How Raw Kale Can Ruin Your Thyroid

How Raw Kale Can Ruin Your Thyroid

No Goitrogenous Foods In Your Smoothie! Goitrogens are substances that interfere with iodine uptake by the thyroid gland, and the production and function of the thyroid. This is where we get the word goiter from. It is possible to get a toxic goiter from too many raw goitrogenic vegetables. All…

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2017 Dirty Dozen Produce List – BUY ORGANIC!

2017 Dirty Dozen Produce List – BUY ORGANIC!

Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency puts out a Dirty Dozen List. The dirty dozen list tells you the produce with the worst and most dangerous pesticides on them, so that you know you should buy those items organic. They also put out the Clean Fifteen List, which helps you know which produce came out the cleanest in the latest testing.

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Natural Lice Preventative

Natural Lice Preventative

I’d rather prevent lice, than end up with it. Really, just the thought of lice freaks me out. So, after the first scare of the dreaded email, that someone in Sunday School had lice, I started wondering what I could do to prevent it. Here is my recipe.

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Book Recommendations

Book Recommendations

Sometimes people ask, Where do I start? Here are some books & links (links are underlined in light blue) I recommend.

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Whole Foods is not a Monsanto Partner. THE RUMOR IS FALSE!

Whole Foods is not a Monsanto Partner. THE RUMOR IS FALSE!

I keep hearing people referring to Whole Foods and how they are partnering with Monsanto. It’s driving me crazy! Look, I’m all about conspiracy theories, but this one is ALL about clickbait ratings.

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Why I switched to Organic Valley Pastured Butter from Kerrygold

Why I switched to Organic Valley Pastured Butter from Kerrygold

First, let’s start with why I use organic grass-fed butter, which I believe is the best choice if you can have dairy. The biggest reason is vitamin K2, what Weston A. Price called the X-Factor in good health (read more on the link). Also, the CLA and beta-carotene alone is worth the use of grass-fed butter over regular butter (or any other type of oil). CLA is an anti-cancer fat which fights cancer, infections, and builds lean muscle. Also, of course, grass-fed butter is a source of healthy saturated fat. Our American diet is often way too high in Omega 6 and too low in Omega 3’s. The proper balance is 2:1 (Omega 3: Omega 6) but unfortunately the American Diet is often more like 1:20. I’ve provided some reading at the end of this article.

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Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

Don’t ask me how I know. I will save you from a picture of my legs, covered in poison ivy rash for more than a week. I’m out of long skirts to wear in this 85˚F heat. It’s also all over my arm and other spots all over.. neck, chest.. sigh. In my desperation, I found a few really useful remedies…

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