SEASONAL CLEANSING FOR GOOD HEALTH

 

Cleansing and detoxing is critical for good health. In a perfect world, your body would be able to detoxify naturally, without any help. It has programmed ways of getting rid of chemicals and toxins, but unfortunately, those channels don’t always work properly for various reasons. Those with compromised immune systems, chronic stress, autoimmune conditions and impaired detoxification pathways have a more difficult time detoxing. With a change of diet and lifestyle,

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WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS EAT YOUR VEGGIES

 

Cruciferous vegetables have some amazing qualities that can contribute to your ultimate health. Cruciferous is the word used to describe vegetables that are related to the cabbage family.
They are loaded with soluble fiber, vitamin C, several minerals and phytochemicals. In addition to vitamins K, A and C, they also contain higher amounts of folic acid, when compared to many other classes of vegetables.

The cabbage family includes:
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Bok choy
Kohlrabi
Arugula
Brussels sprouts
Mustard greens
Collard Greens
Kale
Choy sum
Turnip root
Rutabaga
Mizuna
Chinese cabbage
Napa cabbage
Komatsuna

Cruciferous vegetables are nutrient dense foods,

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DRINK WATER – WHY IT’S GREAT FOR YOUR BODY

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Sean E. Heerey ND, MA, CCC/SLP

 

Our bodies need water! When you are really thirsty the beverage that tastes the best is water. Dehydration is a common condition that is easily overlooked as something that is contributing to disease and a lack of overall wellness.

 

Research has shown that proper hydration leads to increased athletic performance and overall improvements in mood.

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YEAST OVERGROWTH; THE HIDDEN VARIABLE

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Candida is a very common yeast found in the mucous membranes of the intestines, mouth and genitourinary system. Everyone has this type of yeast in and on their body. You wouldn’t generally know it’s there when it is balanced, as it is benign. The issue arises when this yeast overgrows and creates problems in the gut and the immune system. This triggers an imbalance in beneficial bacteria and the not so good bacteria.

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CHROMIUM-6 IN DRINKING WATER

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Recently, reports have been surfacing about a potential carcinogen contaminating public water supplies all over the country. This contaminant was the focal point for the “Erin Brockovich” movie and the true story behind the movie, adding to the public interest of the report. The term for the “Erin Brockovich” contaminant is Chromium-6 (also known as hexavalent chromium) and there is a lot more to learn about this particular chemical.

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DR INGELS RASPBERRY DETOX SMOOTHIE BOWL

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Ingredients

2 scoops IFH Detox Support Plus powder, Vanilla
10 ounces of filtered water
8 ounces of ice
1/2 cup organic raspberries, fresh or frozen
2 teaspoons raw, organic pumpkin seeds, for garnish
2 teaspoons organic chia seeds, for garnish
5-6 organic raspberries, for garnish
2 teaspoons goji berries, organic, for garnish
2 teaspoons raw, organic sunflower seeds, for garnish

 

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DETOXING WITH INFRARED SAUNAS

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Toxins are everywhere. They are in the water we drink, the air we breathe, the fabric and products we wear on our skin and the food we eat. Over time, even the smallest amounts can build up, hindering the body’s natural detoxification process.

When detoxification pathways are impaired, there can be negative impacts on the immune system, skin, and channels of elimination.

Saunas have been around for many years.

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BEAT COLDS, FLUS & INFLAMMATION WITH THIS SIMPLE REMEDY

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Naturopathic medicine focuses on treating the body and person as a whole, and finding underlying causes of diseases and disorders. In addition, prevention is also integrated into every protocol, as it is a major principle in naturopathy.

When illnesses such as the flu, a cold or upper respiratory infections strike, the symptoms may be a sign that viruses or bacteria have overrun the immune system and that it is not functioning properly.

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Spring Berry Shake

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1 Scoop i5™ Vanilla Delight Protein powder – from Xymogen
10 ounces of cold purified water
1/2 cup of Organic Berries of choice(frozen or fresh)( blueberries, blackberries or strawberries)
1/3rd of an Organic Banana
1 handful of ice
1 teaspoon Organic Chia seeds

Directions

Add all ingredients into blender. Start blending at slow speed and gradually increase speed to high for 1-2 minutes.

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Eczema: More Than Just a Skin Condition

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If you have ever had poison ivy then you understand how extremely itchy it can be. Now imagine having poison ivy all the time, for years on end. That would be extremely frustrating and also very painful. That’s sort of what eczema feels like; endless poison ivy, only worse.

Eczema is an inflammatory condition of the skin, but that’s only part of it. The other part involves the immune system. 

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