Health · Nutrtition

So what exactly is a “nutrient”?

What exactly is a nutrient?  Well, according to the Oxford Dictionary of English, a nutrient is any substance that provides nourishment that is essential for growth, but more importantly to maintain and sustain life.  Nutrients include carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and let’s not forget about how vital water is.  While transitioning to a healthy lifestyle,… Continue reading So what exactly is a “nutrient”?

Health · Nutrtition

The Benefits of Drinking Water

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one” –Jacques Cousteau Water: a relatively simple molecule, found covering over 70% of the earth’s surface and found in even higher percentages within our own bodies.  Some may refer to it as H20, agua, or de l’eau, but whatever you call this 3 atom… Continue reading The Benefits of Drinking Water

Health · Holistic Health · Natural Health

The Healing Power of Nature

After attending a seminar  about naturopathic medical schools I knew that I had found a profession that was meant for me!  As a friend of mine might even say, it was KISMET!  Prior to attending the seminar I wasn’t 100% certain as to whether I wanted to attend a traditional medical school or go into… Continue reading The Healing Power of Nature