Nutrition Articles

Confused About Fat? Choose Grassfed!

In my Grandma’s day, there was no such thing as a bad fat. All fat was “good” simply because it tasted good. My Grandma fried her eggs in bacon grease, added bacon grease to her cakes and pancakes, made her pie crusts from lard, and served butter with...

Also labeled: Author Jo Robinson, Issue #12

Herbal Antibiotic Alternatives

Humans exist in symbiosis with bacteria living all around and inside us. Children migrate towards bacteria. They are inherently fond of the same things bacteria treasure—things like bread, cheese, soil, and sticky fingers. Occasionally eating b...

Also labeled: Author Ceara Foley, Issue #11

If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!

No-Nonsense Guidelines for Creating an Eating-for- Health Lifestyle the Whole Family Can Enjoy. When Brenda first started nutrition and health coaching she was depressed, overweight, extremely fatigued, had hypothyroidism, and severe PMS—...

Natural Remedies For a Summertime First-Aid Kit

To begin making your own summertime remedies use a glass or plastic container, not metal. I use small, travel-size hairspray bottles that have been washed and dried. Be aware, the essential oils (use only those from a health food supplier) will...

Also labeled: Author Joanne Crane, Issue #10

Coffee For Kids?

Driving to work in the morning I have noticed carloads of teenage kids and families leaving coffee shops all over the city each holding their morning coffee beverage before heading to school or work respectively. Now, it is one thing to watch...

Amusing Naturopathic Remedies From the Kitchen

Eating good quality food is a very important part of naturopathic treatment. But did you know that you could also use food to heal without eating it? Here are some naturopathic remedies easily available in your kitchen. When I recommend...

The Real Dangers of Soda to You and Your Children

How many sodas have you had today? How about your kids? The average American drinks an estimated 56 gallons of soft drinks each year, but before you grab that next can of soda, consider this: one can of soda has about 10 teaspoons of sugar, 150...

Engineered Foods: A Threat to Children

What is Genetic Engineering? Genetic engineering is a laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms. DNA is the blueprint for the individuality of an organism. The organism relies upon the...