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All the salt there is

This is a list of many different types of #salt. If you want to learn about which salt you really need and why into more depth, it comes up as #2 in my Pantry Makeover newsletter. Read More

5 Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men

We all know that women’s bodies are different from men, but to what extent do we truly understand how women can take unique preventative measures to live a long and healthy life? Read More

The Role of Health Coaches

Have you ever thought about why rates of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses continue to rise, despite increasing healthcare costs? We tend to normalize illness based on how widespread it is in the United States, but illness is not the normal state of our bodies. Read More

Take the Breakfast Experiment

In the world of modern nutrition, almost everyone is on one diet or another, and people dwell on fats, proteins, and lists of “good” and “bad” foods. Low fat, low carb, Paleo, vegan, Atkins…. Read More

Yes, There’s Plastic in Your Seafood

Researchers have been warning about the dangers of ocean pollution – especially the accumulation of plastic – for decades. However, it is only recently that comprehensive studies have begun to emerge showing just how contaminated life in the ocean has become. Read More

3 Fermented Dairy Projects

Dairy’s got a bit of a bad rap. It may be difficult to digest for some individuals, or even cause them a severe allergic reaction. It is proven to be mucus forming and rather inflammatory, even toxic (casomorphin). However if not overdone, and consumed in it’s more alive form, it can be a fairly good source of nutrients for some. Read More

Does your child have bloated tummy?

If you have noticed it and entertained the thought whether it is or is not ok... it is not. You don’t need more visible proof than that. It means something is not working properly in there. It means there is an imbalance in your child’s gut flora. Read More

Forest Bathing: What It Is and Why It's Healthy

Wellness trends come and go, but we can always look to nature for timeless wisdom that’ll never go out of style. If you’ve taken a walk in the woods lately, you probably know what we mean. Read More

BarBarEats Very Green Dinner with Rice

So, I had these unspecified cravings last two days... they are gone after I served all the greens I had in the house in one dinner. Could those unspecified cravings be cravings for nutrients? Here you go 5 recipes and links for some kitchenware I use. Featuring okura, spinach, komatsuna, bok choy, iceberg letuce, baby leaves, sea vegetables and rice. Read More

4 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Home Environment

Did you know that health is about way more than what is on your plate? That’s right, your relationships, career, level of fitness, and hobbies all contribute to your well-being – it’s what Health Coaches call primary food. Your home environment is no exception! Read More

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