Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance or Sensitivity?

Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways.

And they’re a lot more common than most people think.

I’m not talking about anaphylaxis or immediate allergic reactions that involve an immune response. Those can be serious and life-threatening.  If you have any allergies, you need to steer clear of any traces of foods you are allergic to, and speak with your doctor or pharmacist about emergency medication, if necessary.

What I’m talking about, is an intolerance, meaning you do not […]

Best Natural Ways to Flavour Water

Raspberry Mint Water

We all know that we should be drinking more water, that’s a given. It will help to flush out daily toxins and water is used in all of your bodily processes. During cleansing or exercising, we need to make sure we are drinking extra water to support the body.

What happens when our bodies don’t have adequate amounts of water?

  • Our energy levels drop (A mere 5% drop in water levels […]

3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

 

3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

Yes, while I always say that it’s better to get your nutrients from food first sometimes supplements are necessary.

Unfortunately there are just some all-too-common nutrients that we simply don’t get enough of.  And they’re absolutely critical to optimal health and wellness.  Especially as […]

What is Metabolism and How to Enhance Yours

What is Metabolism?

 This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.

 You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean?

 Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do.

 Your body has an incredible ability to grow, heal, and generally stay […]

3 Ways to Prevent Overeating at Meals

 

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing.

And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance.

 It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days.

 But it doesn’t always stop there.

 Sometimes we overeat on regular days.  Or at regular meals.  Or All. The. Time.

 Here are three tips to avoid overeating at meals.

 (Psst, turn these into habits and ditch the willpower!)

 

Tip #1: Start with some water

 When your stomach is growling and you […]

Enjoying the Holidays without Sacrificing Your Health Goals

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The holidays are such a fun, special and busy time of year. I love all the family gatherings, exploring different restaurants and allowing myself to indulge as much as the next girl. I don’t, however, love the tired and bloated feeling I get during this time.

Below are some ways I use to stay healthy and I encourage you to try out some of these simple recommendations to avoid throwing all your hard […]

Sleepy Tea Recipe with Turmeric, Passionflower and Honey

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If you really start to think about it, what’s the one thing that always seems to mess up your health goals? The lack of energy, irritability, cravings, inability to stick to your healthy eating, and so on, can most likely all be blamed on a crappy night of sleep.

If you are feeling stuck in a rut and don’t know where to start, then my suggestion is to focus on your sleep for […]

Top Natural Ways to Relieve Constipation

organic papaya for constipation

Constipation is one of the most unpleasant digestive disturbances to cope with especially when it’s occurring regularly. Constipation is uncomfortable and can leave you feeling bloated and irritated until you have a bowel movement. Digestive disturbances are one of those taboo topics that no one likes talking about, however, in the world of Holistic Nutrition, healthy elimination is a frequent topic because it is so vitally important to our […]

The Energy Fix: Top Energy Vampires ~ And How to Ditch Them!

We all get bogged down from time to time and quite often it happens to us even when are not aware. When you are constantly feeling drained it might be time to take a look at what exactly is bringing you down.

There are some obvious reasons, like not eating enough calories, getting enough sleep and not giving yourself enough time to rest and rejuvenate, but daily fatigue is not normal. Check these energy vampires and see […]