We may stay away from eggs, worrying that they have too much cholesterol which may be bad for us. In an interesting twist, their cholesterol containing yolks actually help us combat the smaller moleculed bad LDL we dont want, and turn it into the larger healthier HDL cholesterol we do want in our body.Read More
Thinking about all we need to do to regain our health can be overwhelming, so let’s keep it simple. Read on to learn about the 4 things you need to be healthy and to regain balance.Read More
All diets tend to go out the window when we travel since this is the time we take to enjoy living the life at its fullest. Contrary to popular belief, can traveling actually be good for your gut health?Read More
Dieting implies restrictions, calorie counting, limiting yourself (and being miserable) when the focus should actually be on nourishing your body and doing everything you can to ensure it runs efficiently, which in my practice is how I define health.Read More
There really shouldn’t be a distinction between “superfoods” and “regular” foods. Food means nutrients. Should you be spending the extra dough for superfoods, or is your regular diet enough?Read More
We talk a lot about alignment in the holistic healing world because it is from this energetically balanced place that everything can flow. What if you are aligned emotionally, spiritually, in your actions and in your words, but you still get sick?Read More
Fat has never been about burning calories. It is related to something else completely different, and when you know what it is, you’ll know how to effectively manage excess weight in the healthiest of ways, regardless of your body type.Read More
Your belly’s internal fire is what preps anything you eat or drink for digestion. The stronger the fire, the more efficiently you’ll absorb and transform your bevs or food into nutrients, tissues & ultimately into energy.
Drinking with your meals dilutes this fire significantly, but drinking iced beverages with your meal puts the fire out completely.
What does this mean in terms of your health?
Returning to balance. It’s always about balance. To your response. To the meaning you give it. To how you choose to use it to empower you.Read More
Yerba Mate gives me life. Coffee people will understand; It’s the very first thing I think about and I’m boiling water before I even open my eyes. It’s what I sip on while I make breakfast and get my day started. And in the afternoon. And if I need to focus or get anything done. And anytime, really.Read More
We are made of energy. That’s it. Pure, cosmic intelligence. The more you tap into this, the more aligned you become both internally with your body’s chemistry, and externally with nature. Talking to the universe connects you with the cosmic intelligence that runs the universe, and that runs through your own cells.Read More
Eating in season is extremely important for balance because you live on this planet, and nature always provides everything we need for health. Your body knows your geo location and it understands weather changes, so to adapt quickly, choose what is locally and readily available around you. Carrots just came back into season for Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, but what else is growing in season that you should pay attention to?Read More
Ladies: we aren’s supposed to experience discomforts with our moon cycles. If you do, your body is signaling an inflammatory response that in most cases, can be healed with just a few adjustments.Read More
Remember that time you licked a purple lolly pop and it turned your tongue purple? This same dye also got into your soft tissues, making everything internal purple and creating new proteins your body may not have recognized. This may have creating food reactions, food sensitivities and even turned on an autoimmune response. Food dye is everywhere. So what can you do? And how can you heal your system if you are exposed to it?Read More
When you are stressed, your body responds by sending you a rush of extra hormones that give you energy, keep you focused and help you get through your day. Daily stresses can push our system and this constant equilibrium of stress to extra hormones gets us through the day, but it does imbalance your system, creating changes to your female cycle. What can you do to balance naturally?Read More
The best medium for your herb depends on what you are trying to accomplish, what tissue you are targeting, the strength of your digestion, your dosha, prakriti and vikriti (balanced nature and imbalanced nature) and it is important to consider all of these in order to achieve the best results from your herbs. What role do tinctures play?Read More
Health is a byproduct of enlightenment. What does this mean? You will become healthy automatically when you are calm inside.Read More
Eggs symbolize new life and new beginnings, which is why they are traditionally used for Easter and to represent Spring. They were formally forbidden during the Lenten season, so people would decorate and paint them to mark the end of the period of penance and fasting, enjoying them on Easter as a celebration! They are also incredibly nutritious.Read More
Plants have a natural defense system, and so do humans! We have personalities just like plants do (chili's are spicy for example) and matching our food's properties to our own natures is important to maintain proper balance. So which one of the body types should avoid eating spicy foods?Read More
Perspective shifts are relative. Sometimes you need a small adjustment or a different way of looking at something, and other times you need to completely change everything. It really depends on where you're coming from and it's an individual thing. For me, the opportunity to shift as much as I could was something I couldn't pass up.Read More