Top 5 Foods that Fight Cancer

As we enter into National Cancer Prevention month, it seems fitting to talk about simple ways to reduce our risk for cancer. No one likes to talk about cancer, but with more than 50% of cancers being preventable, it's something worth discussing. You can up your odds of prevention just by incorporating certain foods into your [...]

February 4th, 2016|Featured, Food, Health|1 Comment

How to Make an Allergy Mom Cry

I met up with a friend from the gym the other day and it reminded me of all the things I used to take for granted. When I lost over 100 lbs. and swore off diet soda and fast food, I had a choice in the matter. I took those choices for granted. When I [...]

January 29th, 2016|Featured, Home|4 Comments

Box Tops: The Brilliant Marketing Ploy of Processed Food Companies Keeping Your Family Addicted

Does your child's school participate in Box Tops for Education? It's a program designed to earn money for schools. It's billed as an easy way to contribute to your child's school just by bringing in the box tops to products you already feed your family. But, are the participating products really something we should be [...]

January 28th, 2016|Featured, Food|3 Comments

Zofran: Dangers Women Should Be Aware Of

Zofran, a popular anti-nausea medication that’s only approved for use by cancer patients and those undergoing surgery, is being prescribed to pregnant women as an “off-label” use for morning sickness. Although the medication may help control nausea and vomiting, it comes with a harsh price: babies are being born with birth defects. Studies on Zofran [...]

January 21st, 2016|Featured, Health|3 Comments

Grassfed Label Standards Dropped by the USDA

While we were all busy keeping up with New Years resolutions and kids back to school, the USDA announced they will retire the Grassfed Labeling Standard. The reason was unclear. What does this mean? This means confusion for consumers and an eroding of trust for the grassfed label. The USDA created the grassfed standard in [...]

January 18th, 2016|Featured, Food|1 Comment

How to Improve the Health of Your Children in 10 Days

Sometimes we think it's too late to change, or that we need a big dramatic do-over to see a real impact. Well new research has found that all you, or your children, may need is 10 days. A recent study sought out to see the effects of lowering the sugar intake of children. The group of 43 children [...]

January 12th, 2016|Featured, Health|0 Comments

Why You Need More Vitamin D Now!

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Even if you spend time outdoors, it may not be a sufficient amount for optimal health. Not only is vitamin D essential for the absorption of calcium and bone health, a deficiency in vitamin D can be doing you more harm than you may know. Up to 50% of the [...]

January 8th, 2016|Featured, Health|0 Comments

10 Ways Yoga Keeps You From Killing People

Yoga is often praised for the physical benefits it provides. It can strengthen your body, improve flexibility, aid in weight loss and generally make you feel good. But just how good can it make you feel? Yoga can go beyond physical health and impact emotional health as well; maybe enough to keep your sanity intact. Here [...]

December 13th, 2015|Featured, Health|2 Comments

10 Not So Healthy Baby Foods

It's been a while since I've bought baby food. Come to think of it, I don't think I ever bought baby food for my child. I used to bring jarred baby food (the fruity ones) in my packed lunches to school or work, so it's been a long time. By the time I had my [...]

December 6th, 2015|Featured, Food|5 Comments

5 Ways Iodine Will Improve Your Health

Iodine is essential to the human body, though we don't produce it ourselves. Without sufficient iodine the thyroid can't properly function and this can lead to a whole host of problems. It's thought that up to 40% of the world is lacking enough iodine. Iodine deficiency is the leading cause of brain damage, yet it's [...]

November 24th, 2015|Featured, Health|8 Comments