• Aromatherapy,  Blog,  Detox

    The Top Toxins to Avoid in our Personal Care Products

    When we think about eliminating toxins, we often think in terms of food and what we put into our bodies; however, what we choose to put on our bodies can be equally important in determining our toxic load. Our skin is our largest organ and it quickly absorbs all the soaps, washes, lotions and creams we put on it. This includes toxic ingredients that lurk in many of the products we may be using daily. Think shampoos, conditioners, soaps, body…

  • Blog,  Detox

    BDNF. What it is, and why you need it

    What is BDNF? BDNF is a protein in the hippocampus, cortex and other areas of the bring and is more formally known as Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor. BDNF plays a key role in creating new brain neurons and is protecting to existing neurons. BDNF encourages the connection of one neuron to another which is a process that is vital for thinking, learning and higher levels of brain function. Why should I care about BNDF? There is an association between low…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Nutrition

    All about the Vibrant Brain

    Did you know that the main reason for brain disease is inflammation? Yes the very thing that has also been linked to heart disease, cancer, diabetes and many other chronic health conditions is also related to the demise of the brain Did you know that there is a large relationship between those with celiac disease (people that cannot handle the protein gluten found in wheat products) and brain diseases such as depression, and ADHD? The inflammation that is created in…