No chemicals= more labor The Organic Farming Research Foundation explained it well: “The organic price tag more closely reflects the true cost of growing the food: substituting labor and intensive management for chemicals, the health and environmental costs of which are borne by society.” The rules of supply vs demand. There is a greater demand … Continue reading HOW IS ORGANIC GROWN?
Fragrances are usually toxic, whether they are in cosmetics, cleaning supplies, air fresheners, candles etc. Even the things that are supposed to take "smells" out of the air of your home, are toxic. DO NOT USE. I use essential oils now instead. However, some essential oils are toxic to animals, so I wanted to post … Continue reading Essential oils to avoid if you have pets
Article I published on the Wellness Universe Blog Sept 21, 2018 Inflammation is your body’s defense system. Its job is to remove damaged cells, viruses, bacteria, etc. so that the body can heal itself. When you get a cut or a virus, your immune system immediately comes to your defense to remove the foreign invader. … Continue reading How Inflammation Causes Chronic Pain
Article I wrote for the Wellness Universe Blog Sept 18, 2018 We are all so busy, “doing.” We are busy raising children, building a business, out socializing with friends every night, or running off to the gym. Busy all the time. Busy, busy, busy… We are stressed all of the time, often unnecessarily, functioning in … Continue reading 20 Signs that You’re Not as Healthy as You Think
“Get at least eight hours of beauty sleep a night; nine if you’re ugly.” — Betty White from a 2011 episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. (I had to include this, I think it’s a riot.) Reprint from an article that was published on the Wellness Universe Sept 15, 2018 We all know that sleep is important … Continue reading Toxic Sleep? 13 Ways to Get the Sleep You Need
Chronic stress impacts the following: This is a reprint of an article that I wrote for the Wellness Universe on Sept 7, 2018 Heart Disease High Blood Pressure The immune system making us susceptible to infection Our Gut, or “leaky gut,” which leads to inflammation and pain. Stress releases inflammatory substances that travel through … Continue reading Chronic stress affects every physical and psychological system.
Reprint of article I wrote for the Wellness Universe 4/28/18 http://blog.thewellnessuniverse.com/food-good-health-mean-to-you/ Sing to me Muse and through me, tell the story. — Robert Fitzgerald What is Food to You? Is food, love? Is food, community? Is food, energy? Is food, pleasure? Is food, sustenance? Is food, power? Is food, happiness? Is food, life? Is food, nutrients? … Continue reading What Does Food and Good Health Mean to You?
This is an article published on Wellness Universe on Thursday 4/12/18 What a wonderful ride I am on! Life is good! At 69, as I look back over my life and what my key lessons have been, I share that I have spent a lot of lonely nights getting in my own way to find … Continue reading 6 Life Lessons I Have Learned
I got back my health after getting autoimmune disease when I adopted a new way of eating that is certainly not the SAD, standard American diet. I learned to eat food that is Nutritious, Delicious and I eliminate anything remotely Suspicious. If I am unsure how healthy something is, I vote with caution. This means … Continue reading What Not to Eat
Our beloved Pets. Their health is also being destroyed by all the toxins in our lives. I have had pets my entire life. I grew up with dogs, and then as an adult, with my busy life and traveling, I have had cats. I love them all, They have enriched my life, they have given … Continue reading The Truth About Pet Cancer