Zeolite–Use When Fasting/Cleansing

“What’s a Zeolite & How Does It Work? For centuries, the powdered forms of specific zeolites have been used as traditional remedies throughout Asia to promote overall health and well being. The story of the ‘volcanic rocks’ has been passed down from generation-to-generation as more and more people have experienced its life-changing benefits. Zeolites are natural volcanic minerals with an unique, complex crystalline structure.... Read More

Quick Nutrition Tips

Eating healthy simplified: 1. It’s more important what you DON’T EAT than what you DO EAT. MORE: vegetables and fruit LESS: caffeine, sugar, and junk food 2.  When shopping at the grocery store, buy products with 5 INGREDIENTS OR LESS EXAMPLES: *I don’t recommend dairy but the product name FIVE for “five ingredients” was too good to not post   3. Whenever possible buy and eat FOOD (live, fresh plants, seeds, nuts... Read More

www.openskyfoods.com –awesome homemade powders4SMOOTHIE

If you, the reader, are SERIOUS about your smoothies (like I am!!!) definitely add their green powder http://www.openskyfoods.com/GPS.html   to your smoothies.  Iherb.com can have fantastic deals, so if you on a major tight budget, they are THE PLACE to get supplements and powders.  But if you want to heal from long-term depletion like many of us have from modern diets or you want to heal from some illness that you have even general fatigue,... Read More

List of Common Toxic Cleaning Products

Comet has 146 ingredients! Simple Green is not so “simple” nor “green-friendly”…see this report for good info on cleaning products: http://www.ewg.org/cleaners/hallofshame/     ps. I like this Thieves cleaner (okay the name is weird, it comes from a specific blend of essential oils that “thieves” used during the black plague to protect themselves from getting sick which touching bodies.)  When I... Read More

White Rice = BAD

When white rice is consumed on a daily basis, the increased chance of obtaining type II diabetes is 11%   Check out this article: http://www.diseaseproof.com/archives/diabetes-more-white-rice-more-diabetes-risk.html  Read More

When Buying Organic

Why write about the Organic food label when Dr. Mercola writes about it extensively in his article? http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/03/13/buying-organic-how-to-tell-your-store-is-not-cheating-you.aspx Know that if there is a USDA organic food label on the product that that label actually means something with required standards that are valuable for your health and the health of the planet. Questions? Contact me at HeidiCrockett... Read More

Fasting 101

This is a great article by Dr. Hass on everything that you need to know about fasting: http://www.healthy.net/scr/article.aspx?ID=1996  Read More

Video of a 4 Year-old McDonalds Hamburger

**Fast food picture-credit to SteFou!   I was peeling an organic kiwi when I realized the absurdity of the phrase that I frequently hear: “Eating healthy takes too much time.”  The kiwi was from New Zealand.  (This fact made me think about the SlowFood movement and the debate about buying local vs. organic…a debate that I remain undecided about.  Do you know that one acre of strawberries uses 500 pounds of pesticide?) ... Read More

About Death

*** Our Culture Makes Death Taboo In modern society, death is like sex in that it is generally not a topic that is okay to openly discuss.  (I think society’s attitude toward death is one reason why veterans feel isolated.)  If you want to discuss what it “means” to you “to die,” people might quickly judge that you are “morbid” or “overly focused on death unnecessarily.”  THAT is the first... Read More

High Fructose Corn Syrup

For information about high fuctose corn syrup (HFCS) go to this website: http://www.viewzone.com/highfructose.html Here are some healthy alternatives for those addictive sugar habits with HFCS and artificial sweeteners: These two products are healthy replacements for soda that you can find in your local healthfood store.  Blue Sky Free usually costs around $.75 per can which is very reasonable.  I’ve had a number of clients switch to this... Read More