Can Toothpaste Save the Earth?

Bite is making it happen, bit by bit.  The newest tablet is here, and no, it’s not an Apple product. It’s toothpaste!  Bite is revolutionizing the way we brush our teeth by switching out tubes of paste for glass jars of dry tablets. Unlike the titans of the fluoride industry, this toothpaste company is creating…

Comparing the Top Trending Mood Supplements

It’s time we had “the talk” about vitamin supplements. It’s well-known that micronutrients and minerals give our body the tools it needs to function optimally. When we receive the proper amount of nutrients, our immune system can ward off illnesses, we feel well-rested, our brain functions properly, and our bones stay strong. When we don’t…

Intermittent Fasting: An Eating Disorder in Disguise?

Intermittent Fasting: An Eating Disorder in Disguise? Experts claim this new trend increases life longevity and decreases waist size. By now you’ve heard of the diet that’s taking over America- intermittent fasting. Under this mindset, we eat what we like, then we fast a little in between, and the pounds whittle away. From Jennifer Anniston’s…

What Kind of Soap Should You Be Using?

The anti-bacterial label may not be as important as you think. While we don’t have a ton of information about the coronavirus, experts can all agree on one thing: you need to wash your hands.  Washing your hands often with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds, has been proven to help cut down…

The Dangers of Diet Soda

Studies link this low-cal beverage to untimely and chunkier deaths. We’ve been asking the question for over a decade: Is diet soda bad for us? Science seems to keep answering: yes!  Numerous studies have linked these low-calorie beverages to increased risk of heart conditions, brain conditions, liver problems, and metabolic issues. Okay, we already kind…

Are your hair products exposing you to dangerous chemicals?

Here’s what some hair companies might not want you to know.  Raise your hand if you like smelling and looking clean. Now raise your hand if you’re willing to be exposed to chemicals associated with asthma, allergies, neurodevelopmental problems, and even cancer every time you use your personal care products.  We’re not either.  Yet according…

Keeping A Diary Can Improve Mental Health

We found a natural alternative to newfound stress! With the world in literal uproar, Americans are facing peak stress levels.  To learn just how deep this stress is rooted, the University of Connecticut just published a study to find out exactly how Americans are coping with COVID-19 stress. Turns out, the answer is “not so…

Natural DIY Bug Spray (That Works & Doesn’t Cause Cancer)

So it’s a well known fact that spraying your body with harsh chemicals is a bad idea.  But when it comes to mosquitoes and the newly domestic threat of Zika virus, sometimes the pros can outweigh the cons.  With summer approaching and many of us spending more time outdoors, here is a DIY Natural Bug…

5 Ways To Help Your Body Eliminate Acne Naturally

If you’ve struggled with moderate to severe acne, your search for relief could seem endless. We know because we’ve been there ourselves. Long nights on the internet, long days waiting in the doctor’s office, yet it seems like nothing is working… Thanks to our dedicated research team, we’ve created a list of 5 ways to…

Toxic Popcorn

Microwave popcorn is a popular snack, and is often a big part of after-school homework sessions, mid-day break-room microwaves and family movie nights. Unfortunately, research shows that the bags microwave popcorn comes in are almost always laced with toxic PFAS chemicals — which can lead to devastating health effects. Organizations like WashPIRG are valiantly pushing to…

My Son’s Experience With Micronutrients

Shared by J. M., Mom, Seattle, WA “I am sharing this story in case there are other parents out there who are struggling with a child who exhibits aggressive, irrational behavior on a regular basis.  If anyone is looking for a research-backed alternative to meds that addresses the root cause, then read on. My oldest…

Natural Headache and Migraine Relief

If you have suffered from headaches or migraines for long, you can relate to the feeling of impending doom that sets in when you feel one coming on. Knowing that you have to solider on while it feels like bricks are bashing you about the head and neck is much easier said than done.  Some…

New ADHD Research: Micronutrient Therapy Effective for Children

Researchers from the University of Otago, the University of Canterbury, the Canterbury District Health Board and Oregon Health & Science University have been studying micronutrients and their effect on pediatric ADHD, specifically researching a micronutrient supplement produced by Hardy Nutritionals®, called Daily Essential Nutrients. The researchers recently published their findings Oct. 2, 2017, in the Journal…

Healing without Hurting: Treating Disorders Naturally and Effectively

Healing without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful Medications Oh how we love this book, available on Amazon, written by Jennifer Kozek. Jennifer Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating Evan bio-medically, along…

Micronutrient Therapy “May Replace Ritalin” For ADHD

A recent double-blind trial proves a clinical micronutrient treatment is a safe and effective alternative to ADHD drugs. While there are a number of ADHD treatments available for both adults and children, it is unusual to see the words “double-blind study” and “stimulant-free” associated with one. Daily Essential Nutrients, a clinical micronutrient supplement available worldwide…

Seasonal Affective Disorder: It’s Not Just About Vitamin D

Holiday cheer and hot cocoa may bring happiness and joy for millions of Americans, but for a large percentage of the population, it also means Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) rears its ugly head. While the holiday season is over for this year, many people are still struggling with the “Winter Blues” and hoping for summer….

How Some Doctors Are Letting Us Down

It starts like this: a mom and her very hyper, very active son walk into a pediatric clinic.  He is bouncing off the walls, asking tons of questions and incessantly begging for her to take him toy shopping when they are done. It is important to note that he ate eggs, strawberries and toast for breakfast,…

Research Shows that Nutrition Matters More Than You Might Think

Clinical psychologist, Julia Rucklidge, delivers an enlightening TED talk on the importance of nutrition and it’s role in mental health. Dr. Rucklidge, of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, has spent many years studying micronutrient therapies and their effect on mood and mental health. Dr. Rucklidge teaches us that despite many pharmaceutical medications on the market, mental…

Are Your Kids’ Diets Lacking in Nutrients? (Yes)

Are Your Kids’ Diets Lacking in Nutrients?  (Yes) Every day, many parents around the world work hard to provide their children with healthy diets, full of vitamins and minerals.  But have you ever analyzed your children’s daily intake to see what they might be lacking?  While the Institute of Medicine has provided the RDA (recommended daily allowance), studies…

Awesome Kid-Friendly Science Videos

If you’re looking for some kid-friendly science videos, look no further.  We have compiled our favorites right here.  Enjoy! Check out this color test science video! Your eyes and brain are pretty amazing! What if you stopped drinking water?  Find out! Can you trust your ears?  Can you believe the things you hear? Find out! How…

What’s Going On With Flintstones Vitamins?

Flinstones vitamins proudly claim to be “pediatrician’s number one choice.” But should they be? Produced by the global pharmaceutical corporation Bayer, this brand actually contains a shocking barrage of interesting ingredients, to say the least.  These cartoon-backed vitamins our mothers gave us and some of us give our children contain some crazy stuff: Aspartame: (Seriously?…

Black Dog Named Depression

This video is a great way to understand depression and the way it can affect lives.  Does your depression follow you around the way a stray dog can follow you around?  Imagine if that dog followed you everywhere, and never let you enjoy your life.  Akin to having a rain cloud of depression over your…

My Son’s Experience Using Micronutrients To Improve Mood, Aggression

Shared by J. M., Mom, Seattle, WA “I am sharing this story in case there are other parents out there who are struggling with a child who exhibits aggressive, irrational behavior on a regular basis.  If anyone is looking for a research-backed alternative to meds that addresses the root cause, then read on. My oldest…

6 Depression Beating Strategies

Six Depression-Beating Strategies 1. Try Something New: Envision Change Part of being depressed means lacking the motivation to try new things.  MindBodyGreen.com says we need to envision how we’ll feel after the task at hand.  Whether we need motivation to simply get up in the morning, or just to get through the day, focusing on the light…

Natural Healing Herbs For PMDD

Looking for alternative natural treatments for PMDD, or Pre-menstrual Dysphoric Disorder? Do you suffer from 1-2 weeks per month of uncontrollable mood swings that seem to coincide with your menstrual cycle? If so, you are not alone, and you could have PMDD.  Statistics show as many as 10% of women may currently suffer from PMDD…