Gluten and–Your Thyroid, Adrenals, Autoimmune Disease, and More. Learn What Women Need to Know

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Everywhere you turn someone is going "gluten-free" and more and more there are gluten-free menus in stores and in restaurants -- hey even McDonald's is getting on the gluten-free bandwagon! And there's a reason for that. More and more gluten is being implicated as a problem. For many people and for many diseases. I'm one of those people. ...Read The Full Post

Is There Engine Fuel on Your Almonds??

Did you know that engine fuel is on most almonds sold in the US? I heard that but didn't believe it at first. Then I did research and found out that it's true. Here's why there might be engine fuel on your almond and what you can do about it.

I'm always interested in what is going on in the food industry, for example with the FDA shutting down probiotics companies and raiding raw milk farms, police squelching lemonade stands, people going to jail for drinking raw milk, and more. Now, there's almonds and engine fuel?  What's wrong with this picture? Everything. Did you know that the "raw almonds" in the grocery store, health ...Read The Full Post

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 ...Read The Full Post

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 ...Read The Full Post

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

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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. ...Read The Full Post

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. ...Read The Full Post

100 Reasons Why Breast is Best – Part Two

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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.... ...Read The Full Post

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 ...Read The Full Post

Autism, Anxiety, and A Real Miracle

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  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 ...Read The Full Post

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


  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 ...Read The Full Post