Two very different celebrity diets are in the news this week.

On the one hand is the story of Ashton Kutcher who ended up in the hospital with pancreas issues and severe pain following a fruitarian diet which was part of his efforts to “get into character” for his role as Steve Jobs in the soon to be released movie Jobs.  

egg free mayoOne of the very first videos I ever filmed for this blog was how to make homemade mayonnaise. In the years since, I have received numerous requests for an egg free mayonnaise version.

At long last, here is a delicious egg free mayonnaise that I devised after a bit of experimentation.

chicken fat, schmaltzA recurring theme on this blog is the critical importance of utilizing Traditional Fats for cooking. Avoiding industrialized factory fats that are rancid from processing and devoid of nutrients is critical to long term health. These frankenfats include margarine, spreads and vegetable oils.

The type of fats used for cooking can literally make or break your health.

mosquito bite remedyMy friend Kelli’s youngest child is a little girl adopted from China.  Kelli and her husband have 3 older children of their own, but since Sarah is their first child from another country, they have occasionally experienced challenges and adjustments based on the inherent cultural and genetic differences.

One such challenge is Sarah’s extreme reaction to mosquito bites which apparently is not uncommon for those of Chinese heritage.

gmo soybeans biohazard crop_mini

My post on the how to keep Monsanto out of your home garden seems to have really hit a nerve with supporters of GM foods.

This morning, I received an email from the CEO/President of a large soybean seed company in the Midwest who writes:

I just read your article “The Four Steps Required To Keep Monsanto Out of Your Garden”.  

curing endometriosisOfficial statistics estimate that between 6-10% of women suffer from endometriosis. From the size and selection of menstrual pain remedies at the pharmacy, however, it seems that most women are completely unaware that curing endometriosis naturally is indeed possible.

Endometriosis occurs when the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium, grows and thrives beyond the uterine cavity.

castor oil packInformation on castor oil pack history, uses, and preparation is courtesy of:

Biodynamic Wellness
107 N. Acacia Avenue Solana Beach, CA 92075

Castor Oil History and Background

The castor bean (Oleum ricini) is known principally as a cathartic and extremely strong laxative.

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