valentine's Day?
Everyone knows how important sleep is to your health and well being. Who wants that feeling of sluggishness and low concentration when you have been deprived of a good night sleep. Not only does not having enough sleep cause issues to the way you feel, it also has been linked to health issues such as weakened immune system, diabetes and heart health. It is important to make sleep health a priority and there are ways you can help yourself naturally while improving your sleep quality nightly.
I know you have heard of black tea or green tea but have you heard of red tea? Rooibos, pronounced Roy-boss has made its way into homes and coffee/tea shops all around the world. Rooibos, or red bush, is a grassy shrub that grows all around the very tip of South Africa. When this grassy shrub is brewed into a tea it has a subtle, nutty, earthie flavor. Rooibos tea is a caffeine free, low tannin, natural anti-inflammatory tea with many health benefits. Rooibos is safe for all ages and has a reputation as an anti aging, cancer preventing, digestive healing, liver cleansing tea.
Alcohol is the world's most socially acceptable recreational drug. Grab a glass of wine and unwind from a long day. Have a bbq and invite friends over for some beers. Alcohol has its place in many people's lives but it doesn't come without consequences to the body. One of the effects of alcohol on the body is it depletes the body's magnesium levels which causes all kinds of symptoms. The depletion of magnesium levels from alcohol could lead to the eventual abuse in alcohol because the side effects such as depression and anxiety can result in drinking becoming habitual or a crutch that many find themselves navigating through.
The Master Tonic is a combination of Apple Cider Vinegar with garlic, onions, horseradish, hot pepper, ginger and turmeric. The ingredients might turn you away but the taste is actually very pleasing and the benefits to your health are life changing. By including at least 2 T of Master Tonic daily, you will find that your health changes in many ways.
Most body care products that you purchase from the store are full of chemicals and made by scientists in lab coats and face masks. They often don't even clean your skin, body or hair properly. Products that are natural and organic are always a better alternative, but they can be expensive. Instead of spending a lot money, I have found the perfect combination of inexpensive ingredients that you most likely have in your kitchen right now. They will give you the cleanest teeth, hair and skin possible.
Drinking alcohol has become a normal part of every day life for many, associated with having fun, socializing and relaxing. While there are those that drink in moderation, there are others who drink daily or they binge drink, leaving the body hard at work trying to detox the poison. Challenging yourself to remove alcohol for an extended period of time can improve your health drastically while making you feel better and establishing a new relationship.
Elderberries have been used for thousands of years, since the Middle Ages when it was considered as a Holy Plant because of its ability to protect and improve health. Elderberries, from a plant known as Sambucus are extremely nutritious and high in antioxidants, vitamins such as vitamins A, B and C and minerals like potassium and iron. Together these dark blue berries offer a sweet flavor and a nutritious punch that are a great base for an Immune Boosting Tonic. Including an Elderberry Tonic or Syrup, such as the Immune Support Tonic in your daily routine adds many health benefits for your overall health and longevity.
As the cooler temperatures creep in, fire places start flaming up, coats are out of the closets and those unwanted sniffles and sneezes enter. Rather than wait for those bugs to get you, you can strengthen your immune system to prevent invaders from ever entering. Now is the time to prep your immune system for winter. A healthy body is dependent on a strong immune system and there are things that you can do daily to boost your immune system.
Asthma is a condition identified by trouble in breathing and constricting of the air passages up till the lungs, also including the nose, nasal passages, mouth, and larynx. In individuals who have Asthma or atopic conditions, the obstructed or irritated air passages that trigger asthma signs and symptoms can typically be gotten rid of with assistance from a specific way of life and certain therapies. If you suffer from exercise-induced asthma, then an oxygen concentrator can accompany your jogs and walks.
Our bodies are subject to many harsh chemicals in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the body care products some of us lather on our skin. If the toxins remain in the body it is possible for our organs to become increasingly toxic leading to all kinds of possible illness. It is possible to recognize when your body might be needing to detox. If you are feeling sluggish, bloated, achy in the joints, having brain fog or just need to relax, a Detox Bath might be just what you need!
The time of year has come when children go back to school. It is also the beginning of the passing around of germs and illnesses. By including some healthy living tips daily and making them a priority, parents and children can stay healthy all year.
Here are 5 of the most important ways to keep your children healthy:
There is inflammation in the body all the time. People have varying degrees of inflammation which is felt in some peoples bodies and others don't notice it. For many, inflammation shows up as joint pains or as issues with the intestines like celiac disease. However, nature provides ways to reduce inflammation. Including Apple Cider Vinegar daily is one way to combat inflammation in the body.
The thyroid: we hear about it often, but it is not always clear what it is and what function it has. Usually, we become aware of its importance when it starts to function abnormally.
The thyroid is one of the most important glands of the human body, whose function is to secrete hormones and regulate our metabolism.
There are millions of people all over the world who suffer from thyroid disorders; a good part is not aware of it, because it is not able to distinguish its symptoms from those of other pathologies. Women are more affected, especially once they reach adulthood.
It is very important to be informed and know the habits of life that help to keep the thyroid in perfect condition. Today besides talking about the functioning of this important gland, we want to discover what foods help to keep it healthy.
Do you ever feel like you have to force yourself to want to have sex? Sometimes you just are not feeling it. It might be as simple as increasing your libido. There are foods that you can include in your diet that increase a person's sexual desires.
Master Tonic is mostly celebrated for its prevention of colds and flus. It also helps with other ailments such as weight loss, arthritis, fatigue, indigestion, bloating, high cholesterol, etc. There are many creative ways you can use the Master Tonic in your kitchen in order to include this tonic in your daily life so your body can perform at its best. Here are some ideas:
Allergy season has started!
Have they started for you?!
Do you or someone you know get allergies? Many people suffer from dust, grass or pollen allergies during this time of year. Allergies can get so intense that many people cannot continue with their regular activities unless they resort to allergy medications. Allergy medications do offer much immediate relief but regretfully not long term relief. Luckily, there are natural remedies that can help with allergy relief.
Are you apart of the 20% of the population that attracts mosquitoes more than the rest?For some, mosquitoes are often the torment of any outdoor activity. Whether you are camping, hiking, bbqing, or any other outdoor experience, those that are targets for mosquitoes know how horrid it can be.There are reasons why some get mutilated by mosquitoes while others are untouched.
It seems everyone would like to lose a pound or two. There are so many fad diets and diet pills out there and new ones being created as you read this. Everyone is looking for a quick fix to shed the pounds off. The only real way of keeping the pounds off is changing your lifestyle to focus on health and wellness. By adopting healthy habits, the pounds will come off and stay off long term.
Do you need to Detox?