Five reasons why you should be dry brushing

Five reasons why you should be dry brushing

I know each year we all start out with good intentions about what we will accomplish, but it seems like it doesn’t take long for those goals to somehow lose their importance. Sometimes it happens because life gets in the way or the goal was too lofty. We also...
Supplementing vitamin D3

Supplementing vitamin D3

As we get ready for winter, which also means cold and flu season, it’s time to start boosting our immune systems! The best prevention of illness is a healthy immune system, which also helps you recover from illness faster. Due to my health, I find that...
Healthy blueberry smoothie

Healthy blueberry smoothie

As our days start getting longer and the sun starts shining, my body starts to crave lighter foods. I love trading in the heavy soups and stews for smoothies and salads. When I first started making smoothies they weren’t that good. In fact, we used to call them...
Reduce inflammation naturally

Reduce inflammation naturally

“Inflammation is the body’s response to stress.” This stress can range from an injury to a cold or virus, but the inflammation comes in when the body is working to protect the stressed area. This is why when you get a cut or a scrape, it will...
I’ve got Hashimoto’s, now what?

I’ve got Hashimoto’s, now what?

So, you’ve been feeling like crud for a while. You make an appointment with your doctor and he runs some blood work. He calls back the next week and tells you that you have Hashimoto’s.  He will say, “It’s not big deal. You’ll just need...

Holidays and food allergies

When you are a person dealing with food allergies and sensitivities eating out can be like navigating a mine field. I’ve learned from the start that even well-meaning family and friends don’t always ‘get’ the allergy. “Oh, you can’t...