soup broth veggie broth

Veggie Broth, The Next Big Thing?

February 12, 2018 Amandalee 0

There’s been a rather nasty stomach bug going around lately, and repairing the digestive balance after you’ve moved through the sickness has been high on the priority list of many people I’ve chatted with. One of whom is a vegan, who brought up the idea of Veggie Broth, instead of […]

Propylene Glycol found in packaged foods and skincare may be harmful

What Is Propylene Glycol?

February 8, 2018 Amandalee 0

Scrolling through some articles recently, this one on Propylene Glycol over on the Wellness Mama site caught my eye. I’ve know for years that Propylene Glycol wasn’t good for us to consume, and that it’s in many processed foods and skincare products but didn’t exactly know why. I’d just been told “Don’t […]

delicious raw coconut and chocolate bites!

RAW COCONUT BITES – YUM!

January 29, 2018 Amandalee 0

Someone on my Facebook feed has been experimenting with raw desserts, and posting recipes they’ve tried. This one caught my eye. Bounty bars were one of the only chocolate bars my mother would occasionally treat us with growing up, so they hold a special place in my heart (and taste […]

is fasting the key to feeling great?

IS FASTING THE KEY TO HEALTHY ORGANS?

January 22, 2018 Amandalee 0

There’s been a lot of buzz on this fasting idea. Like all things that show up and become popular for a time (and there have been so many!), there’s lots of contradicting information out there. In doing some research on it I came across this great post over on the Dr […]

Do you know the great things ginger does for your health?

Can Ginger Help your Health?

August 11, 2016 purposelywell 0

We’ve written about the wonderful healing potential of ginger before, focusing mostly on its anti-cancer properties. However, there is much more this astounding plant has to offer. Healthy and Natural World has an amazing article on the subject: Nausea, vomiting, joint pain and even cancer – ginger root, which is […]

Supplements: Are They Really the Answer?

July 31, 2016 purposelywell 0

It’s no secret that supplements are subjected to far less scrutiny than any other medical tool, with even alternative medicines receiving more attention from scientists and the press in recent years. However, analysis released by Consumer Reports in the wake of their investigation into creating a non-viable, yet marketable, supplement, […]

Does Green Tea Prevent Aneurysms?

July 30, 2016 purposelywell 0

Green tea may not be your first thought for preventative medicine, but there are plenty of reasons you may already be drinking it daily. From the high levels of antioxidant polyphenols [2], to the nootropic effects of caffeine, it already has its fair share of uses. Now, according to research […]

The Cockroach Milk Media Craze

July 30, 2016 purposelywell 0

Cockroach milk is making waves because of new research published within the International Union of Crystallography’s Journal [1]. Though sounding particularly unsavory, there are some news outlets going as far as to label it a superfood, making it a claim worth investigating [2]. The cockroach milk itself isn’t made in […]

Rosemary: Helping Your Health

June 20, 2016 purposelywell 0

Rosemary is a versatile herb that we’ve previously written about. Being used within bug repellants and perfumes, lamb dishes and medicine, it’s always worth learning more about [1]. Natural News has a wonderful article [2] on some of its uses: 1. Keeps Food-Borne Illness Away We’ve all heard stories about […]

Statins Might Not Work for Heart Disease

May 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

Statins, which we reported may be over-prescribed earlier this week, may not even be an effective treatment for heart disease according to research from 2015 [1]. Researchers analyzed the experimental protocol and data surrounding multiple studies and came to the conclusion that statins may not have a correlation with reducing […]

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