Prenatal Yoga Precautions


Congratulations on your pregnancy and for choosing to practice prenatal yoga during this special time. Although yoga is considered a safe form of exercise during pregnancy, every body is different and there are some things to be aware of before beginning your prenatal yoga classes. First, please make sure you have informed your doctor, midwife […]

What You Need to Know About Autoimmune Diseases


What are autoimmune diseases? Our bodies have an immune system, which is a complex network of special cells and organs that defends the body from germs and other foreign invaders. At the core of the immune system is the ability to tell the difference between self and nonself: what’s you and what’s foreign. A flaw […]

Home, Sweet Home: Bringing an Outside Cat In


As the days get shorter and cooler, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up with your honey. We’re talking about your cat, of course. It’s also the perfect time of year to change your attitude, and your cat’s attitude, about the great indoors. Are you one of those people who think that a cat must […]

Listeria – Do You Know the Facts?


Listeria is found in soil, groundwater, animal feed, sewage, and even dust. It mostly lives in soil, where the bacterium eats decaying plants. Once it makes its way into the food supply and is eaten by a humans, listeria transforms into a very different bug — one that can live inside human cells. Because listeria […]

Save A Cow: Choose Non-Dairy Products


Triplets, quadruplets, sextuplets…. babies, babies, babies! What is going on here with all these multiple births?  Artificial insemination. (AI) something that has been used since the 1950’s–for people, that is. But now I’m not talking about humans. I’m talking about cows. Yes, cows that were meant to carry a baby–one baby, and, very rarely, twins. […]

A MUST READ For Anyone Who Battles With Food! INTUITION: All You Need To Eat Right


Advice on what and how much we should be eating is plentiful. Doctors, diets, magazines, friends and family all put in their two cents. In our culture, we are fed a lot of messages about food and eating. Does all this advice really help us to eat in an optimal and mindful way? Or is […]

Enjoy a Healthy and Fit Pregnancy


I am 22 weeks pregnant and looking for some exercise that I can do.  Thanks,  Robin Dear Robin, There is no need to be fearful of exercise during pregnancy! With your doctor’s go ahead, maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel great. It can relieve nausea, body aches […]

Natural Treatments for Infertility


Over the last 20 years, we have become more aware of the many challenges couples face in getting pregnant. Individuals are marrying later in age and couples are waiting longer to have children. In addition, Environmental toxins and our own diet can have direct impact on our health and trying to conceive. From a western […]