Everyone knows that this time of the year is full of sugar, spice and everything nice, sprinkled with the sniffles or cold and flu. This time of the year it’s likely anyone reading this knows someone who is sick or has already come down with a cold themselves. Here’s where my favorite fun immunity booster, Kung Fu Tonic, comes in. Continue reading “My Favorite Fun Immunity Remedy”
Fall and winter bring lots of bugs going around and the tough choice of whether or not to get a flu shot. Should you get one to avoid illness? Is it possible to boost immunity naturally? These are tough decisions you have to make yearly, especially if you have young children or are caring for an elderly person. Read on to find out what RNL has to say! Continue reading “What’s Really in the Flu Shot (+ Bonus Flu-Fighting Elixir Recipe!!)”
Kombucha. Ahhh, it’s like a fizzy summer hug in a cup. And that’s what today’s post is all about friends. Hannah Crum of Kombucha Kamp was a fabulous expert on the Master Your Metabolism Summit in June and discussed kombucha uses and benefits. Hannah has even had the term “the kombucha mamma” coined after her because she is the kombucha guru.
I recently had the pleasure of spending a Saturday afternoon with Hannah and crew at kamp learning some really cool uses and benefits of kombucha I never knew. Keep reading for all the details and a free bonus recipe. Continue reading “5 Secrets I Learned at Kombucha Kamp + Bonus Recipe”
I love my local farmers market and one of my favorite stands to visit is the mushroom stand. Maybe it’s because I secretly think they look a bit like alien vegetables, and there’s always a fascinating new variety that I’m told I must try (admittedly I usually do!).
Mushrooms have so many benefits they really should be called a superfood. Read on for the top 5 benefits of eating mushrooms in this month’s functional food spotlight.
Continue reading “5 Surprising Reasons to Eat Mushrooms Everyday”
Everyone’s favorite summertime remedy with aloe vera is using it topically after being in the sun. But, did you know that aloe vera can heal a variety of other ailments as well?
Here are some ways to use your aloe and keep the medicine cabinet closed!! Continue reading “Aloe Vera Remedies You’ve Never Tried”
In our most recent NBC news appearance, Melissa reveals a metabolic sabotaging secret and a HUGE announcement. Read on for the video, written tips, and the announcement. Continue reading “The Secret Source that May Be Wrecking Your Metabolism”
It’s that time of the year… allergy time. (Boo!!) Would you love to fight your seasonal allergies with food? Read on and learn how… Continue reading “How NOT to Get Seasonal Allergies”
Spring has finally sprung!! And it always makes me think of green and spring cleaning. That said I’ve compiled a list of my favorite green superfoods that will help clean up the body and rejuvenate your health this spring. Continue reading “Rejuvenate Your Health with Green Superfoods this Spring”
Ok friends, this is a fun one! Who’s had acupuncture? Or maybe you’ve heard of it, but (like me) don’t really “get it” or know what it could do for you.
Well, we’re diving into the deep end with acupuncture 101 today and I’ll fill you in on my personal experience so you can decide if it’s right for you! Continue reading “How Auricular Acupuncture Can Benefit Your Health & Help You Meet Your Goals this Year”
With the start of the New Year, it seems new health goals and resolutions are just a given. If you’ve got some new health initiatives on the table or are just feeling run down after the holidays, I’ve got a few tips to re-set your system, boost your immunity, and help you be much more successful with this years health goals. Continue reading “Read This Before You Start Your New Year’s Resolution”