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9 Things that Put Your Immune System in Danger - Quick Immunity Checklist!

Assess Your Level of Immunity with this Quick Immunity Checklist9 Things that Put your immune system in the Danger Zone! 1 - Poor DietA poor diet, filled with a steady stream of packaged and processed foods and not enough ‘real’ whole foods, can lead to a micronutrient deficiency. Fresh veggies are the quickest way to feed your gut, help nourish a healthy microbiome and ensure a healthy immune system. Studies show that “the dietary choices in today’s modern society appear to have harmful impacts on our immune system and likely on the immune system of our offspring.”  2 - Sugar Addiction  You’re constantly feeding a rogue sweet tooth. Studies have shown conclusively that eating or drinking too much sugar curbs your immune system cells that...

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Future of Aromatherapy Global Trends Species Extinction

Lately, I’ve been pondering the future of aromatherapy, humanity and the planet. Each is inextricably linked to the other. When, Shanti Dechen, a fellow Director of the National Association of Aromatherapy (NAHA) from Colorado, asked me to contribute my thoughts on the topic for an article she was writing this article was born. A 2017 report of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission reported that nature-based solutions to environmental problems is a growing $12 trillion market. Essential oils have dominated the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Global Market since 2016, and this trend is projected to continue through 2025. There’s an incredibly fast growing interest in the use of medicinal and aromatic plants worldwide. I was astonished to discover that there have...

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Improve Bone Density

Intuitive Living - Your Practical Intuition at Work Your intuition is constantly at work guiding you. The more you listen and act on its guidance the better it will function for you. As you read this article, notice if any bells or whistles go off inside. Do you have any silent signals causing you to sit up and pay attention? If so, that may well be your intuition talking to you. You may wish to notice if there is any specific information that especially speaks to you and take action. Acidosis Set-up for Disease Chronic, low-grade acidosis can result as we age primarily due to our diet and the decline of renal (kidney) function for eliminating acids. An acid-forming diet...

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Antioxidants for Health & Longevity +Essential Oil Research

To supercharge your energy and enhance longevity it’s all about your mitochondria. Read Increase Your Energy & Longevity Essential Oils to Use to come up to speed on your mitochondria. In our last article we talked about how oxidative stress has been the burning topic among research scientists over the past two decade. Why? Because Oxidative Stress speeds up the aging process and is the Genesis of all Disease. We also talked about research on essential oils showing their capacity as an effective intervention strategy to protect against oxidative stress.Now, let’s look at the role antioxidants play in reducing oxidative stress and a few dietary strategies you can use.In our last article we learned that Irwin Fridovich and his graduate student,...

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