Monday, 29 September 2014

Sweeteners - Aspartame

I have previously posted about sugar v sweeteners. I am now about to strengthen my case against using sweeteners and have sugar, esp Aspartame.

Last week, when my brother visited us, I started to drink orange squash which had sweeteners in. Mum bought this knowing that my brother, who has been dieting and doesn't drink anything with sugar in, was coming. Anyway, one of the sweeteners was Aspartame. I thought this would be all right as I would only have a little bit at a time. I was wrong. I had say a glass of squash each day from last Wednesday, and by the end of the last week, esp yesterday, I was feeling its effects. I started to get headaches in the morning and throughout the day. Yesterday I had to resort to having a couple of paracetamols to get rid of the headache. So, although I knew it was a waste, I threw the rest of the bottle down the kitchen sink. Today, I woke up with no headache and my head is feeling normal again.

Today, I read in a health book I have that one of the possible side-effects of Aspartame is migraines. I am sure I heard on a health food programme the other day on TV that Aspartame is fine to eat and doesn't have any bad effects. I am going with my own experience, and from now on am going to avoid any sweeteners, esp Aspartame.

Although sugar has got a bad reputation, I think it is far better to have than sweeteners.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Why I like working with Essante Organics - No 1

This is the start of a series of posts about why I like working with Essante Organics, who sell retail and wholesale organic products for the skin and home. This is really going to be two reasons but all about the same thing - the environment.

1. All their products are 100% organic. This means that when you put them into your body, your body doesn't get any more toxins than necessary. Also, when you are using their products that you have to wash and end up in the water, the waste of them doesn't contaminate any outside waters, and therefore, won't harm any sea life and creatures. All in all, helping the environment be more chemical free than it already is.

2. The containers all appear to be made of recyclable materials. Eg the bottles and tubes I have already got, are made from glass and all have on it  the words 'leave green prints'. As someone who loves to recycle as much as they can, I love this, too.

So there you have it. Not only do the products help your skin and the environment in your house, but the environment outside, too.

So, if you want to care for both your skin and the environment, then Essante Organics products are for you.

Check out what I do for Essante at

Monday, 1 September 2014

Want to go green and get paid for it?

Who doesn't? This is why I am now returning to this blog after a space of a couple of years. I have found a platform where I can spread my knowledge and passion all things natural and organic, and get paid for it. Here is the lowdown.

Ever since I started using natural and/or organic products in 2008, I have always wanted to find a way to share my passion and knowledge about it with others and get paid for it. This last month I have seen posts by other people, including my coach and team members of the affiliate marketer I'm a member of, promoting this company who sells organic products that are toxic free. It is a network marketing company, where you train your way up the ladder until you reach the highest level. It being organics, something I know about, I was v interested in it. After a lot of thinking, I joined the other day and am in Rebecca Woodhead's team, who is my coach and upline for the other company. Rebecca has put a lot of faith in me and my skills, and has made me the Ambassador of Focus, where I focus on training, helping others who join with training and possibly market themselves, too. Am looking forward to doing this. The company is Essante Organics. If you want to find out what they offer, their website is

If you watch that and want to join me becoming focussed and passionate about organics, then my website is: To join, click on the 'join' button on the top.

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