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.

Why (Most) Sunscreen is Harmful

Think before you slather why your sunscreen may be harmful 365x274 Why (Most) Sunscreen is Harmful

Years ago, I shared my homemade sunscreen recipe and explained why I avoid most conventional sunscreens. Recently, reports from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Consumer Reports have warned … [Read more...]

Adrenal Fatigue: Remedies, Supplements and Recovery

Adrenal fatigue remedies and recovery 365x274 Adrenal Fatigue: Remedies, Supplements and Recovery

What is Adrenal Fatigue? Adrenal fatigue is often diagnosed in the natural health community based on a specific pattern of symptoms, but often ignored by many doctors and the mainstream medical … [Read more...]

How to Create a Healthy Morning Routine

How to create a healthy morning routine for moms 365x274 How to Create a Healthy Morning Routine

The ever elusive morning routine... there are books about it, and websites that sing its praises and it always seems like such a great idea until the alarm goes off. I'll admit- I am not naturally … [Read more...]

Wellness Mama Meals – Weekly Meal Plans Done for You!

 Wellness Mama Meals   Weekly Meal Plans Done for You!

Getting your nutrition optimized is one of the most important steps you can take for your own health and your family's health, but it is often the most difficult to get started. In fact, if you … [Read more...]

Hidden Sources of BPA (And Why You Should Care)

Hidden sources of BPA and why alternatives may be worse 365x274 Hidden Sources of BPA (And Why You Should Care)

By now, most people have at lease a passing familiarity with BPA, a chemical found in many plastics, and make an effort to avoid it, yet many of us still miss some of the hidden sources of BPA. What … [Read more...]

Vitamin K2: 9 Uses and Benefits

The Importance of Vitamin K2 Uses and Benefits 365x274 Vitamin K2: 9 Uses and Benefits

Vitamin K2 is an essential vitamin that many people never hear of until they have their first child and the nurse administers a Vitamin K injection. Sadly, this essential nutrient is often … [Read more...]

10 Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

10 Signs of Magnesium Deficiency 365x274 10 Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is a widespread problem and some estimates suggest that over 90% of us are deficient. I've been writing about magnesium for years, but am even more concerned about this problem … [Read more...]

Can Probiotics Improve Your Brain?

Can probiotics improve your brain 365x274 Can Probiotics Improve Your Brain?

Note from Katie: Please welcome Kayla Grossman R.N. who specializes in nutritional help for mental health problems. I asked her to write this post about the importance of probiotics for mental health, … [Read more...]

The Problem with Calcium Supplements

The problem with calcium supplements 365x274 The Problem with Calcium Supplements

Calcium is one of the most well-known but misunderstood minerals. It is added to everything from cereal to orange juice, yet there is a lot of evidence that supplements are not effective and may even … [Read more...]

Natural Remedies for Heartburn

Natural Remedies for Heartburn 365x274 Natural Remedies for Heartburn

When I was growing up, my Dad would occasionally get heartburn, and my brother and I really never understood why it seemed to bother him so much. From our perspectives (at ages 4-6), nothing appeared … [Read more...]