5 Tips to Cool the Fires of Inflammation

Are you taking into account the inflammatory potential of foods? Like many of the symptoms we see with illness or injury, inflammation is an effort by the body to heal or protect itself from further damage. A cut becomes inflamed, increasing blood flow to the area, thus providing nourishment and cells that alleviate the damage … Continue reading 5 Tips to Cool the Fires of Inflammation

Nutrients to overcome the most insidious toxin in autism?

In the autism world, parents are constantly dealing with protecting children from toxins. The detoxification processes of those with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) tend to be severely compromised. In combination with a leaky gut and weak blood brain barrier, the growing toxic burden leaves these children vulnerable to “brain allergies” or sensitivities that result in … Continue reading Nutrients to overcome the most insidious toxin in autism?

Get your greens. Just get them clean & with fat!

     You probably heard the scaremongering headlines this week:  “CDC says LEAFY GREENS are the highest source of food borne illness.” But before you remove kale and lettuce from your diet, please consider that the health benefits far outweigh the dangers, and you can easily rid yourself of any bugs added to your greenery … Continue reading Get your greens. Just get them clean & with fat!

Homemade Produce Wash

1 gallon of water 1/4 cup of apple cider or white vinegar 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide 2 Tablespoons of sea salt or Himalayan salt 5 drops of grapefruit seed extract (This is not essential, but adds to the disinfectant power of your wash, and can be found at health food stores or on-line. Do … Continue reading Homemade Produce Wash