Feed or Fight Disease!

A few weeks back I stopped into a local juice shop in Chicago to buy a smoothie and saw an interesting sign on their wall.   It said “Every time you eat or drink you are either feeding disease or fighting it!”.  How true these words are.  The shop I was in was called “Fruve Xpress” and is located on Wabash Street near Roosevelt which … Continue reading Feed or Fight Disease!

Cleaning should not make you ill!

Have you every sprayed window cleaner while cleaning a window and had a sneeze attack?  Or do your eyes water after washing your floors?  Most cleaners are not very good for our health.  They are loaded with nasty chemicals which are very harmful to our bodies.  This is one of the main reasons I have looked for replacements to most of the cleaners that I … Continue reading Cleaning should not make you ill!

Kale Krunchy Kale Chips

I love kale chips if they are done right.  What I mean by right is probably a personal preference thing but I do not like Garlic or Onion so I prefer my Kale with more simple yet flavorful ingredients like Lemon and Nutritional Yeast (Nooch for the foody hipsters).  If you do not know what Kale Chips are they are basically Kale that is torn … Continue reading Kale Krunchy Kale Chips

And they sell toothpaste too!

A few months ago I was waiting for a smoothie I had ordered in a small health-food restaurant near Chicago called Karyn’s.  Karyn’s is sort of famous in Chicago because it has been around for a long time.  Karyn Calabrese, the owner, is a fixture on the local health scene. She was doing health food when it was not mainstream but more of a hippie … Continue reading And they sell toothpaste too!

Deodorant without the yucky stuff.

If you are concerned about what comes into contact with your body then you start looking at the kinds of products you are using.  One of the most worrisome products is deodorant because we use it everyday and also it gets applied to a sensitive area…under your arms. I have tried many different products and either never really felt comfortable or just did not like … Continue reading Deodorant without the yucky stuff.