Today I am wrapping up the detox series by writing about our wonderful and powerful kidneys and how we can protect them so they can protect us. Our kidney’s primary job is to filter our blood and send out the collected waste items out of the body. All of our blood runs through our kidney every… Continue reading Toxins and You 4: Support Those Kidneys!
The best possible outcome for toxins is for them to move through our body quickly. Movement is the name of the game when it comes to the toxins we come in contact with or that our bodies create. If toxins don’t move out, they get stored in our fat cells and tissues. This can lead to… Continue reading Toxins and You 3: You got to move it move it!*
Last week I jumpstarted my new series by writing about the powerhouse of our detox pathways, the liver! In that post, I focused on all the ways you could nourish your liver so that it could do its important job. Today I want to talk about ways to reduce the toxins it has to deal with, starting… Continue reading Toxins and You 2: Toxins in your shower caddy
I’m starting a series about our health and toxins, and I’ll be examining things like our beauty products, household cleaners, the stuff we cook with, and even the air we breathe in our home. I’m going to be honest; I’m a little nervous. I remember when my own health coach brought up this topic, and… Continue reading Toxins are everywhere! Whats a lady to do?
We all want beautiful skin, but we spend loads of money making sure we won’t have it. You see, your skin is a reflection of your liver. If your liver is gunked up and unable to get the toxins out of your body, then your skin will tell you about it through premature aging, acne, rosacea, etc.… Continue reading Detox 6: Toxins and your skin
I’ve done just about every detox out there. I’ve taken huge pills several times a day for 14 days, I’ve had days on nothing but fresh pressed vegetable juice, and I’ve even jumped head-first into an intense candida diet. Over time, I’ve come up with three realizations. One, I was very toxic and those toxins… Continue reading Detox 1: Your body on toxins
I am diving into a new series on nourishing those detox pathways and reducing our exposure to toxins. Today I’m starting off strong by getting right into it and talking about the liver because it is the powerhouse of our detox pathways. Our liver daily deals with all those toxins we put into our body… Continue reading Toxin and You 1: How to love your liver so it keeps on loving you!
We all grew up hearing “everything in moderation” which to me meant the world and all its food are your oyster just don’t reload your plate. I think this message is fine if not a little ineffective (hello startling national health statistics) but if I took it to heart I wouldn’t be where I am today,… Continue reading Moderation doesn’t work when your immune system is bonker balls
Hi there. I’ve been thinking about how our bodies are just amazing, so well designed. Now you may be thinking, “I feel like poop, I can’t lose weight, and I have three diagnoses from three different doctors telling me that my body is definitely not amazing, in fact, my body is broken.” I get that.… Continue reading Shush, your body is trying to tell you something.
I’m still walking that tightrope between informing you and scaring the bejeezus out of you, so I thought it would be fun to look inside your kitchen and see what we can find to eliminate in our quest to reduce your toxic load. And no, I’m not talking about the processed food, the sugar, or the… Continue reading Detox 5: Cleaning up the kitchen
For this fourth part of the detox series, we are going to look back into the body to talk about the miracle that is the liver. First, let’s learn a little about this amazing organ. The liver breaks down nutrients, stores vitamins and minerals, produces red blood and Kupffer cells, and flushes out all the… Continue reading Detox 4: The lovely liver
You are breathing in toxins as you read this. . . and so am I. As I was preparing to write this post, I couldn’t help but think about the SNL sketch from several years ago in which a news team does a series of terrifying teasers for that night’s broadcast: “Common household item — something… Continue reading Detox 3: Reduce the toxic load in your home
Our lymphatic system is amazing. I think of it as the vacuum of our body, just sucking up all the toxins so our bodies can keep on keeping on. This system runs throughout our bodies and keeps things flowing by bathing our cells in nutrients, recovering fluid (waste created by our circulatory system), cleaning it up,… Continue reading Detox 2: Love your lymphatic system
Hello, Everyone! I’m back from my media fast with an epiphany. Are you ready? Here it is: We are super adaptable. I know, you are probably thinking, “Duh! How else could we live on every corner of the planet and function when the heat index is an ungodly 108 if we weren’t adaptable? 108!!!!” What I… Continue reading I’m back and I got something to say… and a new series on the way!