Don’t Make Another Health Care Decision Until You’ve Seen This

I watched the new movie Bought: The Hidden Story Behind Vaccines, Big Pharma, and Your Food. I’ve not been this excited about a documentary in a long time, since I know this 90 minute story has the ability to awaken people. Especially if you’re a mom. To parents making health care decisions for your children …Read More

GMO Health Risks

GMO Health Risks

What’ s wrong with GMOs? If someone tried to sell you an apple they “grew” in a laboratory—like Dr. Frankenstein’s monster—would you take it home and serve it to your family? Probably not. Especially if you have a non-Franken-apple, grown on a normal tree to eat instead. And even if you did consider buying it, …Read More

I Love Greens

Wonderful Project to Teach Children about Eating Healthy

Healthy Kids Books It’s important to begin teaching children about healthy food at a very young age. Kids begin to form healthy eating habits as young as babies/toddlers. Valya Boutenko is a children’s book author. She writes books that teach children about eating healthy in a fun, inspiring, and engaging way. These beautiful books make great …Read More

growing-up-on-chemicals-sq

Growing Up On Chemicals – Our Children’s Toxic Environment

By Jane Sheppard The scientific advancements of industry and agriculture have brought about the manufacture of over 75,000 synthetic chemicals, with a marked increase in the use of highly toxic pesticides in recent years. No matter where we live, our children are repeatedly exposed to these toxins. Most parents are not aware of the serious …Read More

Vegetable and Fruit Juicing Recipe for Kids

While I was in the middle of writing my recent blog post about fruit juice for kids, I had a wonderful conversation with my friend, Shelly. I could hear Nayelli, her 2 year-old daughter, in the background. “I want more juice!” I asked Shelly about the juice and she said she makes her own fresh …Read More

healthy drinks for kids

Are Fruit Juices Healthy Drinks for Kids?

Last fall the results of a Consumer Reports investigation showed there were disturbing levels of arsenic and lead in apple and grape juices. Inorganic arsenic is a human carcinogen and small amounts of lead can seriously effect physical and mental development. Many kids regularly drink juice, so it may be a big contributor to arsenic …Read More

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy Foods

Kids seem to love artificial, processed food that comes in cleverly marketed, colorful packages. These “fake foods” contain refined or artificial sweeteners, preservatives, colorings, and other chemical compounds to make it taste better or to prolong shelf-life. When kids eat this processed food, their bodies have to deal with the synthetic additives, and it can …Read More