Immune System

3 DIY Natural Cleaning Recipes for Your Healthy Home

Chemical cleaning products can be harsh on your skin, disruptive to your gut microbiome and unhealthy for your lungs. Fortunately, the ingredients you have in your kitchen cupboards and medicine cabinet can go a long way in helping you naturally clean your home without any negative side effects of toxic ingredients.

Vinegar, […]

2017-08-17T12:37:17+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Immune System|

4 Ways to Reduce the Toxic Load in Your Home Environment

We’re exposed to toxic chemicals in our home environment every single day. Think about it. The ingredients you use in your personal hygiene routine, the products you clean with, pesticides on your food and chlorine in your drinking water; all of these exposures can disrupt the diversity and balance of the bacteria living your […]

2017-08-04T13:43:07+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Immune System|

17 Signs Your Gut Microbiome is Unhealthy

The gut microbiome refers to the community of bacteria living in your gastrointestinal system. Within it, you’ll find good bacteria (probiotics), bad bacteria, yeast (like candida albicans) and other microorganisms. When your gut microbiome is balanced, the ratio of good bacteria to bad will be higher keeping everything in check.

It’s important because your gut microbiome is linked […]

2017-09-28T13:02:50+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Immune System|

5 Health Benefits of Probiotics

Each of us has a community of bacteria and other microorganisms living inside of us referred to as the microbiome. Its made up of good bacteria (probiotics), bad bacteria and yeast that live symbiotically together. The benefits of probiotics to your overall health are far reaching. They contribute to healthy digestion, a strong immune […]

2017-08-23T12:59:14+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Immune System, Nutrition|

How to Assess Your Own Thyroid Symptoms

This is a guest post by: Dr. Rita Marie

Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the front part of your neck. Its main job is to control the amount of oxygen utilized by each and every cell in your body.

Your thyroid is responsible for or involved in many very important body functions:

2017-06-21T14:48:31+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Immune System|

Why You Should Drink Turmeric Tea (+ a Recipe)

Here’s one of my favourite recipes. I drink a cup of turmeric tea most mornings before a busy day. The ginger and turmeric kick will give you a power up.

Turmeric Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk (optional – for a creamy finish)

Instructions

  1. It’s as simple as can be. Just like any tea, mix the spices in a mug and pour boiling water over top. Let steep for 3 minutes. Enjoy.
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Why You Should Eat More Turmeric

I sometimes see a tendency to exaggerate the benefits of certain foods, including turmeric. I can tell you that turmeric is […]

2017-06-20T16:27:40+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Immune System, Recipes|

The Health Benefits of Drinking Turmeric Ginger Tea

Looking to start your day off with something healthy? Turmeric ginger tea is an easy way to do just that.

How to Make Turmeric Ginger Tea

It’s simple. Really simple. Take some fresh ginger and slice it in strips. Let it steep in a cup of hot water along with some ground turmeric. Add a dash of […]

2017-06-20T16:18:53+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Immune System, Nutrition, Recipes|

Immune-Boosting Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe

Here’s an easy way to add some healthy food to your day. Try some lemon ginger tea.

Your diet and lifestyle are staggeringly important to your health. I came across a Harvard publication that phrased it perfectly: “your genes are not your destinyHarvard University . What you eat and your lifestyle, put […]

2017-06-20T16:17:59+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Immune System, Nutrition, Recipes|
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