Many of us have long since known of the health dangers of junk food – foods that can most generally be described as those which contain empty calories and excessive amounts of substances known to cause harm to the body.
But why does junk food remain so popular? What makes tens of millions of people consume it daily, even if they are well aware of its health and dietary pitfalls? Well, part of the reason is by design – that is, the way such foods were designed to appeal to our senses. Continue reading →
We’ve been led to believe that processed foods seem like the answer to today’s busy lives. New fads and fancy advertisements make promises that keep us coming back for more. The sad reality is that processed products are everywhere we look, making them increasingly harder to avoid.
Processed foods are also more convenient – that’s what it really comes down to in an ever increasing time poor society. It’s so much easier to bake a cake by opening up a box, pouring out a dry mix, and adding an egg and some oil than starting from scratch. But what is the price we really pay for this seemingly great convenience?
Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a very serious health concern that can lead to heart disease and increased risk for stroke if left untreated. The good news is, by optimizing your dietary intake, exercising, and effectively managing your stress, the odds of normalizing your blood pressure are greatly in your favor.
The guidelines given below provide an insight into how you can naturally treat and manage high blood pressure. Continue reading →
We just finished watching a trailer for a new book about EFT Tapping, that was inspiring, captivating and eye-opening, and it reminded us about how we have the power, each and every day, to completely transform our lives:
Did you know that 86 – 95% of all illness and disease today anywhere
in the world can be traced back to one common element? …
What we might think of as run-of-the-mill, daily stress is actually
quite toxic in nature. As our nervous systems are forced to react to
large and small stressors alike, we’re unknowingly dumping
“emergency” chemicals into our bodies that begin creating physical
tension and emotional distress.
We become tense, irritable and tired, and most of us can’t figure
out why. Continue reading →
Overeating, poor memory formation, learning disorders, depression – all have been linked in recent research to the over-consumption of sugar. And these linkages point to a problem that is only beginning to be better understood: what our chronic intake of added sugar is doing to our brains.