Think Before you drink

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

With the pandemic appearing to be somewhat under control and the warm summer months quickly approaching, most of us are ready to move on from the necessary safety restrictions. It's likely going to be tempting for folks to go overboard with their alcohol intake. All indications show that there will be more celebratory relief with increased outdoor activities and traveling.  Excessive use of alcohol has been linked to depression, anxiety, societal withdrawal, violent behavior, impotence, increased unprotected sex, car accidents, accidental drowning, and domestic abuse. The adverse effects of alcohol on the brain, liver, heart - on just about every...

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Foods & Supplements for Estrogen Detoxification

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Epigenetics and Estrogen – How our Lifestyle Choices Can Affect Our Hormones   Our lifestyle choices can influence how we experience our superpower hormone, estrogen. For us to be and feel hormonally balanced, estrogen cannot be too high or too low.    "Estrogen should be produced and then processed and cleared efficiently from our bodies."     Detoxification, the process of transforming estrogen into metabolites that we can excrete from our bodies, is partly controlled by our genetics. We have the power to affect how our estrogen is metabolized and, therefore, we have the power to work with our genes in...

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How to RESET your System after the Holidays Food Indulgence

Posted on by Edison de Mello

It's that time of year again – the-after-the holidays time when some of us ask ourselves: "What was I thinking? Why did it eat that much, drink that much, party that much? The holidays are one of these times when we flood our system with fatty, sugary foods that can lead to digestive issues, low immune function, and plenty of weight gain. In fact, the average American gains 5 pounds between Thanksgiving and the new year. So how do you REBOOT your gut to increase immunity after the holidays? Akasha Center's RESET Program is your answer!  It helps you start...

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Green Powders: Why use them?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

THE BASICS:   We all know that that the more greens we eat, the less likely we are to develop chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. However, sadly most Americans do not eat nearly enough nutrient-packed dark-green vegetables – and thus cannot take advantage of their rich health benefits, such as decreasing inflammation, enhancing detoxification, and maintaining an optimal acid-base balance in the body.   Our nutritional needs should be met primarily through diet. Greens, or any other supplements, are not intended to be a food substitute. For some people however greens may be a useful way to...

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The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Intermittent fasting can promote diversity of gut bacteria, which can lead to positive brain/mood changes and better sugar balancing. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and how does it work to improve gut health? Yes, it is true. Similarly, to many “new ideas” in modern day, intermittent fasting is not new. What is new today being why people chose to do it. In fact, humans have intermittently fasted throughout our evolution. Whether it was because food was not available or as part of major a religious practice such as Islam, Christianity and Buddhism, intermittent fasting is as old as eating itself. And to go further...

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