Skip the Sugar Sugar affects your white blood cell count, thus affecting your immune system. Depending on which study you’ve read and how it was conducted, a relatively small amount of sugar can affect the efficiency of your white blood cells anywhere from 40% - 92%. One source stated that a small amount of sugar suppresses the immune system for four hours while another stated up to six hours. Certainly not a chance I want to take considering I could bump into a virus or bacteria just after consuming a small amount of sugar. No one wants to go to war without a weapon and sugar disarms us against the enemy.Read More
The latest media scare has to do with the measles which may have caused you to forget about Ebola, the Swine flu, the Avian Flu and on it goes. Again I want to remind you to not allow fear to make your choices and I give you permission to remain calm and rational. In part one of this series, you learned that your skin was your first line of defense, your gut your second line of defense. Consider your third line of defense what you actually put or don't put into your body.Read More
Though the nightly news tempts you to quake with alarm, as you listen to reports of a potential pandemic, do not react in fear, making rash purchases and decisions. Allowing fear to make your decisions is to allow yourself to be manipulated. Regardless of the name of the newest flu strain, virus or bacteria, one sensible plan still remains. Make your body an inhospitable host to germs and viruses. Flies don’t cause garbage, they’re attracted to it. This holds true for your body as well. Bacteria and viruses live in biological terrain that is unhealthy. Be proactive rather than reactive, with several affordable, common sense solutions to be shared in the next few posts.Read More
Pasteurization? It's good for us, right?
Here’s what pasteurization really does whether you’re talking about dairy, vinegars, eggs, kombucha or many other raw fermented foods :Read More
Question #1: If you’re aging and your black hair starts to go gray, can we call that a hair disease
Question #2: If you’re aging and your skin starts to sag and wrinkle, can we call that a skin disease?
Question #3: If you’re aging and your bones start to naturally thin, should we automatically call that a bone disease by the name of Osteoporosis?Read More