This week I thought it’s time we talked about our large intestine and the critters that live in it. You will also discover in this mail (unicorn video), how over here in the ‘clean’ western world, we in fact might be going for number 2s all wrong. But first, click on the here to find out about some digestive hiccups. I’ve made this video a little longer than … Continue reading When things go wrong – Digestion
The Healthiest Food Can Poison Us When… … the digestion system is not working at its best. This large and complex system is like the engine of a machine. Every time we eat, just think of how many operations and processes your digestive system is preforming at the same time. How many organs are involved? What are they doing exactly? What other substances are required to perform at … Continue reading God I feel ugh…! What will I do?
Mastication simply means Chewing and is the first part of the digestive process. The more we chew and grind down our food, the easier it is for the rest of the system to break it down, absorb nutrients and eliminate waste. You have an enzyme in your saliva called Amylase. This enzyme begins the carbohydrate digestion. Again, the longer you give yourself to grind down your food … Continue reading Mastication – Digestion
Just have a look at some of the jobs our liver is doing for us. FOR FREE and 24/7: In fat metabolism the liver cells break down fats and produce energy. Those cells also produce about 800 to 1,000 ml of bile per day. That’s a full carton of milk! This yellow, brownish or olive green liquid is collected in small ducts and then passed on to the … Continue reading Digestion – The liver and the intestine
Today let’s look at the brain, how it can hold us back and how not to feed into its frenzy of thoughts. It’s about neuroscience for beginners, which is a really hot topic at present. Watch and get to know your brain and its trick a little better. Cause that my friend is very liberating! In previous emails and definitely in my social media posts … Continue reading Your Brain is an Idiot…And so is Mine!
Here is your list of healthy foods for your liver. How many are you including in your diet? Digestion – Keep Your Liver Happy
Yöu already know that your skin absorbs what we apply with regards to body and face care. So of course the same applies to our daily make up routines. Find out here from Mary Kelly, make up expert with Dr. Hauschka Ireland, what this range is all about and what makes it so valuable to all of us in our daily lives. Watch out for … Continue reading Enhance your looks rather than concealing them using beautiful Dr. Hauschka
Exploring Aromatherapy As promised at the live Facebook event, here is some information we touched on. 1. A Short Summary of the History of Aromatherapy Scent culture dates back more than 5000 years. Apparently the oldest distilling equipment to produce essential oils was found in the grave of a prince dating back to approximately 3000 BC. It was only the upper social class that had … Continue reading Exploring Aromatherapy
So where were we. Yes, of course, experiencing physical feelings and sensations as well as emotions that were never felt before until we reached menopause and therefore cannot be described in words. Well, let’s try and figure them out. From speaking to many women over the years it seems that anxiety is one of the most common and also most unpleasant emotions we have to … Continue reading Menopause – Never felt like this before? PART 2
Menopause In Theory: For the past 15 years I have been providing natural remedies and advice to women experiencing symptoms of menopause. The main one of those symptoms seemed to be that of sweating. Night sweats, hot flushes or hot flashes as our American friends call it. So we offer herbs that deal with the body’s sweat process. Makes sense, as some women literally have … Continue reading Menopause – Never Felt These Feelings Before? Part 1
Ireland, March 1st 2018. The country has ground to a halt as “The Beast from the East”, or storm Emma, is approaching. I cannot even go into how I feel about the hype and panic of the 48 hour snowfall predictions but what fascinates me is “The Bread” phenomenon. The fact that all sliced bread has sold out twice has even made news in central … Continue reading So why bread?