Category Archives for "Natural Health"

Dec 06

3 Super Foods to Improve Bone and Joint Health

| Autoimmunity & Healing Diets

Many people ask me for advice on natural ways to alleviate joint pain and to improve their bone health. They ask about expensive supplements like glucosamine and chondroitin for their joints and minerals like calcium, magnesium and zinc for their bones. My answer is usually an explanation that you can take all the supplements you want but you may not be absorbing much of it. Here are three incredibly cheap super foods that will surely support your bones and joints and will relieve joint pain.

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Oct 20

CoQ10 Feeds The Heart

| Food Supply & Food Politics

Did you ever think about what drives you heart to beat over 100,00 times a day? How does it work so hard without ever stopping? The heart is fueled by Coenzyme Q10. This substance is also called ubiquinone as it is a powerful antioxident found in the cell membranes of virtually every cell in the body. It is also highly concentrated in the heart.

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Oct 18

Beautiful Babies Class: An Interview with Kristen at Food Renegade

| Natural Health

I contacted Kristen Michaelis, the woman behind the celebrated blog, Food Renegade. She talked about the issues around fertility, childbirth, breastfeeding and infant foods with a great deal of knowledge and passion.

Kristen is teaching a new online class called Beautiful Babies. We talked about what inspired her to start this class, her own experiences with her three pregnancies and births and how she feeds her family.

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Sep 15

Celiac: Inherited or Acquired?

| Autoimmunity & Healing Diets

In the past 50 years celiac disease has increased from 1 in 700 to 1 in 100. While many think it is mainly an “inherited” disorder, the pattern of inheritance is complicated. Additionally, there is a lot more involved than inheritance. It’s easy to blame a disease state on inheritance. So, what then is causing this increase in gluten sensitivity? There are several reasons listed below which I will explain further:

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