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Holistic Health Tips

The Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

I recently heard Dr. Christine Northrup speak about Diet Sodas. She said one reason people can be hooked on them is because artificial sweeteners actually kill brain cells – and when the cell dies – it creates a chemical reaction producing a short high. This high contributes to your desire to want to drink more…a sad side effect of dying brain cells. Research is pointing to two significant findings as …Read More

Top 10 Tips for Stress Reduction

Everyone knows stress is really harmful and can lead to all sorts of diseases – but how do you manage stress so that is doesn’t manage you? Here are my top 10 tips: 1. A lot of deep breathing. When you are driving, before eating, before trying to fall asleep – at any point where you feel your cortisol and adrenalin rise. 2. Set goals. Developing a sense of direction …Read More

Flavouring your eggs

Looking to add flavour to your eggs? Scrambled, poached, fried…any way will do and the extra flavour adds pizazz and nutrients. Here are just a few ideas… Turmeric (and it’s an anti-inflammatory) Roasted garlic cloves Chipotle with Himalayan pink sea salt Cinnamon gives eggs an unexpected or lovely touch Minced sautéed shallots & tarragon Pesto Fresh fennel Fresh Basil Fresh parsley Fresh cilantro Fresh mint Fresh oregano Fresh dill Fresh …Read More

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

With so many links between learning disorders and what kids eat, parents may need a bit of support in coming up with healthy lunches for their kids. Next time you’re stuck for ideas for your kids lunches, try one of these delicious and nutritious lunches. Cooked wild salmon salmon, hummus and cucumber on gluten-free or rye bread. Organic chicken breast slices, olives and vegetable sticks with tzatziki &/or hummus dip. …Read More