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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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18 January 2016 ~ 2 Comments

Kvass – Super Easy Wellness Tonic

Beet kvass is an amazing liquid for digestion (and so much more). And beet kvass can literally be made in less than 10 minutes, minus the time it sits on your counter fermenting. From Nourishing Traditions we learn: “One 4-ounce glass, morning and night, is an excellent blood tonic, promotes regularity, aids digestion, alkalizes the […]

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31 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why are we fat?

This post is dedicated to that amazing group from Unity of Muskegon who meet for Let’s Talk Wellness and are making positive changes toward better health every day. I am SO proud of you all! Last year as I ended our second year of monthly meetings at Unity on wellness, I asked what people wanted […]

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06 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Tips for Fabulous Ferments

This post is dedicated to my local fermenting buds – Fermenting the Lakeshore With the recent evidence from the Human Micobiome Project proving we are more bacterial than human, fermenting is coming back with a bang. When we home ferment, we add flavorful drinks and condiments to our meals and improve our digestion and subsequently […]

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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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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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01 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

The Keys to Traditional Eating

We are in the midst of an informational paradigm shift. Thanks to the Internet and politically incorrect non-profits like the Weston A Price Foundation© and the Price-Pottenger Foundation©, and movies like Food, Inc. and Fresh, a revolution in how we choose, prepare and consume food is on. Across the world, people are switching to organically […]

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