When I first heard that the things you smell can affect your mood (and not only affect your mood but CHANGE your mood) I was slightly skeptical. I mean, how could something that you breathe in actually create a mood shift? I knew that scents could be connected to memories but were they really powerful…… Continue reading Managing your mood with essential oils
Have you recently walked into a health food store (or even Shopper’s Drug Mart) and come across the expensive beverage called kombucha? Maybe you are wondering what all the fuss is about this drink? I mean, who spends $8-9 on a 750ml bottle (unless it’s a bottle of wine?)! Well, if you were able to…… Continue reading What’s the deal with kombucha?
Have you ever heard of homeopathy? Maybe you have heard of it but you don’t have any idea what it is. Or maybe you wonder if it’s the same thing as naturopathy? Or maybe it brings to mind words like: placebo, sugar pellets, bogus medicine or witchcraft. These are but a few of the responses…… Continue reading Homeopathy: A misunderstood medicine
I only tried kombucha for the first time 3 months ago and I was not impressed. However, when I took into consideration how much carbonated water I drank, the cost of all that carbonated water and the fact the carbonated beverages aren’t great for you, I figured I should give kombucha another try. The health…… Continue reading Kombucha without the fuss
6 I’m pretty certain that you have at some point heard of essential oils. Maybe you don’t know what they are exactly but you’ve definitely heard or read about them somewhere. Why? The essential oil industry is exploding because people are becoming a lot more interested in natural health solutions than turning first to their…… Continue reading Should you use essential oils? Helpful, harmful or hype?
Do you really need a diagnosis to get treatment? This question is a very important question, if, like me, you struggle with health problems that no one is able to diagnosis…which in turn means that you are not getting the right treatment or else you are just managing your symptoms or just “hanging in there.”…… Continue reading Do you really need a diagnosis to get treatment?
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is all the rage as a fat-burning, blood-sugar lowering, cancer-fighting, inflammation-reducing home remedy. Plus it is cheap, easily accessible and simple to take. Personally, I think the stuff tastes nasty, despite all the recommendations to sweeten with honey, or add cinnamon, (I mean, who likes to drink vinegar?) but I do…… Continue reading Should you take Apple Cider Vinegar?