Is There Engine Fuel on Your Almonds??

Is There Engine Fuel On Your Almonds? Find out here.

What – almonds and fuel?  What’s wrong with this picture?

Everything.

Did you know that the “raw almonds” in the grocery store, health food store, or at Costco, are most certainly not raw almonds at all?

And did you know that they are most likely coated with a fuel additive.  Jet engine fuel additive, to be specific.  As in for racing cars and motorcycles.

I know.  I couldn’t believe it either.  Ick.

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Response to Doubters – Still Don’t Think Food Affects Behavior? Read This.

Does Food Affect Behavior? Wondering if there is any science to prove that there is? Check out this post to find out.{This post is a follow up post by Ruth of Paleo Diet Basics. If you missed the first post, Think Food Doesn’t Affect Behavior? You’ve Got to Read This, then you need to check it out.  It went viral and has some fascinating comments.  Here’s Ruth…}

In a Whole New Mom guest post called Think Food Doesn’t Affect Behavior? You’ve Got to Read This, I suggested that food may affect your child’s behavior more that you think. The post resonated with many parents and has been shared over 400,000 times. Some weren’t convinced. This post is for skeptical moms and dads who have kids with behavioral problems.

Dear Mom. Dear Dad.

Your child is suffering.

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Gluten. No Big Deal or Silent Killer?

Gluten: Is the new Gluten-Free Diet just a fad? Or could gluten be killing us all slowly? Come find out.....

Once again I’m behind in getting some good information out to you all, but I sure hope you’ll forgive me.

I’ve been juggling a little too many plates here (personal and professional) and it’s been really hard to stay on top of things.

Anyway, this is just.too.good to let slip by.

I’ve mentioned gluten a little bit here before, but today we’ve diving in to some big deal stuff about this term that’s being talked about a ton these days.

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Healing from Autism, Hypoglycemia, Eczema, and More — Come Find Out How

Heal Your Gut Wmk

As I read that title, I am amazed.

We have made so much progress in our health journey over the past years and months.

Are we completely healed of everything that ails us?

No.

But come read about what we have been healed from–and see how you can join us on this amazing journey.

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Good News, Bad News, and Some Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Your Gut

All Disease Begins in the Gut Course

Digestive health is a big topic these days.

People are talking about digestive enzymes, probiotics, the GAPS, SCD, gluten-free and candida diet.

Truth is, our digestive systems are a big deal and people are starting to pay attention.

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100 Reasons Why Breast is Best – Part Two

Breast is Best Wmk

I mentioned in the First 25 Reasons Why Breast is Best that I started this series to point out the many benefits of breastfeeding aside from it being a food.

There’s been a lot of stir in the whole food community about breastfeeding maybe not being the best option out there.

Here is where this is all coming from….

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Eczema and Food Allergies – Our Story from Despair to Healing – Part One

Eczema. Our son had it bad as an infant. Find out how we made it from awful, itchy, despairing days to a marvelous healing of his skin.

Autism, food allergies, Asperger’s Syndrome, eczema, and chronic fatigue are health issues that my family has dealt with over the past 12 years.

And over the years I’ve repeated a number of stories to friends to

  • connect with others about our life
  • share what might help others as they battle similar issues.

This is one of them.

It’s the story of how our son’s eczema basically terrorized our family for the first year of our life with him.

And how we beat it.  With God’s help.

This is that story.

It was a very tough road, but I hope our trials and what we learned are a blessing to someone else.

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Autism, Anxiety, and A Real Miracle

Fireworks over Lake

 

Over the past four months or so, I’ve shared with you all on Facebook a number of times that my son has been dealing with pretty severe anxiety.   And you all have been very helpful offering recommendations.  Thank you!  If you haven’t “liked” Whole New Mom on Facebook, please do join us.  It’s a very supportive community over there.

You see, my son suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism.  And Asperger’s almost always comingles (goes together) with anxiety.

Over the past 5 months, his anxiety has increased to the point of being well—really bad.  Mainly it’s been anxiety about his life threatening food allergies.

It’s been hard some days to handle it.

To wonder if we can keep going.

To wonder if he’ll get better.

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Surprising Help for a Healthy Home ~ and a Giveaway (NOW CLOSED!) {at The Better Mom}

Apples

 

Here I am again.

Needing to confess.

I don’t do a great job of balancing.

I focus too much on one thing

and not enough on another.

You too?

Do you find yourself spending too much time focusing on healthy recipes and clean living stuff while leaving other important things undone?

Me too.

Come join me over at The Better Mom where I’m sharing about changes I didn’t expect to make in our home.

Sigh.  I wonder if I’ll ever really be a Better Mom.  I think I’m a little better than I was yesterday at least…..

Why You Might Be Missing Me (and Others) on Facebook ~ and What to Do About It!

I love interacting with my readers on my blog, but I also like interacting on Facebook.

(I’m not much of a Twitter gal, so at least for now you probably don’t want to try too hard to keep in touch with me there :-).  What do you think about Twitter, by the way?)

Anyway, I don’t know if you’ve heard about it, but Facebook has made some changes recently that have made it:

  • easier for them to make money 
  • harder for fans to stay in touch with the pages of those whom they “like”