Are you in the driver’s seat of your own life? Do you feel like you have control of managing your health? For many of us, the answer may be “no.”   Oftentimes, we hop from doctor to doctor, hoping that someone will tell us what is truly going on with our bodies and what we can do to fix it. We allow ourselves to become trapped by, as some may call it, the “sickness industry”, and we become subject to… Read more »

AIP Diet 101

The autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet was created by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne as one possible answer to battling autoimmune conditions. The basic function of the diet is to do three main things: reduce inflammation in the body, encourage a normal functioning of the immune system and promote healing. Dr. Ballantyne has written a beautiful 400+ page book called The Paleo Approach that intricately explains all the inner workings of not only the diet, but about how and why autoimmune diseases occur… Read more »

5 reasons to drink water

Ah, water . . . one of the most powerful elements on earth. It can take on three different states (liquid, solid, gas), has the power to heal, hydrate and destroy, covers about 70% of our planet and also makes up about 70% of our bodies (cool coincidence? I think so!). To celebrate this awesome element and highlight all the truly powerful ways water can help to nourish and benefit you from a health perspective, we’ve put together this infographic… Read more »

This is going to sound slightly promotional for a moment so please excuse me, but the purpose of this website is to share knowledge, so whether that be my own knowledge, a guest blogger’s knowledge, or an external website’s knowledge, I want to share those resources with you so that you can continue to make informed, empowered decisions about your own health. So today I’m going to do just that. I found this wonderful Tedx Talk on one of my… Read more »