The Problem with Olive Oil

The problem with olive oil- it's not what you think

Olive oil is considered a highly nutritious and healthy oil due to its high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamins A and K (unlike oils like canola, soybean and vegetable oil, which are … [Read more...]

What is Candida? (and How to Tell if You Have It)

Candida - what is it and how to know if you have it

Note from Katie: I get a lot of questions about Candida, and I only mentioned it briefly in this post about gut bacteria, so I asked Christa Orecchio, who is a clinical nutritionist and holistic … [Read more...]

Spray Deodorant Recipe

Homemade natural spray deodorant recipe

My homemade natural deodorant recipe is several years old and is one of the most popular on my site with almost 800 comments. I still use it and it is really effective, but some people don't react … [Read more...]

Chris Kresser on Hormones – Podcast Episode 15

Balancing hormones- pregnancy health- raising healthy kids with Chris Kresser

Chris Kresser is a licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of integrative medicine. He researched to find his own health answers after conventional medicine wasn't able to help his chronic disease and … [Read more...]

What’s on My Nightstand

What I keep on my nightstand from Wellness Mama

Last week, I posted a picture on Instagram of my nightstand. I posted it because I think that the things a person has on their nightstand say a lot about that person. Nightstands usually have … [Read more...]

Stop the Sugar Madness – Podcast Episode 14

Stop the Sugar Madness- podcast episode 14

Today, I'm taking a break from normal podcast interviews to step on my soapbox for a few minutes. I love doing interviews (you can check them all out here), but a recent experience reminded me of the … [Read more...]

Is White Rice Healthy?

Is White Rice Healthy

White rice. It is a controversial food in nutrition circles. On the one hand, some nutritionists call it an empty source of calories and recommend avoiding it. Others consider it a safe starch and say … [Read more...]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Real food sweet and sour chicken recipe

In my college days, I loved eating Chinese food. Once I switched to a wellness lifestyle and realized what was in most restaurant foods, I stopped eating regular Chinese food, but wanted to recreate … [Read more...]