Did you know that…
•2100 chemicals, including pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers,
PCBs, medications such as antidepressants and recreational drugs are in our water supply.
•80,000 metric tons of carcinogens are released into the air annually in North
•Over 80% of foods have genetically modified ingredients.
•The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) estimates that the average U.S. citizen has
residues from over 400 toxic compounds in their body.
•82,000 chemicals are in use today in the Unites States, but only a fourth have ever tested for toxicity. Each and every day our bodies are exposed to chemicals … [Read more...]
Who is on your Wellness Team or, your "W-team", as I like to call it. First of all, YOU should be the biggest player on your team and your biggest fan! All that said, I love the following quote: “Professionals have coaches – amateurs don’t.” Anonymous You don’t have to do it alone, plus it’s much more fun to do it with others! You can start by finding an accountability partner, someone who has similar goals as you. Encourage each other to stay on course with your Goals. You will also need natural health care practitioners who will help you achieve your Wellness Goals. You could also find a … [Read more...]
For decades consumers have been bombarded with advertisements stating that sunscreen is the only way to combat the sun’s powerful and damaging rays. Recently, however, the FDA has released documents stating that the vitamin A in many popular brands of sunscreen can accelerate the development of skin tumors and lesions. And that’s only one of the negative implications of sunscreen! Millions of people have been slathering sunscreen on themselves, and their children, without knowing the truth—scary isn’t it? A recent investigation by the Environmental Working Group, declared that 4 out of every 5 brands of sunscreens do not adequately … [Read more...]
The role of water is nothing less than miraculous. It affects us on a number of levels and can literally make the difference between life and death. Water’s Role
- Supplies body’s tissues with oxygen and nutrients
- Flushes toxins from the body
- Is essential for circulation
- Regulates the body’s cooling system
- Protects cells from diseases and viruses
- Acts as a lubricant around joints
- Maintains proper muscle tone
- Improves skin tone, texture and resilience
- Is a natural diuretic
- Acts as a natural appetite suppressant
- Helps metabolize stored fat
- Is necessary for proper digestion and nutrient absorption
- Helps prevent premature aging