Natural Wellness


Just this week I’ve heard of two kids who were prescribed antibiotics for virus related symptoms. I seriously wanted to hunt down these doctors/clinics/idiots and freak the freak out on them. Why in all that is healthy would someone who has clearly gone through major medical training prescribe something that even I can understand as completely ineffective? Believe me, I know antibiotics–I used to be the Antibiotic Queen....

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A friend and I were talking last week and she confessed she cheated a bit on her weight loss program because she made cookies to bring to a gathering and had a hard time staying out of the cookie dough. It sucks to feel deprived when trying to adjust to a healthier lifestyle but I’m convinced every recipe can be tweaked with clean and healthy ingredients without sacrificing taste. Okay, they may not taste exactly the same but in...

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If you’ve ever talked to me more than once in your life, there’s a good chance I’ve told you about probiotics. I swear they are the holy grail. I know, I know. You don’t want to have to remember to take one more supplement. But what if I told you you could drink them? I attended two events this past week that just solidified why fermented foods should always be on the grocery list and part of our everyday diet....

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{Photo credit: Alex Jones/Unsplash} If you are like most people I know, as the seasons change, so does the amount of tissue, eye drops, and over-the-counter medication you use. Believe me, I’ve been there! When I moved to Kansas City–almost 18 years ago!–I noticed every spring and fall, I would get a bad cold. Or so I thought it was a cold. I realized after the first couple of years that I, all of a sudden, had...

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