Leaky gut is a health condition in which the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, causing undigested food particles, toxic waste products and bacteria to "leak" through the intestines and flood the blood stream. With leaky gut, damaged cells in your intestines don't produce the enzymes needed for proper digestion. As a result, your body… Continue reading What is a “Leaky Gut”? 10 signs on leaky gut.
Each year, thousands of older Americans fall at home. Many of them are seriously injured and some are disabled. In 2011, nearly 23,000 people over age 65 died and 2.4 million were treated in emergency departments of falls. Falls are often due to hazards that are easy to overlook but easy to fix. Below is… Continue reading “I keep on falling……..”
We recently went on a 10-day detox challenged with the three juices from below. They make a great addition to any breakfast and snacks between meals. When it comes to juicing, one of the most important things to keep in mind that it can be high in sugar depending on what kinds of fruits/veggies you … Continue reading Detox via juicing!
Commercially sold cosmetics are used in men and women’s lives daily. However, in the report “heavy metal hazard: the health risks of hidden heavy metals in face makeup”, environmental defense tested 49 different faces makeup items, including five foundations, four concealers, four powders, five blushes or bronzers, seven mascaras, two eye liners, 14 eye shadows,… Continue reading All that makeup though?
It is important to understand the limitations of the infant’s GI tract because it will determine when is the best time to introduce solid foods for maximize nutritional absorption and no intolerance to the body. It is important to realize that the walls of the infants small intestine are extremely permeable during the first 9… Continue reading SOLID FOOD? WHEN IS A GOOD TIME FOR THAT IN BABY’S DIET?
Despite what Instagram might have you believe, self-care is less about face-mask selfies than “everyday healthy rituals that help keep your body and mind energized,” says Nikisha Brunson, co-founder of Urban Bush Babes and creator of Folie Apothecary. “Like going to bed at the same time every night and eating wholesome foods.” Let's talk about top 5 ways that we can… Continue reading SELF-CARE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS CARING FOR OTHERS
Every day, your skin goes to battle with the environment. UV rays, pollution, blue light from laptops, and harsh ingredients do a number on our skin—which is why the next wave of skin-care products is working to support it in the modern world. Think “skin-barrier-supporting” and “microbiome-enhancing” serums that help fuel optimal skin function and,… Continue reading HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOUR SKIN FROM TECH AND POLLUTION?
Inflammation can be both a good and bad thing. It is a good thing when it is your body's natural immune response that is trying to fight against viruses. However, it is bad when it is due to bad lifestyle, diet. etc. What are some the possible supplements that are good for the reduction of… Continue reading Say NO to inflammation!
Brenda Varriano is a really good friend of mine and we attended undergraduate together at the University of Toronto. I remember vividly when we would study together at the Gerstein library and fill ourselves up with caffeine for those long days of studying. The truth is, for many college students, eating healthy or having a healthy… Continue reading Lick the Bowl
When we think of environmental stresses we think of second-hand smoking, poor air quality or air pollution. However, there are certain things at home that we use every single day that might be affecting your health. Environmental stress at home Fumes from the off-gassing of new carpets and furniture made from pressed wood or particleboard… Continue reading Is your environment REALLY SAFE for your health?