Category Archives: Health

Get the scoop on MCT Oil

MCT Oil

Several of you have asked me about the recent news stories on the benefits of MCT and if it’s the weight loss “miracle” you’ve been hoping for. Here’s what you need to know: MCTs – or medium chain triglycerides -- are the medium chain-length fatty acids.  All oils contain long, medium or short chain fatty … Continue Reading ››

How to Eat and Enjoy This Summer

Are you putting off slimming down, kicking your cravings or eating healthier because your summer is filled with events that tempt you to eat or drink more? Even though we want to feel our best when we’re traveling or hanging out with friends or family, our “vacation mode” often leaves us feeling sluggish, bloated, heavy, … Continue Reading ››

Release vs Lose

Feel like you are doing everything right yet not releasing those stubborn last few pounds?

Relax. There may be some simple solutions you can start implementing today. You aren’t broken or weak and there is no need to beat yourself up with that big stick you carry around in your mind for such occasions. Yes, I … Continue Reading ››

Oils for Mood Management

"We see the world not as it is...but as we are"

How's your view? My view is a lot calmer and pleasant since I started using my oils daily for natural mood management. Understanding essential oil use helps you seek natural options for your own wellness, to effectively manage your health on a day-to-day basis, and to … Continue Reading ››

What does a candy-free February look like?

You can make it a candy-free February

Try some of these non-food nourishing gift ideas and I've added a yummy Homemade Chocolate Truffle recipe to satisfy the sweet tooth naturally: ♥ The American Heart Association suggests a gift from the heart, such as a poem or love letter. Choose a favorite poem or write what you feel. … Continue Reading ››

Sugar: “The Sweet Lie”

I’m not sure how chocolate and candy hearts became the symbol for sugar candyValentine’s Day, but I do know that the latest research continues to show us that sugar can be significantly detrimental to our health. Here are just a few of the most … Continue Reading ››

How to Boost Your Mood with Citrus Oils

Citrus oils are fantastic!

Just smelling the aroma of citrus oils opens your mind and awakens your spirit, and it just so happens they are great for mood elevation and can also help alleviate stress. citrus oils On top of that, citrus oils have properties that can … Continue Reading ››

Why detox in the fall?

It is a common practice to detox at least four times per year, once with every change of season. Doing this cleanses our bodies and helps to remove any toxins that exist from stress, lifestyle choices, and even environmental factors. It is no secret that our taste changes and the foods we eat change with the … Continue Reading ››

Boosting Collagen for Youthful Glowing Skin

As we age, our bodies go through changes that often cause us to look or feel tired, achy, and less energetic. One of those changes is that, collagen boosting foodsonce we hit our 30s, our bodies begin to produce less collagen, and that trend continues as … Continue Reading ››

Difference between CACOA and COCOA

Cacao is a bean from cacao plant. The scientific name of cacao is Theobroma cacao. Cacao pods are large in size, which grow from the Cacoa Plantlimbs and trunk of the tree and the beans are seen inside the pods. When the pods are in the … Continue Reading ››