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My Second Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference Experience, 2012

This was my second time attending the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions conference, and what a gathering it was! I watched many devoted and passionate people educating and interacting with each other, spreading the good news about health, nutrition, and well-being. It was awe inspiring to say the least. This year I was privileged to […]

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Activism Green Living Healthy Living Real Food Toxin Alert!

What GMOs and Fund-Raising for Disease Have in Common

Before the clock runs out on this month’s breast cancer and GMO awareness, I’d like to point out some facts that may not be obvious to some consumers. No doubt you’ve seen the pink ribbons all over food labels in the grocery store or on fast food products like KFC.  These labels are easy to […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food

The Superior Health Benefits of Eating Fish (Yes, Even Though It Has Mercury)

So you’ve been told to avoid fish because of mercury, have you? It’s true, fish contains mercury. But did you know that there is an important mineral – one that most of us are lacking in – which helps the body to excrete the mercury content in the fish we eat? It’s selenium. Mercury is […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Real Food Toxin Alert!

In the Face of the Feed Crisis, Beef Expert Claims Ruminants Can Digest “Anything”

Yesterday as I was driving home from taking my son to school, a report on NPR about the issues with the rising cost of feeding commercial cattle in today’s wavering economic market made my blood boil. What I heard made me realize the issues we are having with GMOs in our food supply are compounding […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

13 Ways to Kick Insomnia/Sleep Disorders and Get a Good Night’s Rest

Are you an insomniac? Do you toss and turn and wake up in the middle of the night? And no matter how hard you try, you can’t  get back to sleep…only to feel as though you’ve been hit by a truck when the alarm goes off and it’s time to start your day? In our […]

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Healthy Living Real Food Toxin Alert!

11 Reasons Why You Aren’t Healing Despite “Eating Well”

So you’ve transitioned away from processed foods and started eating healthier. That’s great! You’re becoming more mindful of organic – maybe you’re buying more fruits and vegetables, and maybe even meat, poultry, and dairy products from sustainable sources. Or, maybe you’ve made an effort to eliminate toxic vegetable oils and other artificial fats like margarine, […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Kids & Junk Food Real Food Toxin Alert!

SimplyThick Brand Instant Food Thickener/Formula Causes 22 Infant Deaths

As heartbreaking as this subject is, I feel very strongly about discussing this topic as a way to prevent more damage to children’s health in the future. Unfortunately, recalls of infant formula and related products, and sickness and deaths from babies consuming them are nothing new. Today, news reports are showing the recall of Simply […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Recipes

Homemade Mayo and Tartar Sauce Recipes

Some years ago I attempted to make home-made mayo a couple of times in my old-timer blender. It was a flop. I got frustrated and gave up.  I did not have the patience to stand there and drip olive oil one drop at a time for 5 minutes to get the consistency to be correct. […]

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Green Living Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food

Get Your Sunshine While You Still Can…Prevent Flus and Colds!

Vitamin D deficiency is an epidemic problem in the modern world. In 2010, a large study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism revealed that 59 percent of the population is vitamin D deficient. Almost 25 percent of the test subjects had extremely low levels of this critical hormone. Source (Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Nutrition, and Diabetes. […]

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Activism Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

Stanford Study on Organics: Manipulating Consumers into Buying GMO Products

This last week news reports have flooded the print, online, and on-air worlds from various outlets about the recent study conducted at Stanford University on the nutritional content of organic versus conventional food. The study was “an extensive examination of four decades of research” comparing organic and conventional foods which found that on average, fruits and […]