Safe Skin Exposure to sunlight can be an instant mood booster and is a major source of vitamin D for both children and adults. But too much exposure to the sun can have detrimental, long-lasting effects on your skin’s health. Many over the counter sunscreens are filled with chemicals and fillers, not good for us.
After the brutal winter, we had this year in Iowa, I know I’m thrilled to see the arrival of spring. So are many of my clients—except those who are suffering from a variety of issues brought on by seasonal allergies. Runny nose and nasal congestion. Itchy and watery eyes. Sneezing and postnasal drip. Does that
If gluten isn’t on your Thanksgiving menu, don’t worry. It really is possible to have a delicious dinner that’s entirely gluten-free. Yes, even the pies. As someone who gave up gluten after experiencing migraine headaches 20 years ago (and who has had a rare migraine since), I have hosted many delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving dinners. But
Are you suffering from seasonal allergies? Do they seem worse than ever? I know how you feel. My seasonal allergies have really changed this year—for the worse. Many of my clients with seasonal allergies report they are suffering more this year, with symptoms varying from dry itchy eyes and stuffy nose to sinus pressure and
You eat well. You exercise. So why do you still feel lousy? If despite your best efforts you are still experiencing symptoms of “dis-ease,” such as fatigue, headaches, insomnia, and increased allergy issues, the culprit might be a toxic buildup in your body. Confused? How can you have toxins in your body if you eat
Do you wonder or get frustrated having repeated symptoms of dis-ease without feeling better? Do you eat well, exercise and still have fatigue, headaches, insomnia, increasing problems with allergies or other symptoms? Your symptoms are the smoke. The fire is the toxins in your body built up from processed foods, air quality, stress, alcohol, and
Natural Flu Shots October 15th is “Global Hand Washing Day”. Shouldn’t everyday be Hand Washing Day? It is the time of year to boost your immune system to avoid flu and colds. Eat orange and yellow vegetables while in season. Take a high quality Vitamin D supplement. Eat organic foods. Avoid all sugars. Build your
We have had plenty of showers this past month so bring on the flowers! Besides flowers, the month of May reminds me about the founder of Nursing and holistic nursing, Florence Nightingale. She was truly the first Holistic Nurse. Myself and nurses around the globe honor Florence on her birthday every May 12th. Florence’s diary