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 …

Discover the sexy alternative to disposable pads

  What’s all this about ‘Moon Time’? ‘Moon Time’ refers to a woman’s menstrual cycle. Nowadays we refer to the event as as ‘menstruation’, ‘menses’, or ‘period’. Traditionally, a woman’s Moon Time is a sacred time…a time when she would be honored as a mother of the Creative Force, a time when she trusts her body’s natural rhythm of purification. …

Want to get off sugar? (but not really)

  You know this about sugar right?: 1) Sugar makes you fat. 2) Sugar wreaks havoc on your hormones. 3) Sugar makes you moody. 4) Sugar ages you. 5) Sugar increases inflammation 6) Sugar elevates your risk for developing cancer, diabetes and heart disease While we know that all of this is true, it doesn’t make a bit of difference …

Think you’re not addicted to sugar? Think again.

  Do you think that sugar isn’t an issue for you just because you don’t have a ‘sweet tooth’? If you can easily say ‘no’ to cake, cookies, chocolate bars and the like, you might be under the assumption that you couldn’t possibly be addicted to sugar. BUT, if you can’t say ‘no’ to any or all of the following …

Why you should put that detox kit back on the shelf and do this instead.

  Have you ever bought one of those health food store detox kits? If you know me well, you know that for many years I worked in the health food store industry. You might be surprised to learn that in all that time, I never once went on a ‘cleanse in a box’. One thing that I know about detox …

50 things I meant to Tweet from the WAPF conference

Here’s a round-up of 50 awesome things I meant to Tweet from the Weston A. Price Foundation’s Wise Traditions 2011 conference in Dallas, TX. But hey, we just joined Twitter (our handle is DomesticDivaCa btw), roaming charges are extraordinarily expensive and there was no WiFi in the conference centre! (oh well!). We were also pretty busy taking notes These ‘soundbytes’ are …