Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Corn, and Wheat Can Cause Serious Health Effects due to Mycotoxin Contamination

So many children and adults are allergic to peanuts and wheat it is incredible. After many years of researching this topic I realized that these so-called allergies may not necessary be to the food itself but to toxic compounds on the food. As it turns out, many people fall violently ill after consuming certain grains and nuts because they are reacting to the…

Do You Have Holes in Your Gut Leaking Out Toxins Into Your Bloodstream?

By Dr. Mercola – Source – Mercola.com Leaky gut is a condition that occurs due to the development of gaps between the cells (enterocytes) that make up the membrane lining your intestinal wall. These tiny gaps allow substances such as undigested food, bacteria and metabolic wastes, that should be confined to your digestive tract, to…

Water-Damaged Buildings, Environmental Toxins and Your Health – Video Interview

Over the last few years without warning I found myself diving deep into the world of environmental toxins, multiple chemical sensitivity, mycotoxin illness, fibromyalgia, memory loss and chronic fatigue syndrome.  Because these issues have affected me personally and many around me, I have become a passionate speaker and advocate for exposing the dangers of environmental toxins and the…

What does Organic, Cage Free, Grass Fed, All Natural & other Food labeling Really Mean?

Source: Environmental Working Group Confused by food labeling? Not sure what to buy or what is better for you?  Check out the labeling guide below. Cage-freeCertified HumaneFarmed FishFree-range Grass-fedHormone-free/No extra hormonesLean/Extra LeanNatural No Nitrates/NitritesOrganicPasture-raisedProcessed Meats rBGH-freeSaturated FatSodium Nitrate/nitrite-freeWild-caught/Wild Fish Cage-free The term refers to hens that are not raised in cages, but it does not…

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2014 List of Recommended Organic Foods, Snacks & Food Based Supplements Part 1

You know what is hard? Walking into a store without any knowledge of what true, healthy and natural food should look like and ending up purchasing something that is bad for you. Over the years I have given many supermarket chaperone classes and taught people in my local community how to shop for healthy foods.…

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My List of Must Read Books For Optimal Health & Wellness

So you want to get healthy and are wondering where to start?  The best way to get healthy is to educate yourself via good books and documentaries.  Below I will share some of the many books that adorn my bookshelves at home and books that I have read throughout the years. I know it is…

New Stomach ‘Superbug’ Still Affecting the U.S and Other Countries – How to Stay Healthy

People who like to eat out and spend a lot of time in malls, shopping centers and public places and or schools, beware, as we are still not finished with a nasty superbug that came to America earlier this year.  Perhaps you never heard, but there is a new superbug in the form of a supped…

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The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

We all have our own version of a medicine cabinet.  For some, having a medicine cabinet means opening up a bathroom cabinet whilst bottles upon bottles of prescription drugs fall out. For others (I fall into this category) it means herbal tinctures, glycerites, supplements, oils and tea! My medicine cabinet is an amazing collection of…

What Every Pediatrician & Parent Should Know about the Health Issues Associated with Mold/Mycotoxins

This is a must read report that every pediatrician and parent should know about health issues associated with exposures to Mycotoxins.  If your child is suffering from asthma, constant rashes, epilepsy, migraines, respiratory infections, memory loss, ADHD or a host of other health issues and you don’t know why, you need to read this. Read the full…

Your Brain Controls More Than You Think – Discussion on Adrenal Fatigue, Stress and Disease Part 1

ADRENAL FATIGUE is connected to excessive stress, anxiety and trauma, when your adrenals are fatigued they disallow the ‘fight/flight’ hormone, adrenalin, which assists the important stress controlling hormone CORTISOL, which is located in the endocrine system of the brain.  Excessive stress that is not dealt with will slowly begin to weaken the immune system. KEY WORDS TO…