Cultured at Birth: Why Healing the Gut fosters a Healthy Baby

What does it mean to be “cultured“ at Birth? As our babies are being birthed, they are literally being “cultured“ by our vaginal flora. “The medical science shows that the flora in the vagina comes from the gut. What lives in the woman`s bowel will live in her vagina… in women with recurrent thrush, no matter how many powerful anti …

Winter: preservation off-season? Hardly!

Just the other day someone mentioned that winter is a great time to learn a new food preservation skill. I thought that was so insightful. That’s because it seems completely counter-intuitive. After all – preservation usually focusses on fruits and vegetables  – both of which are not exactly abundant right now (at least not fresh, local produce). Especially not here …

How to get off bread & sugar….and by the way, it’s not your fault!

  If you are like most people, you`ve probably sworn off bread or sugar at least once in your lifetime. The trouble is though, that at the best of times willpower often cowers in the face of a true physiological or bacterial craving. The truth is, if you can`t stop yourself from bingeing on bread or overdoing sugar, it is …