Wellness

September 2017

Is Sugar Vegan?

By | 2017-09-17T20:03:40+00:00 September 16th, 2017|

Is sugar vegan? Some vegans think yes, and some say no. Some vegans do not even know that it may be an issue. After all, you would think that as sugar comes from a plant, it would be vegan wouldn’t you? And it is – in its natural form. It’s the refining process of some [...]

Transitioning To A Vegan Diet

By | 2017-09-17T20:04:11+00:00 September 15th, 2017|

My personal journey to becoming vegan…. It was not an overwhelming overnight experience. It was a 33 year process. I am hoping that my experience will find and inspire you. Not make you feel like you have to change dramatically overnight. However, there will be a few of you that can make a change that [...]

Remedies for Autumn Dryness

By | 2017-09-17T20:04:48+00:00 September 14th, 2017|

Fall is the season when certain disorders are more prevalent than at other times of the year. Asthma, allergies and skin disorders can affect almost any one susceptible to them. Prevention is key. The lung and large intestine are the internal organs related to Fall. These organs are associated with the emotion of “taking in” [...]

August 2017

How is a Tattoo Not Vegan???

By | 2017-09-17T20:05:20+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Odds are if you have to ask, then likely not. It’s not exactly a big selling point since many vegans are still unaware that there is such a thing as a vegan tattoo. Truth be told, some artists don’t even know what’s in the ink’s contents themselves, since suppliers are not required by law to [...]

An Evacuation Kit for Your Dog

By | 2017-09-17T20:07:59+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Food and Water • Food: Two weeks supply; place dry food in airtight containers (rotate every 3 months) • Usual treats (rotate every 3 months) • Water: Two weeks supply of water (store in dark place, rotate every 2 months). Estimate a quart a day. • Food and water dishes • Spoons and can opener, [...]

The Hearing Range of Your Pet

By | 2017-09-17T20:09:05+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Hearing medical terms: Hertz (Hz), Decibel, auricle, auditory ossicle, middle ear, inner ear, Aural hematoma Sound energy is a wave. The wave, like waves at the sea shore, can come quickly together, or come slowly and far apart. This frequency of waves is called Hertz (Hz). One Hz is 1 cycle or wave/second. Sound ranges [...]

Surprising Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Discovered

By | 2017-09-17T20:09:14+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Controversies swirl regarding whether or not dairy is good for a person. But recent studies looking at preventing diabetes show that it’s not the whole dairy group that is important; rather, what kind of dairy food you are consuming that makes the difference. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently showed that [...]

Is Vitamin K the New Vitamin D?

By | 2017-09-17T20:09:25+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

In the fashion world, trends come and go, and the dietary supplement industry shares the same “what’s hot” and “what’s not” faddism. For the last three years, vitamin D has soaked up the spotlight. The nutrient gained attention from an increasing number of research studies showing benefit to a myriad of diseases—cancer, autoimmune disorders, immune [...]