Traditional cultures around the world have utilized fermentation in their diets for all of recorded history. Before modern times it was one of the best ways to preserve food, including meat and fish, without refrigeration. But fermentation has it’s own health building benefits which many traditional societies sought with production of such well known fermented … Continue reading The Truth about Fermented Foods
By Ali Wetherbee As the days get colder and darker, 25 million people across the country suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and up to 20% of Americans are dragged down by a milder form of seasonal depression. Depressed mood is not the only symptom of the winter blues; many may not notice any change … Continue reading Beat the Winter Blues
By Ali Wetherbee "My strongest advice is if you supplement with nothing else, you always supplement with fresh cod liver oil." -Dr. Ian Billinghurst, holistic vet and author of The BARF Diet Most pets today do not get enough omega-3s. Commercial pet foods are high in omega-6 fatty acids, which causes an imbalance in the … Continue reading Fermented Cod Liver Oil: The Number One Supplement for Your Pet
Fermented Cod Liver Oil (FCLO) is often called “Food for the Brain” because of its potential benefits to the brain and nervous system. Research suggests that the omega fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, in FCLO may play a role in healthy brain development in babies and children, as well as in reducing neurological and … Continue reading Could Cod Liver Oil Be Integral to ADHD Treatment?
By Ali Wetherbee Most of us have aches and pains and or various ailments, but prescription pharmaceuticals or over-the-counter drugs can have serious short and long-term side effects. In Part 3 of our doctor recommendation series, we're giving you the rundown of natural remedies for pain, heartburn, IBS, and more. If you missed Part 1 … Continue reading Recommendations from Doctors Part 3: Nature’s Remedies