Top Tips to beat the Flu!

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Your own strong immune system is your best ally and defense in the face of a flu epidemic.  Take a peek below at our top tips for staying strong.

-Prioritize sleep and get plenty of it
-Get some movement throughout the day (preferably outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine)
-Manage stress with self care practices that resonate with you
-Stay hydrated by drinking at least half your body weight in ounces and eating high water content food
-Avoid sugar and processed food
-Order some of our organic homemade bone broth for immune boosting nutrients
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Sweat & Detox with Sauna Therapy!

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Skin holds the second largest surface area of all the body’s organs, but did you know that all internal organs detoxify during a sauna while the body is in a rested rest? We eliminate more toxins while sweating in a sauna than we do working out! This is because the sympathetic nervous activity (stress) can stop toxin elimination.
Here are some tips to enhance your time getting sweaty in the sauna--

  • Before and after each sauna, drink 1⁄2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt in 12 ounces of purified water
  • Start with 20-minute saunas, gradually working up to 30-40 minutes over time
  • After each sauna take a cool or warm shower (not hot) to rinse off the toxins on your skin.
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Probiotics anyone?

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Probiotics are living, beneficial bacteria and yeasts that have crazy amounts of healthy benefits! Health benefits include helping you restored a balance of health bacteria in the stomach, also aid with digesting after your meals and even help with irritable bowel syndrome, balancing your gut flora after the use of some harsh antibiotics, help ward off unwanted colds by enhancing your immune system, help to detox from the inside out and promote healthy, glowing skin, can increase your body's ability to absorb nutrients. Great sources of probiotics are kefir, yogurt, kombucha, kimchi, saurkraut & supplements!
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Health Benefits of Maca Root Powder

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Adding Maca powder to your diet on a consistent and regular basis has been known to help in many cases. Some of the best benefits include, increase energy levels and help alleviate chronic fatigue. It can also help reduce stress and feelings of anxiety and even depression. In contrast, Maca can actually stimulate memory, focus and mental ability to learn at a faster rate. Maca root has as great affect on the reproductive system and can improve hormone function in those with irregularities and imbalances, as well as improve sexual function and enhance fertility in women. Try adding high quality Maca root powder to smoothies, yogurt, baked goods and oatmeal for a nutritional boost!

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Natural Ways to Detox in the New Year

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No need to go on any crazy New Year Resolutions cleanses, these easy, natural detox solutions will have you feeling lighter and more energetic without starvation or any weird ingredients and scary side effects!

1. Drink double your weight in ounces of water per day.
Water is vital for maintaining energy levels and for flushing out toxins. For added cleansing help, add some lemon juice! Ditch the Junk

2. Ditch the Junk.
Try to incorporate fruit or veggies into every meal and snack. Meat and dairy should come from grass-fed, cows if possible & nourish your body with health fats from good sources like coconut oil, avocado's and wild caught salmon. Keep your grains whole forms and nix packaged food as much as possible.

3. Increase your fiber intake.
It’s important to get plenty of fiber so that things move along nicely. The last thing you want to do is go through the effort of eliminating only to get constipated and have these toxins sit in your body or get reabsorbed.

4. Sweat.
Moving your body is great for your health anyway, but it can also help you get rid of built-up toxins. But with the excess sweating, remember to drink lots of water to flush out toxins. Sitting in a steam room or sauna will also get you sweating out the bad stuff.

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