So are you somebody who prefers to stay on the sofa – or do your prefer to get up and do something?  Do you want to take action…? Think about this… 98% of the population probably remains on the sofa while 2% may get up and decide that they want something better… …Something better than…

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…

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…

So ready for part 2 of digestion?  From the mouth to the stomach… Once food is broken down and mixed with saliva in the mouth, it travels down the esophagus and into the stomach. Food can stay in the stomach for anywhere from 2-4 hours depending on the amount of fat or fibre in the…

When thinking about digestion it’s easy make a beeline straight for the stomach, skipping the mouth. And while we know the brain plays a role even before food hits our tongue, as the sights, smells and even thoughts of food get our digestive juices and hormones flowing, physical and chemical digestion begins in the yapper….

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