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26 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Why GAPS?

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Because we can heal.  Because medications squelch symptoms which are warning signs that something isn’t working right.  Because we don’t have to live with IBS, colitis and Crohns, ulcers and digestive problems, joint pain and skin problems, depression and anxiety, constipation and diarrhea.  We can heal and seal our guts, rebalance our microbiome, and live […]

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15 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Protecting Ourselves from Radiation

Most of this article comes from my notes of a session on the dangers of Electromagnetic Frequencies presented by Mary Cordaro at the recent Weston A Price Foundation conference. Mary’s website is packed with science and helpful hints on how to protect us from the harmful wavelengths in the world today, as well as other […]

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13 August 2015 ~ 1 Comment

A Must Read – The Iodine Crisis

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We need to be AWARE – we have a severe nutrient deficiency in the U.S. (and many other places on the planet). The book, The Iodine Crisis, by investigative reporter and whistleblower, Lynne Farrow, should be read by everyone who is concerned about their health. I was moved so greatly by the content; I knew […]

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09 February 2014 ~ 4 Comments

My hometown is waking up…to the microbiome

This post is dedicated to the new fermenters along the lakeshore of beautiful West Michigan. Great job to the students from my White Lake Area Community Education classes, Nourishing the Lakeshore, Fermenting the Lakeshore held at Unity of Muskegon and health conscious shoppers at Sweetwater Local Organic Foods Market. What is the microbiome? Very simply, […]

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25 April 2012 ~ 6 Comments

The First Step to Better Health – Bacon Fat*

*from grass fed pigs…and organic evco This post is dedicated to the incredible activist film maker Chris Bedford who introduced me to the sad and insidious world of food politics. He guided me – and thousands of others – to the possibilities for making our world sustainable. Today’s blog is controversial…Chris always loved controversy. Fats? […]

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06 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What We’ve Learned from Traditional Diets

Our standard American diet is sad; sad because its consumption is making us sick. Rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease, as well as obscure diseases and behavioral problems in children are higher than ever. Theories of healthy nutrition come and go, which only adds to the confusion about what we should eat to be […]

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03 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Rethinking the Food Pyramid…

Did you know that after the USDA released the Food Pyramid in 1992 the rate of obesity skyrocketed? That’s what happens when you encourage people to consume 6-11 servings a day of grain products without mention of product quality. And yes, there was a major link to the grain lobby. At the same time, the […]

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