8 Glasses of Water a Day?

This is an urban myth that has no substance or science behind it!!!  Interestingly enough, I fought this myth when I was in Naturopathic College - and believe it or not, to no avail!!!  But that is all that it is - a myth!!! I am a scientist...so I always look for the evidence.  Now [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00October 18th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Water|Comments Off on 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

What kind of stress are we talking about?

We all know stress is hard on your body, but why? Also, are you aware of the different kinds of stress that effect your body? Do you know how to resolve the stress effect? Let’s take a look? Stress and your body In today’s society we have a lot of psychological stressors. We in effect [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:25+00:00May 6th, 2015|Adrenals, Gut Health, Liver, Medical, Microbiota, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Pharmaceutical, Stress, Toxicity|Comments Off on What kind of stress are we talking about?

Hemp vs Pot for medicinal purposes?

Traditionally, Hemp has been utilized for industrial purposes due to it's high content of fiber while Pot has been utilized for entertainment due to it's high content of THC.  BUT, they both come from the same plant (Cannabis Sativa L.).  For many they are lumped together because of THC content - although there is a [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:33+00:00December 7th, 2014|ADHD, Allergies, Alzeheimer's, Anti-inflammatory, Autism, Cancer, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Mental Health, Nutritional Health, pH, Research|Comments Off on Hemp vs Pot for medicinal purposes?

French Kissing is good for your health?

I loved this article.  Yes, French Kissing is good for your health, in a couple of different ways.  But let's look at the possibilities. When you give someone a stoic kiss on the lips, you exchange a small amount of bacteria, good and bad. BUT when you French Kiss, even for only 10 seconds, apparently, [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:33+00:00November 26th, 2014|Dental issues, Exercise, Gut Health, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Microbiota, pH, Research, Toxicity|Comments Off on French Kissing is good for your health?

WHO: Cancer … Western medicine failing globally

The above named article was reported on: http://www.riseearth.com/2013/12/who-cancer-risk-rising-around-world.html?goback=%2Egde_1826962_member_5822998499267997698#%2EUr_zx5qYYdU There is a simple reason why Western medicine is failing globally.... 1) they take a body that is compromised 2) they add a toxic chemical compound (pharmaceutical prescription that makes some people wealthy) 3) that requires more ATP (energy) to metabolize 4) that further depletes the body [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:54+00:00January 21st, 2014|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Ayurvedic medicine, Detox, Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Health, pH, Pharmaceutical, Supplements, Toxicity|Comments Off on WHO: Cancer … Western medicine failing globally

What is really the cause of so much ill health?

Oh my goodness...ideas and thoughts keep changing and growing.  So many things are wrong...it is hard to keep up.  What we are supposed to do about it?  Again, so much research, so many ideas, it is so overwhelming... Well, here is an overview that might help you... what contributes to the problem AND what we [...]

Food sources of probiotics

Most people have heard of the benefits of pre and probiotics but what are they and where can you get them? Prebiotics - what provides the environment for probiotics to grow in, ie., fiber Probiotics - the bacteria in your gut that you need to thrive - over 1000 different types identified.  These bacteria help [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:59+00:00August 16th, 2013|Anti-inflammatory, Blood health, Collagen, Gut Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, pH, Stress, Supplements, Toxicity|Comments Off on Food sources of probiotics

Probiotics, yogurt – what really works?

Your gut if full of bacteria - or at least it should be....in fact, over 1000 different bacterial species have been identified (and that's just the good guys)!  In 1974, Sperti started utilizing the term probiotic to identify "Organisms and substances that have a beneficial effect on the host animal by contributing to its intestinal microbial [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:59+00:00August 14th, 2013|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Blood health, Cholesterol, Depression, Diabetes, Gut Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, pH, Supplements|Comments Off on Probiotics, yogurt – what really works?

The Different Aspects of Health

There are many different aspects of health.  The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."  World Health Organization Many look at three broad general aspects of being ness:  body, mind and spirit... I would suggest [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:02+00:00August 4th, 2013|Gut Health, Heart Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Liver, pH, Stress, Toxicity|Comments Off on The Different Aspects of Health

Blood pressure & your brain

Most people equate high blood pressure with various heart conditions.  Unfortunately, this is very misleading. First, there are a lot of conditions that can cause high blood pressure AND every part of your body can be effected by it, especially the brain!! High blood pressure puts a lot of stress on the brain.  The blood flow [...]