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Stainless steel is a common and popular choice in cookware today. It is also erroneously assumed to be completely safe and without health risk by most who use it. Like cast iron pans and aluminum bakeware, however, there is a way to use stainless steel cookware safely and a way to use it foolishly. Do not …

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One of the biggest problems with rice milk as a milk substitute is that it is basically a glassful of carbs. There is little to no redeeming nutritional value including a hugely imbalanced macronutrient profile. This means that there is no fat and little protein to balance out the high carbohydrate content. For this reason, commercial …

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When you are looking to source quality, traditional foods, healthy cheese is certainly right up there at the top of the list! The interesting thing is that most consumers fail to ask the right questions before deciding which cheese to buy. What do you actually need to look for when sourcing healthy cheese? Are all …

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My recent monthly newsletter which discussed our family’s near infrared sauna from SaunaSpace generated dozens of excited emails into my inbox. Apparently, many people are considering an infrared sauna for themselves to reap the myriad of health benefits bestowed by this traditional therapy. Most of the questions I received in response indicated some confusion over the …

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If you google hemp seed oil, you will almost immediately get a positive impression. Search results produce a myriad of glowing accolades including the following: Health Benefits of Hemp Seed Oil That You Should Know and Ways Using Hemp Seed Oil Will Improve Your Health & Your Life. Even George Washington gushed about hemp and encouraged …

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I remember very vividly the first (and second) times I used swaddling to help my firstborn take naps during the day. He was a few months old at the time, and while he slept very well at night (usually straight through), during the day was another story. Wide awake at 6 am, he hardly nodded …

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Careful anthropological study of ancestral societies reveals a surprising truth. Healthy, chronic disease-free traditional cultures who ate grains did so only after careful processing. The methods employed included sprouting, soaking, and/or sour leavening (sourdough). This thoughtful preparation was employed to remove potent anti-nutrients and break down complex food molecules contained in all grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes. …