Ketogenic diets can have many benifits, including weight loss, increased energy, improved insulin levels, and can assist in the healing of various autoimmune diseases.Still, It’s a rather drastic change from our standard way of living, and quite difficult to follow. Ketosis involves giving up grains, starchy vegetables, most fruit, sugar, and even excess amounts of … More Is Ketosis sustainable long term?
Coconut oil has become the go to oil of late. It has those magical medium chain tryglicerides, along with a high smoke point, and no trans or hydrogenated fats. Sounds pretty good, right? I suppose it won’t kill you, but have you ever noticed it’s the fat equivalent of white sugar? It has no nutritional … More Coconut Oil: not the superfood it’s made out to be?
Sugar has become public enemy number one in recent years. It’s the cause of diabeties, obesity, and a whole slew of other diseases. And it’s true. White sugar, corn syrup, agave nectar, and even brown sugar are all extremely bad for your health! So many people, myself included, started to completely eliminate sugar from our … More Sugarcane: totally different to sugar?
If you’ve ever tried yoga, chances are you remember holding downward dog. It’s not exactly the most comfortable of poses, to say the least. 5 breaths of agony. My Hamstrings… Ouch! While I I’ve never felt that way moving through the graceful, flowing forms of tai chi. To be honest, I’ve found yoga poses to … More Have you Tried Tai Chi?
I’ve often heard people make the complaint that dairy subsitutes are nothing more than imitations, a mockery of the real thing. Yet when I decided to look into the history of plant-based milks, I was rather suprised by what I found. I kid you not, Almond milk was a staple of medieval cooking. Why was … More The suprising history of dairy subsitute.
Reiki. The practice has become incredibly popular of late. A few years ago, I heard it mentioned in passing. An alternate method of healing, using energy! I was hooked on the idea. I had to find out more. This eventually prompted me to I look a for master in my local area, and it didn’t … More Is Reiki what it claims to be?
Have you got your blenders ready? Time to make a green smoothie! Or is it? Some people suggest drinking nothing but fruit juice or green smoothies in order to detoxify the body. I can remember the first time I tried making a green smoothie. For all my efforts, I only got a sore throat in … More Are Smoothies Any good?
We all do it. Sleeping that is. Unless you’re undead or made of stone or something. And seeing as you are probably neither of those, I’m writing this. These days we live in some rather unnatural arrangements, much of which is not condusive to a good night’s sleep. It’s no wonder insomnia is so widespread. … More Some Advice for sleeping.
Shoes are something of a necessity these days. Yet for all their usefulness, many of us breathe a sigh of relief when we can finally take them off when we get home. After all, being barefoot is simply not an option. Wouldn’t it be great if wearing shoes felt like being barefoot? I’ve got good … More Have you tried minimalist footwear?
There is quite a bit of ‘information about things like chakras, spirituality, angels, Ascended masters, and so on. But not so much about the actual practical use of energy and how it relates to ‘boring’ old normal life. You hear about chakras and blockages, or grey, dead auras, but it’s often rather insubstantial. How can … More Energy Healing beyond the chakras