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Fight Depression with a Healthy Diet

by Megan Fleming on August 19, 2014, no comments

An astounding number of Americans suffer from Depression. Studies show, that despite current efforts to treat depression, it is becoming more prevalent. The U.S. Center for Mental Health Services even states that 1 in every 33 children suffer from depression. That is a hard statistic to accept. With depression rates rising, especially in children, shouldn’t […]

Holistic Healing Diet

by Megan Fleming on August 12, 2014, no comments

Because the word holistic is so freely used these days, I find myself using finger quotes every time I say, “holistic.” The term has earned its badge amongst wellness communities because it seeks to further our understanding of health. It challenges us to move beyond the, “treat the symptom,” model. The holistic model is based upon […]

Eating Organic is in! Are you?

by Megan Fleming on August 9, 2014, no comments

There is a whole slew of information out about organic vs. conventional. For every reason not to opt for organic, there is a better reason why you should opt for it. Think about it for yourself… Is organic food really better? Yes! The idea behind conventional farming is that we are enhancing the growth of […]

Truth or Trend? Eating Seasonally is what its all about!

by Megan Fleming on August 1, 2014, no comments

Eating in Season is better for you. We’ve all heard eating seasonally is better for us, as well as better for the environment.But what does that really mean? Here are some perfect reasons for why eating what’s fresh off the vine is a winning proposition: 9 Great Reasons to Eat Seasonally Ripe food is good […]

Healthy Tips for Better Drinking Water

by Megan Fleming on July 23, 2014, no comments

No matter your vantage point, we can all agree that water is a vital resource. The fact that we can turn on the faucet and get clean water is a luxury which we should take the time to be grateful for! It can easily be overlooked. But even more overlooked, is the idea that the clean water […]

Get Glowing Summer Skin with these 5 Skin Health Remedies

by Megan Fleming on July 18, 2014, no comments

So often we encounter products to put onto our bodies that promote better skin, but it is also important to consider what we are putting into our bodies. If we neglect to honor the needs of our body, if we neglect to nourish our whole self, the tell-tale signs appear on our skin. Our skin communicates our internal health. […]

6 Fresh Foods for a Glowing Summer Time Complexion

by Megan Fleming on July 15, 2014, no comments

Cucumbers Although cucumbers hold the reputation of being a vegetable, they are in fact a fruit. A fruit with a big wow factor. They contain most of the daily required vitamins and minerals your body needs. These edible powerhouses will help trim your waistline, nourish your internal health at a cellular level and brighten your […]

Say Goodbye to Acid Reflux

by Rebecca on May 8, 2014, 2 comments

Are you a victim of acid reflux? Suffer no more! Take a look at these simple yet effective ways we’ve pulled together which can help you can reduce your acid reflux symptoms for a happier, healthier digestive system. Kale  Kale is rich in sulfur, calcium, iron and Vitamin A, which help support the stomach and […]

5 Tips for a Weekend Detox

by Rebecca on May 2, 2014, one comment

After a busy workweek, a quick weekend detox retreat can boost morale and reinvigorate your health for the following. However, at Urban Remedy, we know going to a retreat can get cumbersome. Here are some weekend activities and foods/juices you can try for an especially detoxifying weekend, without venturing too far off schedule. Beets: Beets, […]