Is Daddy Going to Drink That Poison?

I had a conversation with my four year old son this morning, after he saw a bottle of Mountain Dew on the counter, and it went something like this: SON: Did Daddy bring that home? ME: Yes, he did. SON: Is he going to drink it? ME: Probably. SON (with look of deep concern on [...]

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S.A.D. = S.A.D.

A scary, eye-opening experience happened with me a year ago, last November. I found myself in one of the most severe episodes of PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder) I had ever experienced. My poor, poor little boy was lying on the floor crying and I was screaming right in his face like I was possessed by [...]

Vegan: Doesn’t it make you wonder?

The other day, I accidentally came across a forum for a diet called the Hallelujah Diet. It's a 85% raw, 15% cooked vegan diet. I was just reading the "what is" page for this diet. They quote as part of their evidence, a scripture from the Bible, Genesis 1:29: And God said, Behold, I have given [...]

Saturated, Unsaturated, and Cholesterol

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Most information is referenced in the book. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** Hopefully I am not being redundant by talking about fats again, but I realized there was some great stuff from the book that I hadn't covered in my other [...]

The Virtues of Butter

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** Ah, butter. Don't we all love it? And yet, so many of us stretch it thin, scraping a fraction of a teaspoon on a slice of toast, or drizzling such a tiny amount on our popcorn [...]

Glorious Fats and Cholesterol

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** This is the part of the book that I wish I could quote almost in its entirety and have everyone I know read it. But let me start with a personal experience. When I was a [...]

Nourishing Traditions: Politically Correct Nutrition

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** In America, one person in three dies of cancer, one in three suffers from allergies, one in ten will have ulcers and one in five is mentally ill...one out of five pregnancies ends in miscarriage and [...]