Green Drink Recipe

Bärbel’s famous “green drink” is a nutritious, energy packed smoothie she swears by. Here is the recipe: Ingredients:       ·    1 cup of spinach, kale, or other greens of your choice ·    1 tsp. or scoop of green powder, such as Perfect Food Raw Greens ·    1 whole grapefruit juiced or peeled ·    2 stalks of celery ·    …

Alternatives to the Flu Shot?

Are you looking for an alternative to the flu shot? Worried about side effects? In response to widespread concern over flu vaccine reactions, we find this article by one of our trusted partner companies, Transformation Enzyme Corporation (TEC), very helpful. They have created an immune support product, Protease IM, which is specially formulated to support the immune system and be …

Food Combining Made Easy

  “Food combining” is the theory of combining different food groups like proteins, fats, carbs, dairy and fruit so that your digestive system does the best job it can to fully digest and absorb the food you eat for maximum nourishment and energy. Personally, I have been loosely following these principles for many years, and I can testify to the beneficial …

Keeping Ahead of Modern “Superbugs”

Keeping Ahead of Modern “Superbugs” Our immune systems are facing increasing challenges these days in coping with new kinds of infections. Some of these immune challenges stem from changes in the environment and others from changes in pathogens themselves. In order to stay ahead of these changes, it’s important to know what they are and to be proactive in protecting …

Yes/No Foods List

“Food is a very important part of one’s health and, I believe, healing. I often share a list of foods that I, personally, avoid, explaining why I avoid them and what I use as an alternative!”~ Bärbel Aldridge, Naturopath  I avoid – Pork:   -The meat may contain toxins that are very difficult to remove  -Creates uric acid that contributes to joint inflammation …

Cold / Flu

Many of you ask about ways to protect and boost your immune system during cold/flu season. Here are some of our favorite items for boosting the immune system and fighting viral infections. When considering what to take to keep your immune system strong and able to fight infectious pathogens, we often suggest the following Zinc – an important vitamin for healthy …

Natural Calming Formulas

Getting Back Into the Swing of Things? Now that the summer has come to a close, we are all getting back into our routines. Whether it be school or work, our busy lives can bring on quite a bit of stress. If you or a loved one are feeling wound up, anxious, or having sleep issues this special is for …