If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Are you considering tackling the GAPS diet? I always find it helpful to hear about other people’s experience with it. I’ve had several readers ask me to share more testimonial type posts. Today’s post comes to you from a colleague [...]


7 Essential Summer Remedies

by lydia on June 3, 2014

Summer Time

Unfortunately summertime adventures bring their fair share of bumps, bruises, minor burns and lacerations. Be prepared to comfort and sooth the hard knocks of summer fun with these 7 effective and affordable natural remedies. In addition to your normal first aid kit, keeping these items on hand will equip you to remedy the situation naturally. [...]

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How To Heal Your Gut In 5 Steps

by lydia on June 2, 2014

How To Heal Your Gut In 5 Steps

More and more, people today are on a mission to heal their gut. We now know that the gut is the seat of our immunity, 80-90% of our immune system is in our gut. About 95% of our neurotransmitters are made in our gut. We also know how critical of a role our gut flora [...]


Eleuthero Tincture - Increase Energy

Let’s face it, pretty much everyone these days is looking for a way to increase their energy. Why else would all the grocery stores fill bins by the check-out with ‘energy’ shots? As well as the mini coolers right at the end of each check-out line with heavily caffeinated sodas and drinks? And why would [...]


Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Wardeh at GNOWFGLINS asked me to share a little bit about about inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. Today, I’ve shared more information over at her site GNOWFGLINS. Head on over and read more! Natural Healing for IBD: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis   Do you suffer with Ulcerative Colitis or know anyone [...]



Did you know you could actually help improve your digestion -through your feet? Yep, it’s true and it’s called reflexology. A study with which I’ve been fascinated by for many years. In fact, more than 15 years ago I searched locally for a center to learn reflexology in hopes of becoming a reflexologist myself and [...]

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Should I Try Juicing?

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER** THE WINNER IS CHRISTINE TARDIFF – CONGRATULATIONS! Perhaps you’ve heard that juicing is a super healthy thing to do and are on the fence about getting started. Maybe, you even watched the documentary; ‘Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead’ and decided by golly I’ve gotta start juicing. If you are still asking [...]


Is Stress Making You Fat?

by lydia on May 16, 2014

Is Stress Making You Fat?

Are you someone who is looking to shed a few pounds or more? Perhaps you have a muffin top you can’t get rid of no matter how clean you eat, or how much you exercise. There is often so much focus on the role of diet and exercise in weight loss that a key piece [...]


Power-Up Your Morning Smoothie

by lydia on May 13, 2014

Powered Up Smoothie

Smoothies are all the rage nowadays. Fixing up a smoothie for breakfast is an easy, yet healthy way to kick start your day. I love smoothies for so many reasons. One reason…. I can load them up with some powerful healing foods (and even sneak them into my kids).  I love to Power-Up all of [...]


Gallbladder Foods

Gallbladder issues are very common these days. Every time I run my Heal Your Gut course, a large number of participants have had major gallbladder symptoms or even had their gallbladder removed. A big reason why this is the case actually has to do with the overwhelming amount of toxins your poor liver has to [...]