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“Poo Tips” For Adults & Children

Have you ever wondered how often you should poo, or if your poo was healthy? Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little intrigued… How often we use our bowels and what our poo looks like tells us a lot about our general health…

How To Protect Your Child’s Physical, Mental & Emotional Health

So many mothers express frustration over children… Who aren’t exercising enough Wont read books May be over weight but undernourished because they self-limit their diet Are stressed or unhappy The good news is there is so much that we can do to protect our child’s health and nurture their minds and bodies. “I can’t do everything,…

5 Fabulous Fermented Drink Recipes

  Now I want to share with you some recipes for fermented drinks… For those of you who have no idea why we’re excited about fermented foods and drinks please see my previous post Why the Heck Would I Ferment Foods? and consider this inexpensive way to boost your intake of highly beneficial probiotics. …But before…

What Drives Allergies, Asthma & Digestive Problems?

What if I could share with you some of the lifestyle habits or choices we make that may impact our child’s (and our own) immune strength and digestive power — would you be intrigued?   Since turning my attention to the risk factors that make children susceptible to allergies, eczema, asthma and developmental delays I…

8 Foods That Feed Your Brain

In Tips to Grow Your Brain we talked about simple things we can do to keep our brain as “sharp as a tack.” There are also many different types of food we can eat that support the health of the brain and the nervous system. Here are eight types of food I’d recommend eating regularly…

Tips to Grow Your Brain!

For decades we have been led to believe that the human brain deteriorates with age. My own mother spends countless hours each week doing crosswords and puzzles through fear, she says, “of losing her marbles.” There is good news though. Research now shows that our brain and nervous system are not rigid or unchanging like…

2 Delicious, Healthy Recipes The Kids Will Beg You For

Zucchini Fritters These little fritters are FABULOUS. They are ideal for dinner and make wonderful leftovers for lunch boxes, the extras however rarely last until lunch time the next day! Alternatively you could make the batter the night before and fry the fritters in the morning and serve them with an egg. INGREDIENTS 3 medium grated…

Research Reveals We’re Only 10% Human

A little boy’s father was confined to his bed with influenza and his wife had been very busy sterilizing all his dishes. “Why do you do that, Mummy?” “Because dear, Daddy has germs and the germs get on the dishes he uses. I boil the dishes and that kills the germs. The little boy reflected…

Study Links Probiotics To Stress Reduction

In a 2011 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that probiotics seemed to blunt physiological stress responses of mice, and also lowered their levels of stress hormone, compared with mice not fed probiotics. In last week’s post, “Is Your Gut Making You Feel Unhealthy, Paranoid or Stressed Out?” we…