Entries by Irene Hogan

Are You Too Acidic

What is acidosis? What is an acid base balanced diet? The modern day diet here in North America of primarily meat and grains creates a significant acid burden. Acids are produced normally as a result of normal metabolism. However our poor diet with a lack of alkaline green leafy vegetables and fruits causes hyperacidity where […]

Top 10 Health Checks for Women

So just what you need one more thing on your never ending list of things to do! What are we talking about; well let’s see would you drive your car without having it serviced? Well why would you wait till you are sick to schedule a yearly check up? Even if you’re feeling healthy the […]

Keeping Your Breasts Healthy

Breasts change many times in many ways over a lifetime. Getting to know how your breasts normally feel and look is the first step towards promoting good breast health. Breasts like women’s bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Their tissue is varied; they change as we age and one breast may be bigger or […]

How to Thrive in a Toxic World

A report from the Environmental Working Group(EWG) found an average of 200 industrial chemicals and pollutants in umbilical cord blood from babies. Those pollutants included pesticides, consumer product ingredients and wastes from burning coal, gasoline and garbage. These chemicals were all passed on the newborn by their mothers. Other similar studies have shown the same […]

Turmeric

Turmeric is a herb and spice frequently used in Ayurvedic medicine as part of their traditional health system which uses herbs and foods as well as lifestyles such as yoga to stay healthy and treat illness when it occurs. however many of these ancient remedies and herbs are now crossing over into north American and […]