A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

March 26, 2013
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Nickel Allergy: more research and lists of sources

“If you have nickel allergy, your body reacts to nickel and possibly to other metals, such as cobalt and palladium. In other words, it’s mistakenly identified nickel as something that could harm you. Once your body has developed a reaction to a particular agent (allergen) — in this case, nickel — your immune system will always be sensitive to it.… Read more

March 22, 2013
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My Nickel Allergy Triggers My Eczema Flareups: Nickel in Food, Money, Cell Phones, Jewelry and More…

After I recovered from two parasites, and herniated disk pressing on my spinal cord and nerve, kidney pain/congestion and toxic beryllium levels (just to name a few of my 2012 health obstacles), my itchy and painful rash that has plagued my life for about four years returned.… Read more

February 14, 2013
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Helping others reclaim their health one person at a time (a list of my favorite documentaries included)

My friend borrowed Average Joe on the Raw (another fav!). Which health documentaries are your favorites?

Greg called me this afternoon from work to share his friend’s gratitude to me for her reclaimed health.

Last summer I lent her the documentaries below and she changed her diet.… Read more

April 26, 2012
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Cell Phone Hazards and the Impact on Our Children’s Health

“Children are growing up in a sea of radio-frequency radiation that did not exist five years ago. They need to be protected.”

Back in January of 2011, I read an interview in Green America Magazine with Dr. Devra Davis, author of Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family, and was completely startled and told Greg and our girls (newly 3 and 4 years old at the time) are to never talk on our cell phones and that if they are to use them, they must use speaker phone.… Read more

March 31, 2012
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Woodstock Farms and 365 Organic Products: Products of China

UPDATE (22 April 2012): 
As many have expressed after reading the following, buying local organic produce is more important than ever, and if you live in the US or Canada, the Eat Well Guide is an excellent resource when looking for a CSA, farmers market, farmers, and/or store that sells local, sustainable, and organic food that you can trust.Read more

January 22, 2012
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Cancer Caused by Toxins and Other Chemicals in Our Newly Constructed Home Causes Us to Turn to Organic Living


“It’s not uncommon to find some combination of pesticides, hydrocarbons, chemicals, heavy metals, and other toxins hiding in the typical dust sample.” ~Jeffrey Hollender 

Putty before we moved out of Ocean City, NJ

Last night, minutes before I feel asleep and seconds after I put Only Love is Real by Dr.Read more

January 15, 2012
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Herbal Body Wrap to Start My Birthday Celebration Goes Awry

This past Monday was my birthday, and to celebrate, I scheduled a detox body wrap (my first) and a colonic (my 10th) to start off a relaxing, cleansing day with fun events to follow.

My wrap began at 9:30 AM.

Helen, my much respected colon therapist (I’ll blog more about her later), had prepared the herbal body wrap solution minutes before my arrival.Read more

December 23, 2011
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Raw Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Vegan Diet: Including Results, Benefits, and Tons More Information!

“Cooking destroys all enzymes, lecitin, many vitamins and much of the protein. As much as 85 percent of the original nutrients may be lost in cooking. 

~Viktoras Kulvinskas, Love Your Body: Live Food Recipes

Success Stories:

Victoria Boutenko: Victoria, her husband and her two children have been raw foodists since 1993.

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September 16, 2011
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Why can’t I have oils in my plant-based diet?

UPDATE (02 January 2012):
“Extracted oils are the most concentrated source of calories on the planet at 120 calories per tablespoon, per tablespoon, and they have more empty calories than white sugar or white flour” … 1 tablespoon is “15% artery clogging saturated fat with zero nutrients to speak of.”  (14:34 minutes into the video below).
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