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Let’s Talk About Macronutrients

When someone refers to macronutrients, they are referring to the three components: proteins carbohydrates fats/oils Proteins (4 calories per gram) Proteins are made of amino acids, small units necessary for growth and tissue repair. Animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, milk and eggs are rich in protein. Good plant sources of protein are beans, …

Let’s Talk Sleep Debt

I know we just covered the subject of sleep yesterday, but this is so important! Yesterday’s post included a list of things you could do to help get better sleep. However, I felt this subject needed to be covered in greater detail. So, on my next weekly webinar for our Fundamentals of Holistic Herbalism students, …

Steps to Get Better Sleep

Most adults need 8 or 9 hours sleep to function well. Anything less than that, and you are likely to be running up a sleep debt, and there is a always price to be paid for that later on. Some people push themselves hard and try to get by on 6 hours or less. Others …

The Whole Person vs. Symptoms

When you experience symptoms, it’s a sign that your energy – or vital force – is doing its very best to protect you. When your body begins throwing off the illness, you may experience external symptoms such as: rashes & irritations eruptions, boils, acne & lumps sweating vomiting diarrhea This is certainly not ideal or …