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So here we are, in the middle of winter. Winter is beautiful and can be cozy, and lots of fun to play in, but by this point of the year, most people are over it, and our summer's store of vitamin D has run out.
It’s January! Happy New Year!
Now that a lot of us have gotten some things out of our system (partying, indulgences…), many will feel ready to embrace a newer, healthier lifestyle and set some goals. Awesome!
…But…. Where do you start?
Candace here, your friendly neighbourhood Holistic as Heck nutritionist. I hope you have been enjoying all the delicious, in-season fruits and vegetables from you local markets and farmers! But have you been putting this seasons harvest away for the winter?
Your body only knows as good as you give it. If it has only known junk, then it will look for what is most useful of that junk and it will probably taste good to you. But if you introduce something less-junky to your body – something more nutritious, or at least closer something to its whole food form – then your body just might say, “wait a minute… this stuff EXISTS?! Why have I been eating that other crap the whole time?!” And soon that “other crap” that you used to enjoy might not taste so good. Don’t be disappointed – this is a good thing. But there are other things that may have to happen first, so we’ll come back to this.
Hola, wellness-lovers! Holistic as Heck Candace here, and today I want to give you the dish on cosmetics and body care products. This is a MASSIVE topic, and I want to give you a thorough introduction and help you to understand the basics: what’s in our personal care products, why it matters, what to do about it, and why the stuff we’ve got is a wayyyyy better choice for you.
Dehydration is surprisingly common, even here in the land of running water and convenience at our fingertips. Are you thinking, "maybe, but I'm not dehydrated"...? Well, most people are dehydrated and don't even know it.