Category Archives: Guest Bloggers

Right Under Your Nose:
How Fragrance May Be Affecting Your Health

Ah, the olfactory pleasures that the holidays bring! Sweet, spicy cinnamon and clove. Fresh, invigorating peppermint. Pungent, earthy pine. These are a few of my favorite things. I also love the aroma of freshly cut grass and the ocean’s briny perfume. Our sense of smell is primal and is strongly tied to memory and emotion. […]

9 Great Ideas for Kids’ School Lunches

Dealing with kids’ food, especially pre-schoolers, can be overwhelming. Whatever you think is healthy is not necessarily what their taste buds want. As a stay at home dad, I have lots of questions about parenting. So I started my own blog! Parental Questions is a great resource for parents. But my biggest worry is whether […]

Surviving the Pandemic in Holistic Style:
Beef Up Your Body and Health at Home

The coronavirus outbreak caught us all off guard. No one was prepared for what 2020 had in store for us, including how it’s affected not only our work but also our lifestyle and diet. With the lockdowns happening all over the world, poverty and malnutrition are simultaneously on the rise. I decided I would use […]

Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Buy Organic Produce

As we keep trending toward healthy eating, organic fruits and vegetables are becoming increasingly popular. However, while most of us recognize the benefits of superior nutrition, fewer of us actually make the commitment of incorporating organic food into our diets, even though it would make a big difference in our personal health and the health […]

Mindfulness for Students

Young people today are presented with a range of challenges outside the classroom. Even though life presents unique obstacles to each generation—and always has—students today are confronting an entirely new set of challenges, including social media overload and cyberbullying. As a result, rates of anxiety and depression are rising among students all over the world. How can […]

Time to Clear the Air:
Myths and Realities of Indoor Air Quality

The air we breathe. We take it for granted, really—it’s just there. But when the air is bad, as it has been here in Colorado lately due to forest fires, we realize just how vital good air is for our health, day in and day out. Even if there aren’t any forest fires near you, […]

Men in Kitchens:
4 Minutes to a Perfect Poached Egg

When I cowrote Men in Kitchens: A Good Day to Dine Hard, I deliberately steered far away from poached eggs. For years, I believed that the wonderfully gooey and dynamic delights of poached eggs were out of reach. Whenever I tried, the eggs became a sticky soup of yolk and whites stuck to whatever duct-taped […]

Exercise and Diet vs. Chronic Disease

“The evidence is overwhelming that physical activity and diet can reduce the risk of developing numerous chronic diseases…and in many cases, in fact, reverse existing disease.” This quote is from an amazing 2005 article published in the Journal of Applied Physiology titled “Effects of Exercise and Diet on Chronic Disease.” In it, authors Christian Roberts […]

Can Music Improve Mental Health?

Music has been known to have positive psychological effects. At German Neuroscience Center in Dubai, a leading neurology center, we make sure to implement different techniques and strategies that help our patients cope with mental health illnesses. A 2016 study found that music can boost your mood and well-being even as it reduces stress levels. […]

3 Easy Lifelong Health Habits You Can Start Right Now

At the beginning of the year we started a fitness challenge with my husband’s family. There were four daily metrics: a minimum step count, a water intake goal, a 20-minute workout, and no refined white sugar in any form—no fructose (combination of fructose and glucose), no fructose corn syrup, no brown sugar (made by adding […]

3 Things Your Kids Can Do in the Garden

With all of the modern technology kids have now, they can forget about what’s going on outside far too easily. However, a great way to lure them into nature is giving them fun activities to do in the garden. There are many simple tasks they would enjoy that wouldn’t feel like boring chores. (If you […]

How to Supplement Positive Thinking

My friend Cheryl was recently diagnosed with cancer. She has undergone radiation treatment but is supplementing that with a boon of positive thinking. Cheryl sent me links to some podcasts and videos on the mind-body connection, and I listened to a doctor discuss how the power of positive thinking may be a factor in unexplained […]

It just GOT REAL:
Defeating the Monster of Immune Depression

For twenty years the entire raw milk community has been preaching about the immune system benefits of raw milk and raw dairy products. The FDA and CDC has suppressed us. Mainstream media has scorned us. Industry has done everything possible to make sure that raw milk is cut off in the markets, in the legislature, […]

The Party is Over—Time for Americans to Rebuild Their Health

I think it is important to see what is really happening in the real world of conscious people who know the critical importance of a healthy immune system and the gut biome. Clearly the FDA and CDC don’t. We all totally agree that social distancing and hand washing are important, but where is the CDC […]

The Safety of Modern Raw Milk

You will love this five-minute ABC News piece on Localish. Modern technology matched with pastures and the whole goodness of nature makes a great story. Raw milk is the first food of life for a reason. And it is not sterile! It builds immunity through gut biome biodiversity and the whole food that feeds the gut micro biome. The raw […]

Got Viruses? Get Raw Milk!

There are large, well-designed, peer-reviewed studies published in EU scientific journals showing that consumption of raw milk prevents colds. Colds are viruses! Every year the cold or flu virus is different, and our bodies adjust to the new threat, if our immune systems are healthy and strong.  These studies also show that raw milk consumers […]

Hashimoto’s:
A Wholistic Approach

I don’t ask myself, “Why is this happening to me?” Instead, I ask myself, “What is happening to me?” When my health was first compromised, I simply thought I’d been dealt the menopause from Hades. But now I know that my suffering was—and is—caused by Hashimoto’s disease. If I’d been given my diagnosis years ago, […]