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4th of July Detox Using Things Already in Your Kitchen

Typically on the 4th we indulge in things that are high in sodium, rough on our gut and hard on our liver.  The result is waking up feeling puffy, bloated and brain fogged.  Follow this 3 step process to detox from independence day: Flush It Out Water is our most powerful detoxifier.  Even though you […]

Activated Charcoal: Is it Healthy or Harmful?

Where/when did charcoal become a health aid? Charcoal has been used for centuries in both eastern and western medicine as a powerful detoxifier. It dates back to 1550 BC.   It’s a very porous compound so you can think of it like a sponge that attaches to toxins and bacteria.  For this reason it is often used in emergency […]

Health Benefits of Milk

Milk – Do You Need It and How to Decide What Kind

As with many foods, milk has undergone extreme love and extreme hate in the health community.  It has swung from a necessary part of everyday life (i.e. It does a body good, Got Milk?) to a virtual poison (i.e. The China Study).  As with most things, the truth is somewhere in the middle. Is milk […]

Salt – How to Decide Between Himalayan, Sea and Truffle Salt

Remember when salt was just salt?  It was super fine, it came in a blue cylinder and was something to which you gave zero thought.  Now there seems to be a ton of variety and it can be confusing.  However, if you know the difference between a few of the most common salt varieties, it […]

Is Kombucha Tea Healthy?

Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea

Kombucha Tea is a sour tasting drink made from black tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast.  Although it has been around for centuries in various different cultures, it has recently been embraced by the health and wellness industry and spiked in popularity. The main reason is that there are many health claims associated with kombucha ranging […]