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Are Antibiotics for Acne Necessary?

   I totally understand why parents would want to turn to antibiotics for acne. There are a lot of things to like about prescription antibiotics.  They tend to work quickly. They tend to be pretty complete. The cost for these can be covered by your health care plan. They make your teen happy because their… Read More

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Two Dietary Changes to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

There are two dietary improvements that we can be doing now to help our daughters prevent breast cancer. Breast cancer is affecting so many women today–so many more than 20, 30, or 40 years ago. It’s a really, really sad epidemic that has hit our nation, but there are proven dietary changes that can help… Read More

Slaying the Supplement Myths

Dr. Chaney’s Sequel: Slaying The Supplement Myths

Last week, I did a review of Dr. Steve Chaney’s first book that came out last year: Slaying the Food Myths. If you missed that, I encourage you to go back and check it out. This second book followed soon after. It focuses on the food supplement myths that are being perpetuated by both vitamin… Read More

Slaying the food myths

A Book Every Parent Needs: Slaying The Food Myths

Nutrition today has become so confusing. It’s quite sad and unfortunate that parents have to weed through a forest of conflicting messages today to discover the truth about certain foods and their benefits to a healthy lifestyle. Food myths abound on the internet, where everyone is an expert regardless of their educational background. The internet… Read More

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Protecting Your Kids From The Latest Advances in Food Technology

Alas, a new food technology has come on the scene and is awakening the debate about GMO’s. No surprise there. The newest advance has to do with improvements in global food transport and lengthening the shelf life of produce. Fresh fruits and veggies can now have a longer shelf life due to a special coating… Read More

6 common questions about lactoferrin

The Answers to 6 Common Questions About Lactoferrin

What Exactly Is Lactoferrin? Lactoferrin is an immune-supporting protein found in human milk, cow milk, and other fluids in the human body. When a baby is first born, the initial breastfeeding fluid is called colostrum. This colostrum contains up to seven times the amount of lactoferrin than what is found in the breast milk later… Read More

How To Evaluate A Child’s Probiotic: Digestive Advantage Probiotic Gummies

Probiotics for kids abound in our grocery store shelves and foods today. We are finally waking up to the importance of our gut health, and the food industry and supplement manufacturers are happy to respond with childs probiotic products. Are all probiotic products for kids the same? Certainly not, or there would not be so… Read More

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Unlock The Two-Part Combination To Heal Teen Acne

The struggle to heal teen acne is real, and I get that. I was 19 years old when i remember standing in front of the mirror in my college dorm room, tempted to pick up a razor and take it to my offending skin. To that point, I had already struggled with acne for years… Read More

Ground Rules for good eating

Our Family’s Ground Rules for Good Eating

Good eating habits don’t happen by accident. In fact, when young children are left to choose food for themselves, the choices will always be high in sugar, fat or salt. Good eating habits must be taught from a young age if they are to stick when they’re teenagers. All children will naturally become what we… Read More

Parenting Tips for Transforming Picky Eaters

Parenting Tips for Transforming Picky Eaters

I spoke with yet another parent about their picky eater and their growing digestion problems. In fact, I often speak with parents of picky eaters, because these kids commonly have health issues that simply don’t go away. The only way to turn around your picky eater’s health challenges, is to first turn around their eating… Read More