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Category: Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine to cleansing your liver with Orange Naturals

I  love TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine).   I have a doctor I go to in Chinatown and I love acupuncture and using herbs to treat conditions such as my itchy psoriasis which has gotten inflamed.  Too much heat in my liver apparently.  Triggers are shellfish, Caesars(which as you may I know, I love!), potato chips(Oh, Miss Vickie’s) and wine and stress…

LASPA Sun Care~ Protecting your skin naturally from the sun with mineral sunscreen

I have something to tell you.  I never wear sunscreen. What kind of esthetician am I? I mean, I’ve never found a sunscreen that I liked for my face and body until I discovered LASPA Suncare.  I had a crazy pigmentation spot on my face last summer that drove me crazy.  It’s now gone mind you, but that was my wake up call…

My favourite booths at the Green Living Show #GLS18

What a busy day at The Green Living Show!  I saw some great booths and what a change in the focus of cannabis and clinics around.  There was lots of great information there.  From health and wellness to green cars to beauty and food and beverage there was so much to see and new things to discover. AliveIntention was one of my favourites with their positive…

Iced Coffee with Cocoa and Hemp Hearts

I was craving something sweet and I wanted an extra boost of energy on this cloudy Wednesday here in Toronto.  I could feel the slump starting to happen especially since I didn’t get much sleep last night.  At 4 am I was lying in bed awake. I decided to paint my nails of all things, scroll through Instagram, update a European page I manage the account…

Making yogurt drinks for kids with BifiKid from Vivo Cultures

I don’t know about your kids but my kids can’t get enough of the drinkable yogurt drinks like Iogo for example.  What if I told you there was a better way to enjoy a yogurt drink for kids called BifiKid for kids aged 2+ years.  The best part. You can MAKE IT YOURSELF! Why make it yourself? Why BifiKid? – It’s…

Sticking to your healthy resolutions with the help of Orange Naturals

How is your New Year looking so far? Did you make any New Year Resolutions? I never make them but I do have my goals set in place and so far all is good in that department, except for some parenting hiccups that prevent me from my fitness goals.  Sigh, fitness goals. When I say sigh, it’s from own disappointment in myself as I always fall off…

Adding prebiotic fermented superfoods to your daily routine

 Imagine treating your gut with the ultimate superfood from Genuine Health.  Well, they did just that with their recent research on the gut microbiome and have created the ultimate prebiotic superfood called “fermented organic gut superfood“. I add it to my Evive smoothies, my Genuine Health smoothies, anytime I smoothie or I  blend it alone with oatmeal milk.  My kids have benefited from…

My favourite tips to soothe a sore tummy for the whole family #orangenaturals

Having a sore stomach is no fun at all.  Whether it’s you or the kids I hope you’ll find some of my tips helpful for when you get a nasty bug or be it from food poisoning.  From essential oils to herbs and compresses these tricks have helped my family. For adults, I love Oregano oil.  I place a couple of drops in…