As a Holistic Nutrition professional, embracing our symptoms holistically requires a different approach. It requires us to look deeper and look inward. To look for the root cause. This is the reason I was attracted to the style of consultation and make-up application at the Green Vanity. It is not about covering up problems, it is about finding the root cause. We teamed up to create the Okanagan's first skin-care focused kombucha, which is exclusive to The Green Vanity.
As a mostly-digestive-problem-seer (yes that's the official title) I meet all kinds of issues in my path with my clients each day. Meeting and working with clients dealing with IBS to acid reflux, bi-polar and anxiety and just about everything in between, we have to take a look at the root cause of issues that have been chronic. Read More
One reason we are so lost in nutrition is because we are constantly looking to external forces to tell us how to eat. We follow diet trends, we buy the latest products, we read the newest books and change our diets based on everyone else's opinion or 'facts.' What this does is lead us to believe that we do not inherently know what our body likes to eat, what it leads us to believe is that we don't trust ourselves to know. Here I am sharing why I don't care if my clients' eat ice cream or other junk food..... Read More
Behind-the-scenes of brewing a fermented tea.
This is the culture that brews the tea.
Kombucha cultures are the bacteria and yeast containing organisms that give the brew its ferment-transformation, from tea and sugar to fizzy, bubbly tart tea. Read More
Kombucha is.... a digestive tonic. Esoteric Russians called it "miracle mushroom." Esoteric North Americans call it "'booch" while others name it "trendy." Some call it disgusting...... with the floaty bits at the bottom turning some folks' off of trying a sip. Some have never heard of it, and others call it a magic bullet cure-all. So, is it all of the above, none of the above? Read More