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Ghee – How I Love Thee

I went through a “dairy-free” phase in my life. In the past few years I have cautiously added dairy back in, but I tend to stick to dairy that is free of A1 beta-casein, which I have read is very harmful. One of the first “dairy” products I added back in is ghee. I am not sure if it is O.K. for everyone who has a sensitivity to dairy, but…

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The Gluten-free Trap

Eating healthy in this country is a challenge. (That is putting it mildly). There are a plethora of marketing ploys and labeling tricks that are DESIGNED to trick us into THINKING we are eating healthy. Many times we shop and eat for the convenience. Let’s face it, we live in a fast-paced, busy society. Most parents are working while raising a family, which makes it hard to spend a lot…

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Breastfeeding Diet

A mother’s diet is very important when nursing. In the first few years of life a baby is still developing; the brain and immune system is not mature yet. What mom puts into her mouth can have a lasting impact on her baby if she is breastfeeding. Please don’t let the thought of this intimidate you. It is actually a wonderful blessing to be able to nourish your child by…

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Health Topics/ Homeopathy

Homeopathy and Ear Infections

The fall of 2016 was rough for me. I rarely get sick, other than a runny nose here and there. A few years ago our house was hit pretty hard. I am not sure why, but I was grateful I knew how to use homeopathy. When I wrote this post on Arnica, I was still fairly new to homeopathy, and I still did not understand how it works. Quite honestly…

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Gut Health

There is a controversy that has not made the main stream news yet, but some local news outlets have covered this. Apparently mothers are observing neurological changes in their children after using the laxative Miralax. I first heard of this a few weeks ago, and it is very concerning. I have not personally used this product, but it is common for Pediatricians to prescribe it to children who are constipated…

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