Debate: Low Carb vs. Slow Carb

Many people have heard of the benefits of going “low carb” in order to improve hormonal balance, weight, blood sugars, and more. And while reducing the amount of carbs you eat can assist in achieving many health goals, the truth is, depriving your body of this vital source of energy may not actually be entirelyContinue reading “Debate: Low Carb vs. Slow Carb”

Plant-Based Detox Outline

Plant-Based Detox Basics The Basics Each week of this plan varies, from what you eat and also when. This detox is meant to be affordable. It should be flexible based on where you live, and your kitchen equipment, schedule, and budget. Say goodbye (for just a few weeks!) to soda, sugary drinks, processed foods, refinedContinue reading “Plant-Based Detox Outline”

Why Should you Try a Plant-Based Detox?

The Foods We Choose Matter A Standard American Diet (the SAD way of eating) is one that’s full of processed Franken-foods, inorganic vegetables and fruits, refined grains that are stripped of nutritional benefits, low quality fats and oils, and large amounts of animal products like meats and dairy. These products deprive and deplete us ofContinue reading “Why Should you Try a Plant-Based Detox?”

Spring Detox & Seasonal Reset

Transformation happens all around, and within us, when seasons change. The light shifts, temperatures rise or fall, and life moves through phases. Choosing to detox at this time is a sacred act. It requires us to focus our attention. A detox becomes more than just about food. It is also an opportunity to harness andContinue reading “Spring Detox & Seasonal Reset”

Plant Medicine: Wild Yam for IBD

Wild yam is a beautiful New England plant that grows in moist woods, swamps, and ditches. For centuries, indigenous and early Americans have taken wild yam root as medicine. Wild yam root helps to defend and strengthen many systems of the body. Among its many uses, wild yam offers potent medicine for the digestive system.Continue reading “Plant Medicine: Wild Yam for IBD”