Healthy Living ~ Natural Foods

Healthy Living ~ Natural Foods

It may seem redundant to say “natural” food. Isn’t all food natural? To an extent, yes. However some preservatives, food colorings, sweeteners, and other additives aren’t natural. A quick glossary before we get started: Organic: The term organic refers to the way farmers grow and process agricultural products like fruits, vegetables, grains, and meat. Organic farmers do not use conventional fertilization or weed control, helping reduce pesticide and other chemical pollution in the environment and our food. Organic food is processed differently than conventional food, with no or fewer additives, processing aids, or fortifying agents. To be certified organic by the USDA a product must be organic (for one ingredient products like eggs or.

Healthy Living ~ Yoga

Life is a balance. If our bodies are not in balance it is difficult to maintain a health life. From balancing your skin with a good cleanser (check out our Holiday BOGO deal!) to balancing your digestive system with good food to balancing your energy with exercise, life is better when your body is in balance. One way to achieve balance in the body and mind is through yoga. Like the vitamins in our cleanser or the nutrients in our food, yoga’s health benefits–which have been known for centuries–have been proven by modern science. By regulating breathing and gently stretching the body, yoga increases circulation and calms the mind, helping to lower.