Some folks might be surprised to learn that cabbage is not in the same category as lettuce, despite their similar appearance. Cabbage is cousin to kale and broccoli and is part of the cruciferous vegetable family. Varying in color from pale green to red and purple, cabbage contains many nutrients that offer health benefits such […]
Oil pulling has been a common detoxification practice for centuries. You can use coconut oil or sesame oil. To do this, put 1-2 tablespoons of oil in your mouth and swish the oil for 5-20 minutes. Then, spit the oil into the trash can (to avoid it hardening and clogging up your sink). Rinse your […]
Depending on who you ask, coffee is considered a must for daily consumption or considered an addictive poison. It all comes down to bio-individuality. Caffeine effects people differently. For those of you that are coffee lovers and need backing for all the coffee haters, here are some science to back it up. Research out of […]
You know you should do it, but in a rush, you often skip it: Stretching. It’s important to your health, regardless of how intensely you do – or do not – exercise. Regular stretching helps increase muscle flexibility, which is one of the important factors of fitness. Muscles that are limber have better reaction times, […]
Detoxification is one of the body’s most innate functions to keep it healthy – it is as basic for us as breathing. In order to protect us from harmful substances that find their way in, our bodies naturally detox every day, eliminating wastes through the kidneys, colon, liver, lungs, lymph, and the skin. Ideally, we would live in a […]
Why use a commercial electrolyte replacement beverage when you can make your own and know that it will have far greater benefits and less sugar and chemical additives than anything sold in stores? An electrolyte drink is essential for rehydrating after intense training or competition in the heat, for hydrating a day or two before […]
At the first sign of a cold or flu, reach for Garlic Oxymel, an age-old immunity boosting remedy. Oxymel means “acid and honey” and is indicative of its two main ingredients (honey and apple cider vinegar). Traditionally used to help make certain herbs, such as garlic or onion, more palatable, drinking just 1/2 to 1 […]
Over the years, the media has paid lots of attention to apple cider vinegar (ACV) and for good reason. An ancient health remedy, it’s known as a panacea for what ails us, aiding in weight loss, managing blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, lowering cancer risk, supporting digestion, and facilitating natural detoxification. It was used by Hippocrates […]
The “power” generator of the cells in your body is the mitochondria. Carnitine has a critical role in the mitochondria’s ability to produce energy.
Metabolic Conditioning routines are highly intense and designed to engage different physiological “energy” pathways in the body.