Posts Categorized: Drinking Water

Why You Need to Get the Lead Out of Your Water!

Thanks to the crises in Flint MI, Newark NJ and our own Portland OR, virtually everyone not living under a rock is aware of the prevalence of lead in drinking water across the U.S. What most people don’t know, is how serious its health effects are for young and adult humans alike. Here’s the scoop:… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #6: Drink Your Water in Winter – Especially Winter!

We are more prone to dehydration in the winter than in warm weather and I think this is the number one reason most people get sick when the weather turns colder.  (Of course there is that wee bit of increased stress during the holidays that many people experience, which really cranks up the likelihood of… Read more »

UTIs (Bladder Infections) Are Awful. Here’s Help.

Urinary tract infections (aka cystitis and bladder infections), are really a pain.  Literally.  While women are more likely to contract this type of infection, men can get them too.  But, Ladies first!  The guys will get their own post with suggested remedies. Do You Have a UTI? The symptoms of a bladder infection vary depending on… Read more »

The Best (Easiest, Greenest, Cheapest) Water Bottle

If you’re really considering all of “the right things”, choosing a refillable water bottle uses up more mental effort than one small – yet very important – item should.  Consider the decision process: Plastic?  Lightweight.  Easy to drink out of.  Healthful, not so much because they leach nasty, carcinogenic chemicals into the water.  Huge environmental… Read more »

Drink Water for Life

My dear friend and water guru, Deanna DeLong, wrote the best book explaining how vital water is to every system and function in the body: Drink Water for Life.  She turned it into a video and I think you’d best watch it right now.  You’ll really understand how and why water is essential for vibrant health. Here’s… Read more »

My Energy Drink? Water.

How’s this for a scary fact: ER visits are way up – especially in men over 40.  Want to know why?  Massive consumption of energy drinks.  You know the ones I’m talking about – the super sweet, caffeine-jacked “beverages” that give you a false sense of increased energy. Drinking one of these seems like it… Read more »

Hot Weather Health Tips

Make sure you don’t get as red as this tree over the weekend! The hottest weather of the year so far is upon us with temps reaching over 90 in the next couple of days.  Stay smart when it comes to venturing out into the heat; it can save your life and that of those… Read more »

Toning Up and Detoxing with Toning Water

Do you or someone in your family not “like” water and therefore don’t drink it?  Are you achy and sore because of your boosted exercise schedule (good on ya!!)?  Or do you simply want something a little sexier than plain water now that you’re drinking loads of it each day? Say Yes!  Yes!  Yes! to… Read more »

Getting Well, Naturally

I am so thankful to be well – and maintaining it – after that horrific spell in October.  Alleluia! Several people have asked me how I got well from the crud.  Just as there wasn’t only one ‘why’ I got sick, there was an entire battalion of remedies and practices that brought me back to… Read more »