Ten Ways and Reasons to Reduce Processed Foods

Most of us know by now that we’re better off without processed foods, and yet many of us continue to eat them. All of that processed flavor has us hooked on excess salts and sugars, genetically modified foods, hydrogenated oils, chemicals and artificial additives, which is why, when switching from a diet high in processed foods to whole foods can be so difficult—it’s like letting go of an addiction because really, it is—these foods are made to be addictive!

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Health Fundamentals: The Morning Routine

It is recommended to have healthy and predictable daily routines for optimum health—this helps soothe and strengthen the nervous system, boost your brain health, creativity and productivity, and detox on the daily. Sustainability in practice is most important, so do things in ways you enjoy, and remember, a little bit is better than nothing!

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DIY Holistic-Minimalist Hair Care

If you are accustomed to using commercial hair products, you will experience a shift when transitioning to oil, baking soda and ACV. Keep at it! Your hair will come out thicker and stronger, your skin (and all bodily systems) won’t have to deal with the toxic chemicals from your commercial shampoo and conditioner, and the world won’t have to endure more plastic bottles.

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DIY Holistic-Minimalist Skin Care

Dry Skin Brush (optional) – Wash Face & Body – Alternate Hot & Cold Water (optional) – DIY Deodorant (optional) – Massage Oil onto Face, Hands & Body (optional)

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DIY Holistic-Minimalist Tooth and Mouth Care

Pull Oil, Salt Water Rinse, Tongue Scraping (optional) – Brush and Rinse! Teeth and Tongue – Mouthwash (optional)

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DIY Holistic-Minimalist Bathroom Basics

Salt Oil Baking soda Vinegar Toothbrush A natural salt contains more minerals and less toxic additives than a processed salt (and it tastes better!). Himalayan salt and/or decent sea salts are available mostly anywhere and shouldn’t cost much more than processed salt. Raw and unrefined oils, such as coconut, sesame, olive, avocado, nuts & seeds, […]

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Why DIY Holistic-Minimalist

Want to feel (and look) young, healthy, vibrant, all of that, but you don’t have the money or time or you frequently travel? Have you been given cortisone, antibiotics, antihistamines, suffer from skin, teeth, tongue, throat, allergy, sinus, gut, liver or hormonal symptoms? Do you care about your own health, the world’s health? Using basic, quality ingredients to make your own food, health & beauty products, and household supplies invests in fundamental individual and global health and costs less than buying store-bought goods. The “DIY Holistic-Minimalist” doesn’t require much more time, only more intention, learning, and awareness.

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