The Low Tox Series – Glyphosate

The Low Tox Series – Glyphosate

Welcome back friends. I’d like to continue on the topic of reducing our exposure to toxins with today’s blog and a  discussion about a very common herbicide: glyphosate.    What is glyphosate? Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is...
The Low Tox Series – Aluminum

The Low Tox Series – Aluminum

Welcome back everyone! I really didn’t intend to write this post. It wasn’t on the agenda. But the opportunity presented itself when I was cooking dinner and my husband lined the baking sheet with aluminum foil. I plopped the potato, onion and pepper...
What’s the deal with GMOs?

What’s the deal with GMOs?

I’m back to the blog and today I’m talking about GMOs or genetically modified foods! I think there is a lot of confusion out there about GMOs – what are they, are they good or bad, and what foods are genetically modified? So today I’ll try to...
5 Easy Tips to Get Your Child to Eat Their Veggies

5 Easy Tips to Get Your Child to Eat Their Veggies

Ah yes, kids and veggies. It’s the eternal struggle. Why, why won’t you eat this broccoli?! Well, to be honest I can’t really blame kids. They don’t really understand (or care about) the health benefits of eating veggies. There are a lot of...
Why do Autism behaviors improve with fever?

Why do Autism behaviors improve with fever?

My little girl has a fever, 103 degrees F. I know fevers serve a purpose, our bodies are trying to kill the germ invaders that are making us sick. But I find myself reaching for medicine from time to time just to make her more comfortable and help her sleep....
What supplement brands can I trust?

What supplement brands can I trust?

This question knawed at me for years. How do I know if a supplement brand is trustworthy? What guarantee do I have that what is written on the bottle is actually what’s in the bottle? I have a quote here which I took directly from the FDA’s website –...