Alright so with all the holidays coming up we are most likely to be outdoors, indoors and surrounded by people. People who sneeze and don’t cover their mouth. Little kids who wipe their nose and yes, after wiping they touch the slide, water fountain and bathroom door. Can you say yuck with me? No, seriously, this…… Continue reading Wellness Herbal Tea Recipe for the Immune System
Know the ingredients in your personal care products. A fantastic Guide by EWG (Environmental Working Group) “Better products are truthful in their marketing claims and free of potentially worrisome ingredients. Some products might make claims like “gentle” or “natural,” but since the government does not require safety testing, personal care product manufacturers can use almost…… Continue reading Cancer in a Bottle – Learn to Read Labels and Avoid these Toxic Chemicals
It’s a terrible fact that we live in a world were pesticides are sprayed freely over all our lawns, crops and plants. Our children are exposed to thousands of these chemicals just by playing on grass that has been treated with pesticides. Even babies in the womb are exposed to these deadly chemicals and are…… Continue reading Do This Now & Protect Your Body from Toxic Chemicals
Keeping little children healthy can become a frustrating task. The same goes for the elderly like my 87-year-old grandma. But let’s face it; staying healthy is an issue for everyone regardless of age. There are many books, articles, classes and reports available on how to be healthy and have a strong immune system but most…… Continue reading What am I Eating – Is it Poison? Part 2
You know when I was a new mom I would run to the doctor’s office every time my son had something going on because I was not sure if his cough was affecting his lungs or it was just in his nose. Since he developed chronic asthma as a baby I had to be very…… Continue reading Why having this can save a life and save you time and money.
Best Blood Purifier, Congestion breaker and Migraine Relief No, these 3 are not necessarily related but they are in the sense that herbs have been used for centuries to deal with all 3 of these conditions. Let’s start with our blood. Did you know that a typical human red blood cell only survives about 4-5…… Continue reading Best Blood Purifier, Congestion breaker and Migraine Relief
Is there a cold or flu virus lurking around the corner? Did you just go to the store and open up the refrigerated section then a few minutes later rub your eyes? It’s amazing how easily we are exposed to nasty viruses and bacteria. All it takes is for Joe Shmoe to sneeze and cough…… Continue reading Cold and Flu Cocktails/Remedies – What you Should Have on Hand!
There isnt anything more painful and pestering than a canker sore in your mouth. Depending on where the sore is located in can be extremely painful to the touch and eating is almost impossible. Recently while I was brushing my teeth with baby in arm (he is my little cling on), he smacked the tooth-brush…… Continue reading One Moms Adventure with Shea Butter & a Canker Sore
The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) has petitioned the U.S. FDA to allow manufacturers the option of using the term “corn sugar” instead of “high fructose corn syrup”. In their press release on the subject, they claim that “independent research demonstrates that the current labeling is confusing to American consumers.” They blame “inexact scientific reports and…… Continue reading Health News: What Dangerous Food Ingredient is Changing Names?
Did you know you can use herbal baths to help assist fever in adults, young children and babies? There are several herbs like chamomile, lemon balm and peppermint that contain properties that promote perspiration which in turn cools the body down resulting in a lowering of the fever. You can prepare 1 or 2 quarts…… Continue reading How to bring down a Fever Naturally
The National Farm to School connects schools (K-12) and local farms with the objectives of serving healthy meals in school cafeterias, improving student nutrition, providing agriculture, health and nutrition education opportunities, and supporting local and regional farmers. The Network sprouted from the desire to support community-based food systems, strengthen family farms, and improve student health by reducing…… Continue reading Nourishing Kids, Schools and Communities with Farm to School Network
I find it so frustrating at times to speak with doctors about the risks that vaccines pose in children, especially the MMRV vaccines. The response I get is usually that there is no scientific data or research that specifically confirms any problem with giving a new baby these vaccinations. I usually end up getting books…… Continue reading Health News: WebMD Reports Seizure Risk Rises With MMRV Vaccine
I am sure by now you have caught some of the news on vitamin D deficiency and how this can seriously affect your health. Through the media and hopefully through your own research you may have learned that vitamin D is responsible for: Healthy Bones & Joints Healthy Colon & Digestion Memory & Concentration Breast…… Continue reading Vitamin D3 your Neighborhood Superhero