Why All Disease Begins In the Gut

Why All Disease Begins In the Gut

Why All Disease Begins In the Gut 

You may have heard or seen this quote from Hippocrates: “all disease begins in the gut” . It’s said that he used those words thousands of years ago, and current research is finding there’s much truth in this ancient piece of wisdom.

If you think your intestinal tract is only responsible for digestion and waste elimination, think again… your gut also plays a big role in immune system function, the synthesis of essential nutrients, and balancing neurotransmitters important for brain and mood health.

It’s even been referred to as our second brain by experts in the health professional community. I find this stuff fascinating!

It’s all about the health of our gut

Why You Need to Ditch Plastic ASAP!

Why You Need to Ditch Plastic ASAP!

Why You Need to Ditch Plastic From Your Life - ASAP!

There’s no denying it… plastic has overrun our lives, and not in any way that is good - neither for the environment, nor for our health.

Plastics are literally everywhere, especially in all aspects of food storage: containers, plastic wrap, zipper bags, straws - and everything else imaginable!

If you know me personally, you may know I’m a scuba diver. If not… well now you know, and I’m super passionate about animals and our environment. Seeing plastic underwater is one of the saddest things you can imagine, because the poor animals just have no idea what it is, and don’t deserve to live in our wasteland.

Here’s WHY and HOW to ditch plastic… ASAP.

Cherry-Ginger-Lime Smoothie

Cherry-Ginger-Lime Smoothie

Cherry Ginger Lime Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies are a great way of getting more fruits, veggies and nutrients into your day. This one has a bonus of being great for sleep!

This recipe has a natural source of sleep nutrients - Montmorency tart cherries! They’re naturally rich in melatonin, tryptophan (the amino acid responsible for the infamous “turkey coma”), vitamin C, vitamin A, and potassium, plus a bit of Magnesium.

Give it a try and make sure to share it with a friend who has trouble getting their zzz’s!