Tag Archive: pregnant

Wood spoons with seasoning

Is Salt Addictive?

Is salt addictive? I get asked this question all the time because I wrote a book covering this topic called The Salt Fix. All of us love salt. We need it in order to live. However, salt is constantly demonized for being mildly addictive similar to the effects of caffeine.

Organic Food

New Study Finds Clear Nutritional Advantage in Organic Foods

Analysing data from around the world, the team led by Newcastle University, reviewed 196 papers on milk and 67 papers on meat and found clear differences between organic and conventional milk and meat, especially in terms of fatty acid composition, and the concentrations of certain essential minerals and antioxidants.

Bringing up Healthy Children

Bringing up Healthy Children

People ask me all the time when I started getting interested in the environment and organics, health, toxins etc. I really don't know the answer...I remember earth day as a kid & being amazed by how much we waste, how we harm the planet, and I would say little by little I started making difference choices. They can be tiny ones, like carrying a travel mug and buying as local & organic as possible, to biggies like the materials we used in building our home. When I was ready to get pregnant I took it all a bit more seriously as I knew my body would be the home for a babe & wanted to make it as 100% natural & organic as possible.