Category: Health and Nutrition

Babies and the World They Live In

I have a 2.5-year-old and a one-year-old and am well acquainted with how challenging this can be. Letâ??s focus on some of the ways we can make their very first out-in-the-world experiences healthy and happy ones.

Nourish Your Hardworking Hormone Producers

Hello again, dear reader, and happy spring equinox! As I drove this last weekend I couldnâ??t help but once again be in awe of what a beautiful area we have chosen to call home.

Body & Mind Are One

Hello again, dear reader, and hello to this new magical world of 2008. As we begin this year, I am beginning a cleanse of blood, lymph glands, urinary system, liver, and bowels.

The Cost of Health

If it were not for all of the pollution in our air, food, and water, and if good health habits were promoted to us (especially to our children) by the general media, maybe our disease rates and costs would not be soaring.

The Diaper Dilemma

Readers of last issueâ??s column about raising children in nontoxic, sustainable ways have asked me to follow up with thoughts about one of the omnipresent realities of parenthood: diapers.

Spring Cleansing from the Inside Out By Maxine LeClerc

Spring is the perfect time to cleanse and detoxify, especially the liver, the organ associated with spring. Since the liver dumps directly into the colon, keeping the colon clean during any detoxification program enhances the bodyâ??s natural ability t

There’s What in My Shampoo?

Have you ever wondered what all those ingredients are in your shampoo, soap, lotion, deodorant, toothpaste, and so on? This is not to alarm you, but unless you are very diligent about shopping,