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 […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT SOY: VIDEO LINK

September 27, 2017 Admin 0

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there when it comes to Phytoestrogens, and even more so with Soy. If you missed the articles explaining Phytoestrogens and Soy, you can read it here. To help you better understand the positive effects of Soy, Dr. Michael Greger does an excellent job […]

TOP 50 PHYTOESTROGEN FOODS

September 27, 2017 Admin 0

  Foods High In Phytoestrogens (amounts in µg per 100g of food/beverage) Coumestrol Isoflavones Lignans Total Phytoestrogens 1. Flaxseeds 46.8 321.4 379,012.3 379,380.4 2. Soybeans 1.5 103,649.3 269.2 103,920.0 3. Soy nuts 37.1 68,571.5 122.2 68,730.8 4. Tofu 0.7 27,118.5 30.9 27,150.1 5. Tempeh 0.6 18,277.7 29.6 18,307.9 6. Textured […]

WHAT IS CAUSING YOUR GREY HAIR?

August 30, 2017 Admin 0

Many people believe that grey hair is the sign of wisdom and age, although that may be true to some extent, your diet, lack of important vitamins and minerals and  your ability to absorb nutrients is more likely the cause. Here is some helpful information to help you understand what […]

VEGAN CHOW MEIN ANYONE?

July 26, 2017 Admin 0

This recipe is a must try. It is AIP, Vegan, Gluten-free and really yummy. The spaghetti squash when cooked and shredded gives the texture similar to little noodles. It tastes just like real Chinese food without the trans fats from the oils they use in restaurants. If you aren’t vegan, […]

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 […]

Magnesium deficiency has some serious drawbacks. Do you know the symptoms?

Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

August 6, 2016 purposelywell 0

Magnesium deficiency is an major health problem in North America. As it’s involved with a multitude of metabolic processes, it’s presumed by to have severe impacts like “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reactive protein, hypertension, atherosclerotic vascular disease, sudden cardiac death, osteoporosis, migraine headache, asthma, and colon cancer.” This […]

Mangoes are delicious and healthy! Learn more about them!

Mangoes: Delicious and Healthy

August 6, 2016 purposelywell 0

Mangoes are a delicious ingredient to add to smoothies, or eat on their own. With 40 million tons being produced yearly, they’re an exceptional and accessible source of vitamins A and C. This wonderful article from Herbs Info has even more reasons to add mangoes to your diet if you […]

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