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The Coming Wave of Consciousness: Why It’s Imperative to Release Judgements Based on Dietary Preference

Posted September 12, 2014
Whether you choose raw, vegan, vegetarian, fishitarian, paleo, processed or any other dietary lifestyle, it’s time to release judgement on what others choose to eat. Is any one of these methods superior to another for every person on the planet? Absolutely not, because all of them can cause health problems if there is no awareness of how we are transferring energy between our food and ourselves.  Read more. 

Certain Gut Bacteria Protect Against Food Allergies

Posted September 12, 2014
Your body’s microbiome—colonies of various microbes that reside in your gut and elsewhere in and on your body—is as unique to you as your fingerprint.  It varies from person to person based on factors such as diet, lifestyle, health history, geographic location, and even ancestry. Your microbiome is in fact one of the most complex ecosystems on the planet.  Read more. 

Four Ways Industrial AG is Destroying the Soil — and Your Health

Posted September 12, 2014
Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Not anymore, according to soil health experts—unless the apple comes from a tree grown in healthy, organic soil.  According to Australian soil scientist Christine Jones, as reported by Courtney White in his book, Grass, Soil, Hope, apples have lost 80 percent of their vitamin C.  And that orange you just ate to help ward off a cold? It’s entirely possible that it contains no vitamin C at all.  Read more.

General Mills Buys Annie’s but What Does it Mean for Natural & Organic?

Posted September 12, 2014
General Mill’s acquisition of Annie’s is almost a “same old story” event. A company that sells for $820 million on a 37% premium over closing stock price would be a headline in any industry but an organic food company pushing $1 billion would have been a much bigger story 20 years ago.  Read more.

Eliminate Acne Without Harmful Chemicals

Posted September 9, 2014
Acne can be a stubborn problem, challenging to resolve. With hundreds – perhaps even thousands – of acne remedies on the market, it can be frustrating to know where to turn. We all know that chronic acne can lead to complications, both physically and emotionally, making effective treatment all the more important.  Read more.

You’ll Never Guess What’s in a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (Hint: You Won’t Be Happy)

Posted September 9, 2014
I really love the smell of pumpkin (especially in the Fall), but, there is at least one seasonal pumpkin treat that I will never order and that’s the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. With more than 200 million sold to date, these drinks sell like hotcakes this time of year, and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said it “still ranks as its most popular seasonal beverage”. But, does anyone know what’s really in it?  Read more.

9 Most Confusing Words on Chicken Labels

Posted September 9, 2014
What do all the different labels on chicken mean?  Free range, certified humane, enhanced?  Read more.

Study Rekindles Deate over Widespread Use of Phosphorus Additives in Food

Posted September 8, 2014
A new study showing a correlation between high dietary phosphorus intakes and increased all-cause mortality has reignited the debate over the extensive use of phosphorus additives in packaged foods.  Read more.

Back to School: 3 Effective Ways to Protect Our Kids

Posted September 5, 2014
 Starting classes, meeting new kids and teachers, playing sports, after school activities plus band practice – some parents are exhausted simply thinking about what’s ahead for the new school-year shuffle.  But, no matter what, our kids rely on us for the self-care practices that help keep all of this in check.  Read more.

Six Steps to Solve Your Blood Sugar Problem Permanently

Posted September 5, 2014
If you…… are not sleepy or drowsy after your meals,  … are not irritable, dizzy, shaky, weak, or anxious if  you don’t eat for 2-3 hours,  … feel energized after your meal (but not hyper!) and could actually be fit for walking,  … experience better mental clarity after your meals,  … don’t crave any sweets after your meal  or during the day,  … don’t feel hungry all the time or that “something was missing” from your menu,  … and are not overweight or underweight,  …then you’re among those  living in modern society, who don’t suffer from blood sugar dysregulation. And these people are less and less each day!  Read more.

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