My Heartburn Journey

This last week I read a blog about the move of the prescription heartburn and GERD medications to over the counter (OTC). I had not really thought about it –the “it” being the warnings given with a prescription drug not moving over to the same medicine OTC. . . . → Read More: My Heartburn Journey

Positive thoughts every night

We are what we think and what we are feeling. . . . → Read More: Positive thoughts every night

Allergy? Hay Fever?

It seems the FDA and some physicians could care less if this happens, as the FDA has been notified that this is a horrible side effect, but they as usual do not care and have not pushed to have a warning put on these OTC medicines that contain cetirizine. . . . → Read More: Allergy? Hay Fever?

Dry Skin Help!

I have little itchy spots and had a very small persistent spot on the top side of my wrist. I was walking through our natural food store the other day just looking for a simple, natural lotion. My eyes see a little bottle of marula oil (brand Acure) on display. . . . → Read More: Dry Skin Help!

Use Apple Cider Vinegar

I have recently used a vinegar- oil solution as a furniture polish. It did wonders on our oak dining wood table and all my oak kitchen cabinets. It cleaned and made them shine. I thought it would end up greasy but it did not—just beautiful. . . . → Read More: Use Apple Cider Vinegar

Recipes from Wellness Mama

I have had a slight cold with a cough that just comes when it wants.  I have not been able to kick it as fast as I have in the past, but I have made it better by using the recipes from Wellness Mama.  I have used these all winter and will not go to . . . → Read More: Recipes from Wellness Mama

Unintended Consequences

Once I read the description of unintended consequences, I thought of other unintended consequences that have affected us recently. . . . → Read More: Unintended Consequences

NuVal® Scores – Believable?

You make the choice. I did. I went with the simple truth product. I really feel this NuVal System is a crock. I am a believer in using and needing saturated fats, not using a lot of sugar, tying to limit my carbs, eating meat, so I already know I will not agree with this system. It is supposedly not driven by any influence by food manufacturers, but when you look at scores of comparable products, there are differences in the nutritional scores for the same ingredients. (Some exceptions) Or coconut – husked which is a wonder food despite the evil reputation given it by the low fat crowd is given a score of 24 while iceberg lettuce gets 94!! . . . → Read More: NuVal® Scores – Believable?

Over the Counter – Side Effects???

As we know, the drug companies are not about fixing the problem, but getting one dependent on their drugs and with it being OTC there is no doctor saying no. . . . → Read More: Over the Counter – Side Effects???

Chocolate better for your teeth than fluoride?

Past research has also shown that the chocolate ingredient theobromine works better than fluoride. When lesions in artificial enamel were treated with theobromine, remineralization occurred at a greater rate than when they were treated with fluoride. . . . → Read More: Chocolate better for your teeth than fluoride?