Cleansing and Food Choices | Food as medicine

Cleansing and Food: Our food choices and preparations are daily opportunities to: Reduce inflammation decrease our toxic burden and nourish on all levels. What is the ?cleanse trend? all about? Toxicity: Toxic acids are normal by products of cell breakdown. We...

Eco Parent ~ Ask the Experts

In the winter edition of Eco Parent ~?Making Better Holiday Choices Happen, Dr. Heidi Lescanec was a featured contributor for questions asked by the Eco Parent network. Dear Dr. Heidi, I’d like to use coconut sugar and oil to replace regular sugar and butter in...
Back-to-School Brain Fuel!

Back-to-School Brain Fuel!

The most important building blocks for nourishing a child’s brain and nervous system are proteins and fats. More specifically, these are amino acids found in healthy protein sources like wild salmon, featured in one of the following recipes, and good fats,...
How sweet it is? or, is it?!

How sweet it is? or, is it?!

For the first time in our human history, sugar is harder to avoid than it is to obtain. In our not so distant past, sugar was hard to come by – we actually had to work strenuously for it! Today, sugar is a major ingredient for the most consumed beverages,...

10 Tips For Better Feasting

There are several times of year that are often considered “times of overindulgence”. This is particularly the case when it comes to big festive meals where it is common to hear a whining groan that someone feels far beyond stuffed. If this sounds...
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