There are meridians (sort of like energy channels) that run throughout the body that each corresponds to an organ (Liver, Spleen, Heart etc). When there is a disruption of flow of energy in these channels, disease manifests whether that is symptoms or diagnosed medical conditions such as Anxiety, PCOS or Hypothyroidism.Read More
We all know that feeling; we eat something that doesn’t entirely agree with us, and the gas, bloating, cramping or nausea ensues. These symptoms are usually acute, quite obvious and in a few hours, they subside. What happens when the health of our gut is chronically compromised and leads to symptoms we didn’t even know were related such as mood disorders? Well… if we don’t know they’re related, chances are nothing is done.Read More
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and as such I thought I’d take this opportunity to discuss breast health as simply as possible! 1 in 8 women will have the diagnosis of breast cancer in their life, which means you likely know someone who has been affected by it. Let’s take our health into our own hands; there is so much power in knowledge especially when it comes to our own bodies!Read More
Charcoal ice cream, lemonade, and toothpaste, oh my!
So, what works and what doesn’t? This trend seems too good to be true and usually that means it is. I’ve highlighted how it works and when activated charcoal can be useful and useless.
HOW IT WORKS
Activated charcoal (AC) is created by heating wood or other high-carbon products such as coconut husk and then oxidizing it...Read More
The facial fad is upon us. It seems social media is buzzing on sheet masks, "life-changing" clay masks, those charcoal ones that look entirely painful yet satisfying to peel off (you know the ones) and so on. Maybe they work, maybe they don't but at the end of the day it seems we all want one thing: clear, glowing, youthful skin.