Hormones, their role in our health and 4 natural ways to keep them in balance

we keep hearing about "Hormones". if we are moody we blame our hormones. if we are sluggish we blame our hormones. and these days I see more and more people blaming hormones for their weight issues. So what are hormones and how would we know if they are really to blame, and how can we … Continue reading Hormones, their role in our health and 4 natural ways to keep them in balance

Get to know the M word, Metabolism

In the world of diet, health, and fitness, you can hear and talk about metabolism everyday. People talk about slow metabolism, fast metabolism, lazy metabolism, and more. So what metabolism really is? And how come as an infant it seems like we all have the same rate of metabolism, but as we grow older it … Continue reading Get to know the M word, Metabolism

The science of fasting – part one, five proven health benefits of fasting

several weeks ago, we (my husband, my daughter and I) watched the documentary "the science of fasting", highly recommend. After the documentary was over, my husband stated that he would like to try fasting for more than one day and see how it will go and how it will really affect his health. The passionate … Continue reading The science of fasting – part one, five proven health benefits of fasting

Why do I choose organic cotton over conventional for my baby clothing and bedding

As I am getting ready and shopping for my baby number two, a big question that some of my friends are asking me is why do I choose organic cotton for his bedding, clothing and pretty much every thing and anything that he will have close contact with. I thought to myself, If half of … Continue reading Why do I choose organic cotton over conventional for my baby clothing and bedding

Exercise and brain health

By now, we all know that exercise is good for your heart, it will help you with weight management, and will improve your mood (some might not agree with this one, but research has approve it), but did you know that it will also help with your memory and higher level thinking? A study has shown … Continue reading Exercise and brain health

Are we letting our kids live? Sugar and how it can effect our sweet children

without doubt, every time we have guess in our house, invited to a friend house, or just out and about with friends, I get ask this question: "why you don't let your daughter to have sugary treats?". Unfortunately this does not always come in the form of question, sometimes it is more in the form … Continue reading Are we letting our kids live? Sugar and how it can effect our sweet children

How much water is enough? Benefits of drinking water, Tips to stay hydrated

You have probably heard about 8*8 rule, meaning one needs to drink eight, eight ounce glasses of water every day. This rule, unfortunately is not based on solid and well researched information, however it is a good place to start. While it is not so easy to determine how much water an individual needs to … Continue reading How much water is enough? Benefits of drinking water, Tips to stay hydrated

Is your diet alkaline or acidic? which one does our body like more?

Before getting into our diet, let's look at our body. our bodies like to maintain the blood PH levels between 7.365-7.4, as you can see this is very tight and there is not much room to wiggle.  So what is PH? PH is the concentration of Hydrogen ions in a solution. The higher the concentration … Continue reading Is your diet alkaline or acidic? which one does our body like more?

Carrot juice an antioxidant rich elixir

My mom always told us to "eat your carrots, they make you smarter". That statement might not be completely true, but it can be true. It has been proven and you all know that Carrots help to improve your eyesight due to their high concentration of Beta-carotene and leutein. Let's go back to my mom's claim, during … Continue reading Carrot juice an antioxidant rich elixir