Healthy Foods – So What Should I Eat?

What are healthy foods? If you have been following the news for even a few days, it seems everything you eat is bad for you. Some studies show that even food that is universally accepted as “bad” may in fact have some benefit, although what some consider “good” is questionable. The biggest question I am…

Mercury Toxicity

Some of the most common topics that I get asked about are on “mercury toxicity,” “heavy metal detoxification” and “why fish oils are bad?” Here are several of the most recent questions that fall under these themes with my answers to them. Q. “What should I look for when choosing a fish oil supplement?” A.…

Natural Deodorant Recipe

This natural deodorant recipe is much better for you than any store bought brand that contains harmful ingredients. This is also a good one if you shave and tend to get a rash. 1 part baking soda 1 part pure shea butter 1 part organic coconut oil A few drops of tea tree oil or…

Eating Right – What to Eat (For the Health of It!)

Nutrition Recommendations This is a simple nutritional “eating right” guide. Eat 3-5 pieces of raw fruits and vegetables of your choice – the more the better! If you are hungry between meals, try eating nuts and dried fruit, raisins or berries (be sure there is no sugar, preservatives or sulfites added). Beans, peas, seeds and nut…

The Dirty Dozen

The “Dirty Dozen” are the fruits and veggies with the most pesticides found on them.From year to year, this list changes. Strawberries Spinach Nectarines Apples Grapes Peaches Cherries Pears Tomatoes Celery Potatoes Sweet Bell Peppers Washing with an effective fruit and vegetable cleaner can certainly help eliminate surface toxic chemical residues. Peeling a piece of fruit…

Turmeric – An Amazing Herb

Turmeric is an amazing herb. There is research showing that it can help everything from inflammation to digestive problems to cancer. Turmeric on its own is not very well utilized. When taking turmeric, it’s important that it’s organic and that you take it with some fresh ground black pepper and something that contains fat such…

What Causes High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure can be caused by several things. In conventional teachings, we say that you need to cut back on your salt, however I have known many people to cut back or cut out their salt intake with no effect on blood pressure. New research is showing that sugar can be as bad, if…

Make your own natural bug repellent!

It’s very simple to create your own bug spray using whichever combination of essential oils appeals to you. But please do keep in mind that the essential oils you would use at home are not the same refined PMD listed by the CDC on their website. The pure essential oils have not yet undergone the…