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.

Elderberry Kombucha Soda

Elderberry kombucha Soda recipe

Two recipes that are staples in our kitchen, especially at this time of year, are kombucha and elderberry syrup. Kombucha is a great source of beneficial bacteria, enzymes and vitamins while … [Read more...]

Probiotic Face Mask

DIY probiotic face mask

I recently posted the natural remedies for acne that helped me finally achieve and maintain clear skin. One thing I mentioned was the benefit of probiotics on the skin, and a probiotic face mask is … [Read more...]

Bone Broth Benefits for Health

The Benefits of Bone Broth

Years ago, I shared my recipe for homemade bone broth and recently I recorded a podcast with Brothvangelist and Chef Lance Roll about it's many health and nutrition benefits.With the recent … [Read more...]

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...]