Why Coconut Oil is Still My Main Squeeze

Why Coconut Oil is Still My Main Squeeze

I’m sure you noticed the articles circulating a few weeks ago about coconut oil and how the AHA decided to inform everybody how bad it was for us. I wasn’t that surprised, as it seems big organizations are always attacking those things deemed “natural” and “holistic”. Being the scientist that I am, however, I found […]

How to Stay Healthy When Going Out to Eat (and Keep Your Social Life)

How to Stay Healthy When Going Out to Eat (and Keep Your Social Life)

Eating healthy at restaurants? “Impossible!,” you say! Well, in ways, eating out frequently can be one of the biggest roadblocks to clean eating. Now I’ll start off saying this, sometimes we go to restaurants to enjoy, indulge, and try new things. In those situations, the once in a while splurge times, please do order whatever […]

5 Natural Grocery Items to Order From Thrive Market

5 Natural Grocery Items to Order From Thrive Market

I get asked frequently where I buy my groceries, what I buy, and how much I buy. In conjunction with Azure Standard, Thrive Market makes up a large portion of my shopping for food, grocery, and household items. They offer free shipping on orders over $49, and almost always have a promotion going on. I’ve […]

Why Essential Oils Work: Bisalobol in German Chamomile

Why Essential Oils Work: Bisalobol in German Chamomile

My daughter has been plagued by a common skin condition since she was 5 months old. In a desperate attempt to find some relief for her while also avoiding over the counter steroid creams, I began to do my research on natural anti-inflammatories. Steroid creams are synthetic anti-inflammatory drugs that reduce inflammation on the skin when […]