Is Drinking Red Wine Healthy

Is Drinking Red Wine Healthy?

August 14, 2018 Amandalee 0

I don’t consume alcohol regularly, but every so often I like to have a glass of wine with a special dinner. I think most of us have asked “is drinking red wine healthy?” at some point or other. I’d heard both that wine is good for us and not good […]

3 Essential Oils for Anxiety

3 Essential Oils for Anxiety

July 30, 2018 Amandalee 0

As more and more people use essential oils they find different uses for different applications. Here’s a great article from over on the Veeva blog on 3 essential oils for anxiety. I was surprised at the bergamont one. My favourite tea is Earl Grey, which often has bergamont oil in […]

Do Drugs Deplete Nutrients

Do Drugs Deplete Nutrients?

July 11, 2018 Amandalee 0

There are many ways for us to get to our optimal heath and wellness. For some people that might include taking some form of medication. A question has been put forward recently about the side effects of medication, asking do drugs deplete nutrients? It’s important to know this kind 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 […]

Dr Axe talking about talk about the benefits of vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D, Is It Really Good For Me?

January 29, 2018 Amandalee 0

Google, in all it’s (sometimes creepy) wisdom, offered me a video “I might like” this week. There was Dr Axe, a well known Naturopath, and he’s talking about vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency. I knew that vitamin D was really important for maintaining good health, and I thought “sure why […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT SOY: VIDEO LINK

September 27, 2017 Amandalee 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 […]

Napping: The Unlikely Cause of Heart Failure

May 14, 2016 Amandalee 0

According to research from St. George’s University in the United Kingdom, heart failure may be correlated with the amount of sleep one has throughout the day [1]. The study, which followed 3723 men between the ages of sixty and ninety for nine years, found that sleeping in excess of an […]

Statins Might Not Work for Heart Disease

May 5, 2016 Amandalee 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 […]

Overcoming Depression With Mindfulness

April 30, 2016 Amandalee 0

Mindfulness, a concept developed in Buddhism, may be effective at combating depression. Put simply by Psychology Today: “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your […]