Why Probiotics are Pivotal to Your Family’s Health

How it started. My husband asked me why we should supplement our children with probiotics if we were supposed to already have bacteria naturally in our gut.  At the time, I didn’t have an answer.  I just had a “gut” feeling that they were pivotal to my children’s health.  I’m the type that, when faced withContinue reading “Why Probiotics are Pivotal to Your Family’s Health”

Which Sweeteners are Okay and Why

When we look back at every birthday party and celebration, baseball game or movie theater experience, there is usually one thing that we all use to heighten our experience, Sugar. From soda to cake, sugary foods are the epitome of indulgence and enjoyment. These experiences become markers in our memory, calling us back time andContinue reading “Which Sweeteners are Okay and Why”

Is Chiropractic a Joke? An In-Depth Look at Chiropractic Therapy and it’s Affect on Autism

When thinking of chiropractic therapy, many people immediately become squeamish, distrustful, or just ambivalent.  “I can’t stand the sound my neck makes,” “I will never go to a chiropractor again,” or “I don’t need to see one,” are all common phrases on the topic.  In our culture’s view, it sits on a fine line between medicallyContinue reading “Is Chiropractic a Joke? An In-Depth Look at Chiropractic Therapy and it’s Affect on Autism”

Heart Health and Leaky Gut: How It’s Affecting You

I had the recent pleasure of listening to a week long summit on heart health hosted by Dr. Steven Masley.  In the midst of caring for four small children, I decided to jump into it and treat it as my job for a full week.  After listening to and watching interview after interview, I believe that the information IContinue reading “Heart Health and Leaky Gut: How It’s Affecting You”

Part II: Fluoride and It’s Dental Effectiveness

To determine what scientific research has concluded about fluoride and it’s effectiveness in preventing cavities, being taken orally and/or topically, we first must understand the research process and why studies are so varied.  Is ingested fluoride as beneficial as applied fluoride?  Who regulates the dosage? Finally, who do I contact with my own concerns aboutContinue reading “Part II: Fluoride and It’s Dental Effectiveness”

Part I: Uncovering the Mysteries of Fluoride

Fluoride. I’ll say it again, I’m not scared, Fluoride!  What a heavy and burdened word it has become, capable of inciting anger and discord.  For me, it incites confusion.  Why does there seem to be two opposing views where both sides fight over validity, where is the real information, and where should I draw myContinue reading “Part I: Uncovering the Mysteries of Fluoride”

The Pasteurization Problem

I never questioned the dairy industry; after all, the government says it is our main source of calcium and makes you grow big and strong, right?  I’m going to try really hard not to make this an issue with our government here but when it comes down to brass tacks, we have been mis-informed.  NotContinue reading “The Pasteurization Problem”