Brain Foods Part 2

To keep your brain (and the rest of you, too) healthy, eat foods that are high in antioxidants and omega-3 fats. Not all fats are bad. Get plenty of vitamin D. Eliminate processed foods, and keep your brain well-hydrated (it’s mostly water!). Clinical studies to support these tips are linked.

Brain Foods Part 1

How to keep your brain (and your children’s brains) healthy and smart, through smart eating, smart drinking. Great links to neuroscientist, Dr. Amen, and great nutritionists.

Natural Remedy for Your Sore Throat?

Sore throat? Cold and flu? Here is a natural remedy tea, made with ginger, lemon, Manuka honey (or Xylitol), and cayenne pepper. Whether you’re sick or not.

Got Milk ALTERNATIVE? Part 2: Milk Alternatives From Plants

The second in 2-part article on alternatives to cow’s milk. Reviews six (6) plant-derived milk alternatives, comparing them on basis of (1) protein content, (2) fat content, (3) vitamin / nutrient content, and (4) calorie count. Emphasizes value of good-ole mother’s milk.

You’re Still Drinking Soda?? Seriously?!

Soda pop is the root of health evi!
You. Must. Stop.

A Mother’s Experience with Natural Eczema Remedies

A mother’s experience with natural, home remedies for eczema: nutrition, avoiding triggers, supplements, and skin care.

Introducing Tasha and Mike: A Mother’s Experience

Mothers often know more than doctors. A mother with a sick child has seen and heard it all, has been to many “experts,” and has often tried many “alternative” remedies. We can all learn from a mother’s experience. Introducing Tasha, mommy to Mike, who will share her experience here on this site, on the topics of eczema, asthma, allergies, and some natural remedies.

Got Milk ALTERNATIVE? Milk Alternatives From Other Animals

If cow’s milk products are triggers for your eczema, asthma, or sinusitis, you need some alternatives. This is the first in two-part article on milk alternatives. Part 1: Animal alternatives to cow’s milk. Next time, Part 2: Plant alternatives to cow’s milk.

Stop Drinking Soda Pop

Drinking soda pop – carbonated soft drinks – is unhealthy. Even if you are drinking DIET pop. The infographic below provides an interesting collection of unhealthy effects. Things that you wouldn’t think about are affected by soft drinks: asthma obesity heart disease kidney disease diabetes osteoporosis The average American drinks 52 GALLONS of soda per […]

Don’t Be a Food Poisoning Statistic This Summer

Yeah, Summer’s here! Break out the grill. Let’s party. “Grilling out” is a uniquely American summer pastime. Who doesn’t have fond memories of summer picnics as a child, waiting for dad to burn our favorite dish to un-recognizable lump of charcoal on the grill? But wait … let’s avoid food poisoning while we’re at it. […]

Herbal Remedies for Reflux (GERD)

Got reflux? GERD? Want to avoid medications and their possible side effects? Here are some herbal remedies for reflux: A list of 9 natural herbal remedies for treating reflux – GERD (and 1 herb to avoid!)

Interview with Dr. Janice Joneja

As I promised last week, when I introduced food allergy expert Dr. Janice Joneja, the following is a transcript of my first interview with Dr. Jonega: This is the transcript (provided by Interview with Dr. Joneja. Warning – this is over 3,000 words. Just listen to the Podcast of the Interview with Dr. Joneja. […]