Traditional Wellness Wisdom

Author Archive: Raine Saunders

Why choose grassfed over grain-fed meat

by Meat has gained reputation for being the cause of chronic and fatal health issues including heart disease, obesity, cancer, and others due to its cholesterol and saturated fat content. But the stance on this is changing. Lately we’ve seen…
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Why should we eat fermented foods for digestive and overall health?

by In modern life, one of the things we don’t do much of is eat real cultured and fermented foods. For thousands of years, these foods have been staples of the human diet.  Since the Industrial Revolution when the advent…
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Does drinking water hydrate and provide minerals to our bodies?

by Does water hydrate and provide us with necessary minerals? If you have been dutifully drinking 8 eight-ounce glasses of water daily, here’s why you still may feel dehydrated: Tap water and bottled water are purported to contain some minerals,…
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12 ways to swap toxic for sustainable choices in your food and home

by Have you been thinking about making changes for a more sustainable way of life and reducing waste … but feel overwhelmed and aren’t sure where to start? There are many ways to do this: from changing foods in your…
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The GAPS Diet for insomnia, panic and anxiety

by I want to share my experience in using GAPS for recovery from long-standing health issues I experienced for over 20 years of my life: insomnia, panic and anxiety. GAPS is a healing protocol developed by Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride to correct…
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My kitchen essentials: ingredients and equipment

by I’d like to invite you to come into my kitchen for a moment to share some of the essentials I’m usually not without. These are the foods, products, and appliances/tools we use every day to prepare food and to…
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Book review: The 30-Day Heartburn Solution

by What is one of the most over-used and prescribed drugs in America? You might immediately think of antibiotics. Those are definitely over-prescribed. However, the medications Craig Fear, NTP (Nutritional Therapy Practitioner) refers to in his new book, The 30-Day…
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Real Plans, real food: healthy meals made cheaper and easier

by What is Real Plans? Real Plans is a customizable, meal-planning subscription service engineered to enable you to eat the real wholesome foods you want, while saving you money and time. Enjoy meal time again! Save money with Real Plans We…
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Tips for saving money and food in the kitchen

by Do you wonder how to save money while eating healthy? There are many ways to cut corners and make food last longer, and preserve your budget. One way is to waste nothing (or as little as possible). I’ve noticed…
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