Good Old Detoxes and Cleanses

We are all different and the cause of the digestive disorder(s), is hard to identify but we believe, as ancient medical philosophies, that it's the gut is the start to many diseases and also to heal. I haven't met anyone so far, that hasn't become a lot healthier, getting rid of both disease (and their medicine), … Continue reading Good Old Detoxes and Cleanses

The Best Detox Everyone Should Do

There are so many good detoxes and cleanses to do. Old remedies, long forgotten by most medical professionals, are slowly coming back because people want to learn more. I love Consumer Power! Detoxes lead to large weight loss too, it's not just a cleanse. of body and mind. As the body keeps toxins where they … Continue reading The Best Detox Everyone Should Do

It Should Float and Have Form – What Am I Talking About?

It should float, be in one piece, not smell too bad, and you should do it every day. Yes, I’m talking about your stool. I decided to spare you the pictures in this blog (you can google it), part of a series on digestion, that I will end tomorrow with tips on cleanses you can do. … Continue reading It Should Float and Have Form – What Am I Talking About?

Your Best Alert System

At Olive Retreat we teach our clients to work on their body awareness to find out what is healthy for them, and we use yoga as an evident tool to get it back. We had it as small kids but lost it. The healthier you get the more in touch you get with yourself. At … Continue reading Your Best Alert System

What is the Most Healthy Food?

People often ask what food is the healthiest. Is it tomatoes or carrots, is it fish or chicken, is it milk or soy milk? Raw or cooked? Carbs or proteins? The half true answer to that is; green leafy vegetables. They are first of all hugely healthy, giving us a clear benefits in the health … Continue reading What is the Most Healthy Food?

Raw or Cooked?

What I like(d) about the Raw Food movement was that everything came freshly straight from the tree or the soil. At least 20 years ago! There is no better fridge then the tree, the best way to keep the nutrition. Today there are machines to make all kinds of fancy 'raw' food, even special chocolate … Continue reading Raw or Cooked?

Why Are Plants So Good for Us?

One thing we know for sure is that bile acid is carcinogenic. Bile acid is produced by our body in different forms to digest food, in particular fats and is mainly produced by our liver. The quicker the bile is secreted and then taken away the better. When we eat fats that are hard to … Continue reading Why Are Plants So Good for Us?

Animal-Based Food Makes Us Aggressive and Irritated

Sorry to bombard you with all this vegan food science (but some of you asked for it)! Here is another one showing that it affects your mind as well! As if it wasn’t enough with all my blogs about animal-based food being a clear factor for modern disease.  It has been known for a long time … Continue reading Animal-Based Food Makes Us Aggressive and Irritated

CVD is Not a Disease, It’s a Dysfunction

You have probably heard of a common cause of CVD that we eat; the so called trans fats. In some areas, like NY, it is now forbidden to sell produced trans fats, i.e. hydrogenated (hardening of) vegetable oils, found in margarine, dressings, cookies, crisps, etc. But they still allow the largest source of these toxins, … Continue reading CVD is Not a Disease, It’s a Dysfunction

Stop Blaming Your Genes – 70% is Your Lifestyle

Very often i hear reluctant people blaming their genes, meaning they can’t do anything about their health and so they continue doing what clearly made them ill in the first place. Unfortunately many don’t react when the body have tried to tell them to stop during years, until it’s serious, really serious. I don’t have … Continue reading Stop Blaming Your Genes – 70% is Your Lifestyle