Milk thistle is an herb used to fight liver disease and reduce liver injury caused by a number of drugs and environmental toxins. It has been used for decades as an herbal remedy for a number of ailments. Other than the detoxifying properties it has for you liver, Milk thistle has a number of benefits for your overall well-being. Protects DNA from Damage We are exposed to thousands of free radical everyday and while some are more dangerous than others, it is important to protect your body. Milk thistle protects against the dangers of ionizing radiation like the one’s found in x-ray and cat scans. When our DNA is damaged the result can be cancer formation. Boosts Immune System It’s potent anti oxidative properties promote cell regeneration while also stimulating the immune system. Acts as an Anti-inflammatory The silymarin in milk thistle prevents the synthesis of leukotreines which causes inflammation. Stimulates Cell Regeneration Milk thistle activates protein construction in the liver and kidneys which increases the production of new cells to replace the old ones. Detoxifies Liver It’s detoxification effects cleanses your liver from alcohol, pesticides found in food, radiation, and pollution in the...Read More
There’s something about a new beginning that excites me. Maybe its all the possibilities that lie ahead or the chance to do over some past mistakes. Either way I feel the new year brings a chance to change for all of us. Now don’t get me wrong, if you are determined to change there is no time like the present and to change doesn’t mean that there was anything wrong with you to begin with. However, there is always room for improvement and we have this one life to live so why not be the best version of ourselves along the way. So for 2016 I have mad a few resolutions to make it my best year yet. Now some of these I have already started but the new year brings a sense of fortitude to help me power on to keep these. READ MORE Reading really is one of my most enjoyable past times and in recent years I’ve let it slip away from me. It’s a way to broaden your horizons and expand your knowledge without ever leaving your house. Ive committed to reading two books a month and to also keep the smut to a minimum. EAT VEGAN 2015 served as the year of diets for me. I was trying to figure out which way of eating gave me the most energy overall. After eating KETO diet I...Read More
Hey, I’m Melissa!
Welcome to my corner of the internet. I wanted a place where I could share my experiences with everything related to health. When it comes to living a healthy life it’s not a one size fits all formula. So I decided to decided to make a space to share everything that has worked and failed for me because what didn’t work for me might be someone’s saving grace.