Flax Seed – one of the most powerful medicinal foods

Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum) — also known as common flax or linseeds — are small oil seeds that originated in the Middle East thousands of years ago. When I approached my local Naturopath for help with irregular periods, cramping and light acid reflux, he put me straight onto organic flax seed. I noticed a huge…

Natural Liquid Foundation

After my big switch to natural based products I knew the hardest was going to be finding my new foundation or face. I am a makeup wearer, I have always worn it and always will. My skin type has become very dry with the graves disease and probably getting older contributes to the lack of…

Brazil Nut Benefits

The Brazil Nut is a nutrient dense nut that comes from the Brazil tree in South America. Brazil nuts are one of the healthiest nuts due to their high content of selenium levels. Selenium is an essential mineral which must be obtained through diet. It is found in water and some foods. Selenium has been…

Natural Deodorants do they really work?

Swapping out my name branded deodorant was always going to be hard, after all I’d had a love affair with my fave for years. My faithful had been with me through all of those stressful and exciting moments in my life, all of those shopping expeditions, those long trips and the hot summer nights ….

To Diet or Not To Diet?

I think the word diet is misused a lot of the time. When I think of or hear of someone on a diet I assume ‘weight loss’ is the main objective. When my health deteriorated I also decided to go on a diet, or should I say a change of diet? I thought I ate…

My Life Changing Story

It was October 2016, I was going about my business filming a scene for an acting group I’m a part of, and got a sudden dizzy spell. I didn’t think much of it as I’d been having a lot of them but they never came to anything so I didn’t let them bother me. This…

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…

About Grounded

Welcome to Grounded, my very own passion project filled with unique and engaging content.   I’m on a never ending search to try new concoctions, products, remedies sourced from nature. My interest in a healthy lifestyle came to light in December 2016 when I was diagnosed with Graves Disease, an auto-immune disorder.  I had been silently suffering…