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What Causes Inflammation?

Inflammation might sound bad, but many people aren’t sure what it is or what causes it. Inflammation is actually one of the ways your body protects itself naturally. Think about the last time you were injured and experienced swelling. This is an example of inflammation, and this reaction can occur anytime your body is trying to remove irritants, repair damaged ...
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10 Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes

There’s nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of soup, especially when it’s cold outside. When you make healthy choices in your daily life, you can feel the difference. That’s why we’ve pulled together these ten delicious soup recipes. Each one has unique flavors and anti-inflammatory properties to help alleviate and prevent chronic inflammation. The best part is that they’re ...
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What is the Alkaline Diet?

The inner workings of your body are beautifully complex, and yet you are designed to function simply and smoothly. For example, your organs naturally work together to respond to exterior influences to maintain interior equilibrium. When maintained properly, your body helps you to live a fuller, more abundant life by serving you as it should: in health, wholeness and comfort. ...
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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The wall of the small intestine is semi-permeable, which means that certain substances, like nutrients and molecules, can pass through to the bloodstream. Proteins like gluten, toxins and large undigested food particles remain inside the intestine to continue the digestive process. But when the intestinal wall is abnormally permeable, Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs. This means the pores are large enough ...
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Essential Oils for Inflammation

Inflammation – your body’s response to stress – is an underlying cause of autoimmune diseases and migraines. The aches and pain that come with it make life difficult and uncomfortable. Unlike conventional medications and over-the-counter pain relievers, using natural therapies like essential oils can effectively sooth inflammation with virtually no side effects. There are many essential oils contain analgesic and ...