When I make choices every day about what I am going to eat I usually consider things like: what I like the taste of, what I’m in the mood for, what might cause a negative reaction and because I’m into nutrition, the macro and micro nutrients that will be involved. I can easily say that … Continue reading Does What We Eat Every Day Have an Impact on Future Generations of Offspring?
One of the things that I have loved the most about living on land out here in the country is the availability of resources for healing I can find just by simply stepping off the back porch. After researching about some of the plants and trees I was seeing a lot of on … Continue reading Backyard Remedies
In our modern times and fast-paced lifestyles, most of us feel “stressed” at least some, if not a majority of the time. If you take a minute to think about all the things in your life that can promote stress you might come up with things like: tension in relationships, deadlines at work, family obligations/ … Continue reading Stress and Digestion: Could The Way You Eat Be Adding to Your Stress?
There are certain products that I find myself using every single day that I love and wouldn't want to do without! I thought I would share a bit about each of them and why I use them and find them helpful in supporting a healthful lifestyle. 1. Nutritional Yeast Okay, okay, I know that some … Continue reading These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things…
When the word digestion is mentioned, most people begin to imagine their stomaches, or perhaps even the intestines or other organs that make up the GI (gastrointestinal) tract. In thinking about the process that takes the food that we put in our mouths and goes through the length of our torso, supplying nutrients and fuel … Continue reading Digestion Begins in Your Head
At family mealtimes it is not uncommon for my kids to ask things like, “Does this food item have the “good” bugs in it?”, “What vitamins are in this ingredient?”, or, “Is this a food that the “good” bugs in our gut like to eat?” This occurs mostly due to the fact that we try … Continue reading Kids and Nutrition
Have you been trying to lose weight but not having much success? If so, you’re not alone, as approximately 50 million Americans try to lose weight every year and just 5 percent report keeping the weight off, according to the Colorado State University Extension. A lot of women attempt to lose weight while unknowingly making … Continue reading Women and Weight Loss… 5 Common Mistakes
My 7 year old son was beside himself with excitement as we went on a day trip up to Kansas City last week. He knew that along with several other stops, we would be heading to our very favorite butcher shop, The Local Pig. If you’re ever in the Kansas City area do yourself a … Continue reading Is Offal Really All That Awful?
It’s that time of year again…everyone seems to be getting sick or has sick kids or sick parents. The weaker your immune system is, the more susceptible you will be to catching whatever bug may be going around. Instead of waiting to get sick and then muddle through the misery of a red nose, sore … Continue reading 9 Ways to Boost Your Immunity Naturally