Vegetable Broth

*When possible, buy freshly harvested vegetables at the farmers market for the highest nutrient value. 6 unpeeled carrots, cut into thirds 2 unpeeled yellow onions, cut into chunks 1 leek, white and green parts, cut into thirds 1 bunch celery, including heart, cut...

Cellulite

Cellulite is fat that is deposited in pockets just below the surface of the skin. It occurs around the hips, thighs, knees and buttocks, and sometimes on the triceps and abdomen. Because it is very close to the surface of the skin, cellulite leads to a dimpled...

Digestion and Absorption of Vitamins and Minerals

   Home  >  Topics  >  Digestion and Absorption of Vitamins and Minerals The majority of nutrients need to be broken down before they can be absorbed by the body. This occurs through enzymes from the mouth, stomach, pancreas and small intestine and with bile from the...

Autism

What is Autism? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is defined by the Autism Society Of America as a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the normal...

Detoxification

Easy Ways for Body Detoxification Detoxification – For thousands of years, everything we did revolved around planting, harvesting and preparing food. During this time we grew different crops for each season and lived by the clock of sunrise and sunset. The foods...

How to Have Healthy School Kids and Classrooms

Healthy School Kids – As children reach school age, their exposure to germs increases substantially. However, this does not need to be cause for alarm. This is the time to start building the immune system, and we can help keep it strong with the right foods and...

Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Supplementation Plan

Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Foods and Health Benefits Eggs, dairy, meat, beans and legumes Pastured organic eggs (farmers’ markets are often the best source) Goat Yogurt Goat Kefir Raw goat cheese Pastured free-range chicken Wild fish Grass-fed beef, bison or lamb...

Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

What is the best way to determine if your menstrual cycle is abnormally heavy? Take note of how often you need to change your pad or tampon. If your period is heavy enough to require changing more often than every one or two hours, or if you have a period that lasts...

Endometriosis

Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium does not slough off normally at menstruation. It is usually accompanied by menorrhagia (heavy bleeding), severe menstrual cramps, and pain with intercourse, bowel movements and even ovulation. In serious cases the endometrium...