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 Master Antioxidant: Glutathione

The Benefits of Glutathione The master antioxidant 365x274 The Master Antioxidant: Glutathione

There is an amazing antioxidant that many people are deficient in and that can be easily depleted by our modern lifestyle. It is the tripeptide Glutathione and it is the body's most potent detoxifying … [Read more...]

Coconut Water Kefir Recipe

How to make probiotic rich water kefir with cocnout water 365x274 Coconut Water Kefir Recipe

Water kefir is the easiest way that I've found to make sure that my children get enough probiotics.  It is a naturally fizzy and mildly sweet drink that is created when the grains (not actual grains … [Read more...]

Thyroid Problems & Cruciferous Vegetables

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Cruciferous vegetables are some of the healthiest foods on the planet, and some of my personal favorites to eat. When I was diagnosed with Hashimotos, I found out there was a lot of confusion on … [Read more...]

How to Improve Eye Health Naturally

Is it possible to improve eye health and vision naturally 365x274 How to Improve Eye Health Naturally

Eye health is an interesting topic. Some eye health professionals would "swear on their license and burn it if I'm wrong" that it is impossible to improve vision naturally, and that only glasses, … [Read more...]

Do Food Dyes Affect Behavior?

Do artificial food dyes affect behavior 365x274 Do Food Dyes Affect Behavior?

Coloring Easter eggs with the smell of vinegar in the air, brightly colored sweetened drinks or candies and neon gelatin jigglers (not even healthy ones).... Those were my childhood memories involving … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Sprouts and Microgreens

The Benefits of Sprouts and Microgreens 365x274 The Benefits of Sprouts and Microgreens

Sprouts of certain seeds and nuts are an inexpensive and simple way to add extra nutrients to the diet. They are easy to grow at home and the ultimate local superfood. Even if you don't have room for … [Read more...]

Betaine HCL for Increasing Stomach Acid

How to Increase Stomach Acid Naturally with Betaine HCL 365x274 Betaine HCL for Increasing Stomach Acid

Stomach acid has gotten a bad rap in recent decades as the growing antacid industry marketed products to reduce acid and provide relief.Estimates suggest that half to 3/4 of Americans struggle … [Read more...]

FODMAP and IBS – A Scientific Solution

Can a low FODMAP diet help IBS 365x274 FODMAP and IBS   A Scientific Solution

Note from Katie: My own health struggles have been thyroid and autoimmune related, but I've received many questions from readers who suffer with digestive struggles like Irritable Bowel Syndrome. … [Read more...]

Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Depression

Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Depression the link and the solution 365x274 Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Depression

Note from Katie: There is a good reason I regularly eat liver (or take capsules) and it isn't the taste! Kayla Grossman, R.N. (who blogs at Radiant Life Catalog) is sharing her knowledge about … [Read more...]

Is Canola Oil Healthy?

Is Canola Oil Healthy 365x274 Is Canola Oil Healthy?

A few days ago, one of my kids commented on  a jar of mayo I had out on the counter, asking "I thought we don't eat store bought mayo because of the vegetable oils... don't we just make it?"I … [Read more...]