What exactly is an alkaline diet? Maybe you’ve heard others talking about alkaline and acidic foods… there’s actually quite a bit of confusion surrounding the two and we weren’t really taught the differences growing up. An alkaline diet is based on eating lots of leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, and some nuts and grains — which […]
Digestive troubles are a very common reality for a lot of people. Just because it’s common doesn’t mean that it’s a normal part of human digestion. If you’re having digestive troubles frequently, such as gas and stomachaches, then it’s time to do something to help improve your digestion. Here are some foods that will help […]
It’s almost as if December is the month of the cookies! Wherever you go the holiday festivities seem to have started and you’ll find frosted, sugar coated cookies almost everywhere. Instead of giving in to the temptation of the not so healthy holiday treats that tend to be filled with sugar and food dyes, try […]
Everywhere I look someone is sniffling or coughing and I sure don’t have time to get sick. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to boost your immune system and make it harder for germs to bring you down.
The dreaded sweet tooth – so many of us have one and it can be oh so difficult to get rid of! Luckily there are not only ways to help get rid of it (think eliminating all sugar, processed foods and sweet fruits for 30 days) or there are tricks to help you calm it […]
Staying healthy is not an easy thing to do. Sometimes the food that we percieve as good can actually be doing us more harm than good and can interfere in our goal to keep our body as healthy as we can.
If you try to stay healthy, chances are you’ve read some health books or gotten some information from websites and have incorporated “good habits” into your life. Some of them are probably great tips that are keeping you healthy, but some of them might not be quite right for you.
Smoothies —especially green smoothies— conjure images of health. After all, you can really pack so many healthy things into a smoothie: fruits, veggies, “super-foods”, nut milk, yogurt and pretty much anything else you can think of. But what you might not know is that your smoothie might actually be working against you.
Every once in a while we all get hit with a sweet tooth. What could possibly be better than a brownie? A totally delicious, healthy brownie!
Over the years, especially since becoming a Holistic Health Counselor in 2007, I’ve read countless books on nutrition. Some feel more like encyclopedias than books, but most of them are great reads! Over the years one has stood out as a great, very simple introduction book for anyone who wants to make changes towards a […]
White vinegar is a great product which you can use for so many different things – anything from cooking to cleaning.