The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

You know how I am always ranting about the dangers of fake sugars and how nobody in their right mind should ever use them? Part of that is a deep gut feeling that it is bad, seriously bad; a health-hazard, and part is from reading a lot of reports. Problem is that it is FDA-approvedContinue reading “The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal”

How safe are your skin care products?

Our bodies absorb 60% of what we put on it (in 26 seconds!). Children’s bodies absorb 40-50% more. This is a scary fact and we need to become more aware about what we actually use for skin care, not least for our children. Toxins are present in most skin care products and even though theContinue reading “How safe are your skin care products?”

FOODS and some basic truths

Truth number one: EAT CLEAN. This means: Cook from raw materials (saves you a ton of money 🙂 ) Don’t eat prefabricated stuff Stay away from anything that is not natural; fake sugars, weird taste-enhancers, low-fat and/or manipulated dairy-products (milk that lasts forever…), margarine, manipulated vegetable oil (usually called cooking or frying oil). Avoid sugaryContinue reading “FOODS and some basic truths”

Healing scents of nature

I found this article in “The Atlantic Cities” The Smell of Nature Is Almost As Good As the Real Thing, As Far As Our Brains Are Concerned Bonnie Tsui Mar 07, 2013 Shutterstock Researchers have been racking up evidence that when you can’t take a break and get into nature itself, looking at photos ofContinue reading “Healing scents of nature”

Do you give thanks?

Do you? Other than on the obvious occasions, I mean. Think about it; giving thanks and feeling gratitude is uplifting and makes life so much more pleasurable, not to speak about the wonders it does to our health 🙂 I shall give you some examples: When your car starts When you fall and don’t hurtContinue reading “Do you give thanks?”

The magic of age…

We have reached a time where people live and stay active longer. Gone is the grandma of 50 with one foot in the grave…She has turned into a funky go-getter who is hungry for life and action. The idea of staying young has invaded every aspect of being; how we look, act and dress…We wantContinue reading “The magic of age…”

Essential oils as medicines

This is the editorial comment in Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Vol. 1 issue 1 2012. The editor is Paul Schnitzler,  Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Germany. “Plants produce primary and secondary metabolites, which have been exploited by humans for many different beneficial purposes. Many secondary plant metabolites, e.g. terpenes, terpenoids, alkaloidsContinue reading “Essential oils as medicines”

TIME FOR HEALING and we’re a lot stronger than we think

Healing takes time, yes but we don’t allow for time. We try to cut time with the help of different interventions such as medication, operation, pain-killers…Anything to speed up the process, preferably without pain. We believe ourselves to be weak and fragile, susceptible to any disease or accident. If this were the case we, asContinue reading “TIME FOR HEALING and we’re a lot stronger than we think”

A NEW HEALTHY LIFE-STYLE – EXERCISE

Our bodies are designed to move…a lot. Everything in the body is in constant movement, inside we are like a beautifully designed machine where everything fits together. But the machine needs to work (move) to function. When we move circulation is enhanced; oxygen in, toxins out. There is no other way to do this. WhenContinue reading “A NEW HEALTHY LIFE-STYLE – EXERCISE”

STRESS & PRIDE

One thing I have noticed time and time again is that many people seem to be very proud of their stress. They are forever listing all the things they have to do, and if you do not praise them they get upset. They are the people who always do more than anybody else. If youContinue reading “STRESS & PRIDE”