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What’s Your EFA IQ?

IT’S QUIZ TIME! Omega 3 oils are part of a large group of oils and fats called essential fatty acids (EFA).  They are necessary for human health as your body can’t make them, hence the ‘essential’ in the name.  You have to get them through food.  Most folks identify...

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Ear Infections

Did you know that 65-75% of all ear infections are viral, therefore antibiotics are of no use? Did you know that most ear infections resolve on their own with no prescription drug needed? We have been lulled into thinking that: Ear infections are just part of...

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The Gut Issues

Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”  It is becoming more and more clear to me that this is the case.  I deal with adults, I deal with children, and the root of the cause is the same.  Our intestinal tracts (guts) are being compromised in so many ways in...

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Low Maintenance Child Rearing

What raising horses can tell you about your kids.... I have always been an ambitiously lazy parent. If there’s a way to avoid a long term, high maintenance situation, I’m the first to jump on board. While journeying through the world of optimum health, I learned...

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Does Your Diet Stink?

Feet stink?  Breath stink?  Need serious deodorant all the time?  Your body odor is mostly related to what you eat. The word often used for a foul smelling body is “toxic”.  I prefer the word “acidic”.  We know that as the body gets more acidic, more disease sets in. ...

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Stress and Nutrition

CHICKEN AND EGG: I. Our current diet creates tremendous stress by creating disease which includes : thinking and behavior problems, every chronic disease, addictive behavior, low blood sugar, insomnia, etc, etc.   Toxic foods (HFCS, trans fats, etc) • Is the food...

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The Power of Food When Your Body Hurts

Most of us think pain is something that is simply eliminated with aspirin or Tylenol, and that’s it.  I sure did. Then I found out that what you eat can determine the degree of your pain. What causes pain?  For the most part, inflammation. What encourages...

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Salmon – the good and the ugly

Saturday, July 20, 2013 Beware Farm Raised Salmon for new reasons not just toxins Farmed Salmon—An Environmental and Nutritional Nightmare By Dr. Mercola Alexandra Morton was one of the first biologists to discover that wild salmon in British Columbia were testing...

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