Author Archives: Danielle LeBaron

Progress, Not Perfection: Stay on Your Self-Health Path!

I’ve always been an all-or-nothing kind of person. When I do something, I go ALL in, full throttle. I’ll push myself as hard as I possibly can to finish what I’ve started. This has been a great quality in my life, and I’ve accomplished a lot of difficult goals because of it. However, there’s a problem: the “nothing” in […]

Gardening, Part I: Is It Really Worth It?

My husband recently enjoyed a three-day weekend with the family. As we pondered what to do with our extra time off, I thought about finally starting our garden. We’ve talked about it for three years now but just haven’t found the motivation to get started. After all, a daunting amount of prep goes into a […]

What Does Your Body Mean to You?

I was sitting in my kitchen, eating my post workout snack (Greek yogurt with organic blueberries and strawberries), when a funny question popped in my head. Should I add almonds, even though they’re not my favorite, because food is the fuel for our bodies. Thinking of this instantly brought back a memory from high school. […]

Butter: Delicious and Wonderfully Nutritious

Parents always have fun stories to tell about their kids, and my parents are no exception. In their favorite story about me as a baby, I’m a little Houdini. At not even two-years old, I’d already mastered the art of escaping from my crib at night, no matter what my parents did to keep me […]

Vegetarianism Truly Explained

Meat isn’t good for our bodies. We only ate it in the olden days due to necessity. Now we should eat it sparingly, if at all. Animal products were never meant for human consumption, especially milk and other dairy products. Our bodies cannot digest them properly. Besides, consuming meat and dairy products is cruel to […]

Is Organic Really Any Different Than Nonorganic?

This question recently occurred to me when I was talking to my father-in-law about his garden and organic food. He laughed at me and said, “Organic food makes me laugh. All food is organic, everything uses pesticides. Organic is a scam.” I looked at him, both dumbfounded and perturbed. I know organic is different, and […]

Is My Baby Healthy?

In every language the first words spoken by a woman after delivery are, “Is my baby healthy?” The first words spoken by a woman upon learning that she is pregnant should be, “Am I well nourished?” —“Prenatal Nutrition and Birth Defects,” Mark R. Anderson One of my biggest fears in life has always been, what […]

Buckwheat Pancakes: A Delicious Breakfast That Can Keep Your Heart Pumping

Last September, I had the opportunity to attend Back to School for Doctors 2016, presented by Mark Anderson from Standard Process West. I’d never been to this event before, and all I can say is wow! What I assumed would be a few doctors gathered in a small conference room turned out to be a […]

4 Fallacies of Synthetic Vitamin Consumption

One of my favorite sayings is the famous Mae West quip, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” I love this quote as it applies to my personal life goals and ambitions, not to mention my children. But when I really think about it, I see the danger this kind of thinking can […]

Vitamin Deficiencies: The Real Number One Killer in America

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Heart disease is widely accepted as the number one killer, the leading cause of death in the United States. This conclusion is backed by the Centers for Disease Control and is common knowledge to the average person. But what if it were wrong? What if heart disease is the symptom and not the cause? It […]