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Like many people, I got suckered onto the “soy is good for you” train back in the 1990’s. I drank soy milk nearly every day for several years thinking it was a healthy and nutritious alternative to processed dairy. This favorable opinion of soy milk abruptly changed when I became pregnant with my first child …

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Editor’s note: Genevieve Howland, aka Mama Natural, has been rocking the natural world with her awesome online birth classes. With humor and hard work, Genevieve is helping change the culture of childbirth in our country. Now Genevieve is taking her mission to the next level with a beautiful new book that is out this month, The Mama Natural Week-By-Week …

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Over Spring Break, my tween and a neighbor friend completed the online course Kids Cook Real Food. This amazingly thorough class was created by my friend Katie of Kitchen Stewardship. It recently opened back up for registrations on April 1 and will stay open through Labor Day. These young gals very much enjoyed the experience and …

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So you’ve figured out how to keep Monsanto out of your garden – permanently. Now you’re trying to get this organic gardening thing down, but having trouble ditching the pesticides and chemical fertilizers. If these two statements by and large describe your home cultivation efforts, you need to know about neem! We tend to think that pesticides …

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In my view, it pays to to know how to make pizza seven ways to Sunday. This is because pizza is such a popular food that chances are, your family will enjoy eating it frequently. Knowing how to make this foodie favorite with a variety of toppings and crusts varies the menu and nutrition with …

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Canola oil remains one the most popular fats today both at the healthfood store and the supermarket. It is also hands down the preferred cooking oil in the restaurant industry. It has maintained this popularity for nearly two decades. High in beneficial omega-3 and “Mediterranean” monounsaturated fats, it appeals to those who have superficial knowledge …

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Early in the last century, Dr. Weston A. Price, “The Isaac Newton of Nutrition”, spent more than a decade of his life traveling, studying, and writing about 14 isolated, indigenous cultures from around the globe. These cultures were virtually free from chronic illness and disease. The vibrant health of these native peoples was a shocking departure …