A salad a day REALLY keeps the doctor away!!! Allowing yourself to become "addicted" to salad is one of the best steps you can make towards eating for optimal health.
There is a reason that the word "intoxication" was chosen to explain the effects of alcohol on the body. Intoxication is derived from a Latin word meaning "to poison”.
"When you start your morning with good habits, you're setting yourself up for success all day long!" ~ MELINDA HERSHEY, HEALTH EDUCATOR
“Balance" is really a verb - something we are constantly doing.
Although the majority of the population would enjoy the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of eating a healthier diet, many people wouldn’t know how or when to start.
The natural cleansing process that occurs every spring is essential to the maintenance of our long term health. If we get excess toxicity out of our bodies fully and effectively now, in the spring time, then we are far more likely to remain healthy for the rest of the year.
While most people automatically reach for over-the-counter or prescription medications for seasonal allergies, natural treatments can provide relief that is just as effective without any nasty or dangerous side effects and toxicity.
A freshly blended smoothie is a quick, easy, delicious, and energizing breakfast IF made with healthy and nutritionally balanced organic ingredients.
Toxins are everywhere. But the answer isn't to get used to feeling less than your best. You can relieve the toxic load you are exposed to each day by supporting your body as it gently cleanses.
"There is no more powerful way to improve your health than through a nutritional cleansing program."
Spring is here and, once again, so is my desire to clear out all of the clutter and clean everything. In addition to cleaning up around our home, this is also the perfect time to do a little cleaning on the inside as well.
It keeps your energy up and cravings at a minimum and builds muscles while burning fat, but it is often the one nutrient many lack in their diet: getting enough protein.
A plant-based diet means that the majority of one's diet comes from plants, and is grounded in good health for individuals, families, and communities. It doesn't mean that you can't eat any animal products. It just means you opt for high volumes of minimally processed whole foods that are derived from plants.
While there seems to be some debate as to whether chicken soup as a folk remedy for colds or flu is actually true or not, at the very least, chicken soup with vegetables contains lots of healthy nutrients, increases hydration, and tastes good too!
As a society, we have been trained to take care of others before ourselves. If we think of putting ourselves first, we often think we are being selfish. The fact is that we can’t truly take care of others in a healthy sustainable way until we first meet our own needs.
If you thought the FDA does a subpar job in regulating what goes into our food supply, you'll be equally appalled, if not more, on its regulation of cosmetic and personal care products. The same way you look at food labels, you should do the same for your beauty products." ~ Vanessa Cunningham, Nutrition & Wellness Expert
"For many people, restriction invokes fear and that fear creates resistance."
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination, and the energy to get started.
The greatest power you possess in life is your understanding that life gives you a fresh start any moment you choose.
Here are some photos of "e-cleanse friendly" meals I thought I would share as this weeks "inspiration" blog. As you can see, there is NO deprivation going on here - just LOTS of great healthy food! Enjoy!