Sunscreen: Good or Bad?

by Sarah Pope MGA Comments: 5Skin Health

sunscreen on a woman's backThe critical importance of sun exposure to prevent Vitamin D deficiency is without question, yet the myths associated with sunscreen abound!

There is now so much persuasive and concrete data on this subject that it can safely be said that if you are not regularly getting a short (5-30 minutes depending on your skin fairness),

Offering healthy, homemade alternatives to the typical junk fare is the most important step in hosting a healthy birthday party for your child.   Ideas for making a homemade cake, frosting, drinks, and food were discussed in previous posts.

There are other considerations besides food, however, when planning a healthy birthday celebration.  The guests won’t be eating the entire time,

In this post, I will cover other food items that are typically served at a child’s birthday party and how to have healthy alternatives to all the junk when you are priviledged to host the party yourself.   Please remember that my personal goal for my child’s birthday is not to have them live in a bubble,

As I discussed in my previous post, a healthy birthday party for your child starts with making the cake yourself!    We’ve discussed how to make the cake, now let’s talk frosting!   The secret to making a frosting that is delicious and imparts nutrition is BUTTER!   The more butter, the better. And, if the butter comes from cows that graze on grass (as opposed to confinement cows which eat grains and soy),

My big cooking challenge for this week is planning my son’s birthday party and keeping it fun and treat filled and yet still healthy.   Kind of a tall order, don’t you think?   Typical birthday parties for kids include unlimited soda, chips, tasteless Walmart type cake, and lots of candy in the goodie bags.    Each child probably consumes in excess of 100 grams of sugar!  

master tonicThis post details how to make the Master Tonic and why it is so effective as a homemade, totally natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic remedy. Note that the Master Tonic is not to be confused with the Master Cleanse.

Who needs Tamiflu with all its dangerous side effects when you have the Master Tonic,

Have You Tried Kombucha Tea?

by Sarah Pope MGA Comments: 25Healthy Living

kombucha teaKombucha tea is a traditional Russian drink that is made from fermenting plain black tea and cane sugar. When made with green tea and honey the beverage is called Jun tea.

Both types of fermented tea have been consumed for hundreds of years. Scientific testing in Russia demonstrated fermented tea to be an effective overall body detoxifier through the binding of the organic acids to all manner of toxins present in the body.

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