7 ways to be a no sugar ninja

7 ways to be a no sugar ninja

It's that time of year again! As we wind down from the holiday season many of us begin to set those new year resolutions...During this time of year (especially after a season full of sweet treats) we can look at our lives and our habits and decide that we may be ready to let go of (or at least greatly reduce) SUGAR.

White sugar is extremely processed from its original state. The sugar cane is stripped of its healthy minerals and put through processing that renders it pretty much void of healthy nutrition.

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The Health Trick Everyone is Trying

The Health Trick Everyone is Trying

The secret to super powerful health is in the pH of your body. Your beautiful body operates optimally if it has a slightly alkaline pH. In fact it is designed to function within a very narrow pH range. Even small changes to your bodies pH can create havoc. Our bodies are constantly dealing with acidity from various processes including respiration and cellular breakdown but its when we add to this acidic condition with stress and a bad diet that we start to encounter problems.

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Seaweed 101: The benefits of seaweed and how to use seaweed in your cooking

Seaweed 101: The benefits of seaweed and how to use seaweed in your cooking

Regularly using seaweeds or sea vegetables in your diet is a wonderful way to increase the nutrition profile and healing potential of your meal. There are so many reasons to eat more seaweeds!

Did you know that seaweed (is):  

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How to Cleanse every Organ

How to Cleanse every Organ

Traditional cultural and spiritual practices and the ancient healing arts such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) tell us that cleansing the body, mind and heart helps to kickstart our health. I find regular cleansing is a wonderful opportunity to reassess my life addressing any areas that might be out of balance. But…. there are so many cleanses out there. How can we be sure that we are getting the most benefit out of our cleanse? Is there a way to incorporate other techniques into our daily life that will help our cleansing work?

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The Meaning of Yin and Yang and how to use them in your cooking

The Meaning of Yin and Yang and how to use them in your cooking

The terms yin and yang are used within Taoist and Chinese philosophy to describe how opposite forces are connected and interdependent in the natural world. The modern world creates extreme oscillations between these two polar opposites. Many people are swinging between yin and yang states and cannot find balance due to lifestyle, diet and emotional highs and lows.

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The Why and How of Sauerkraut

The Why and How of Sauerkraut

Fermented foods are a wonderful way to expand your diet and a great way to include some of the the most beneficial foods available. Sauerkraut is a fermented food and it's a good place to start your exploration into the world of fermentation. When food is fermented lactobacilli (lactic acid producing bacteria) convert vegetable and fruit starches into lactic acid. Lactic acid is a beneficial type of natural bacteria that does not allow "bad" bacteria to grow. Most fermented products today are made with vinegar and are pasteurized (killing all of the lactic acid producing bacteria).

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5 ways to kickstart your day

5 ways to kickstart your day

Making some very simple changes to your lifestyle and diet can have profound effects. When you commit to simple changes that support your wellbeing the bodies innate intelligence responds and you experience greater health and vitality. We symbolically begin anew every morning when we open our eyes.The morning is a wonderful place to start working with changes that will help to improve your health in body, mind and heart.

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The 3 Most High Power Green Foods

The 3 Most High Power Green Foods

While all foods can be used medicinally some "superfoods" have an unusually high amount of beneficial nutrients and energetic vitality.

In general all green foods (especially the algae below) are detoxifying - they help to clean the blood, support the function of the liver, they decrease inflammation and acidity in the body, and increase alkalinity. They are also loaded with vitamins and minerals so they can be great for those working with deficiencies.

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