Conventional Medicine vs. Naturopath

In the last six months, my husband has developed rheumatoid arthritis.  He is 45, reasonably healthy, not overweight and the rheumatoid arthritis hit him like a mack truck.

A little back story; my husband started noticing joint pain in his thumbs and shoulder about 6 months ago.  When he told his conventional doctor, the doctor . . . → Read More: Conventional Medicine vs. Naturopath

Bee Pollen, an all inclusive health benefit.

In the family of the last article we posted on , Allergy? Hay Fever?,  the subject of bee pollen came up as a remedy for seasonal allergies.

What is bee pollen?  “Honeybees flit flower to flower collecting hundreds, sometimes millions of pollen grains from a single flower that adhere to the tiny hairs on the . . . → Read More: Bee Pollen, an all inclusive health benefit.

Frustration leads to….

Frustration: the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something. an event or circumstance that causes one to have a feeling of frustration. the prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something.

Frustration can lead to many other “tion” words. Procrastination, aggravation, irritation being a few.  Holding . . . → Read More: Frustration leads to….

Cured vs. Uncured Meat; Does it Really Matter?

Curing meat has been around since the 3rd century B.C., the processes from then compared to today are what makes the question “Does it Really Matter?” valid.

The origin of meat curing can be traced back to the third century BC, when Cato recorded careful instructions for the dry curing of hams. As early as . . . → Read More: Cured vs. Uncured Meat; Does it Really Matter?

A Reflection of Self

The dog is a reflection of your energy, of your behavior. You have to ask, ‘What am I doing?’ That’s the right question to ask.

Cesar Millan

Watching an episode of Cesar 911, I was struck with the amount of helping people he does versus the helping of dogs. While he is called the Dog . . . → Read More: A Reflection of Self

Procrastination = Ridiculous

I have a phobia of dentistry; not dentists but the actual job of dentistry.  I fear the drilling, scraping and cleaning and the paying for said things. This phobia has caused me to procrastinate in making a much needed dental appointment for approximately 18+ years.  Ridiculous, I know.

Recently, I had a back molar . . . → Read More: Procrastination = Ridiculous

Dandelion Root, Leaves and Flower, all good for our bodies

In researching herbs that can increase energy, I was surprised to see dandelion on the list.  As I did further research, I was also surprised that this “weed” was beneficial from the root to the flower.

The root and leaves are full of essential vitamins like A, C, D and B complex as well as . . . → Read More: Dandelion Root, Leaves and Flower, all good for our bodies

Walnut Oil

Continuing my research into alternative oils, Walnut oil may be the best of the best.  Walnuts, as outlined by Gary at, are the nut with the highest nutritional value.  Their oil is also the highest in nutritional value, of all the nut oils.

Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B-1, B-2, and B-3, Vitamin-E . . . → Read More: Walnut Oil

Brazil Nut Oil: Good for you inside and out

The benefits of Brazil Nut oil are amazing.  Like other nut oils, the oil doesn’t need to be processed, it is wonderful for you inside and out in its pure form.

Brazil nuts are packed full of nutrients. Packed full of vitamin E, selenium, mono-unsaturated fat and manganese.  They have a high caloric count but . . . → Read More: Brazil Nut Oil: Good for you inside and out

Macadamia Nut Oil

I have a new super food for you! Macadamia Nut Oil is fast becoming the new olive oil. Obviously, derived from the macadamia nut, this oil has benefits that compare and surpass the olive oil.

Macadamia Nut Oil is higher in monounsaturated fats than olive oil, 11 grams per tablespoon compared to the 9.8 grams . . . → Read More: Macadamia Nut Oil