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Castor Oil Pack Detox

A castor oil pack is a simple and beneficial way to detox. The castor bean (Oleum ricini) is known principally as a cathartic (strong laxative). As a pack is placed over the abdomen, usually with heat applied, the oil is absorbed into the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT), which is a part of the mucosa-associated lymphoid … Learn More

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Homemade Infant Formulas: Next Best to Breast Milk

Homemade infant formulas are sometimes a necessary alternative to breast milk. So, we want to provide a couple of nourishing and easy to make recipes. First, we want to clarify that when it comes to feeding your baby, breast milk is the ideal for a myriad of reasons. For example, it is rich in all the nutrients … Learn More

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Carrageenan – What to Do About It?

Very few topics in life exude as much emotion as food. And in the real food world, the subject of carrageenan (pronounced “kar-uh–gee-nuh n”) is one that fosters a range of emotions and confusion. We receive questions weekly regarding its safety, and so I will share our opinion regarding this subject, in hopes of clearing some … Learn More

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