Strong Bones for a Strong Body
A healthy diet and the right exercise program are key in keeping your bones strong. Strong bones = a strong body. Read on to learn more.It’s All About Digestion
Most of us are familiar with the saying:- “we are what we eat”. Well, that’s not quite true, actually, we are what we digest and absorb! Now, does this mean that we can digest and absorb whatever we eat? Does it, for example mean we can digest and absorb poisons? Does it mean we can digest and absorb inorganic minerals such as are found in water, whether its bottled or not? Does it mean we can digest and absorb Genetically Modified Organisms[GMO’s]? Does it mean we can digest and absorb anything that’s not organic? And, what exactly is ‘organic-food’ anyway?Crohn’s: People Will Even Eat Worms To Stop Their Suffering
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the bowels that causes immense suffering. Limiting unhealthy inflammation and helping the body return to immune homeostasis, immune balance may be the best approach.Smoking: Inhaling Over 7000 Chemicals Is Not Good for Your Health
Cigarette smoke contains chemicals and particulate matter that triggers inflammation in our lungs. This inflammatory state may result in autoimmune and other chronic disease. The key to good health is to achieve immune homeostasis, a balanced state of inflammation. Enough inflammation to defend us from disease and help healing, but not so much inflammation that we destroy our own body.Endometriosis – A Painful Reminder of Womenhood
Endometriosis is a painful disorder which afflicts many women that continue to menstruate. Inflammation is a major contributor to the condition. Instead of relying solely on medications and surgery, alternative methods may help one change their quality of life.Chakras: Our Energy Centers
If you are just beginning your journey through holistic healing, you have obviously come across the word “chakras” several times and chances are that you have absolutely no idea on what chakras are. To put it straight, chakras are our energy centers. But what exactly are our energy centers? In the simplest terms possible, our energy centers can be described as the openings that allow life energy to flow freely in and out of our aura.Herbs As Medicines
Herbalism is the study and use of plants to heal the body. It can also include marine material and animal by-products or parts. An herbalist is anyone who devotes their career or life to this application of nature.Chakra Test And Healing You Can Do Yourself
Want to carry out your own chakra test and healing? You have the power to heal yourself, you just need to tune in and allow the energy to flow. Here is a step by step guide to test your chakras and heal them.What Is Behind the Rising Popularity of Homeopathy?
There is a movement in the modern world away from formalised scientific medicine, sending people out in search of alternatives to supplement or even replace standard medical practice. One practice that has gained significant traction through this movement is Homeopathy.Essential Oil Spotlight: Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus is a plant native to Australia and has been used in various industrial, medicinal and perfumery products. It is now harvested worldwide but its first uses originated by a doctor treating convict colonists in 1788. The commercial use of Eucalyptus was started in 1852 with one of the oldest still surviving brands. It is widely used as an antiseptic and has properties that aid in the following varying uses.Eat Foods For Optimal Health
Create optimal health with the food that you eat. You’ve heard the saying “You are what you eat”. Why do you think so many people now a days are suffering from lifestyle induced diseases? Maybe because we ingest high fat, high sugar, highly processed foods and don’t get enough exercise. A hundred years ago these diseases didn’t even exist, but then again neither did McDonalds or Starbucks. The food that you eat has the power to heal you or make you sick and it’s your choice on if you would rather be healthy or dead.Nurture Yourself in 10 Steps
I believe that we all need to nurture ourselves in the difficult world we live in. There is no reason not to. What does nurturing mean? It means taking care of your own needs before others in order to better take care of theirs later. It means exercising self-care in order to create well-being. It does not mean becoming self-centered and selfish.