Herbs and Foods That Support Healthy Pancreatic Functions

What is the Pancreas and its role in our Health?   The Pancreas is an organ that is very much forgotten about until there is an issue with its function. The Pancreas produces insulin and other important enzymes and hormones that help break down foods. Mal-function in this area not only lead to several types…

How The Sun can be Beneficial to your Health…

The purest form of Vitamin D comes from the SUN. Even short intervals of 10 to 15 minutes in the sun allows your body to produce vitamin D.  In fact, vitamin D deficiency is linked to many different cancers. Not only does the sun assist with Vitamin D production and cancer, the sun can also…

Self-Care – 18 Tricks To Make A New Habit Stick

  Self–care can be defined as any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and self-initiated. I felt the need to define Self-care, not to educate my audience…but to educate myself. There is no shortage of articles on self-care with tips and tricks. Yet none of those things work unless you actually do them.  I…

Beautiful Plant-Based Rainbow Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Looking for healthy options for you and the whole family to enjoy this Labor Day? How about beautiful plant-based rainbow grilled Veggie Kabobs?           These Veggie Kabobs are the perfect Vegetarian/Vegan entree or side dish for any grilling occasion. Enjoy them at your family cookouts, parties, and BBQ’s. They are easy…

Delicious Vegan Labor Day Grilling Options…

Typically there is no shortage of things to throw on the grill during the Summer. However, for those who do not consume animal based products, the struggle is real. Nothing can (seem) as appetizing as some of our traditional favorite grill type food. Yet, see the 411 on the Delicious Vegan Labor Day Grilling Options noted below ……

When you’re Vegan and It’s Labor Day- 50 Recipe Ideas…

It’s the Last week of Summer and as much as we hate to see it go, it’s nice to usher in the Fall with good food, friends, and celebration. This can be a challenge for those who are Vegan or seeking to transition into a healthier eating regimen. Meal Ideas… Black Bean Hemp Burgers Simple…

What Is Watercress Good For?

There are many noted health benefits of Watercress. Overall Watercress contains many phytonutrients which are required for a healthy body. Not only that, but Watercress contains more vitamin C than an orange, more iron than what is found in spinach, more folate than a banana and more calcium than milk. Watercress has been noted to be…

Health Benefits and Medicinal Uses of Kalonji Oil

I have to make a confession. I absolutely favor Ayurvedic and the Traditional Chinese medicine approach to healing.  Innately, I have always favored (home or natural remedies) over pharmaceuticals from a very early age. When there were times that I have had to research and look to a natural but effective remedy, It ended up…

What Type Of Tree Are You?

Tree’s are important.  Not only are they the biggest plants on the planet, they give us oxygen, store carbon, stabilize the soil and give life to the world’s wildlife. They also provide us with the materials for tools and shelter (Regent’s Park, “Why are trees so important?”, 2017). “As in the days of  a Tree,…

Can Intention and Correspondence Influence your water?

Research completed by Dr. Masaru Emoto suggests just that. When the words “thank you” were taped to a bottle of distilled water, the frozen crystals had a similar shape to the crystals formed by water that had been exposed to Bach’s “Goldberg Variations”- music composed out of gratitude to the man it was named for….

The Power of Our Thoughts on Water- What does It Imply?

The hypothesis that water “treated” with intention can affect ice crystals formed from that water was pilot tested under double-blind conditions.  What was determined is that Consciousness has measurable effects on the geometric structure of water crystals. What does this tell us about the nature of consciousness? Is it possible that water is comprised of the…

The Neuroscience of Poverty: Does Growing up Poor affect Children’s Brains?

Scientific research indicates that growing up poor may diminish the physical development of a child’s brain. Neuroscientists and Pediatricians alike are increasingly coming forward to indicate that they have seen evidence that poverty itself – and not factors like nutrition, language exposure, family stability, or prenatal issues, as previously thought – may diminish the growth of…