R U Ok? :)

R U OK  is a suicide prevention charity in Australia, reminding people that having meaningful conversations with mates and loved ones could save lives .  Today is R U OK?  Day. ūüôā This slogan is a reminder to check in with family and friends from time to time, opening up the lines of conversation if…

Laughter is the best medicine :)

Over the years I’ve heard people say that laughter is the best medicine! Studies have shown laughter can indeed contribute to our health in many ways. I have some great memories with my family, rolling on the floor or bending over with so much laughter that I couldn’t breathe and I was going to wet…

Gut Health, 7 warning signs

Your gut health is so important, 60-80 percent of your immune system lives inside your gut. The gut is a complex, evenly balanced system of good and bad bacteria. An imbalance in gut health has been linked to many conditions such as diabetes, hormonal imbalances, auto-immune diseases, anxiety and depression and even skin-related issues, such…

Olive Leaf, the powerful extract fighting disease

The oldest olive tree in the world is located in Greece and is reported to be over 2000 years old. That must be one hearty tree, surviving all of those years, the average olive tree lives to about 500 years or more. The olive tree is naturally rich in healthy compounds, the small fruit produced…

Grow your food, grow your health

One of the fondest memories I have of my nana was visiting her on a weekly basis and being shown her magical garden which looked more like a farmers market. There was always something new depending on the season, rows of endless zucchinis, tomatoes, carrots, beans growing up the lattice wall tied with her stockings…

Healing Tea a wave of the future

The history of¬†tea¬†originated in South West China in 2737 B.C.E, it was documented that the Emperor Shen Nong, a skilled ruler and scientist, accidentally discovered¬†tea when a wild leaf drifted into a boiling pot. During the 17th Century it became fashionable to drink tea and production began and commercialization in India. Tea is now the…

Hemp the magical seed

Hemp seeds, are a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species but are a different variety. They only contain minimal amounts of THC, the famous compound in marijuana. If you’re thinking of buying a bag of Hemp protein powder and baking some Hemp cookies to get high go for it, but you’ll only get the…

Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases are caused by an overactive immune system. The diseases are caused when the immune system mistakenly attacks your own bodies healthy cells by releasing an over production of antibodies.¬†¬†¬† Immune deficiency diseases decrease the body’s ability to fight invaders, causing vulnerability to infections. More than over 80 types of auto immune disease have…