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3 in 4 Are Dairy Intolerant And Most Don't Know It:  How To Tell If It's You

3 in 4 Are Dairy Intolerant And Most Don’t Know It: How To Tell If It’s You

  Chronic Bronchitis and Colds Gas Bloating Headaches Asthma Diarrhea Those are just a few of the symptoms related to dairy intolerance. Many people have these symptoms, yet many don’t realize food is the culprit. Studies show that 3 in 4 individuals have some form of dairy intolerance but most people don’t know it. When […]

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How We Conquered Infant Constipation Without Harmful Meds: The Natural, Healthy Way to Stay Regular (for kids from 1 to 92!)

How We Conquered Infant Constipation Without Harmful Meds: The Natural, Healthy Way to Stay Regular (for kids from 1 to 92!)

Constipation in infants and toddlers is a growing concern. When one of our daughters was 6 months old the pediatrician recommended I start giving her solid foods, as the custom is here in the United States.  I was reluctant, since I’m one of those breast feeding, crunchy mama’s who feel that exclusive breast feeding for […]

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Having Bad Reactions to B12 Supplements?

Having Bad Reactions to B12 Supplements?

My experience with chronic illness has led me down many paths. One has to do with issues of B12.  One of the discoveries was that I have very low B12.  Not surprising since my  symptoms were moodiness, depression, weakness, insomnia, fatigue, easy bruising and irritability. I had blood work with three different doctors, one traditional and […]

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Having Trouble with Vitamin D Supplements? Does vitamin D give you insomnia?

Having Trouble with Vitamin D Supplements? Does vitamin D give you insomnia?

Vitamin D In the past 5 years I’ve struggled with increased insomnia, depression and fatigue. In that time I’ve visited 3 doctors, one traditional, who all did blood work. They determined that one of the problems was extremely low vitamin D levels. All of them recommended  1000 – 4000 IUs of vitamin D daily. The […]

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How Vitamin D Changed Our Lives During Cold and Flu Season

How Vitamin D Changed Our Lives During Cold and Flu Season

Everyone knows how many colds and flus are passed around during the winter months. It’s mind blowing how many bugs kids pass around. In our family we had a problem with sickness every winter for years. My oldest daughter and I also suffered from major fatigue in the winter: a common problem for many. When we […]

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How We Beat Severe Acne, Naturally

How We Beat Severe Acne, Naturally

Our daughter When our daughter turned 9 she began having acne. She was already on a gluten and dairy free, whole foods diet, with very little sugar. Each year her acne grew worse until her whole forehead, sides of her face, chest and upper back were covered. Five months ago our naturopathic physician recommended a […]

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Gluten Free personal care products.

Gluten Free personal care products.

I’m sure you’ve noticed that gluten is in a ton of food, but did you know it’s in most make-up, hair care and skin care? Since our skin is our biggest organ and absorbs what we put on it, that means that if you’re sensitive to gluten you also need to use gluten free personal […]

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Where to find the best deals on Gluten Free food

Where to find the best deals on Gluten Free food

As you begin your journey into gluten free living it can be very hard to find all that you need at a decent price. It’s a much more expensive diet, but it’s a necessity and an investment in your future. If you’re a busy person, then going to a lot of stores is a hassle. […]

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Our Journey With Extreme Defiance: A Success Story

Our Journey With Extreme Defiance: A Success Story

For those who have extremely defiant children, this blog is for you. One of our daughters had a terrible time with extreme defiance, sometimes diagnosed by a doctor as Oppositional Defiance. It started at age 3. She went from being angelic to being extremely bad mannered and bad tempered. She would argue me to the […]

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Amazing prices on Gluten Free items!

Amazing prices on Gluten Free items!

As you know by now eating health is not cheap. Well, we found a little gold mine up in them there hills of Asheville NC. Hopey & Company has a store that buys close-outs and products that may have passed their “best by” date and sells them at dirt cheap prices. This is the best […]

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