Did you know one of the dirtiest, most disgusting things in your entire home is the innocent looking shower head in your bathroom even if you use a water filter?
This is because shower filters are designed to remove chemicals like chlorine, not necessarily harmful microbes.
If your family loves steak but is a little light on the vegetables, try serving them cauliflower steak one night for dinner!
Cauliflower is one of the few vegetables that works very well as an all natural veggie steak without all the additives, fillers and MSG of store bought versions.
The Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
The clear liquid on the top of a newly opened container of plain yogurt is the first experience most people have with whey in its healthiest form.
This golden colored liquid was recommended for consumption by ancient Greek physicians Galen and most especially Hippocrates, who famously said that “all disease begins in the gut”.
I first started brewing the fermented tea known as kombucha in 2001 when I was pregnant with my second child. It’s a good thing I ignored the kombucha myths that that were circulating at the time else I never would have tried it at all!
Sipping small amounts on a daily basis proved very helpful in relieving some of the hip and low back pain I was experiencing at the time.
I was first introduced to the technique of dry skin brushing nearly 25 years ago by a holistically minded (Ayurvedic) medical doctor. If you think alternative MDs that think out of the box beyond the typical drugs and surgery approach are hard to find today, think about what it was like 25 years ago!
I am frequently asked by email and in the comments section of recipe posts if a pressure cooker to prepare meals or bone broth is a safe way to cook food.
I’m really glad to see that people are using their critical thinking skills and asking these types of questions instead of immediately jumping on the bandwagon of a more convenient technology without giving it a second thought.
Most people today, health buffs or not, are deficient in gamma linolenic acid, a critical omega-6 fat that is frequently overlooked particularly by those seeking to lose weight and reduce inflammation.
While other healthy lipids such as weight loss boosting coconut oil and muscle building conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) get all the headlines and attention,