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.
"There is no more powerful way to improve your health than through a nutritional cleansing program."
"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."
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
When your body and cells are functioning optimally to remove toxins and impurities and utilizing essential nutrient sources, the body naturally tends to drop excess weight and build lean muscle tissue. The end result is your body externally reflecting it's internal cellular healthy as a lean fit version of you." ~ SCOTT THREDE, D.C.
Most of us are pretty good at eating, drinking, and being merry during the holiday season. All these festivities, however, often mean eating a bit too much and indulging in a few too many desserts or drinks. So after the holidays, as we feel the effects of these indulgences, the New Year’s resolution on most people’s minds is to get healthy, get in shape, or shed a few pounds.
"If you fail to make a plan, you plan to fail."
~ DR. MERCOLA
Like any work space, your kitchen needs good tools. With the following basic tools you'll be well on your way to creating easy, delicious, and nutritious meals.
Being thankful during hard times isn’t a natural response, but it should be. Studies back this up - gratitude heals. It staves off depression, it makes us happier, and even healthier.
The Eating for Health model represents a system of eating that isn't controlled by the big food companies that have bought and paid for the Government's support or by individuals who are selling products, but rather is based on whole foods, organics, and a lifetime way of eating that actually results in reversing disease and developing and maintaining optimal health, life quality and well-being.
While there is good protein in nuts and seeds, they are made up mainly of fat. So the question becomes, "are they really an adequate source of protein?