Vitamin D Supplementation

Vitamin D is often referred to as our universal guardian, but can require supplementation since it is nearly impossible to get adequate amounts from diet alone. It is also known as the “sunshine vitamin” because it can be synthesized in the skin from exposure to sunlight. Many people are not…

Shopping for Healthy Meals on a Budget

Do you find that eating healthy can be expensive? Fortunately there a 2 great options for low cost healthy, non-GMO, organic foods. I have discovered that enjoying deep discounts also comes with the added bonus of home delivery. And the best part: there are now delicious options that can help…

3 Ways to Use Essential Oils

Are you curious about all the buzz surrounding essential oils? There’s a very good reason for their growing popularity; essential oils (EOs) are a great tool in your home collection of natural wellness options. When used properly, they are very safe, and remarkably fun and effective. First let’s take a…

Alternative Natural Sweeteners

From an immunity perspective, sugar has been shown to diminish the ability of white blood cells to engulf and delete unwanted compounds. This effect occurs within less than thirty minutes after consuming the sugar and lasts for over five hours. If you, like me, enjoy baking or sweetened yogurt, there…

My Favorite Immune Supplement

Truth: I have many favorites. But elderberry is clearly on the very top of my list. My initial experience with elderberries was as a food in the form of syrup. I used it as a flavoring for plain yogurt, as pancake syrup and in place of honey. These are simple…

Probiotics and Immunity

Approximately 70% of your immune system resides in your gut, and probiotics (good bacteria) are at the heart of its activity. This area of immune artillery is referred to as your gut microbiota. A balancedpresence of probiotics strongly influences immune system function, strengthens the stomach’s protective barrier lining, and decreases…

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