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Are BPA Free Plastics Safe?

How many moms of toddlers do we have here? With you ladies I wanted to share why I don't use plastic sippy cups for my daughter. As I explained to you before, many plastics contain endocrine disrupting chemicals and they can be especially hard on children!  Here is an alternative you'll want to order today!

The Importance of Vitamin D

Although we call it a vitamin, Vitamin D isn’t really a vitamin at all. Vitamins are substances the body requires in small amounts it cannot make and must be supplied by food you eat. However, humans can make Vitamin D with exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D interacts with more than 30 different tissues in the body and affects more than 1,000 genes! In other words, it’s important for your whole body!

Make Nut Milks Yourself

We recently talked about health issues associated with the consumption of cow’s milk, and many of you have asked me about alternatives. Organic, unsweetened coconut milk and almond milk in the stores seem like great products at first, but are they really as “healthy” as people believe?

Health Comes From The Gut

How many of you guys had a feeling that something felt wrong about your health or the way you feel? When you go to the doctor they just do regular blood draw or check your thyroid maximum and send you home telling you that you are fine? You know you are eating healthy and your lifestyle is pretty good but some stubborn symptoms like acne, fatigue or mood swings dont go away. Lots of times the root of the problem is in your gut junctions so even the healthiest food can still cause the inflammation.

Blackberries For Beauty

I love, love them and can’t imagine my day without them! If I can’t get fresh berries I use berries from my freezer to add to smoothies and other healthy treats! Today I wanted to share with you the health benefits of blackberries. They are amazing!