starving children in vietnam

Last week, I was paging through one of my favorite magazines “Fast Company” and noticed an article about a very successful program to combat childhood malnutrition in Vietnam. In the 1990’s, two staff members from Save the Children, Jerry and Monique Sternin, arrived in Vietnam with very little funding and no language or cultural experience tasked with finding a way to combat severe child malnutrition in the poor,

homemade sodaI’ve blogged in the past about the traditionally made, fermented, homemade soda I make in my home. Such drinks like kombucha, kvass, and homemade root beer are loaded with probiotics, are delicious to drink, and greatly assist digestion and nutrient absorption when sipped with meals.

What to do if you are temporarily out of homemade soda and the kids really are wanting something “soda like”?


If you are in support of vaccinations, this well written, concise and compelling letter by world renowned neurologist Dr. Russell Blaylock MD will dismantle every single argument used to support this inhumane, barbaric practice. I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Blaylock at a conference a few years ago. He is an extremely intelligent,


Fifty years ago, a sea change began to occur in the perception of nutrition in America, and hence, the entire Western World. It started shortly after World War II when butter and other saturated fats became public enemy #1 through the apparent link between their consumption and heart disease.

Cholesterol rich foods such as egg yolks and liver joined the list of vilified foods during the 1970’s as the public was told by doctors,

chocolate peanut butter fudgeHere is a great way to get lots of RAW, pastured butter into your kids.  Chocolate peanut butter fudge – recipe at the end! Don’t know where to get raw butter?

See my Shopping List under grassfed dairy to locate a list of small farms that will mail order you this fabulous food.

eating healthy requires lots of broth
A number of readers have emailed and asked me to blog about eating healthy on a tight budget. Without a doubt, the challenging economic climate of the past few years continues to squeeze the family food budget.

Despite an overall deflationary environment, the cost of food, particularly quality food,

At last, the medical experts are starting to line up and call “Swine Flu” aka H1N1 what it truly is. Not a pandemic nor a public health crisis, but rather a covert marketing tool for the pharmaceutical companies to sell billions upon billions of dollars of vaccines to governments around the world and line their own pockets.

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