Breast Milk (Liquid Gold) Breast Milk is the milk produced by the mammary glands (breasts) of a human woman used to feed her infant child. Mothers Milk provides nutritional benefits and protects your child against infection and disease, it’s the primary source of food for an infant until their digestion system matures and they can... Continue Reading →
What’s in your Babys Mouth?
All pacifiers and teethers are not created equal and if you are a new parent the last thing you want your baby sucking on is a bunch of toxic estrogenic chemicals. You would think that the cute blue pacifiers that most hospitals send you home with were of superior quality to the ones in the... Continue Reading →
What is in your baby’s mouth?
Rooting and sucking reflexes are a natural phenomenon that causes a baby to put everything in their mouth during infancy. Rooting reflex: This reflex is seen when the baby’s cheek is stroked. The infant turns towards the side where he/she was stroked and exhibits sucking actions.Suck reflex: The baby makes a sucking motion when the... Continue Reading →
Vitamin C, Pregnancy, Birth & Nursing Mothers
Vitamin C, Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers From my series I wrote on Vitamins and Minerals for Optimal Health The RDA, recommended daily allowance for pregnant woman is 85... Continue Reading →
Put the lime in the….
The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the palm tree family and the only living species of the genus Cocos. The term "coconut" (or the archaic "cocoanut") can refer to the whole coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which botanically is a drupe, not a nut. The name comes from the old Portuguese and Spanish word... Continue Reading →
Super-foods and Natures Antibiotics: Echinacea
Echinacea purpurea (Purple coneflower) Echinacea is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family, Asteraceae. The Echinacea genus has nine species, which are commonly called purple coneflower or American coneflower. It is endemic to eastern and central North America and thrives in moist dry prairies and open woodlands. Echinacea is a perennial... Continue Reading →
Super-foods and Natures Antibiotics: Garlic
Garlic is a species in the onion family also known as Ali, Ajo, Allii, Sativi Bulbus, Allium, Allium sativum, Camphor of the Poor, Da Suan, Lasun, Lasuna, Nectar of the Gods, Poor Man’s Treacle, Rason, Rust Treacle & Stinking Rose. Garlic contains a powerful medicinal compound called Allicin, allicin is unstable and can be reduced... Continue Reading →
Leave that fever alone
Treating a fever naturally with superfoods and natural antibiotics I grew up in a home without Tylenol, Motrin, Aspirin or any other over the counter medications in the medicine cabinet. My mother took a very holistic approach to everything she did. She never gave us cough medicine or fever-reducing medications when we were sick, instead... Continue Reading →
Super-foods and Natures Antibiotics: Turmeric
Turmeric Root Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. It has a warm, peppery and bitter flavor with a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, it has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. It’s best... Continue Reading →
Those Pesky Parabens
This is from a series I wrote about many different types of endocrine disrupting chemicals. To find out what the hell an endocrine disruptor is click on the Link highlighted in blue. Parabens are a class of preservatives widely used to prevent bacteria growth since the 1950’s, commonly found in cosmetics, personal care products and... Continue Reading →