Tag: health

3 Week Elimination Diet: Day One

NO Gluten NO Dairy NO Eggs NO Soy NO Corn NO Alcohol Why? Determine what possible irritant is causing my perpetual abdominal bloating. All the listed items being eliminated are possible common irritants. The Elimination Diet I will be following is one suggested by Dr. Susan Blum as part of my education at The Institute of Integrative Nutrition. How? After… Read more →

Kombucha? Where to Start and Why

If you have ever seen how Kombucha is made you would have thought it came straight out of Dr. Frankenstein’s laboratory. Kombucha is after all, ALIVE!!! In fact it is one of the healthiest of drinks you can put in your body. What is Kombucha? Kombucha (also tea mushroom, Manchurian mushroom, formal name: Medusomyces gisevii[1]) is a variety of fermented, lightly effervescent sweetened black or green tea drinks commonly intended as functional beverages for… Read more →

The Hippies Had It Right

No I’m not talking about “special” brownies. I’m actually talking about mushrooms. Yes, just like the ones the Super Mario Brothers were wise enough to eat and power up. You can learn so much from video games if you just pay attention. Important tip, those mushrooms they were eating aren’t actually safe for humans just computer generated video game characters… Read more →

Refined Sugar Experiment

Feels like ages since I last wrote my last blog post. Seems pretty accurate since it has been a while. I can tell you that starting school, dealing with wasp invasion in my home for two weeks, volunteer commitments, plus school issues with the kids, and a hectic schedule was what kept me away. All of which are valid excuses,… Read more →

Food Detective Diary: Entry One

It’s been a struggle these near past three years.  I have completely transformed my body and relationship with food.   However, I still struggle to find a balance that my body and I will be happy with.    Overall my journey has been a successful one.  By any account it is safe to say I have beaten all odds.  I’ve lost over one hundred pounds and… Read more →

Tea Snobbery is so Y2K

Not sure about everyone else but the days of proper tea seem more a luxury than a common place occurrence anymore. Growing up I remember sitting around the table with my parents enjoying a cup of chai and traditional sweet, salty, and savory snacks from India. We talked, but most of all we took our time to savor the moment.… Read more →

Creating Your Own Tea Oasis

*Exclusive Coupon Code Below Lately, I have been exploring the benefits of healing crystals, aromatherapy, and Himalayan Salt Lamps. Being constantly on the move means I have to treat each precious moment of peace with appreciation.  Today I will show you how to make the most of those precious tea moments. Why should I create and tea oasis? Having your… Read more →

2017: Great Intentions

First and foremost, Happy New Year to each and everyone of you.  I hope 2017 will be your greatest year yet.  Just remember if you want it, you’ll need to take responsibility to get it.  Hope, is all well and good but a solid plan and sticking to it is what will make 2017 your year to shine. Rule number one… Read more →

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