Natural Health Articles & Tutorials

Simple solutions to help you improve your family’s health through a combination of a real food diet, and optimizing factors like sleep, reducing stress and avoiding toxins.

The Problem With Pads and Tampons

The problem with pads and tampons- and natural alternatives

It is always frustrating when something that is really convenient and time saving ends up being really unhealthy... like plastic water bottles or antibacterial hand sanitizer.One glaring example … [Read more...]

What is Fulvic Acid?

What are fulvic and humic minerals- the uses and benefits of these ancient organisms

I'm always fascinated when modern research and science explain things that traditional cultures have intuitively known for years. For instance, modern science is uncovering the many important roles … [Read more...]

Top 5 Cortisol Myths

Top Cortisol Myths

Note from Katie: My personal doctor, Dr. Alan Christianson, is one one of the leading experts on stress and adrenal health. I asked him to explain how cortisol affects stress and sleep, as well as in … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Kombucha

The benefits of kombucha- digestion - immune support-detoxification-weightloss

There are many benefits of Kombucha - an age-old fermented tea drink that has been around (in various forms) for centuries in many different cultures.It contains a variety of vitamins, minerals … [Read more...]

Sleepytime Foot Spray

Homemade Sleepytime Foot Spray

Ever since my first son arrived with his powerful lungs and energetic personality, me and sleep have not been best friends. Not by choice, of course, but our nights have gone something like this for … [Read more...]

Wellness Family Summit

Wellness Family Summit

When my oldest son was six weeks old, I read that for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children (my children) would have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.That … [Read more...]

Is Coffee Healthy?

Is coffee healthy or not

Like many things in health and nutrition, when it comes to coffee, the answer really is: it depends.I could easily write a post about all of the problems with coffee and I could just as easily … [Read more...]

Should You Do Kegel Exercises

Should you do Kegel Exercises-it depends

Note from Katie: I've stopped doing Kegels, despite their popularity. I'm happy to welcome Brianne Grogan back today to talk about when kegels aren't a good solution. Enter Brianne... A risk of … [Read more...]