The truth about synthetic vs. natural fibers – bamboo is sneaky!

I used to love watching Mr. Rogers shows about how crayons, macaroni, and erasers are made - those episodes are classic!  --- but there are so many things and manufacturing processes I wonder about.  I heard Stephen Ezell of http://www.mygreenrefills.com speak, and he shared the reasons we need to continue to choose natural fiber textiles, … Continue reading The truth about synthetic vs. natural fibers – bamboo is sneaky!

Laundry detergent is killing you slowly. Not your mother’s washing machine…

Before we get into this, let's state the price.  That's what we all need to know!  Switch your toxic laundry detergent to a safe alternative for $13, right now.  The toxic Arm & Hammer jug, of 128 loads-worth of detergent costs $12.  The Laundry Wash from http://www.MyGreenFills.com of 50 loads-worth costs $12.95 to start, and … Continue reading Laundry detergent is killing you slowly. Not your mother’s washing machine…

Going Analog – Balancing Convenience with Health

How analog can I go in 2018?  And why would I ever want to?  Am I nuts? In the picture above, Chip, from the 2018 sitcom "Living Biblically," prepares to live the following day without his smartphone.  Into his glamorous fanny pack and onto his body he dons the analog counterparts which the smartphone has … Continue reading Going Analog – Balancing Convenience with Health

Vitamin K “Shot” At Birth – Cost vs. Benefit

The vitamin K "shot" is routinely given at birth for a few reasons described in Joette Calabrese's post.  But as she writes, the costs or risks rarely justify the use of the vitamin K shot.  Many people don't realize that it is even given at birth, though the practice began in the 1960s.  It is … Continue reading Vitamin K “Shot” At Birth – Cost vs. Benefit

High-Dose Vitamin C Supports the Body regardless of condition & severity

Typically when we think about vitamin C we also think of scurvy.  We may think of scurvy as a disease of past centuries; however, there are many cases of subclinical scurvy today.  If you see someone's gums become red around the edges, especially during an illness, it could be a first sign of scurvy.  But beyond … Continue reading High-Dose Vitamin C Supports the Body regardless of condition & severity

Health Emergencies – Educate Yourself, Be Confident, and Be Prepared!

As I've been learning more and more throughout my health journey, I've realized that there are many areas in which we need to educate ourselves and also do a few things to prepare ourselves or our children for any emergency health crisis that may present. Who Will Make Health Decisions if You Aren't Able? In … Continue reading Health Emergencies – Educate Yourself, Be Confident, and Be Prepared!

Vaccine Information Resources

Vaccines are incredibly complex, in their composition, mechanism, and behavior once injected into the body.  Did you know that vaccines contain ingredients like peanuts (another peanut link), soy, casein, and latex (can you think of anyone that has allergies to these?  I can!!)  Did you know that vaccines also have ingredients like aluminum, mercury and formaldehyde? … Continue reading Vaccine Information Resources