2016 the year that was

It’s almost the end of 2016 😳 What a year it was 💚

16 fave posts on Organic Goody this year

  1. Fasting while your cells are feasting
  2. 5 ways probiotics can help youThe power of yet
  3. The Power of yet
  4.  3 things you can do to start your day right
  5. 15 wellbeing tips from a 24 yr oldChocolate mousse bites
  6. Chocolate mousse bites
  7. This grass is greenerWhat are you waiting for? Live now
  8. What are you waiting for? Live now.
  9. Exercising for more than weight loss
  10. Are you ready for the Vitality challenge Wellbeing Wednesday - juice ice blocks recipe image
  11. Juice ice blocksGood bugs key to optimal wellbeing - graphic
  12. Good bugs key to optimal wellbeing
  13. How radical are you? Is it affecting your wellbeing?
  14. 5 Wellbeing videos I loveComparison - the thief of joy. Quote graphic
  15. Comparison – the thief of joy
  16. 6 meals I enjoy on the regular

Enjoy these last few days of 2016 & here’s to 2017 🎉💟

Much Love

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5 ways Probiotics can help you

5 ways probiotics can help you

1. Make the most of that good food you eat

Probiotics help your body absorb all the nutrients from all that healthy food & put it to good use. The good bugs are essential for digestion and assimilation of those nutrients. They especially help absorb magnesium, calcium and iron

2. Healthy gut healthy body

Approximately 85% of the immune system resides in the gut. When the good bugs in your gut have been compromised it follows that the immune system is also compromised. Probiotics have been shown to enhance immunity, relieve gut infections.

3. Build the good bugs back up

After Antibiotics, which destroy all gut bacteria – including the beneficial ones. Probiotics will build the good bugs back up giving you a healthy balance.

4. Keep the bugs in perfect harmony

Keep them in balance. When the balance of bacteria is disrupted and harmful bacteria outnumber beneficial bacteria, this is called dybiosis. Dysbiosis is associated with increased gut permeability (leaky gut) and manifests in symptoms such as flatulence, bloating, diarrhoea or constipation, vomiting, reflux and colic (in infants).

5. Help with digestion

Probiotics assist with proper digestion of foods and can aid in preventing food allergies. They are helpful for treating lactose-intolerant people and enhance the absorption of other nutrients.

 

Where do you get these amazing things called probiotics then?

You need to consume live active bacteria on a regular basis. Real food probiotics not created from someone’s faceal matter – yes someone’s poo 💩, no you don’t want that.

I take fast tract to really boost  my good bugs it has a crazy mount of good bacteria in it & is gluten free. I use this say every 3 mths for about 2 weeks as a boost. On the daily I use Inliven which has the benefits of 26 whole foods & all their amazing nutrients.

Both are certified organic, raw, vegan – good for you & the planet 💚

Keep your good bugs happy & thriving

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5 ways to Winter wellness

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  1. Grow your own sprouts – lovely to see some ‘life’ in your kitchen at this time of year. Easy to grow, amazing nutrient source & delicious.
  2. Add a matcha green tea to your day. Nothing like a hot cuppa on a frosty day. Matcha has many health benefits including enhancing mood, antioxidants & fights against viruses and bacteria.
  3. Probiotics – 85% of our immune system resides in our gut! Probiotics reestablish the proper balanpce of good bacteria in the gut. Wholefood probiotics are best as they are real food or make your own cultured foods – sauerkraut, kimchi etc.
  4. Juice for nutrient assimilation at a cellular level. A great combo for this time of year >> orange, carrots, ginger and turmeric. Bonus is that it looks like sunshine to remind us of those summer days we may be missing.
  5. Move! Don’t let winter slow you down too much. Exercise produces endorphins – a feel good buzz, to help keep the winter blues at bay. Dance it off, practice yoga, do a one song work out. It’s a great way to keep warm.

I would love to hear from you. Let me know in the comments below how you stay well in winter.

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Probiotic uses an especially grown ‘superbreed’

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Inliven!

Inliven is certified organic and along with the thousands of probiotics (good bugs), there are 26 Superfoods fermented & freeze dried. This makes up a green powder packed with nutritional goodness. Add a tsp to water to enjoy or you can add to smoothies.

Our digestive system contains a complex bacterial ecosystem.

Some are bugs that make up this ecosystem are good and stimulate the immune system and inhibit pathogens.

Some of these bugs are bad like salmonella and E.coli these produce toxins.

 

InLiven Superfood, is based on more than 20 years of research

+ it contains the complete Lactobacillus family of 13 strains

+ combined with 26 certified organic whole foods

+ these whole foods are naturally fermented for 3 weeks prior to bottling.

+ when consumed, the body is able to instantly assimilate the broad spectrum of nutrients.

+ this is due to the whole foods being pre digested by the good bugs (probiotics)

 

InLiven uses an especially grown ‘superbreed’ of very strong Lactobacilli . These lactobacillus are good bugs designed to reach your digestional tract intact. So they can be most beneficial to your health & wellbeing.

The bacteria used in InLiven is produced from fruits and vegetables. It isn’t fast-tracked from faecal matter like some probiotics. 💩 Eww yuck. {click to tweet}

See what others have to say about Inliven and the benefits they have seen.

More about the ingredients in Inliven here.

If you are ready to try Inliven & heal your gut. You may be interested in becoming a lifestyle member. Being a lifestyle member you’ll enjoy the benefits of autoship, free shipping, reward points & more

Otherwise Inliven can be ordered alone here

Good gut health vibes to you

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Little Changes make a big impact

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He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
— Thomas Carlyle

There should be no greater motivation to take control over your health and fitness than the words of the 19th century Scottish philosopher above.

But why should our health be connected to our hope?

The answer to that is that when we are fit and healthy, the world is full of possibilities – nothing is beyond our reach. Trek through the Andes? No problem. Helping a friend move house? When do we start?

If you are in an older age bracket, or know people who are, there can be often a form of mourning as realisation hits that there are things that one used to be able to do that are now out of reach.

Even professional sports people who have spent most of their lives in peak physical condition are susceptible to this unless there is an effective transition process in place to manage the physical and psychological adjustment.

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
— Proverbs

So given what we know about the link of good food habits and optimism, shouldn’t we be giving ourselves every opportunity to maximise our health potential for as long as possible?

The great news is that is not too late to start on making those changes that will make a difference to your health, fitness and well-being – all of which will give you the promise of ‘everything’ mentioned in the second half of Thomas Carlyle’s quote.

Recent research has identified that regular exercise from childhood can stave off dementia in old age and increase brain power.

In fact any regular exercise at any age can protect the brain. Even as little as five minutes a day can make all the difference.

In addition to exercise, we should be focusing our attention to effective nutrition to create the ‘healthy hope’ we all want.

According to Dr. Deepak Chopra, the author of Quantum Healing, we replace 98% of all our cells inside of ONE YEAR. And the super-great news is if we improve the quality of our nutrients we can literally rebuild ourselves within a year. The Miessence Vitality Pack contains three outstanding superfoods for optimal vitality:

BerryRadical Antioxidant Superfood – anti-ageing from the inside! The antioxidant equivalent of over 8 servings of fruits and veggies in a delicious chocolatey beverage.
DeepGreen Alkalising Superfood – remineralise and balance your body pH with a super-concentrated source of alkalising, mineral-rich, green algae, grass juices and leafy greens.
InLiven Probiotic Superfood– 26 naturally fermented organic whole foods to help recolonise the gut with beneficial bacteria. 80% of our immunity is in our gut. Fermented foods are one of the keys to longevity.
All three products together hold the key to unlocking vibrant health.

I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after…
— Oscar Wilde

People are marvellous procrastinators, but if you’re ready to make the decision to improve your health and well being, adjusting your choices day by day is recommended.

And if you’re looking for a place to start, we recommend the Vitality Challenge with Miessence Superfoods – a 10 day program that includes a daily serving of our certified organic, wholefood blends that have been especially formulated to help your body maximise its full potential from the inside.

Don’t put it off.

Imagine what would your world look like if you could enjoy optimal health and well-being every day.

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Unlock the Secret to Good Health

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By Czerral Wheeler

The most important secret to good health is to unlock the bodies’ potential to heal itself. Particularly at this time, addressing the innate intelligence contained on a cellular level is paramount if the human race is going to have any quality of life or perhaps even to survive.

Cancer is just one way Nature eliminates an unwholesome part of its system. We all know we have to grow towards our highest potential, to become wholesome and yet there seems to be a self-defeating tendency in all organisms which chooses the easiest or most expedient pathway, which leads to their lowest potential. It is through this ruthlessness that nature keeps everything in balance; She destroys what is unhealthy and saves only what is the fittest, setting the standard for the next level of potential.

The human body dances to the tune of the cosmic intelligence. Therefore, we must learn the language of the body. Our happiness or sorrow lies in our knowledge of the way our own individual body defends us against debilitating diseases. Otherwise the likes of cancer and those bacterial and viral infections which have the potential power to bankrupt the pocketbook as well as the health and joy of our life span can manifest.

Each individual organism at every level has the power of choice to go forward or be left behind, and each level of every system can be seen to have its own philosophy. The purifying of the internal environment cannot be achieved unless these conscious guiding growth philosophies are in harmony with nature’s purpose. Cancer cells come from a conflict between philosophies of life at one or more levels of an organism.

99.9 % of the bodies cells are passive. .01% of the total of our cells reside in our immune system. It is a well-known fact our immune cells are all that stand between us, death and disease. The philosophy of a killer cell found in the immune system is to do battle to the death, if necessary. These killer cells hold an equivalent philosophy as that of a “Japanese Samurai.” Other less active cells are passive or non-aggressive. They hold an opposite philosophy with their unwillingness to kill to save. This allows pollution of the body’s own internal environment. The immune system then becomes deficient, which results in disease.

Genes are ultramicroscopic particles in the nucleus of a cell, which carry the DNA message of life. Like a perpetual communication from the Creator to his creation, this message is communicated to the rest of the cells and to the body as a whole by the messenger RNA. The beneficial or destructive influences that permeate the body and surround the cell environment determine the activity and effectiveness of the RNA which play the fundamental role in the nature of all cell substances, cell structures and cell effects.

With our understanding of the different philosophies of the body, we must focus upon the immune system and assist it to evolve to its highest potential. In order for the immune system to reach this potential it must have raw materials in the form of organic nutrients at its disposal. Ideally these organic nutrients would come from whole foods grown in organic soils because the quality of any plant is a reflection of the environment it is grown in.

The immune system is so intelligent it recognizes the difference between man made biochemical nutrients and natural ones produced by the body’s own cells, or those found in nature’s whole foods. The body reacts in a form of shock to man made nutrients identified as foreign substances and immediately shuts off other parts of the immune system, particularly in the stem cells where the basic building blocks of healthy new cells are spawned. Therefore the potential for future repair of damaged cells is discharged due to this approach, because the organism cannot make new defensive cells for its immune system.

As we look deeper into the intelligence contained within the body, we will find ourselves at the base of all life, ‘the Bacteria kingdom’. It has been stated that a single cell in the immune system contains more wisdom than all the accumulated wisdom of the human race. Acknowledging this, we must come to understand the first line of defense or offense of the immune system is the bacteria. The human body contains over 2 kilos of these highly intelligent organisms. They are responsible to make nutrients available to the body. Good bacteria fight off bad bacteria through use of natural anti-bodies that they produce. They produce life-giving enzymes and use lactic acid as a means of destroying the health robbing bacteria and fungi.

In order to actualize the potential of the immune system we must first address the needs of the body in relation to bacteria. The balance of good bacteria and what has been labeled as bad bacteria must be in a ratio of 85% good and 15% bad. Once this most important ratio falls out of balance then all manner of disease starts to manifest in the body and overwhelm the immune system. Most holistic practitioners will agree, “Disease begins in the colon.” Once putrefactive bacteria take hold in the bowels all kinds of toxic materials are released into the body environment. Bad bacteria imbalances allow fungus and yeast to cross these important lines of balance resulting in Candida and Thrush.

Antibiotics found in drug therapy and in the meat and foods we eat destroy the important balance of bacteria in our body. The air we now are forced to breathe in the world’s cities has over 600 toxins that also effect this balance. Birth control pills, heat, cold, preservatives found in most foodstuff, salt, alcohol, colas, fluorides, and chlorine’s, just to name a few, also destroy or compromise this delicate balance of bacteria in the gut!

Due to this, in order to reach the highest potential within the human body, we must first start to adjust the bacteria balance in our intestinal tract and then saturate the body with a broad spectrum of whole food organic nutrients. By addressing these two areas in our own body we take ultimate responsibility for the cause of our health, or lack of health. We learn the true meaning of “Preventative Health Care” and then we no longer just deal with effects.

The most important point of this message is: “We must learn to replace the good bacteria on a daily basis. If this is not done then no matter what remedy, therapy, diet or drug is used, it is all for naught!”

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Mankind is gradually learning that in our hands lies the power to co-create our own reality, individually or collectively. This truth is cradled in our own understanding of how our bodies work in harmony with nature and our willingness to supply it, with the vital raw materials needed in order to bring us to our highest potential. It is necessary for us to encourage the intelligence in the genes to develop and grow towards their highest expression by creating a resonance with the unified collective purpose of life.

It is time for humankind to recognize and acknowledge the interconnected Higher Order of Intelligence living within each and every thing. When given cooperation and allowance, this Infinite Intelligence orchestrates all that is needed to fulfill the balance, harmony and peace that are every individual’s birthright within the macro-micro-cosmic worlds.

Find out more about Inliven Probiotic Superfood here