Traditional Wellness Wisdom

Are plants preferable to animal foods for optimal health and digestive wellness?

by The inspiration for this post was a recent question from a reader on my Facebook page regarding a live interview on the Cancer Summit with Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome.  The topic is whether we…
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Why paddleboarding is so good for my health and digestion (and maybe yours too)!

by This summer my family has acquired a love for paddleboarding. I do love the outdoors, and spend as much time as I can there when weather is favorable doing activities I love including walking, bike riding, horseback riding, hiking,…
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Eating healthy while on-the-go: real food for travel!

by It’s summer! Travel season is in full swing. What can you do to ensure you eat healthy? When traveling, finding healthful food choices can be challenging. However, with a little planning and preparation, there are a number of healthy…
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Book review: Eat Beautiful: Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, and Loving It

by Focusing on desserts, the beautifully-photographed and inspring new cookbook, Eat Beautiful: Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, and Loving It by chef and activist Megan Stevens makes trading in unhealthy processed ingredients for natural and nutritious ingredients that uplift and nourish your body,…
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Can we prevent food poisoning and “stomach bugs”?

by Most of us are all-too-familiar with the feeling: the sudden onset of slow, churning in your stomach followed by fever, body aches, malaise, and loss of appetite. Eventually you cannot keep anything down.  It seems the illness must inevitably…
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Why organic milk falls short on nutrition

by Conventional milk can contain residue from hormones, antibiotics, herbicide residue and GMOs. The use of these substances has been associated with health issues both for animals as well humans. According to Organic Consumer’s Association, the use of genetically-modified recombinant bovine growth…
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Deceptions in the food industry: antibiotic-free and hormone-free animal foods

by In this Deceptions in The Food Industry series, I uncover some of the most common deceptions found in the food industry. Today I will discuss the fallacies of meat and other animal foods labeled “antibiotic-free” and “hormone-free”. So, what…
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