Our Mission Statement
We are dedicated to helping others through education and consulting in the areas of nutrition and lifestyle choices. We believe that individuals are best physically nourished by nutrient-dense real food. At Biodynamic Wellness we embrace the principles of Dr. Weston A. Price and those taught by the Weston A. Price Foundation. Optimal health comes through real food, nutritional therapy when needed, the adopting of healthy lifestyle practices and the proper addressing of stress negatively impacting one’s mind and spirit. Our goal is to provide an environment where these areas of need can be well supported and where each person we serve will have the opportunity to experience their best potential for wellness.
The human body has been designed with an amazing capacity for self-regulation and self-healing. The body is constantly working to be at ease. If we pay attention to its signals and provide true nourishment for the body, mind and spirit, it will serve us well during our time on earth.
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Nursing is no walk in the park! And knowing that your breastmilk is the best food for your little one can be just as encouraging as it is stressful if things aren’t going well.
First, know that you’re not alone if you’re struggling! The tips below are compiled from a wide range of experiences and resources because there are so many women that need support in this arena. Continue reading
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Eliminating soda can be a simple step with a huge payoff for your health!
Liquid forms of sugar, like soda, cause enormous spikes in your blood sugar, and each spike contributes to insulin resistance and weight gain. However, you aren’t any better off if there isn’t sugar in your soda because artificial sweeteners confuse your pancreas and put stress on your liver. Additionally, the phosphoric acid responsible for the carbonation is not only damaging to your teeth, but can alter the pH of your stomach and blood, leading to poor digestion and an overall reduced ability to carry out basic metabolic functions. Beyond that, soda is dehydrating, may contain caffeine that fatigues the adrenals and can be satiating but devoid of nutrients. Continue reading
Move over basil and make way for cilantro!
This pesto recipe uses cilantro and not only tastes amazing on pastured beef, lamb, poultry, wild caught fish and veggies, but it’s also a gentle food-based way to detoxify from toxic metals.
Cilantro is not just a culinary staple, but it has long been touted for its uses as an herbal remedy. Evidence is still limited on cilantro’s ability to work as a chelator for heavy metals, but it has been shown to be effective as an antioxidant, antimicrobial and liver support herb. Due to the amount of oxidative and toxic stress we’re under on a daily basis, adding in more antioxidant and liver support to your diet is always a good idea, especially when it tastes this good! Continue reading
With so many public beaches and parks still closed due to COVID-19, most people are relying more heavily on pools to beat the summer heat. While we don’t want to spoil your backyard paradise, we do want you to be aware of the health concerns that come along with the chlorine exposure of a swimming pool and help you minimize that threat as much as possible.
We’ve all experienced the eye burning and skin drying effects of chlorine, but there are two other ways chlorine can pose a health risk. Continue reading
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Fresh, in-season fruit is one of the best parts of summer! Take advantage of nature’s sweetness with this delicious grain-free peach crisp recipe made with only natural sugars. Continue reading
You’ve heard us say before that what you put ON your body is just as important as what you put IN your body, particularly when we’ve talked about personal care products and sunscreen. When it comes to getting creative (and messy!) with your kids, you’ll also want to be just as careful to limit their exposure during the craft-making process. Since conventional craft supplies often contain toxic chemicals that are easily absorbed through your child’s skin, here are some non-toxic craft-making alternatives to try.
Enjoy and have fun! Continue reading
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