Warning: Check Your Stevia Labels For Purity

A stevia leaf with the word Stevia written beside it.

I am always getting spam advertising on my business email, even though we have all the spam blockers you can get for a MAC. This solicitation reminded me that there are many unhealthy stevia knock-offs on the market these days, and I wanted to share this marketing email to make sure everyone remembers to purchase ONLY […]

Try This All-Natural, Home-Made Deodorant Recipe

Cartoon smiling chef with blank menu paper in hands

I can’t take credit for this home-made deodorant recipe. I cut and pasted it as opposed to sharing it from Facebook – the numerous advertisements on the original article were insane. Boo advertisements. They are so distracting.  This deodorant recipe is from realfarmacy.com. Deodorant Recipe Ingredients: 6-8 Tbsp coconut oil (solid state) 1/4 cup baking soda 1/4 cup […]

No, You’re Not Cuckoo – Lithium Really Is Healthy For You

A funny picture of a frightened man.

On November 19, 1975, the movie One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest opened in theaters. It’s one of those movies that you’ll never forget, and Jack Nicholson totally changed the way people think about lithium.  People now believed that lithium was for people who were crazy – cuckoo. No one wanted to admit if they were taking lithium, fearing they’d […]

What Is Your Health IQ?

A stick of butter sliced.

No one reading this is old enough to remember when margarine first came on the American market in 1870, but many of you might remember the 1960s when margarine was “heavily marketed” as a solution to evil butter. Margarine was not a success in the Good Ole’ USA prior to the 60s because Americans were smart enough to […]

Give Your Body A Break – Take A Multi-Vitamin

multivitamin with several vitamins in a single clear capsule

A common question I am often asked is “If I eat right, why do I need to take a multi-vitamin?” Logical thought. In today’s world, though, we need to give our bodies a break, and that means that we are making sure we are providing all the essential nutrients and trace elements we need to fight pollution, […]

Avoid The Carbs To Control Blood Sugar Spikes

Two apples and a teaspoon of sugar.

A carb is a carb is a carb. It doesn’t matter if it’s a fiber carb or a sugar carb – if your blood sugar is spiking, avoid all the carbs. I know, I know … this isn’t easy because it seems that everything is a carb these days. But, it is easier than you think to avoid […]

Two Awesome Summer Recipes

Lemon Poppy Seed Summer Squash Loaf cut into slices on a cutting board

Here are two really good recipes for the summer months. Remember that you can alter these to fit your individual diet, so experiment adding, or removing, any ingredients that you want. Tomato Pie (click for the recipe) by The Southern Lady Tomato pie is a great way to use up those fresh tomatoes from the garden. […]

4 Easy Steps to Avoid Unexpected Health Problems

A picture of a key

Have you been sneezing more lately? Maybe you have started itching – a rash is building. Over the past few days, have you’ve been sore or constipated? What do you do when unexpected health symptoms appear out of nowhere? How do you stop them from getting worse? Well, you prevent them before they happen. Most people run to […]

Follow Your Healthy Instincts

A girl resisting what she is being told.

I’m writing this on Mother’s Day – a western tradition where we take a day to reflect on our moms. One thing that stands out when I think of “mothers” is instinct. All mothers have a natural instinct that is built into our DNA to protect our offspring – this applies to everything. Consider a mother duck […]

Here Are Some Options For Cancer When You’re Out Of Options

a picture of the jacket cover for The Richardson Cancer Prevention Diet.

Cancer is a very controversial topic, and one that I feel is very personal. When faced with cancer, you are faced with many more issues, and these are philosophical – they involve your personal belief in life and death, they test your faith in the medical establishment, and they emphasize your freedom to try alternative […]