I've been using Essential Oils religiously for about one year. It all began when I developed a cold, Russell was out of town for a week and between two kids and iGnite, I didn't have time to be sick. So, I called on my neighborhood friend, holistic nutritionist and fellow University of Texas grad Stacey Baganz to give me some quick-healing tips, which included essential oils. What are Essential Oils Extracts from plants Highly concentrated 50-70 times more powerful than her
It’s no coincidence the cold and flu season proceed Halloween, as 1 tsp of sugar can suppress up to 75% of our immune system for 5 hours. NOOO! No wonder November through February is the "sick season"! Due to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentine's we’re consuming more sugar, likely getting less sleep, not exercising as much and not getting as much fresh outdoor air and sunshine as we might otherwise. Research tells us that it's not the cold temperature that make
It's the day after Halloween and our bodies have been invaded by sugar.
Our adrenals are shot, we're tired and for sure our immune system has been compromised. As written in one of our previous blog posts, only 1 tsp of sugar can suppress up to 75% of our immune system, so for sure it's not a 100% dayit's the perfect cold/flu storm. But, we have to stay healthy and well and in fact, it's not complicated at all. Here are three simple tips for combatting the Halloween Hangover
While the bone broth train has apparently been full steam ahead for some time now, I am just now hopping on it and am enjoying it! For the past six weeks I've experimented with non-flavored collagen powder by adding it to my water, cranberry water or my morning cup of coffee. While it is claims to be great for our skin, bones, hair and joints, and I definitely want to stay proactive in feeling pain free so I can move freely through life, my main purpose for trying it vain.