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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 Kids & Family Real Food

Turn Leftovers into Nourishing School Lunches in Minutes!

School has started again for many families, whether your children attend public or private school, or you are in a family fortunate enough to home school. And with school days comes school lunch staring us in the face again with that age-old question: “What on earth will I feed my child today?” Finding nourishing, appealing, […]

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The 10 Most Unhealthy “Health” Foods Marketed to Kids: Babble’s List

Do your kids eat pre-packaged, processed foods? If so, they may not be getting the nutrition they need to support their growth and development. Babble posted a fantastic article last week about the 10 most unhealthy “health” foods for kids. I’m elated to see mainstream web sites telling the truth about these products. Parents need […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

Why Our Family Won’t Be Getting A Flu Shot This Year (Or Any Year)

It’s that time of year again. I’ve been seeing the signs all over proclaiming: “flu shots here” from Walgreens to doctor’s clinics all over the city where I live. And I hear conversations from people everywhere saying that they need to get into their doctor and get their flu shot before it’s too late. So […]

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Vaccinations: A Choice or A Mandate? Part II

Yesterday you may have read Part I of this series about vaccinations and choices, and whether or not a parent should take their child into the doctor on the recommended schedule for immunization “protection”. A growing body of research and inquiry is starting to question the absolution of vaccinating children as frequently as they are […]

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Activism Green Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

Vaccinations: A Choice or A Mandate? Part I

Have you ever wondered what ways there might be to reduce the chances of or prevent our children from developing health disorders like autism, ADHD, ADD, hormonal and nervous system disruptions, digestive and immune dysfunction? If so, you are a member of a growing body of parents who are looking for answers to the reason […]

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Jamie’s Chicken Nuggets…and, What’s Wrong With Fat?

I love Jamie Oliver and what he’s doing for the children of America. In my opinion, he’s one of the biggest heroes of our time. Having said that, I also believe there is room for some improvement. What’s really wrong with the chicken nugget demonstration? On Jamie’s second episode of Food Revolution, he is seen […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

Produce and Pestcides: The Dirty Dozen and Protecting Your Children

Are you concerned about pesticides and toxins on fruits and vegetables you eat daily? How often do you buy organic? Many fruits and vegetables available on the market are from conventional and commercial sources which use pesticides in farming practices. It can be challenging to provide the healthiest choices for your family and stay on […]

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School Lunches Receive an F – Sign the Food Democracy Now Petition!

It seems as though the school lunch program, which has come under close scrutiny of the public in the last few years, is now starting to receive some real mainstream attention.  Those faithful to real and traditional foods should not be surprised by this, but recent news reports reveal why this topic is just now […]

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Feed Your Children Real Food – Don't They Deserve It?

It breaks my heart to see the kinds of things children eat – especially when I know what I do about the nutritional content of most of the choices they are provided with to eat. I’m certainly not trying to criticize anyone when I say this, but it’s very apparent that many children are being […]