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The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

What exactly is a plant-based diet? A plant-based diet is not a diet of vegetables alone. It is a diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, which may exclude or minimize meat, including chicken, dairy products and eggs. The diet will definitely exclude foods made from refined flour and sugar, and certain refined…

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How Flexible Are You?

Why is flexibility so important? There are many reasons why having a flexible body is vital to our health and well-being. Good flexibility can improve athletic performance in physical activities, and cut down the risks of injuries. Flexibility also helps to prevent everyday injuries such as muscle strains that may occur when you are getting…

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Goji Berries – the superfood for health

The Goji Berry is quickly growing in popularity for it amazing health benefits and now there are some amazingly effortless ways to enjoy this Asian fruit. Goji is available fresh, dried or in juice form. I’m going to give you a run down on why the Goji Berry should be a staple in your diet…

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Too Much Acid Can Torpedo Your Health

The very real dangers of excess acid Eating an excess of acid-forming foods, such as sugar, refined carbohydrates, processed foods, dairy products and alcohol, can lead to ailments such as poor digestion, constipation or diarrhea, gout, osteoarthritis, leg cramps, bad skin, eczema, and even hypertension and heart disease. Your risk of developing cancer is also…

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Stress Can Compromise Your Immune System.

The age of anxiety. We live in a stressful world, and modern, rushed lifestyles have allowed stress to filter into almost every aspect of our lives. Stress can best be described as a state of mental and emotional strain resulting adverse or demanding events in our lives. It is impossible to avoid all the stresses…

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Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is all about training yourself to pay attention in a special way to things happening around you. It is about learning to focus on the present moment, letting the past be, and trying not to think about what may be coming up in the future. So much time is spent thinking…

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Balance, is it a Myth?

Everyone strives for balance and harmony in their lives, or so they say, but is there a difference? If you are striving to have balance in your life, then by the definition, you will have to ease up on something or give it up to bring your life in balance. In the end you might…

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Vitamin Vacation

Let this be short discussion about something that is taught by the amazing Hippocrates Health Institute.  They do lots of healing work there… Back to vitamins.   Did you know that you should not be taking them every day for weeks, months and years at a time?  Why you ask? Because over time you become immune…

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Water, Water Everywhere

Let’s talk water…. Our body is 75% Water! Our brain is 85% Water! Fascinating, right?!? There are a lot of differing opinions on water.  Everyone is different and has different needs. It is recommended to get 8-10 glasses of water a day.  Sometimes more and seldom less.  If you are on a raw food diet,…

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Gratitude

Want to know a simple secret to happiness? Gratitude. Yes, it’s really that simple. It is very beneficial to write down the things in your life for which you are grateful.  It can be as simple as a beautiful flower you saw on a walk or as profound as the love you have for your…

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