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by Francoise Berthoud MD [medical doctor, pediatrician] Once upon a time, in April 2009 to be exact, I was invited to give a speech at a conference on vaccination. I was to talk after two of the best speakers France has to offer on the subject had their turn, journalist Sylvie Simon and biologist Michel …

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Fabio Capello needs a history lesson.    The retired Italian footballer and current manager of England’s seeded – and now soundly defeated – World Cup team banned butter as part of the team’s rigorous training regimen.   Big mistake.    Big, huge mistake. A study of traditional cultures from around the world as performed by …

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I just love lemon poppyseed muffins. The lemon flavor, the light fluffiness of the white wheat flour, and the gentle crunch of the poppy seeds as you chew makes for a delightfully sweet treat! This recipe is a recreation of the lemon poppyseed muffin made with coconut flour. They are indescribably good. The lemon juice …

Beware of Millet

by Sarah Gluten FreeComments: 251
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Gluten allergies are clearly on the increase in our modern society.  It seems like practically every other person I know these days has some sort of digestive issue that avoiding gluten would probably improve. At the top of the list of gluten containing foods is wheat, the indisputable, primary staple of the Western diet and …

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Paula continues our Fit Friday series today with a discussion of “Cardio”.    To check out Paula’s previous two guest posts on fitness, click here: By Guest Blogger Paula Jager CSCS As we discussed the last 2 weeks, nutrition lays the foundation for health and fitness.   From there we begin to build. . . Time …

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Move over apple butter! Apricot butter is hands-down my husband’s favorite fermented food. The written recipe and video demo below shows you exactly how to make it using the Nourishing Traditions method. You will find innumerable uses for apricot butter in your kitchen. As with all traditionally fermented foods, this recipe is loaded with probiotics and …

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This week in Inc. magazine, I read yet another article about the disastrous effects of colony collapse disorder affecting honey bees around North America.   The US Department of Agriculture reports that 30% of hives have been lost to this mysterious epidemic over each of the past 2 years.   Even worse, this past winter, …