Main Image

Anyone who is serious about keeping a family healthy without meds (as much as possible) becomes well versed in using herbs over time. You don’t have to be a trained herbalist to accomplish this goal. It simply happens out of basic necessity! That said, purchasing quality bulk herbs and medicinal loose tea is an expensive …

Main Image

If you peruse the most popular pickled garlic recipes on the internet, nearly every single one contains vinegar and/or sugar. Even more problematic, the instructions frequently suggest using white vinegar and refined sugar. Both of these ingredients are almost always GMO frankenfoods at least in North America! The vinegar is derived from glyphosate laced GMO …

Main Image

The growing threat from antibiotic resistant superbugs such as MRSA (pronounced mur-sa) started to garner blazing media headlines starting back in 2007. In 2010 alone, MRSA killed 19,000 people, sent 7 million people to the ER worldwide, and cost $8 billion in medical costs, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Since then, infections caused by …

Main Image

Almost any time an ancient superfood is discovered in some far flung part of the world, high atop a mountain or in some hidden valley or vale, soon the media will be abuzz with all the benefits which always seem to border on the magical. Maca is no exception! Big Macs, Peruvian Style If you love …

Main Image

Nutritional or brewers yeast is a popular supplement today, particularly among vegetarians. It is an excellent source of B vitamins and can be high in the minerals selenium or chromium depending on how it is processed. Brewers yeast was originally discovered when people realized that the leftover sludge from beer making actually contained nutritional value for …

Main Image

I enjoy reading books from time to time that challenge everything I think I “know” about a particular subject. Not only is this interesting (at least to me), but I find that it helps me think outside the box, consider new angles, and achieve deeper understanding than I had before. One book that has really …

Main Image

Roscacea is a skin disease that typically affects people over the age of 30. It involves a red rash on the face that initially comes and goes. Sometimes the rosacea rash includes small, red, pus-filled bumps. The number of people suffering from rosacea today is growing rapidly with the age of onset getting younger and …