Entries tagged with “Holiday Tips”.
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Wed 23 Nov 2011
OK, so it happened. It was Thanksgiving dinner and you ate way more than you should and way more than your body wanted you to. Now, you are feeling sick to your stomach and simply can not move. Before you reach for the antacids, hold on! Antacids are not all they are cracked up to be. In fact, they can be harmful to your health and make digestive issues worse. So, what can you do? Here are some natural alternatives:
- Make yourself some ginger tea. Ginger tea tastes fantastic and is wonderful when it comes to soothing the stomach. It is also simple to make. (more…)
Tue 22 Nov 2011
I think we all associate Thanksgiving with massive amounts of food. For ages, people have filled up on their Thanksgiving feasts, passed out after dinner, pigged out again for dessert, and then dealt with serious indigestion, weight gain, and plain old lethargy. This does not have to be you however! You can prevent yourself from overeating this Thanksgiving. Here are some helpful tips:
- Workout in the morning. You will get your metabolism moving, you will feel better about yourself, and you will likely follow suit with healthier choices.
- Eat a healthy breakfast (and lunch if you are eating a late dinner). Don’t assume (more…)
Tue 1 Nov 2011
Are you suffering from the aftermath of Halloween? Experiencing a cloudy head, lethargy, muscle aches, drowsiness or insomnia, mood swings, uncontrollable sweet cravings?
Yes, you may very well be suffering from a candy hangover!
No, I am not kidding. Sugar has a tremendous impact on your body and can leave you in pretty bad shape. Not only does it weaken your immune system and leave you more susceptible to sickness but it also steals B vitamins and magnesium from your cells as your body tries to process it. In addition, sugar causes an inflammatory response in your body and forces your adrenals to release adrenaline.
It is no wonder you might not be feeling well today if you indulged for Halloween.
So, how can you recover? What are the remedies for a candy hangover? (more…)
Mon 3 Jan 2011
Wondering how you can simply and easily eat healthy?
Please visit America ’s Wellness Network, “Where Americans Come for Better Health” at: http://americaswellness.wordpress.com/2011/01/01/healthy-eating-tips-don%e2%80%99t-think-deprivation-think-substitution/. Look for my guest blog, as well as that of other experts on health, fitness, wellness, and longevity.
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Wed 8 Dec 2010
I don’t know about you but I always have a hard time finding personal care products that are not harmful to my health. Most products on the market contain loads of harmful chemicals and additives that I have no desire to use and put on my body. Honi Boden, Holistic Eco-Beauty Expert & Public Educator and the founder of Holeco Life, has created a line of beauty and personal care products that are eco-friendly, safe, and exquisitely beautifying. (more…)
Wed 24 Nov 2010
Whether you are just beginning on your wellness adventure or a seasoned wellness enthusiast, herbs are important. Not only are they great for teas, but they have nutritional and healing qualities that can assist in achieving and maintaining optimal health.
If you know someone just beginning to learn about wellness or someone who has done a lot of health research already, Let’s Get Natural With Herbs: The Most Complete A-Z Reference Guide to Utilizing Herbs for Healing and Beauty, is a PHENOMENAL resource. I own and have read a lot of books on herbs. This book by far though, is one of the most comprehensive I have seen. (more…)
Tue 16 Nov 2010
Holiday season is upon us again! Many of my clients enter the season apprehensively though. While the festive holiday season may bring great joy, it also brings a lot of temptation and a lot of stress. Many find themselves short of the time they need to prepare wholesome meals and others find themselves at party after party filled with foods they probably would not eat otherwise. Here are a few tips to help you get through: (more…)
Tue 30 Mar 2010
Posted by Danielle under Holiday Tips
Yes, you can dye your Easter eggs naturally! Skip the artificial food coloring.
- Use a mug or large glass for each color you wish to make.
- Place the colorant into each mug (more…)