Jul 172014

raspberry water in vitamix (4)I know many people that tire of just plain water or just don’t like the taste of water.

About 75% of the population is chronically dehydrated. Being dehydrated can be misinterpreted for feeling hungry and most of us will reach for food before a glass of clean, alkaline drinking water. In a study conducted at the University of Washington, it was shown that one glass of water effectively shut off the “midnight munchies” syndrome in 100% of the dieters tested.

Dehydration hinders your detox efforts and is one of the primary causes of daytime fatigue, sluggish metabolism, depression and inability to concentrate. According to Tao of Detox, dehydration has also been linked to cancer and chronic pain in the back and joints. Continue reading »

Feb 022014

Water….…5 ways to keep you lean


Too often we sip, gulp or guzzle too many liquid calories that can show up as an added layer of insulation – which is not what we want when we are donning skinny jeans, bathing suits, tank tops and cute shorts and skirts!

Not to mention that store bought flavoured water can be loaded with artificial flavours, nasty additives and sweeteners.  Making your own is simple, fresh and nutritious.  Use the abundance of the local produce to try different combinations and let me know which one you love the best!

 So, fill up your water jug and try these great additions! Continue reading »