Fats are delicious, they make food taste amazing and decadent, and they have a nasty reputation. Good news: you should eat them AND they’re actually REALLY important to your health! They regulate what nutrients (or non-nutrients) get into our cells, help us absorb vitamins A, D, E and K, and support the central nervous system….

Foods that Hurt: Sugar: It’s no new news to anyone that sugar has no nutritional value and really no place in our diets. But sugar is probably THE worst thing for us when it comes to stress. Sugar gives us a rush of energy, then we crash into dysfunction. These surges and crashes are directly…

So what happens after we have been in a drunken stupor or high on drugs so frequently that it has messed with our mind? Is it game over for us? No it’s not. Our brain is a phenomenal organ – the most complex organ in our body! In brief, the brain regulates our body’s basic…

The liver is the major detoxifying organ in the body. If you remember from some of our previous posts, we mentioned that the liver has over 500 jobs to do. 500! These days, as we become more and more exposed to chemicals in the food we eat, the air we breathe, the products we slather…

We talk about nutrition a lot. We also talk about recovery a lot. And the connection between the two isn’t always an obvious one. So, I thought it was about time we looked at that question. So, how are nutrition and recovery connected? Addiction is hard on the whole person, and our physical body is…

After experiencing the pain and irritation of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) – there is one thing for sure – avoiding another one is on the agenda. Most UTIs are caused by the bacteria E. coli which naturally occurs in the gut, when it gets transferred to the urethra it travels to the bladder and…

Need some immediate relief for your Urinary Tract Infection?  Try APPLE CIDER VINEGAR Apple Cider vinegar (ACV) is wonderful for soothing the inflammation associated with an irritated bladder. Unlike white vinegar, ACV is not created by distillation.  Because it is slightly acidifying to the urine, it is wonderful at clearing an infection. ACV also contains…

The second organ used for detoxification is the lungs. Oxygen is one of the most important nutrients in the human body. It is possible for the body to go months without food and days without water, but only a few precious minutes without oxygen before the body suffocates.  Take a moment and focus on your…

There are six (or seven if you are a woman) organs that help us detoxify daily to keep toxins out and our bodies working succinctly. They are the skin, lungs, kidney, bowel (or colon), liver, the lymphatics, and uterus (for women). If any of these are congested or blocked, toxins may start circulating through our…

Our digestive, nervous, and hormonal systems were designed to work together to achieve optimum health. This is what our bodies want to do! When we overload them with toxins, unhealthy foods, negative thoughts, and behaviors, these systems don’t work as well as they should and we get sick. Detoxing brings BALANCE back (ha! Remember, Whole…

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